Solutions Architect

Smartronix - Washington, DC

Who we are

Smartronix, Inc., is an information technology and engineering solutions provider specializing in Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Health IT, Network Operations, and Mission-Focused Engineering.

Smartronix Inc., a Premier Amazon Web Services Consulting Partner, Microsoft Gold Partner and Google Cloud Platform Premier Partner. Today Smartronix serves Fortune 1000 Financial, Healthcare, and government agencies and other regulated markets worldwide in the delivery of Cloud Services.

Who are our employees

At Smartronix, Inc., it is all about our employees! Our employees are encouraged to think big and collaborate every day. We ensure that each employee is not only aware of our strategic vision; they are a part of it. This is because we know that our employees are critical components to the company’s ever-growing success. Our employees support the full life cycle from client needs analysis, through design, build migration and go live. They are continually assessing emerging products and services that improve the business of the clients we serve.

Who we are looking for

We are seeking a driven and customer-focused Cloud Solutions Architect, to join our thriving Cloud Services business unit and work with some of the best Cloud Architects and Cloud Engineers in the market. This individual will bring a passion for technology, a strong technical skill set, and proven experience migrating customer systems to public cloud.

What to expect

Be a positive force within the team
Be ready to roll up your sleeves
Work effectively within a delivery-centric professional services organization
Navigate client-facing challenges and work in tandem with other vendors
Support execution activities across the full project lifecycle, from planning, through implementation, to operational readiness
Lead technical discussions both internally and with customer or vendor teams
Focus on cloud-native services and optimizing the customer landscape through adoption of these services
Define and engineer solution capabilities that satisfy a customer's goals and meet service delivery objectives
Install and configure any specific product components per solution requirements
Produce high-quality, well-written technical documentation, including design plans, implementation diagrams, data flow mappings, and as-built documents
Take ownership of solutions, assignments, actions items and issues, and remain accountable for their completion
Work effectively with other team members, customers and key stakeholders and foster team success
Provide transparent and regular status updates in requested format
Be willing to learn, collaborate, contribute and improve
Achieve and maintain AWS or other cloud certification levels at least annually

Required Skills
What you need to succeed

A "sure can!" attitude
Bachelors degree in a technical discipline
5+ years of experience in a role that encompasses both data center infrastructure and systems engineering
Ability to support data center discovery activities and translate those into migration plans
Ability to decompose technical architectures into discrete engineering tasks and execute on those tasks
Ability to develop and deploy Production-ready infrastructure solutions (preferably through Infrastructure as Code)
Hands-on experience writing CloudFormation templates
Hands-on experience with AWS Lambda and a strong understanding of applicable use cases
Hands-on experience writing scripts in Bash, Python, PowerShell or similar
A strong understanding of foundational cloud infrastructure building blocks (e.g.: VPN, Direct Connect, BGP/routing, DNS, IAM, CloudWatch, "cross account" capabilities)
A strong level of comfort with both Windows and Linux operating systems, including related OS services
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytic, organization, presentation, customer service and facilitation skills

What would set you apart

Hands-on deployment / administration experience with VMWare technologies and/or VMWare Cloud (VMC) on AWS
Experience working with Microsoft Distributed File System (DFS) technologies
Basic knowledge of AWS Migration Hub and/or related cloud migration tools
Basic knowledge of Terraform and Ansible

Check out the Smartronix Cloud Assured™ website for more information on our end to end cloud solutions & capabilities:

Smartronix is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. M/F/V/D

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