Cloud Architect

Washington, DC
Oct 04, 2022
Oct 07, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:

Sparks Group has partnered with a financial institution seeking a Cloud Architect to join their team. The Architect will be responsible for leading and accelerating cloud adoption in the organization. This is a Direct Hire, hybrid position (2 days/week onsite). If you are interested in learning more about Sparks Group and the opportunity, please submit your resume today.


  • Envision, communicate, and evolve the organization's enterprise cloud architecture; work closely with Infrastructure, Cybersecurity, and Enterprise Application Support teams
  • Develop, implement, and document cloud strategies
  • Identify/execute on key enterprise aspects including overseeing, improving, and upgrading cloud services, software, and hardware
  • Collaborate with leadership and key stakeholder on the development/maintenance of the organization's digital first strategy

Qualifications/Background Profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field (equivalent experience acceptable)
  • 8-10 years of relevant work experience
  • 6 years of Microsoft Dynamics (CRM) experience
  • 6 years of experience working in a cloud computing environment (e.g., infrastructure, storage, platforms, and/or data)
  • 6 years of hands-on SRE experience with a thorough understanding of SLA/SLO/RTO/RPO
  • 6 years' experience deploying solutions in financial services related to IT infrastructure
  • 3 years of AWS/Azure experience
  • Certifications:
    • possess 1 or more certifications for the design/development of distributed solutions on a leading infrastructure platform
    • possess a certification for the architecture and implementation of solutions on a leading distributed software platform
  • COVID-19 vaccine: must be fully vaccinated before starting; valid medical/religious reasons for seeking an exemption will be considered


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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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