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Cloud Architect, HARN1024, Atlanta GA

Job Description:
Harness Solutions is looking for an experienced Cloud Solutions Architect capable of working with clients to architect solutions and leverage cloud solution providers. Candidates should have a good mix of team leadership, consulting skills, solution architecture and technical sales expertise, as well as proven experience with cloud solution providers.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with clients, lead developers and implementation teams to identify appropriate technology and cloud hosting solutions.
  • Lead and supervise technology teams developing and/or migrating client solutions to Amazon Web Services.
  • Work with customers to define business and technical requirements.
  • Define solution architecture, evaluate hosting options, develop implementation plans and budgets, and identify risk mitigation plans.
  • Define, document, and communicate the project progress to client stakeholders and project teams.
  • Provide technical sales support

Basic Qualifications:
  • 10+ years' experience in software engineering and consulting roles.
  • At least 3+ years in enterprise, solution, system and/or software architecture, with proven, successful history of enterprise-level implementations and integrations.
  • At least 2+ years architecting solutions for the cloud, including 1+ years' leveraging Amazon Web Services. Candidate must demonstrate experience in the following areas:
    • Cloud reference architectures and best practices
    • Designing, developing and deploying secure, distributed, scalable, and highly available systems in cloud and hybrid environments
    • Migrating of existing applications to the cloud, including "lift and shift" and cloud modernization approaches
    • Handling of data ingress and egress from the cloud
    • Selecting appropriate cloud services based on elicited data, system, and security requirements
    • Estimating cloud costs, and identifying associated cost-control mechanisms

Preferred Skills/Experience:
  • Experience architecting solutions with multiple Federal agencies.
  • Experience managing IT development projects and mentoring technical staff.
Professional Skills:
  • Someone who is organized, strategic, energetic, deeply knowledgeable about the latest web technologies and trends, cloud hosting, and passionate about their work.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and guide team members and elimination of roadblocks to ensure high team performance.
  • Strong communication skills, providing demonstrations, briefings, and business calls to senior government officials.
  • Ability to set expectations develops project plans, manage personal workload and communicate effectively to all levels of stakeholders.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

Eligible candidates please email your resume to or call 484.514.1861 Extension 1022