Full-Time

Cloud Architect Lead

U.S. Citizenship Required

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Ardent

Ardent

51-200 employees

Provides defense technology and location intelligence solutions

Data & Analytics
Aerospace

Senior, Expert

Washington, DC, USA

Required Skills
Kubernetes
Agile
Management
AWS
JIRA
Development Operations (DevOps)
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree with eight (8) or more years of relevant experience in an Enterprise IT environment.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional or AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional.
  • Technical proficiency designing and implementing Cloud-based AWS solutions.
  • Experience applying The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) in Agile solution designs.
  • Proficiency in network communication protocols, ports, routing, proxy settings, and firewall policies.
  • Experience with microservices/container architectures (e.g., OpenShift, Kubernetes), orchestration, and automation.
  • Proven ability to develop root cause analysis, problem identification and resolution.
  • Technical proficiency in optimizing system performance and resource utilization.
  • Familiarity with best practices in billing and accounting with AWS.
  • U.S. Citizens willing to undergo the government issued background investigation process.
Responsibilities
  • Lead the engineering tasks related to cloud-based solutions, with a focus on AWS.
  • Design, implement, and optimize Cloud-based AWS solutions to meet business requirements.
  • Apply The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) in Agile solution designs to minimize technical debt and improve overall velocity.
  • Design and develop software, systems operations/management, database architecture, storage, and IT security solutions.
  • Utilize DevSecOps pipeline tools for configuration management, requirements management (e.g., JIRA), automated testing, and deployment.
  • Ensure compliance with Federal Information Management Security Act (FISMA) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Security Standards and Security Requirements.
  • Design and develop Message Services, such as Apache ActiveMQ services, MuleSoft, and/or Apache Camel.
  • Implement microservices/container architectures (e.g., OpenShift, Kubernetes), orchestration, and automation.
  • Develop root cause analysis, problem identification and resolution, and roadmap for problems within system design and implementation of existing and new systems.
  • Optimize system performance and resource utilization through log and monitoring analysis.
  • Utilize Application Performance Monitoring (APM) tools, such as AppDynamics and/or NewRelic.
  • Design and implement Cloud-based hosting solutions, as well as Cloud-based backup and recovery, including failover zones.
  • Implement best practices in billing and accounting with AWS to minimize oversubscription of services.

Ardent specializes in delivering security and defense technology solutions, including data science and analytics, digital transformation services, and location intelligence using technologies such as geographic visualization, cloud, and information sharing. The company's expertise lies in creating actionable insights, modernizing systems, and providing mission-critical spatial applications and platforms for various government agencies.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Vienna, Virginia

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

2%

2 year growth

11%