Senior Cloud Architect - Washington, DC


Bringing Solutions That Make Business Better

Join Resolvit as a Senior Cloud Architect and be part of a creative, forward-thinking team. Our success at deploying skilled, highly knowledgeable experts has landed us on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies four times – and we’re just getting started.

As the Senior Cloud Architect, you will lead the creation of a technology framework and provide technical expertise in support of initiatives in cloud computing and automation, with a focus on the design of systems and services that run on cloud platforms. You will ensure that critical applications are designed and optimized for accessibility, resiliency, and disaster recovery. You will also demonstrate knowledge of multi-cloud architectures and implementation features (OS, multi-tenancy, virtualization, orchestration, elastic scalability, server and serverless designs, and data event sourcing). Additionally, you will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of DevSecOps tool chains and processes
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert to the organization for cloud end-to-end user to service architecture, including multiple cloud providers, network access, provisioning, and management
  • Develop a library of deployable and documented architectures and design alternatives to serve as the baseline for the cloud portfolio utilizing SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS offerings
  • Maintain overall industry knowledge on latest trends and technology
  • Contribute to DevSecOps development activities and complex development tasks
  • Define and build optimal solutions for resiliency and disaster recovery for applications and services
  • Assist in scope definition and requirements analysis
  • Develop functional design alternatives
  • Drive application build, product configuration, unit testing, and production deployment
  • Ensure that solutions satisfy functional/non-functional requirements and performance metrics
  • Provide technical expertise and ownership in the diagnosis and resolution of an issue, including the determination and provision of remediations or escalation to service owners
  • Ensure delivered solutions are realized in the time frame committed; work in conjunction with project sponsors to size and manage scope and risk
  • Provide thought leadership in industry and to fellow team members across business and technical project dimensions solving complex business requirements
  • Provide forward thinking advice around where the organization is going and how technology can support current efforts and future workloads
  • Advocate and define IT architecture vision from a strategic perspective, including internal and external platforms, tools, and systems
  • Act as the coach and mentor to team members and technical staff on their assigned project tasks
  • Develop a cohesive team and ensure their continued success
  • Lead the definition and development of cloud reference architecture and management systems
  • Conduct product work reviews with team members

What You’ll Need to be Successful:

  • At least 5 years of experience designing and building automated solutions for compute elasticity using cloud, virtualization, or service automation technologies, including server and serverless architectures
  • At least 10 years of experience spanning at least two IT disciplines, including systems architecture, network management, application development, middleware, data science, or operations
  • At least 10 years of demonstrated experience in one, or a combination of the following:
    • Developing software according to software development lifecycles (SDLCs), including DevSecOps, Agile, Lean, Iterative, or Waterfall
    • Designing, deploying, and migrating secure and maintainable systems for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) environments
    • DevSecOps, CI/CD pipelines, containers, and related best practices for cloud deployment
    • Service offerings in Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, or other public cloud provider
  • Strong leadership and team-building skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with a group of high performing individuals
  • Experience creating frameworks and policy for cloud, including governance, architecture, security, and fiscal tracking/chargeback
  • ITIL certification


At Resolvit, you’ll be given the support you need to grow in your consulting career. In addition to opportunities for advancement, we offer:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Long-term and short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching
  • Professional support from our Client & Employee Optimization Specialist

We currently have more than 100 open career opportunities across the country, so be sure to mention the appropriate Job Code with any correspondence!

About Resolvit:

Resolvit is an international technology consulting firm with industry-leading customers in the financial services, high tech, manufacturing, retail, life sciences, and government sectors. Through its partnerships, Resolvit delivers highly impactful, innovative solutions across five core areas: Infrastructure Modernization, Application Development Services, Enterprise Data Management & Analytics, Knowledge & Content Management, and Strategic Staffing.

Posted On: Monday, June 7, 2021

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