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AZURE Cloud Architect

RESTON, VA Leidos

Description:

The Defense & Intelligence group at Leidos has an opening for an AZURE Cloud Architect in support of the Ground Combat Systems for the U.S. Air force. This position allows for telecommuting with travel.



JOB SUMMARY
The AZURE Cloud Architect will lead the planning, definition, design and integration of cloud services. Will guide a team of systems and software application engineers in refactoring and migrating applications from data centers to cloud services platforms for this GCSS-AF program. 


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
•Lead the team in determining and implementing cloud-based and DevOps technology selection, evaluation, policy recommendation and configurations; and provides cloud platform and applications patterns development.
•Provide cloud platform and services consultation to Government customers, develops and matures internal corporate cloud and application migration offerings.
•Develop and institute deep understanding of business and user requirements, and design and implement solutions accordingly.
•Studies industry best practices for cloud service provider (AWS, Azure, Oracle, IBM), technical offerings, and provides deep evaluation of tools and services to provide best-of-breed solutions to Government customers.
•Requires deep management and leadership knowledge to lead cross-family projects, and program teams.
•Direct activities that have significant impact on the achievement of results for the Cloud Platform and Applications Hosting.
•Work requires a high degree of responsibility for resources, and frequently influences organizational or operational decisions made by leadership.


Qualifications:

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

•BA with 15-20 years relevant experience, Masters with 15 – 20 years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13 – 16 years of prior relevant experience.

•12-15 years of IT architecture experience.

•8 – 10 years of Azure/Microsoft experience.

•Master-level experience with AWS and Azure Cloud Platforms.

•Hands-on experience with DevOps Tools for monitoring, code storage, automation, agile development and management.

•Active Secret Clearance required.

Required Certifications:

•Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) in Cloud Platform and Infrastructure.

 

Desired Certifications:

•Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer.

•AWS Solutions Architect.


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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