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CACI International Cloud Support Architect in Reston, Virginia

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What You’ll Get to Do:

We are looking for an outstanding technical resource to leverage broad-based and deep technical AWS knowledge to boost cloud adoption. The responsibilities for this position include conducting customer engagements at various levels with the ability to understand architectures and recommend appropriate technical solutions. In addition, the position shall require that the resource remain cognizant of trends in cloud computing and work to remove barriers to cloud adoption.

You will join a small team of talented individuals in the Sponsor’s Program Office for a cloud computing services program in the Business Operations group, specifically working on the Support Team and providing matrixed support to other internal groups, as needed.

  • Designs and develops solutions to complex applications problems.

  • Analyzes user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities and workflows.

  • Incorporates engineering strategies for introducing new technology into the Sponsor’s infrastructure.

  • Develops future technology and architectural advancements to support architectural strategy, technology migration and integration and evolution.

  • Applies knowledge of enterprise IT needs to design improved processes, and generate valid requirements.

  • Acts as an advisor and proposes changes based on analysis of requirements and new technology.

  • Works with appropriate parties to resolve discrepancies between proposed IT system and enterprise quality standards.

  • Performs technical planning, verification and validation, and costing analyses for systems moving to the cloud. Identifies and determines process/procedural solutions to customer problems.

  • Educate users in technical concepts regarding cloud services and features

  • Participate as a member of a team to assess and recommend a migration strategy to new technologies

  • Communicate project information through presentations, technical reports or white papers

  • Create system architectures based on customer requirements and provide advice on project costs, design concepts or design changes

  • Work with other engineers, programmers, technicians and managers in the design, testing and evaluation of systems and to understand specific systems requirements

  • Provide frequent contact with customer, traceability within program documents, and the overall computing environment and architecture

  • Provide technical guidance or support for the development or troubleshooting of cloud systems or to resolve cloud-related issues

  • Evaluate existing systems to determine effectiveness and suggest changes to meet customer requirements and ensure successful migration to the cloud

  • Establish applicable standards and practices for development through the Developer’s Forum(s) and the Sponsor’s Enterprise Technical Architecture

  • Coordinate with programmers to ensure proper implementation according to system specifications

  • Attend conferences or training and study technical journals to keep up with changes in technology

  • Evaluate current or emerging technologies to consider factors such as cost, compatibility or usability in the cloud ecosystem

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Deep technical understanding of AWS and the ability to produce technical solutions

  • Answer/troubleshoot AWS issues

  • Produce cloud architectures based on customer requirements

  • Sound knowledge of Sponsor’s technical landscape

  • Great communication skills (both oral and written)

  • Ability to work on a dynamic team and manage multiple projects and deadlines

  • An active TS/SCI clearance is required to begin employment. As a requirement of continued employment you will be required to obtain a Polygraph clearance.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • AWS Certification (Architect, Developer, or SysOps) or ability to obtain within 6 months.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • 12 Years of job related experience and High School/GED diploma

  • 10 Years of job related experience and Associate degree

  • 8 Years of job related experience and Bachelor’s degree

  • 6 Years of job related experience and Master’s degree

  • 4 Years of job related experience and Doctorate


What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.