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Senior Solutions Architect (1429)

Location
Providence, Rhode Island
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
14 Jul 2022
Senior Solutions Architect (1429)at SMX(View all jobs) ()

United States

Our tradition of delivering innovative, technical solutions dates back to 1995, however, you may know us better by one of our legacy company names: Trident Technologies, Smartronix, Datastrong or C2S Consulting Group. With the support of OceanSound Partners, our private equity investment sponsor, we began operating as one business starting in 2019 and became SMX in 2021. We operate in close proximity to our clients around the globe and have core locations in Alabama, California, DC Metro, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

Today, as SMX, we are one team and together empower government and commercial enterprises to become more effective, innovative, and resilient, no matter what challenges they face.

Smartronix is seeking an experienced AWS Solution Architect with extensive knowledge of AWS service offerings, architecture patterns, and capabilities. In this role the Solution Architect will be expected to help potential and existing customers understand how they can leverage the cloud to accelerate the achievement of business objectives. The successful candidate will be capable of communicating experience transforming or re-inventing legacy applications leveraging cloud technology and of helping customers develop their vision and roadmap. The ideal candidate will have both a business background that enables them to interact effectively at the executive level, as well as a technical background to drive engagement work with both our engineering teams and customer teams. A successful candidate for this role must be comfortable working in both delivery and pre-sales capacities. The ability to design solutions for customers with incomplete information and documenting those solutions in the form of Statements of Work (SOWs) is a must.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Take direction from, and provide clear and timely updates to delivery and/or sales leadership
  • Deploy and configure cloud services according to best practice (e.g.: EC2, VPC, RDS, IAM, CloudFront, Route53, CloudWatch, KMS, Redshift, S3 and Glacier, Kinesis)
  • Identify opportunities to automate and/or bring efficiency to technical processes
  • Facilitate white-boarding architecture sessions to help customers understand complex architectures and concepts
  • Participate as a team player capable of high performance and flexibility in a dynamic working environment
  • Take ownership of issues and act with high sense of urgency when required
  • Actively participate in the development and review of business and system requirements to obtain a thorough understanding of customer needs in order to deliver accurate solutions.
  • Develop Statements of Work (SOWs) and Level of Effort (LOE) estimations for new projects
  • Serve as a technical SME for key customers and be able to contribute to on-going delivery efforts for select customers as needed
  • Architect solutions to complex client challenges to support their broader cloud adoption objectives
  • Achieve and maintain AWS certifications
Required Skills:
  • Extensive hands-on experience with CloudFormation, AWS CLI, IAM, EC2, and other common AWS tools coupled with a desire to continue to provide hands-on support as needed
  • Ability to dissect a technical architecture into engineering plans and discrete tasks
  • Ability to lead and mentor more junior architects and cloud engineers
  • A strong desire to contribute to the overall growth and scale of the organization by contributing to the sales process, interviewing technical candidates, and developing deep customer relationships
  • Experience working in agile development environments; experience with Scrum Process.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer-focused attitude
Required Experience:
  • 10+ years of professional experience in technology
  • 5+ years of relevant hands-on experience with AWS
  • AWS Solution Architect Professional or specialty-track certifications
Vaccination within 60-days of hire, or an approved accommodation, is a requirement of the position per Executive Order 14042 (unless precluded by State law). If a candidate is not vaccinated, they may request an accommodation once offered the position, and the accommodation must be granted prior to the employee starting in the position. Candidate will have 60 days to get vaccinated.

SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Vaccination within 60-days of hire, or an approved accommodation, is a requirement of the position per Executive Order 14042 (unless precluded by State law). If a candidate is not vaccinated, they may request an accommodation once offered the position, and the accommodation must be granted prior to the employee starting in the position. Candidate will have 60 days to get vaccinated.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 658153862-2
  • Date Posted: 14 July 2022
  • Recruiter: SMX
  • Location: Providence, Rhode Island
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent