Kforce Enterprise Cloud Architect in Reston, Virginia

Kforce has an immediate opening for an Enterprise Cloud Architect in Reston, Virginia (VA). The consultant will be assisting with the strategic and tactical efforts on Cloud. The ideal candidate would have architecture experience advising and implementing cloud based solutions with a variety of cloud service providers.Responsibilities:

  • Assess existing cloud strategy and augment/adjust/recommend a comprehensive unbiased strategy to include elements of on-prem and public cloud

  • In support of the strategy, assist in delivering an overall hybrid cloud architecture including security, resiliency, brokerage and associated controls

  • Evaluate components and services of additional cloud service providers to augment our current capabilities (Ex: Azure etc.) to bridge any gaps that may currently exist

  • Assist in evaluating the best-fit developer high control PaaS platforms and 'if-and-how' it fits into the overall strategy (Ex: Cloud Foundry etc.) including capabilities relevant for Developer orchestration, DevOps tools, configuration etc.

  • Update existing fit criteria and decision trees in alignment of the overall strategy

  • Deliver industry vetted principles, best practices, job aids etc. in support of our cloud native design, development and DevOps

  • Assist management with documenting the current state, target state, gaps, recommendations and a roadmap to get to strategic target state

  • Support program management in resolving gaps and issues by collaborating with AWS transformation team, shared services and security teams

  • Build capability dependency matrices with regards to application roadmaps to ensure there is transparency on gaps and dependencies

  • Assist program management in building inter-locked plans and help track progress and help remove any obstacles technical in nature

To be considered for this position, candidates must have experience in a similar role or they must possess significant knowledge, experience, and abilities to successfully perform the responsibilities listed. Relevant education and/or training will be considered a plus. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00