AWS Senior Cloud Architect

Staffing Management Group


  • Lead the design, implementation, and optimization of cloud architecture solutions primarily using AWS, with a working knowledge of Azure.
  • Collaborate closely with federal client stakeholders to understand technical requirements, business objectives, and security compliance needs.
  • Develop comprehensive cloud architecture strategies that encompass Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions.
  • Drive the transformation of federal clients’ systems and applications to cloud environments while ensuring alignment with NIST 800-53 and the Cybersecurity framework.
  • Utilize your AWS certifications and hands-on experience to architect scalable, secure, and highly available cloud solutions.
  • Conduct thorough assessments of existing systems and applications, identifying opportunities for cloud migration and optimization.
  • Design security measures and controls to ensure data protection and compliance with federal security standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including DevOps, engineering, and compliance, to ensure seamless cloud implementation and adherence to best practices.
  • Provide expert guidance to internal and client teams on cloud architecture decisions, troubleshooting, and performance optimization.
  • Develop cloud architecture documentation, including diagrams, guidelines, and best practices for reference and knowledge sharing.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest cloud technologies, security threats, and federal regulations to continuously improve cloud strategies.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in cloud architecture, representing the organization in client discussions, industry events, and knowledge-sharing forums.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Must possess AWS certifications (e.g., AWS Solutions Architect, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer).
  • 5 years of experience in cloud architecture, with hands-on experience in AWS and familiarity with Azure.
  • 6 years experience using cloud computing concepts, including IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, microservices, and containerization.
  • 6 years of experience in architecting, designing, and implementing AWS-based solutions that conform to NIST 800-53 and the Cybersecurity framework.
  • Must live a commutable distance from the client’s site in NoVa.
  • Must be a US citizen.

Required Skills:

  • Preferred Certification(s): ITIL Intermediate, at least 2 High level technology certification (examples include MCSE, LPIC-3, CCNP, or equivalents)

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance


  • Azure Certification (Required)
  • U.S. Citizenship (Required)
  • AWS Certification (Required)

Work Location: In person

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