Lead Cloud Architect

in Herndon, VA

Lead Cloud Architect Job

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    Herndon, VA 20170, US

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Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Lead Cloud Architect to join our team at our client’s site in Herndon, VA.


·       As a Cloud technology SME and a leader, you’ll own strategy, architecture and delivery of cloud solutions for our clients

·       Drive and be accountable for technical direction and delivery on client engagements

·       Lead our Innovation Center initiatives to enhance our technology innovation capabilities

·       Mentor and coach, our team members to help them grow and perform their best

·       Own technology proposals strategy and development

·       Be a vocal and visible leader in the industry

Required Qualifications:

·       Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 8+ years’ experience in one or more architecture domains (e.g. business architecture, solutions architecture, application architecture)

·       AWS Professional Solution Architect certification

·       Advanced knowledge and experience in one or more current programming languages (Java, C#, Javascript, Python, Rust, Go, Ruby)

·       Expertise in defining the architecture of cloud deployed applications on AWS, Google Cloud or Azure

·       Expertise in building web services, microservices architecture and Application Programming Interfaces at an enterprise scale

·       Expertise with Containers, application architecture and tuning in containerized environments. (Docker, Kubernetes, UCP, etc.)

Desired Qualifications:

·       Experience defining and driving Cloud Engineering and DevSecOps best practices within large teams

·       Experience establishing legacy modernization and migration roadmaps for large scale applications

·       Experience with event-driven applications using queues, service bus and other related patterns

·       Master’s degree in a STEM related field


·       Ability to obtain Public Trust (MBI) Clearance

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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