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Cloud Infrastructure Architect

Cherokee Federal

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Silver Spring, MD
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Job Overview:

Cloud Infrastructure Architect, Silver Springs, MD, US (Remote / In Office Hybrid)

**this is a posting to prospect for a future need, this position does not exist yet**

Cherokee Nation Businesses is looking for a Principal Architect to drive strategic initiatives for our Federal Government client, applying leading edge advances in technology, business delivery, and the use of data.

Successful candidates will have a passion for and demonstrated experience with automation, enterprise transformation, continuous improvement, and driving innovation.

The Principal Architect will be responsible for supporting teams applying hybrid cloud technologies, data, and various approaches to software development to build new and enhance existing capabilities for the client.

Join the team who values your skills and expertise. Cherokee Services Group (CSG) provides software, data management, cloud solutions, cybersecurity, infrastructure and business process services for federal customers. CSG takes a personalized approach to solving clients' toughest challenges, helping you make the most of your skills. This approach gives clients the support they deserve and the quality they expect from a team that can handle every detail – a team of experts, like you.

Cherokee Services Group is part of Cherokee Federal – a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. For more information, visit cherokee-federal.com.

 

For more company information, visit our site at:  www.cherokee-federal.com

 

Job Description:

Cherokee Nation Businesses is looking for a Principal Architect to drive strategic initiatives for our Federal Government client, applying leading edge advances in technology, business delivery, and the use of data.

Successful candidates will have a passion for and demonstrated experience with automation, enterprise transformation, continuous improvement, and driving innovation.

The Principal Architect will be responsible for supporting teams applying hybrid cloud technologies, data, and various approaches to software development to build new and enhance existing capabilities for the client.

They will play a strategic role in developing a vision while addressing technical, business, and customer needs, defining ambitious yet achievable objectives and driving execution to reach them. As an expert in delivering technical projects, the Principal Architect will identify challenges and improvements and guide cross-functional teams to deliver solution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide thought and design leadership to an agency of the Federal Government
  • Serve as a technical SME for cloud services, providers, and platforms
  • Lead solution architecture efforts and evaluate tradeoffs between design, risk, and cost
  • Analyze complex problems and develop and implement solutions through innovation and technical expertise
  • Using data to enable deeper insights into the organization, client needs, and solution performance to optimize service levels, costs, and speed of implementation
  • Lead organizational development efforts to support the full solution delivery lifecycle and operations
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Supervisory/Management Authority:

This position will have supervisory capacity

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer engineering or closely related field, or equivalent experience
  • Senior level architect with 10+ years of planning, architecting, and engineering enterprise class systems and services
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with AWS and/or Azure offerings
  • Must have proven success in consulting to C-level clients
  • Proven ability to lead change across large platforms using innovative solutions
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and leadership with strong relationship management
  • Hands-on experience with Agile methodologies and Software Development Lifecycle
  • Demonstrated customer focus

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  (example: specific software, soft skills, etc. – This gets deleted)

  • Practical knowledge of source code management
  • Demonstrated ability to apply advanced organizational and technical knowledge
  • Proven ability to lead change across large platforms / functional areas using innovative technology solutions
  • Strong applied analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to evaluate information and make high quality decisions
  • Clear and effective communications with a wide range of audiences
  • Anticipating risks and developing and executing mitigation plans
  • Creating actionable strategies and operational plans
  • Engaging all members of the team in creating and implementing the best solution
  • Dealing with challenging problems in a positive and creative way
  • Effectively balancing multiple competing priorities
  • Must be eligible for a Public Trust clearance with BI
  • Must successfully pass a background check and drug screen

Work Environment:

This position is primarily performed in a secured federal office setting and remotely as it is a hybrid work model

About Cherokee Federal
Cherokee Federal – a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses – is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.

Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team.  cherokee-federal.com

 

Compliance

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf   and  https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may e-mail [email protected] for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf 

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2020 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at “[email protected]” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.

 

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