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CSRA is in search of a Senior Systems Architect with concentrated Cloud Network Engineering experience to support the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) milCloud® 2.0 program.
The DISA milCloud® 2.0 platform, powered by CSRA, is transforming the way DoD and DISA Mission Partners manage their IT solutions by offering a FedRAMP High Impact Level 5 and 6 platform for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) with 99.9% service availability, active-active replication COOP/DR in an on-premises environment within the DoDIN. The Cloud Network Architect will be an integral member of the CSRA milCloud® 2.0 Migration Team, assisting DISA and DoD Mission Partners in planning, design, migration, sustainment, and operations of applications on the milCloud® 2.0 platform. The Cloud Network Architect will work with a large Program Team of pre-Sales support, System/Database/Network Engineers, Developers, Service Desk, Government staff, and Subcontracting partners engaged in migrating clients to milCloud® 2.0 by navigating them through various DoD policy and transformation challenges and moving applicable workloads to the cloud using tailored customer engagement phases and activities.
Maintain expert knowledge of current features, planned future capabilities, and limitations of the milCloud® 2.0 platform as well as other commercial cloud platforms (AWS)
Evaluate customer requirements and design compliant, cost-effective architectural solutions that meet customer application, security, technology, and business requirements and seek to reduce the overall cost of sustaining the clients' systems and applications in the cloud.
Develop solutions for migrating legacy or early stage technology to cloud environments
Evaluate and have a firm understanding of emerging technologies and trends for high performance distributed computing within cloud infrastructures
Provide solution and service engineering activities, i.e. proof-of concepts, pilots, use case development, solution validation, workshops, and enablement
Maintain deep technical and business knowledge of different Network and Cloud technologies and supporting solution areas and develop new technology integrations and solution capabilities
Provide expert technical architectural support and guidance for solution opportunities that involve virtualization, software defined networking, cloud infrastructure, management and security, including integration with select 3rd party products
Develop and release of sales, technical, and service delivery collaterals including deployment guides, best practices, sizing whitepapers and solution reference architectures
Work directly with mission partners and other customers to guide them through the web-based ordering, delivery, and billing processes
Strong knowledge of DoD network security policies; understanding of NIPRNet and SIPRNet
Strong knowledge of Secure Cloud Computing Architecture (SCCA) standards for enterprise-level cloud security and management services including cloud access points (CAP), virtual data centers, and virtual network enclave security.
Network Architecture Experience with Public Cloud deployments (Azure, AWS)
Expert level knowledge of Cisco and Juniper technologies, including Routing/Switching, Firewalls and Load Balancing solutions
Strong knowledge of F5 BIG-IP Load Balancing solutions including LTM, GTM, and ASM solutions
Strong knowledge of Software Defined Network (SDN) technologies from Cisco and VMWare
Strong experience with VPN solutions including different types of IPSec endpoints including Cisco Firewalls, Cisco VPN Concentrators, Cisco Routers
Expert level knowledge of Layer 2 technologies, including Spanning-Tree, VLANs, VTP, UDLD, VDC, and CDP
Expert knowledge of Layer 3 technologies, including IPv4, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, IPv6, HSRP, and VRRP
Solid practical understanding of Software Defined Data Center (SDDC), Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN), and Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
Passionate, persuasive, articulate technical professional capable of quickly establishing interest and credibility in how to design, deploy and operate Cloud based Architectures.
Strong written, verbal and whiteboard skills; proven ability to work effectively with a large, geographically-dispersed team and to adjust communications to varying levels of business and technical oriented audiences
Good business judgment, a comfortable, open communication style, and a willingness and ability to work with customers and teams.
Strong commitment to quality, along with balanced and pragmatic contributory approach to long-term vision, and incrementally phased way-ahead
Knowledge of ICAP
DoD Clearance (active Secret minimum)
CompTIA Security+, CASP, or CISSP
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP); CCNP:Cloud preferred
“milCloud and the milCloud logo” are registered trademarks owned by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).
“CRSA is providing the milCloud ® 2.0 services to DoD customers under Contract HC102817D0004.”
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USA VA Chantilly - 15000 Conference Center Dr (VAS055)
Additional Work Locations:
USA NC Home Office (NCHOME)
CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.