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Cloud Architect

Washington DC, DC 20551

Posted: 04/25/2024 Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 50137

Job Description

Kavaliro has partnered with a client who is seeking a Cloud Architect for a long-term contract opportunity. The Integrated Research and Analytics Platform (IRAP) is  a cloud-based Data and Analytics platform that provides seamless data management and analytics experience that allows Board researchers the ability to search data catalogs, access data, and collaborate with others.  IRAP is looking for a motivated Intermediate Cloud Architect to join the team to support operations, maintenance, and enhancement of the platform.

  • Maintain IRAP Platform by identifying, analyzing, and resolving any emergent
  • vulnerabilities in a timely fashion.
  • Perform any required version upgrades to the tool stack used by the platform.
  • Perform required monthly maintenance activities such as upgrading servers to use
  • the latest version of Gold AMI, performing patches, testing the platform after
  • maintenance etc.
  • Perform security monitoring to maintain ATO of the IRAP platform.
  • Perform activities required to update the ATO of IRAP to host restricted datasets.
  • Enhance capabilities of IRAP in collaboration with Board Data Architects, Cloud
  • Administrators, and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure IRAP platform is in sync with the IaC Terraform code in the code repository.
  • Monitor cloud resource consumption and alert leadership if the resource usage exceeds set limits.
  • Identify opportunities for cloud cost savings. Ensure optimized use of AWS resources within IRAP by rightsizing, optimizing, and reengineering the infrastructure.
  • Identify and manage external dependencies for platform enhancement efforts to ensure timely delivery of enhancements.
  • Perform development of cloud infrastructure using terraform and deploy infrastructure to production after successful completion of comprehensive testing.
  • Perform IRAP platform user administration activities including but not limited to onboarding and provisioning new users, addressing, and resolving user enquiries, concerns, and issues.

  • 5+ years’ experience designing, building, and maintaining Cloud infrastructure in AWS.
  • 7+ years' experience performing system administration activities including patching, upgrading, and maintenance Windows and Linux servers.
  • 3+ years' experience building AWS Infrastructure using Terraform.
  • 5+ years' experience using Agile software development methodologies.
  • 3+ years' experience building CI/CD pipelines, preferably using Azure DevOps or Gitlab.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with stakeholders of varying levels of technology acumen.
  • Knowledge of FISMA security review and ATO process
Kavaliro provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Kavaliro is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Kavaliro will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please respond to this posting to connect with a company representative.

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