AWS Application Architect

  • location: Rockville, MD
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $100 - $120 per hour
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AWS Application Architect

job summary:
Randstad Technologies, a global and national leader in the IT Staffing and Services industry has an immediate need for an AWS Cloud Architect to sit onsite in Rockville, MD to be the go-to cloud expert on a new project.

This is a multi year contract paying up to $120/hr. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

location: Rockville, Maryland
job type: Contract
salary: $100 - 120 per hour
work hours: 9am to 6pm
education: Bachelors
  • Design application architectures using AWS components based on business requirements.
  • Act as portfolio architect, ensuring consistency.
  • Ensure applications work within existing ecosystem of approved AWS components, security, DevOps and compliance.
  • Build prototypes (hands-on) of new technologies to determine suitability for use.
  • Work closely with product team to understand requirements.
  • Work closely with app development teams during implementation of architectures.
  • Work with other architects
  • Present architectures to senior management.
  • 3 or more years extensive real-world experience with AWS
  • Experience with AWS that goes beyond "lift and shift", infrastructure and DevOps to include architecting new systems using cloud technologies based on business requirements.
  • Serverless architecture experience preferred.
  • 10 or more years overall software engineering experience
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical, math or scientific field.
  • Ability to be hands-on and write code for prototypes when needed.
  • AWS certifications preferred
skills: Must Have:

  • AWS Architecture/Development
  • Experience prototyping an piloting new cloud releases
  • Excellent Communication skills- ability to defend why the business needs certain enhancements and ability to navigate through the politics of the business
Nice to Have:

  • AWS Certs
  • Java background

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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