Application Architect - AWS

TEKsystems, Inc
Reston, VA
Sep 18, 2020
Sep 20, 2020
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
The Senior Application architect applies vast experience of system architectures, application technologies, data architectures, and infrastructures to support key IT initiatives. The candidate must apply their knowledge of IT best practices appropriately to define IT solutions. The individual must possess the ability to analyze solutions and technologies and recommend modifications based on knowledge of the organization's current and future needs.The candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to reviewing business and technical requirements, focusing on solution development throughout the project lifecycle, supporting development and testing activities, evangelizing best practices and proven patterns, and escalating architecture issues and concerns. The candidate will manage and promote the use of our IT standards, serve as a subject matter expert on technology matters to our projects. The candidate will create architectures and designs, will conduct peer reviews, and will develop target state architectures.Key ResponsibilitiesPosition yourself as a trusted advisor to business teams and partner with them to understand their requirements for cloud implementations.Provide recommendations to clients with respect to cloud migrations and prepare technical implementation roadmaps for AWS adoption.Create application architecture, data architecture, deployment architectures, functional design specifications and assist with other project deliverables as needed.Design state-of-the-art technical solutions on AWS that address customers' requirements for scalability, reliability, security, and performance.Collaborate with other project teams and other laterals such as Information Security, Compliance, Controls etc on technical solutionsRequired Qualifications 12+ years of progressive experience in solution architecture, systems architecture and engineering, analysis and applications programming required.Expertise in implementing complex full stack solutions including API, Micro-Services, Streaming etc in large Enterprise organizations.Hands on experience leveraging object-oriented design patterns and domain driven design principlesProficient with REST standards and best practices and hands-on experience in developing RESTful APIsA minimum of 5 years' experience in working with AWS as a solution architecture for large organizationsFamiliarity with Planning, Design, Road maps, POC implementations for AWS Cloud technologies.Familiarity with leveraging ECS, EKS and Fargate servicesFamiliarity with AWS database services such as PostgreSQL RDS, Aurora PostgreSIn-depth Knowledge of AWS services such as ELB, ElastiCache, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, S3, Lambda, Kinesis, App Mesh, DynamoDB, SNS, SQSExpertise in Devops technologies for IaC such as TerraformExpertise in designing solution architecture with a view towards resiliency, availability and very comfortable in designing Failover and Recovery strategiesFamiliarity in working in organizations with multiple AWS accounts and ability to setup integrations using AWS Transit GatewayShould have designed & worked on Jenkins, Bitbucket, Docker for Devops teams.Familiarity with designing logging framework for cloud watch for all deployed apps.Expertise in data related technologies such as EMR, Redshift, Athena etcFamiliarity with maintaining ACL, Security Groups and firewall configurations.Should have developed sharing strategies for future scaling and performance.About TEKsystems:We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.