Job Description :
Job Title: Senior Principal Cloud Architect
Duration: 12+ Months
Location: Reston, VA

Lead architectural discussions with internal customers and technical teams to understand business and technical requirements in order to develop and tailor cloud reference architectures and patterns to maximize business value of cloud architectures.
Lead architectural discussions with technical teams to develop transition architectures, roadmaps and design patterns to adapt cloud-suitable applications to cloud native architectures.
Develop architectures for highly capable, scalable, available, and elastic solutions that implement industry best practices using cloud services.
Develop roadmaps to implement enterprise capabilities to support standardized/reusable patterns for cloud and cloud integration.
Lead architectural discussions with technical teams to develop architectures for integrating SaaS and public cloud solutions with legacy systems. Identify and develop reusable design patterns.

Experience in developing reference architectures and design patterns to standardize cloud application development and integration patterns.
Experience in cloud migration analysis to determine approach (rehost, revise, rearchitect, rebuild or replace
Experience in developing and managing prioritization and sequencing for cloud migration.
Experience in cloud suitability analysis and mapping of current systems to different cloud computing models.
Experience in performing gap analysis and remediation plans to migrate systems to cloud.
Experience in defining architecture and design patterns for applications that will be deployed to cloud or deployed to a private cloud then migrated to public cloud.
Experience in building relationships between the customers and the team members.
Experience in optimizing cloud systems to meet strict performance, security, audit and compliance requirements.
Experience in developing high level capacity models to size cloud footprint.
Experience in defining cloud-specific service-level agreements with providers and internal stakeholders.
Complete understanding of the technologies used for cloud computing.
Proficiency in providing production ready IT solutions using services from leading cloud service providers, such as Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft Azure.
Proficiency in the following Software & Tools: MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook Excel, Visio