Cloud Architect Associate - 26457 in Fairfax, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

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Job Description


Associate Cloud Architect

As an Associate Cloud Architect you will apply your expertise in developing and implementing a chosen cloud solution for transition/migration of government applications to a cloud environment. You will also help in managing the customer’s movement of applications and data to the AWS cloud environment. This cloud architect position will require you to think objectively to identify solutions make the most sense for the government. You will have the opportunity to work in different areas of government IT and provide solutions based on lessons learned from other government areas.


  • Under immediate supervision will support design and deployment of cloud infrastructure, and troubleshooting.
  • Assist in the design and specification of infrastructure and services to migrate legacy applications to an AWS cloud environment
  • Configure and maintain AWS cloud infrastructure and services
  • Plan, schedule, and maintain backups; provide restore on approved demand
  • Provide first and second level troubleshooting support for issues with regard to compute, network and storage on AWS.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned

Required Technical and Professional Expertise 

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, related technical field, or equivalent practical experience. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 6 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner or equivalent experience
  • 2 to 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Implementing compute, storage, and network services in the AWS cloud platform
  • Proven experience configuring and troubleshooting AWS cloud technologies.
  • Linux and/or Windows Sys Admin experience
  • Ability to write shell scripts; e.g. .bashrc
  • TS/SCI eligible

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience 

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
  • Experience in Agile development
  • Knowledge of DevOps with emphasis on Continuous Integration
  • Proven understanding of Security & Backup methodologies
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technology solutions
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Proven communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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