Cloud Architect / SME

3+ months agoChantilly, VA


Kforce has a client in search of a Cloud Architect/SME in Chantilly, VA.Key Tasks:

  • Create a well-informed cloud strategy and manage the adaption process
  • Regularly evaluate cloud applications, hardware, and software
  • Develop and organize cloud systems
  • Work closely with IT security to monitor the company's cloud privacy


  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering, Science or related field with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience, or Master's degree with 6 years
  • Experience developing, provisioning and managing cloud solutions
  • Working knowledge with AGILE development, SCRUM and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) with one or more of the following programming languages: PowerShell, Bash, .NET, C++, Java, JSON, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby on Rails, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Responsive Web Design
  • Solid understanding of modern DevOps practices, including automation, continuous delivery, continuous deployment, and continuous integration methodologies
  • Fluent knowledge of Azure cloud services technologies
  • Expert knowledge in one or more of the following: Software design or development, Systems Operations/Management, Database architecture, IP Networking, Storage, IT Security
  • Problem-solving mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources, where and when needed, to do what's right for the customer and for the organization (e.g. think through workarounds, evaluate risk of various deployment options, etc.)
  • Experience with leading customer facing efforts
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Amazon AWS, MS Azure
  • Commercial Off-The-Shelf and open source tools such as Alteryx, Informatica, Talend, and InfoSphere
  • ITIL and/or ITSM certifications
  • Active Microsoft Azure/AWS Solutions Architect
  • Active Microsoft Azure/AWS Administrator
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
  • Applicants must be fully authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
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."