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Title: Cloud Architect {Min. 5+ Yrs. Exp.}

Location: Atlanta, GA (Telecommuting)

Duration: 09 Months

DCH is seeking a qualified candidate to serve full-time, on a contract basis, as a Cloud Architect for the MEST implementation.

 The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) is in the process of transforming existing legacy Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) into a modern, loosely coupled, modular system where the modules interact via an Integration Platform. The qualified candidate must work efficiently and effectively and possess a variety of technical skills and experience related cloud architecture, preferably AWS. 


Duties & Responsibilities:

•  Drives requirements for integrating cloud capabilities and scenarios supporting the service, including service availability, quality, outage management, subscription management, correlation of usage and charges, and cost-efficient solution architecture.

•  Provides technical guidance regarding performance, scalability, security, design, and implementation of cloud services.

•  Plan, design and develop solutions to meet customer needs by translating business requirements into system designs

•  Supports management in implementing next generation network infrastructure leveraging AWS

•  Experienced in designing and implementing high availability solutions in the cloud

•  Building and deploying virtual private cloud with high security

•  Experienced in networking and core internet protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, routing)

•  Experienced in automation technologies

•  Leverage platform Monitoring Services to maintain SLAs and overall platform performance

•  Document processes and system configurations

•  Monitor system performance


Qualifications/ Preferred Qualifications

•  Facilitating the development, testing, and deployment of complex IT system in a multi-tier cloud environment.

•  Experience in cloud network layer security including, but not limited to, firewall filters, security groups, IPSec Tunnels, Client VPNs, IPS/IDS, end points

•  Experience in cloud application layer security including, but not limited to, web application firewall, TLS encryption, vulnerability management

•  Cloud technology hands on specialization including, but not limited to, virtualization, storage, database, network & content delivery, Analytics, security compliance, customer engagement

•  Experience in data security and encryption

•  Experience in configuration, deployment and management of Cloud/on-prem infrastructure

•  Use of Microsoft Office environment (Project, Power Point, Excel, Word, Visio) in managing projects

•  Experience as an architect to identify and assess risks, develop alternative approaches for mitigation, and document recommendations.

•  Excellent verbal and written communication capabilities, including proactive information dissemination, meeting facilitation and presentations.

•  Ability to advise business and IT stakeholders in an objective and professional manner

•  Demonstrated experience with AWS environment



•  BA or BS in Business Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field is preferred


Required / Desired Skills:



Required / Desired


of Experience

Experience in cloud infrastructure setup






Experience in cloud networking




Experience in cloud security, both in application and networking





Experience in cloud storage




Agile methodology





Knowledge of AWS Services

Highly desired



Intermediate Level knowledge of MS word, Excel, and Powerpoint

Highly desired




Medicaid or MMIS experience

Highly desired



SQL Skills

Highly desired




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