Infrastructure Cloud Architect

Austin, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1192937

Location Austin, Texas, United States

Industry IT - Digital Transformation

Function IT & Telecoms

Job Type Contract

Date Added August 18, 2023

Infrastructure Cloud Architect – 12-month W2 contract – Remote 

If you are a skilled Cloud professional with passion for what you do and with big plans for your career path, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity!

The Cloud Solution Architect will provide strategic guidance in the development process, make technical decisions regarding solutions and explain how they will impact the organization.

Working in a governmental team, your responsibilities will be:

  • Plan and engineer organization's cloud computing infrastructure and applications. Implements and designs infrastructure and software. 

  • Ensure HHSC best practices and methodologies are applied to the design, deployment, and operations in the cloud.

  •  Define and develop blueprints and roadmaps for building solutions in the cloud (preferably AWS)

  • Develop roadmap for cloud monitoring, implementation, and strategy

  • Ensure compliance with enterprise security configuration standards

  • Work closely with other teams to ensure solutions are engineered and deployed meet business objectives and regulatory requirements.

  • Provide cloud operational guidance both internal and external operation teams

  • Investigate and provide feedback on new AWS services and solutions.

  • Performing continuous research on emerging technologies to stay updated with the best alternatives, investigate and provide feedback on new services and solutions offered by the CSP

  • Providing technical oversight, review, and quality control throughout the life cycle of the implementations

  • Engaging with Cloud service provider around solving technical problems in the Cloud ecosystem

  • Support DevOps functions to best utilize cloud resources with software configuration management and continuous integration tools.

And to be the perfect candidate for the role you must have the following experience/skills*:

  • Hands on experience in designing, executing, and supporting IT cloud solutions.

  • Experience with deployment and orchestration technologies (such as Docker, Kubernetes, EKS, OpenShift)

  • Hands-on experience participating in all phases of Agile development

  • Experience with cloud technology, including Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

  • Hands-on experience with adjacent technology areas including Security, Identity / Access Management and Monitoring.

  • Experience with virtualized environments (VMware vSphere 5.x) and knowledge of provisioning hardware, storage, resources, and configuration/administration, including high-availability and failover services for cloud infrastructure

  • Experience with state eligibility systems, either State of Texas or other states, experience in integration with Federal agencies (CMS, Federal Hub...)

  • Experience testing and Integration with CMS, SSA, DHS, IRS and other third parties

BIG Pluses are*:

  • Hands-on experience with IBM WebSphere Application Server 8 or later and JBOSS

  • Hands-on experience with CI/CD methodology

  • Hands-on development experience for mobile and tablet platforms

* Even if you don’t meet every requirement, we strongly encourage you to apply! We are always looking for strong professionals, so don’t be shy!


More about Airswift:

Airswift is a global staffing agency specializing in Tech, other STEM areas and O&G. We value our contractors, their wellbeing and their families! So, we offer Healthcare, Dental & Vision Benefits as well as 401k matching vested on Day 1!
Additionally, we know that great people, know great people! We offer referral bonuses up to $1000 for Airswift contractors after their referred colleague hits 90 days.

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