Cloud Solution Architect

Category: Infrastructure
City: Rosslyn, Virginia, United States
Position ID: J0720-2019
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

CGI is looking for a Cloud Solution Architect to join the team to help manage our client's cloud architecture and position in cloud environments. You will play a strategic role in maintaining all cloud systems including the front-end platforms, servers, storage, and management networks. Ideally, you will have a solid understanding of cloud computing and technology systems. Must have significant demonstrated experience deploying solutions to the Microsoft Azure Government Cloud.

Your future duties and responsibilities

• Navigate Cloud Computing Governance Board (CCGB) approval processes and proactively staying engaged in tracking changes to the process and communicating out to client and staff.
• Support cloud initiatives, platform development teams, and production operations with a stable cloud-based, hybrid and on-premises development and test environment.
• Provide architectural support to the migration team for Azure Cloud transitions
• Map customer system requirements to Microsoft Azure Cloud Services by converting technical requirements of a project into architecture and design that guide final products
• Work directly with customers, migration partners and team members (DevOps engineers and developers) to determine soft dependencies, identify best methods of migration (manual and automated) and define cloud services, architecture, and environments for hosting business applications
• Participate in providing technology assessments in support of automation and technology migration initiatives
• Recommend cloud resource utilization and optimization based on monitored analytics reports on cloud consumption rates, trends, impact areas, and trouble areas
• Provide innovative methodologies to identify and solve migration, performance, scalability, reliability, and availability issues
• Utilize strong written and oral communications skills to translate architecture solution to customers and business owners.
• Conduct whiteboard complex architecture reviews, write useful technical collateral, build PoCs, Pilots, and MVPs for customers

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university; an advanced degree is preferred. Experience will be considered in lieu of education.
• An active Secret clearance is required.
• A minimum of seven years of experience in the design, creation and management of cloud-based infrastructure, including virtual networks and virtual machines
• Experience implementing Azure Active Directory federation between an on-premises environment and a cloud environment
• A minimum of four years of experience of the Microsoft Azure cloud environment required, as this position will require the candidate to design, implement and manage both IaaS and PaaS Azure offerings
• Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or ARC-P cloud environments is desirable
• A minimum of two years of experience using the Jenkins or Microsoft DevOps for continuous integration and continuous delivery is required
• Experience with transforming development and testing environments from on-premises to cloud-based
• Experience in design, configuration and maintenance of IaaS in Azure or AWS (Azure is preferred)
• Experience in automation/configuration management (PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC), Chef or equivalent)
• Experience with source code repositories such as GIT, SVN, Microsoft DevOps, MS DEVOPS, or equivalent.

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Skills

  • Enterprise Architecture

What you can expect from us

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CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com. You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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