November 30, 2022

Cloud Architect/ SME

Remote USA

At Softrams, LLC we take pride in building & delivering human centered usable digital services for our users and stakeholders. We build small self-reliant teams and empower them to design, develop and deliver products with emphasizing end to end user experience.

As a cloud architect, you will be responsible for technical duties such as infrastructure design, planning, management, maintenance and support associated with cloud computing. You will be working closely with other Architects, Systems Engineers, Software Engineers and Operations Engineering/Manager as well as Government counterparts to perform and manage our cloud solutions, cloud computing strategy and all associated documentation.

Roles you will be doing on the job:

Working with our engineering and infrastructure teams to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the program.

Planning, designing, implementing and supervising our on-prem to cloud migration solution, in classified environment.

Migration and managing cloud environments in accordance with our security guidelines.

Deploying and debugging cloud initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle.

Educating teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required.

Employing exceptional problem-solving skills.

Act as a Subject Matter Expert for project’s cloud end-to-end architecture, including AWS and Azure networking, provisioning, and management

Demonstrate knowledge of cloud architecture and implementation features (OS, multi-tenancy, virtualization, orchestration, elastic scalability)

Demonstrate leadership ability to support decisions with research and the “why,” and articulate options, the pros and cons for each, and a recommendation

Advocate and define cloud architecture vision from a strategic perspective, including internal and external platforms, tools, and systems

Provide support and technical governance, expertise related to cloud architectures, deployment, and operations

Building and designing web services in the cloud.

Orchestrating and automating cloud-based platforms throughout the program.

Coordinate with team to prioritize product backlogs for sprints and releases.

Assist with monitoring & reporting technical variances; facilitate resolution of technical issues that adversely impact successful product delivery.

Assist with identifying and supporting external dependencies where needed.

Skills you need to be successful in this role:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or related technical field or equivalent experience with 12+ years in systems engineering or 4 additional years in lieu of degree

Extensive experience with Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) to include application migration.

Experience with devOps roles and CI/CD pipelines

Contribute to DevSecOps development activities and complex development tasks

Experience in a Cloud Architect role or related position

Architect level Experience in Multiple Cloud platforms. (some combination of) Amazon, Azure, GPC

Architect level Certifications within multiple cloud platforms

Demonstrate forward thinking around where the project’s roadmap and how cloud-based technology can support these efforts

Provide technical expertise and ownership in the diagnosis and resolution of an issue, including the determination and provision of workaround solution or escalation to product owners

Experience as a team lead preferred

Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments

Strong written and verbal communication skills are required to collaborate with customer representatives, domain experts, systems engineers and architects

Ability to work well/collaborate with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience

Demonstrated ability to participate in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task execution situations involving the full spectrum of system integration activities

Lead the definition and development of cloud reference architecture and management systems

Conduct work reviews with team members

Experience Mentoring.

You will wow us even more if you have these skills:    

Experience Writing whitepapers/casestudies/blogs

Experience and domain knowledge related to data processing

Strategic experience with container deployment architecture using Kubernetes, Openshift, or GCE in the Cloud

Experience with big data applications

Ability to obtain security clearance

Public Trust Clearance

This role requires the hired candidate to go through public clearance. A minimum of 3 years of stay in the U.S. within the last 5 years is a must to be eligible to qualify for public trust clearance sponsorship.

Benefits and Perks

65%-75% company sponsored (including dependents) premiums towards Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance. 100% employer sponsored STD, LTD & Life Insurance (min $100K). Voluntary Life insurance option available.

Retirement 401(k) Plan with employer matching. Immediate vesting.

Vacation & Sick leaves

Discretionary Bonus, Spot awards, Gifts, Tenure based rewards.

Company sponsored role based certifications/trainings.

Monthly Doordash DashPass subscription.

Group discounts via LifeMart ADP

Work Location

Softrams is a 100% remote at the moment and we expect some of our employees to be onsite (Woodlawn, MD) 2-3 times a week post-covid especially if they are customer facing or if there are important team meetings. Softrams works in eastern zone and standard work hours are 9 AM to 5 PM with flexibility around the start and end times based on the individual smaller teams. This role qualifies for 100% remote for the right candidate.

About Softrams

Softrams is a Maryland & Virginia-based small business information technology, consulting, and solutions provider specializing in emerging technologies for UX/UI, Mobile Apps, DevOps, Big Data Analytics, Data Science, and Cyber Security. We offer innovative technology implementations and build customer-centric services that are simple, intuitive, scalable, efficient, and most importantly usable.

Softrams is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.
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