Senior AWS Solutions Architect

Boston , MA

Posted: 05/10/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Industry: IT Job Number: 229357
Senior AWS Solutions Architect
  • Senior AWS Solutions Architect is required for a 4-month contract-to-hire in Boston, MA.
  • Support the full project lifecycle - consulting, discovery, analysis, architecture, design, documentation, building, migration, automation and production-readiness
  • Produce high-quality technical design, build and procedure documentation
  • Support project engagements, work collaboratively with other team members, communicate effectively, and foster team success
  • Lead technical discussions both internally and with customer teams
  • Provide transparent and regular status updates to Project and Account Management team members
  • Support Project Manager with SOW ingestion and executing planning activities
  • Provide quality checks on customer deliverables
  • Actively contribute to internal practice development efforts
  • Support after-hours incident escalations and/or maintenance windows as needed
  • Achieve and maintain AWS certification levels
  • Support pre-sales efforts when requested
Required Skills
  • 5+ years working or consulting directly on customer-facing project engagements
  • 5+ years leveraging AWS platform services in a hands-on capacityStrong ability to translate customer requirements into industry-recognized design patterns and recommendations
  • Hands-on experience and confidence with architecting, designing and implementing cloud-based and/or cloud-native solutions
  • Firm understanding of cloud platform security controls, network boundary controls and related toolsets
  • Firm understanding of cloud governance, cost management and AWS account management best practices
  • Depth of knowledge around the deployment of common infrastructure roles and tools (e.g.: DNS, NTP, Group Policy, Active Directory/ADFS, Web Application Firewalls, logging services, web proxies)
  • Hands-on experience deploying and configuring both Windows and Linux system stacks
  • Hands-on experience with the development of automation scripts, container services or serverless compute highly preferred
  • Hands-on experience with infrastructure as code concepts and related software highly preferred (e.g.: Chef, Puppet, Terraform)
Desired Skills
  • AWS Solution Architect Associate, Professional or specialty-track certifications desired
Contract Duration: 4-month contract-to-hire
Clearance: Public Trust 

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