Senior Solutions Architect
Posted on 3/22/2024

1,001-5,000 employees

Global provider of cloud solutions and advanced engineering.
Company Overview
SMX, a global technology and advanced engineering provider, stands out for its 25-year track record of consistent growth and its commitment to delivering tailored, effective solutions to government and commercial enterprises. The company's culture is centered around employee growth and community support, offering competitive benefits and excellent work environments. With a strong focus on customer satisfaction, SMX's flexibility and agility allow it to adapt quickly to specific customer requirements, making it a leader in the fields of Cloud Solutions, C5ISR, and Advanced Engineering/IT.

Company Stage


Total Funding





Hollywood, Maryland

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
DevOps & Infrastructure
Platform Engineering
Cloud Engineering
  • Current clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret or Top-Secret clearance
  • Cloud Subject Matter expertise in architecture design for AWS
  • Direct experience in migrating on premise applications to cloud including methods such as rehosting, replatforming, and rearchitecting.
  • Extensive design experience is the creation of high-quality technical documentation including solution design, data flows, as built documents.
  • Delivery experience and working knowledge utilizing key Department of Defense guidance and governance including DoD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide, Risk Management Framework (RMF), and Secure Cloud Computing Architecture (SCCA)
  • Experience and working knowledge of automation techniques and development of pipelines/ scripts within a DevSecOps model and associated tooling
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code using AWS Cloud Formation and Terraform
  • Extensive technical experience in the IT industry, with specific expertise in delivery areas of Cloud, IT Infrastructure, Architecture, and Security as well as hands on core system administration and Problem determination skills. Understanding of DNS, AD, Firewalls, Identity and Access Management, and Zero Trust
  • Problem determination skills from design issues through packet level inspection to determine root causes of issues.
  • Experience in the configuration and uses of continuous monitoring tooling and Security and Information Event Management (SIEM) logging.
  • Performs with attention to detail and operates with a sense of urgency while delivering high quality client-facing deliverables
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills to clearly articulate themes, ideas, and other insights to clients, company management, and relevant stakeholders
  • Strong creative ability to generate ideas for solving complex problems and producing outcomes
  • Able to adjust to frequent changes in priorities, effectively managing time and working across multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • Ability to think strategically and tactically
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer-focused attitude
  • 8+ years overall IT experience
  • 5+ years building and migrating infrastructure solutions on AWS platform
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate (Professional preferred)
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Bachelor’s degree additional experience will be considered in lieu of degree
  • Lead and support technical delivery of cloud solutions on key client engagements. Act as a trusted advisor for technical decisions during client engagements. Develop courses of action using innovative and best practices cloud solution architecture based on customer requirements
  • Act as Technical Lead on projects providing technical direction and oversite to other Solutions Architects and Cloud Engineers
  • Drive Solution Design and Assist with determining level of effort estimates for various efforts, using information provided as part of the solicitation documentation, to determine most cost efficient and effective approaches.
  • Deliver design artifacts and as-built documents during project delivery.
  • Facilitate white-boarding architecture sessions to help customers understand complex architectures and concepts
  • Take ownership of issues and act with high sense of urgency when required providing direct support to AWS customers.
  • Actively participate in the development and review of business and system requirements to obtain a thorough understanding of customer needs to deliver accurate solutions.
  • Architect solutions to complex client challenges to support their broader cloud adoption objectives