AWS Solution Architect

3+ months agoHerndon, VA


Kforce has a client in search of an AWS Solution Architect in Herndon, VA.Key Tasks:

  • Position yourself as a trusted advisor to business teams and partner with them to understand their requirements for cloud implementations
  • Provide recommendations to clients with respect to cloud migrations and prepare technical implementation roadmaps for AWS adoption
  • Create application architecture, data architecture, deployment architectures, functional design specifications and assist with other project deliverables as needed
  • Design state-of-the-art technical solutions on AWS that address customers' requirements for scalability, reliability, security, and performance
  • Collaborate with other project teams and other laterals such as Information Security, Compliance, Controls, etc. on technical solutions


  • Should have a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field; Master's degree is preferred
  • AWS Certifications will be preferred
  • 12+ years of progressive experience in solution architecture, systems architecture and engineering, analysis and applications programming required
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in working with AWS as a solution architecture; Experienced with AWS VPC design and Implementation, Cloud formation scripts, AMI, Consolidated Billing for multiple AWS accounts
  • Expertise in implementing complex full stack solutions including API, Microservices, Streaming, etc. in large Enterprise organizations
  • Hands on experience leveraging object-oriented design patterns and domain driven design principles
  • Proficient with REST standards and best practices and hands-on experience in developing RESTful APIs
  • Familiarity with Planning, Design, Road maps, POC implementations for AWS Cloud technologies
  • Familiarity with leveraging ECS, EKS and Fargate services
  • Familiarity with AWS database services such as PostgreSQL RDS, Aurora
  • Expertise in designing solution architecture with a view towards resiliency, availability and very comfortable in designing Failover and Recovery strategies
  • Familiarity with DevOps principles and technologies for IaC such as Terraform
  • Familiarity with designing logging framework for cloud watch for all deployed apps
  • Should have designed & worked on Jenkins, Bitbucket, Docker, Elastic Bean Stalk for DevOps teams
  • Good Knowledge of AWS services such as ELB, ElastiCache, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, S3, Lambda, Kinesis, App Mesh
  • Familiarity with maintaining ACL, Security Groups and firewall configurations
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."