• Location: USA, Colorado, Denver
  • Salary: US$150000 - US$200000 per annum
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 17th May, 2019
  • Reference: Cloud213276_1558100476
Senior Cloud Solution Architect - Top Secret Clearance - AWS - Colorado

One of our top clients, a private defense contractor, is looking for ambitious AWS architects with extensive scripting and DevOps experience. Clearance is an important factor to take into account when applying for this role, DoD Secret, Top Secret or SCI is required to apply.

The Role

You will be heading up the architecture, development and implementation of new systems within the company. Alongside this, you will also work on some of the older systems, so a background in C, C++ or Java would be helpful.

Successful candidates for this role will come from a development background, having moved into architecture throughout their career. Extensive experience using scripting languages like PowerShell will be essential. As well as this, you will be expected to have extensive experience architecting previous systems in a DevOps environment.

Essential Skills/Experience

* Great interpersonal and written communication skills
* Extensive experience architecting cloud environments on a large scale
* C, C++ and Java
* Strong working knowledge of AWS services such as Route 53, Cloud Front, EC2, Lambda and LightSail
* Extensive experience in virtualisation (VMware)
* Experience with Linux and Unix
* Strong Scripting experience with PowerShell
* Deep understanding of different services and structures within AWS, and the various trade-offs involved with deciding what services to use.
* Extensive knowledge of DevOps practices and processes
* Thorough knowledge of cloud infrastructure
* Experience working on AWS cloud automation services


* Medical/Dental coverage
* 20 days annual leave
* 401k pension - 3% match
* Relocation Package
* $10,000 signing bonus for people with Top Secret Clearance