Job Description :
Job Title: AWS Infrastructure Architect
Location: Rockville, MD
Position Type: Contract position

Job Description
Ensures that the overall infrastructure architecture is maintained in a correct manner and that appropriate considerations are made for its security and quality.
Ensures that the respective business, application, data and technology perspectives are in line with the technology and governance strategies, policies and standards.

Skills Required:
Experience designing and implementing Amazon Web Services architecture for new cloud computing systems or migrating existing systems to cloud architectures.
Experience working with AWS to execute migrations or new applications to include logical system design; I/O design; cloud architecture analysis and design; and systems engineering.
Demonstrated expertise building technical roadmaps for future AWS cloud implementations.
Experience working closely with security engineers or other staff to ensures security is integrated into all cloud architecture solutions.
Knowledge of federal security standards and processes based on FISMA and NIST 800-53
Expertise building scalable software systems, ideally in the federal government space
Experience working effectively across both technical and functional teams
Experience to present the preparing and presenting the system architecture diagrams that meets functional, security, performance and three zone requirements to Technical Review Board like CMS TRB.
Expertise with development methodologies such as XLC.
AWS Certification is a must at associate and/or professional level
Bachelor’s of Science degree in an IT related field

Highly Desired:
AWS Certification is a plus at professional and/or specialty level
Experience working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) development environment is a plus

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