Solutions Architect - Cloud Networking, Infrastructure and Security

Smartronix Inc., a Premier Amazon Web Services Consulting Partner, Microsoft Gold Partner and Google Cloud Platform Premier Partner, is currently seeking an experienced and motivated Solutions Architect with a focus on cloud networking, infrastructure, and security, to join our expanding Cloud Services business unit and work with some of the best Cloud Architects and Cloud Engineers in the market. The Solutions Architect must be able to interface directly with customers and management, work effectively with all team members, and operate as a trusted adviser and top contributor throughout the project. A Solutions Architect at Smartronix takes on any task - big or small - to efficiently and effectively get the job done and support the Smartronix customer service and delivery missions.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Support the full project lifecycle - consulting, discovery, analysis, architecture, design, documentation, building, migration, automation and production-readiness
  • Work collaboratively with other customers and team members, communicate effectively, and foster team success
  • Lead technical discussions both internally and with customer or vendor teams
  • Produce high-quality technical design, build and procedure documentation
  • Map cloud solution security objectives to implementation tasks
  • Install, configure specific product components per solution requirements
  • Contribute to security operating model definition for cloud-based environments (e.g.: monitoring, management, tool set)
  • Train internal resources on security and operational activities within the project (e.g.: monitoring, adding/updating security policies)
  • Provide transparent and regular status updates to Smartronix Project and Account Management team members
  • Support internal solution design and quality management practices
  • Support after-hours incident escalations and/or maintenance windows as needed
  • Achieve and maintain AWS, Azure and/or GCP certification levels
  • Support pre-sales or business development efforts when requested

Required Skills
  • Hands-on experience working on migration projects
  • Depth of knowledge of cloud platform security controls, network boundary controls and related toolsets
  • Depth of knowledge around cloud infrastructure and related components (e.g.: DNS, NTP, authentication, storage, logging tools and services, proxies)
  • Depth of knowledge around cloud networking and related connectivity patterns
  • Depth of knowledge around encryption and certification management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytic, organization, presentation, customer service and facilitation skills
  • Willingness and ability to collaborate across internal practices and with other team members

Required Experience
  • Experience deploying and configuring Palo Alto devices or similar Next-Generation Firewall
  • Experience working with Centrify Identity Platform for IAM/PAM
  • Experience working with Splunk Enterprise Security for SIEM
  • Experience working with Imperva SecureSphere for Database Activity Monitoring preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Terraform, Ansible and AWS CloudFormation preferred
  • Proof of active AWS Solution Architect Associate, Professional or specialty-track certification preferred
  • Bachelors Degree required or additional 5 years of relevant Information Technology experience accepted in lieu of degree

Level of Education 4 Year Degree

Travel Requirements Negligible

Clearance Level Required 01. None

US Citizenship Required Yes

Category Cloud

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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