Agency Interview Type: Either Web Cam or In Person
Candidates must be located in and work in GA to start this position if offered. Do you and your candidate accept this requirement?
If selected and your candidate is not local, is your candidate wiling to relocate to the Atlanta area beginning Day 1?
The client has agreed to allow the selected local candidate to work a hybrid situation with on-site work to be determined by the manager. Do you and your candidate accept this requirement?.
The Senior Technical Architect is responsible for participating in the working with GTA to design, develop and implement IT architecture to meet application Migrations and AWS cloud implementations across State Agencies.
Develop and Implement cloud migration, modernization, and multi-cloud acumen to craft highly scalable, flexible and resilient cloud architectures that solve customer business problems and accelerate the adoption of AWS services.
Serve as a technical expert in AWS, supporting customers with complex commercial and technical challenges
Lead cross-functional, cross-organization initiatives that drive thought leadership on multi-cloud and AWS migration scenarios.
Broad technology experience across AWS cloud architecture, applications development, relational databases, NoSQL databases, analytics, machine learning, networking, security, storage, DevOps, containers, serverless, CI/CD, cloud migrations, or IT transformations.
Strong problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze problems, develop actionable tactical plans quickly, up-level the insights to strategy.
Demonstrated ability as a "trusted advisor" to customers. Able to facilitate relationships with senior technical executives, as well as easily interact and give guidance to software developers, IT operations staff, and system architects.
Assists GTA and State agencies with architectural decisions and design to optimize applications for cost and performance
Review and evaluate existing systems architectures and software products to identify cloud platforming and refactoring opportunities
Reviews and provides input to the development of standards.
Builds relationships, communicates office goals.
10+ years of overall experience, to include a minimum of 5 years of enterprise, full-life cycle in Architecture in the professional IT/Software Development services industry
5-8 years of hands-on technical application architecture experience and Application build/ modernization experience
5+ years of success in consultative/complex technical sales and deployment projects (where necessary, managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solution/projects).
Extensive experience architecting, designing, and programming applications to operate in AWS environment.
Experience in developing solutions architecture and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, public and hybrid cloud models, including IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud services
Knowledge to identify the best cloud architecture options to help the organization reach its GTA strategic goals.
Experience architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability, and high availability
Experience in design, development, and deployment of application software at scale
Strong attention to detail, problem investigation and diagnostic skills
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
Good organizational skills and forward planning ability
Self-Motivated and team player
Bachelor's degree in information technology or equivalent work Experience
At least 5 years of progressive experience with the concepts, philosophies, and tools behind the design of applications, solution architecture, and underlying information technologies on AWS/Public Cloud
(Preference will be given to candidates who, demonstrate some or all the following skills/experience):
AWS Certified Solutions Architect
Experience with GCP & OCI is a Plus
Experience with state and local Government is a plus.
Enterprise-wide integration experience
One or more of the following RDBMS technologies: Oracle, MS SQL Server, Postgres.
Experience with Java, Python, HTTP/S, FTP, Publish/subscribe mechanism, SOAP messaging, and REST Services
Having experience with cutting-edge AI technologies in developing chatbots is a plus.
Knowledge of integration standards and best practices
IT ArchitectureRequired 5 Years
Design, development, and deployment of application software at scale Required 7 Years
AWS Cloud Architecture Required 5 Years
AWS Cloud Implementation Required 4 Years
Cloud Migrations Experience Required 3 Years
Private, public and hybrid cloud models (including IaaS, PaaS) Required 5 Years