Cloud Technical Account Manager - 26459 in Fairfax, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

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Job Description


Cloud Technical Account Manager

This position will support government customers with technical and project management leadership to migrate government agencies into the AWS cloud environment.

The candidate will develop strong relationships, both internally and externally, and connect with government Program Managers and associated IT stakeholders to develop a strong understanding of their requirements and goals. Building on this knowledge, the Account Manager will develop a strategic roadmap to facilitate the customer’s digital transformation and migration to the AWS cloud. As the primary contact, you will manage ongoing transformation activities and ensure the long-term success of the account while also nurturing emerging government needs.

This position will require you to work with our strategic partners and internal government teams, you bring expertise in deployment, maintenance and optimization of technology in complex enterprise IT environments. You are seen as a trusted technical advisor who understands enterprise IT’s strategic and architectural challenges, and are able to engage directly with our government customers, architects and developers.


  • Establish and maintain a position as key strategic advisor to business executives and IT stakeholders
  • Work with customer technical leads, Program Managers to manage and deliver successful migration of legacy applications to the AWS Cloud
  • Become a trusted expert to provide effective operational and technical advice around these technologies
  • Channel customers’ feedback to management and engineering teams to ensure the best possible in-production experience and assist in prioritizing product requirements
  • Develop best practice recommendations based on the lessons learned during execution
  • Translate business requirements into technology solutions through whitepapers and contract proposals


Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Three or more years of experience delivering virtualized solution architectures or large-scale enterprise infrastructure migration plans.
  • Experience delivering technical solutions to government customers and willing to travel domestically
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate or equivalent experience
  • Experience in Agile development; e.g., SAFe
  • TS/SCI eligible

Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA or a graduate degree in a management, technical, or engineering field
  • Understanding of or experience with Continuous Integration
  • Three or more years of experience in cross-functional project management, communication, and stakeholder management
  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal, communication skills with a focus on translating business requirements into technology solutions.
  • Confidently and effectively engage with senior executives in government on both technical and non-technical matters.
  • Experience working with systems integrators and third party developers to deliver successful solutions
  • Strong account management, client service and/or management consulting experience.

Ability to work well with geographically a dispersed team and customer base.

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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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