Cloud Architect

Location: Aurora, CO
Date Posted: 01-12-2018
Long Term Contract 12+ months
Secret DOD or Top Secret clearance required
1099 or w-2

Infrastructure Architect to support the design lead for an infrastructure build automation team. The qualified candidate will support the compute resources service owner responsible for defining, designing, and delivering specific infrastructure functionality to support the overall system design. A private cloud based on VMware is the platform on which the system is based, and the overall system is a critical, strategic national asset comprised of several interrelated and complex compute environments. 
Responsibilities include: 
• Design and implement private cloud environments, or upgrade existing environments, using existing and new hardware resources as needs dictate 
• Design and implement the P2V transition, inclusive of determining the compute resources required. This will involve trade studies and vendor selection studies to deliver the most cost-effective solutions 
• Coordination of the service design across teams such that all engineering groups are provided with the services they require 
• Communication with management concerning risks and performance, availability, or security issues 
• Contribute to IA hardening plans for bare metal, hypervisor and VMs in the system 
• Plans for future enhancements within the constraints of program change management processes 
This position may require some on call support and overtime as well as limited (<20%) travel as required for installation and troubleshooting support. An Active U.S. Security Clearance (Secret) is required as of day one of employment.
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