The primary purpose for this position is for design and integration of Cloud based solutions to the client. This position is responsible for working directly with Sirius customers and our talented Sales team to understand and answer our clients' needs regarding Application Integration in the cloud and on premise. This role is also responsible for qualifying, designing, and proposing a wide range of cloud solutions as well as security solutions for Sirius' customers.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Advises and leads our clients on Application Integration and Application Development in the cloud and on premise by meeting with them, understanding their needs, and applying knowledge and research to solve their business problems.
Designs detailed and well-formed architectural strategies and describe, defend, and lead adoption of those strategies with our client leadership.
Installs, maintains, upgrades, and troubleshoots cloud-based solutions, including but not limited to enterprise-level AWS or Azure services.
Assesses client workloads and technology landscape for cloud suitability
Develops business cases and cloud adoption roadmaps
Defines migration strategy to move workflows to cloud
Designs the overall Virtual Private Cloud VPC environment including server instances, storage instances, subnets, availability zones, etc.
Designs the AWS or Azure network architecture including VPN connectivity between regions and subnets.
Designs HA / DR cloud strategies.
Design and deploy Data Center Networks utilizing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
Design and deploy security solutions utilizing products such as Cisco FirePower, Cisco ISE, Palo Alto NGFW, or Check Point Maestro
Create Design, Implementation and Acceptance Testing Plan documentation
Manages solution Quality Assurance (QA) tasks for all projects delivered against assigned project deliverables
Provides project coordination duties for assigned projects to include providing detailed implementation/migration planning to client, knowing and meeting client timetable, coordinating vendor installations, etc. Facilitates communication between product team members. Proactively monitors and reports status of project efforts, anticipates, and identifies issues that inhibit the attainment of project goals and implements corrective actions
Develops and reviews advanced technical manuals for standard install processes that are directly related to specialization and discipline on the job as needed
Develops and reviews project scope to include work services estimate, services, resource assignments and allocations, and statements of work for assigned projects
Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications, Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related field
At least five (5) years Information Technology work experience in a Solution Architect, Lead Developer, or similar role, to include all of the following:
Experience specific to AWS or Microsoft Azure Platform
Experience providing Architecture leadership around the AWS or Azure Platform, being involved in the full life cycle from need to adoption
Experience with Route/switch Networking Solutions
Experience with Cisco FirePower, Palo Alto NGFW, or Check Point Maestro
Experience with virtualization platforms, such as VMware or Citrix
Experience with SDN controllers
Other Position Requirements
Demonstrated ability to understand a client's requirements and present appropriate architectural options to technical, as well as non-technical audiences
Demonstrated ability to lead technical workshops, architectural sessions, and conversations with the goal of recommending integration solutions while staying open to discussing alternative solutions
Demonstrated ability to accurately and objectively recommend alternative and/or additional vendor products as needed
Demonstrated experience assisting with the creation of accurate cost estimates, including labor and software sizing, compliance, and licensing
Experience designing, architecting, planning and implementing routing, switching and security solutions and strategies
Experience with configuration management tools, such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef or similar
Experience with protocol stack that includes skills in layer 2/3
Network design experience, to include demonstrated troubleshooting capabilities
Demonstrated ability to multitask and to prioritize workload under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated organizational, time-management, problem-solving and follow-up skills
Demonstrated ability to perform technical skills/knowledge transfer to client
Demonstrated ability to oversee project work activities
Demonstrated ability to manage and escalate technical issues to appropriate vendor support team
Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision, independently and/or as a member of a project team.
Demonstrated presentation, problem solving, and communication skills
Amazon AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Professional
Microsoft MCSE Cloud Platform Infrastructure
Knowledge of project estimation and scoping experience
Cisco Certified CCNP or higher certification
Cisco ACI/SDx training/experience
VMware Certified Professional (VCP) or higher certification
Cisco FirePower experience
Palo Alto NGFW experience
Check Point Maestro experience
The position exists to provide technical consulting solutions to customers and as such requires the ability to travel to and from customer sites and interact with customers on an ongoing and regular basis.
The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.
Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.
Sirius will not sponsor work eligibility for this position.
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