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Cloud Architect - Rockville, MD #6342870

Company: Octo Consulting Group

Date: 05/18/2019

Category: Education / Training

City: Rockville, MD

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career. Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government. Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!


We are looking for a passionate Cloud Architect to join our team as a subject matter expert in cloud services, providers and platforms. They will be the leader of a highly technical cloud team that is responsible for providing engineering support and implementation services to a large Federal customer in a diverse IT environment. The cloud architect will be responsible for providing overall technical strategy but also have a willingness to participate in implementation as necessary. This subject matter expert keeps their skills sharp and want to help other teams gain knowledge and trust in a Cloud-first mentality


Responsibilities:


  • Serve as the cloud subject matter expert who provides strategy and architecture recommendations for the organization and leadership.


  • Oversee the cloud program from both a technical and non-technical perspective, managing a team of cloud engineers and their deliverables.


  • Develop and document the framework for technical standards within the cloud platform.


  • Engage with customers to understand business and systems requirements, advise on platform and tools, solution and oversee the implementation of end to end solutions within a large and diverse IT environment.


  • Design and define cloud system architecture including the integration of multiple platforms, operating system, and applications.


  • Coordinate with other IT teams in the environment to bring about technical transformation and adoption of Cloud platform.


  • Keep abreast of Cloud computing trends and emerging technologies.


  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10+ years of experience in IT infrastructure and Cloud platform engineering


  • Detail-oriented approach to work, highly organized, and effective communications skills in both an oral and written format.


  • Significant experience in solutioning, architecting, designing, migrating and operating a cloud environment.


  • Significant experience in providing system architecture and application architecture recommendations.


  • Experience in a leadership role with the ability to motivate and manage a team of technical professionals.


  • Understanding of and hands-on experience with FedRAMP requirements and cloud-based security controls within a Federal space.


  • Knowledge of multiple Cloud provider offerings - AWS, Google, Azure


  • Experience working with a team using modern work management approaches such as Lean or Agile

About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.


Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.


Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career. Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government. Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!


Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment.


Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.


For more information please visit:


www.octoconsulting.com


www.octoconsulting.com/careers


  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10+ years of experience in IT infrastructure and Cloud platform engineering


  • Detail-oriented approach to work, highly organized, and effective communications skills in both an oral and written format.


  • Significant experience in solutioning, architecting, designing, migrating and operating a cloud environment.


  • Significant experience in providing system architecture and application architecture recommendations.


  • Experience in a leadership role with the ability to motivate and manage a team of technical professionals.


  • Understanding of and hands-on experience with FedRAMP requirements and cloud-based security controls within a Federal space.


  • Knowledge of multiple Cloud provider offerings - AWS, Google, Azure


  • Experience working with a team using modern work management approaches such as Lean or Agile

About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.


Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.


Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career. Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government. Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!


Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment.


Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.


For more information please visit:


www.octoconsulting.com


www.octoconsulting.com/careers


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