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Federal - Cloud Architect

Job Location: VA - Springfield

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00525374


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location:  Springfield, VA

Level: 7


Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company that helps clients transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes.  We serve every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and health to make a difference for the people they employ, serve, and protect.   



The Cloud Architect will have 10  years of experience demonstrating comprehensive knowledge of key tasks on a large high visibility IT program


The Cloud Architect will help architect and design the hybrid cloud architecture, identify and solve scale challenges, and drive adoption of cloud technologies.



·         Architect VWWare Based & Amazon Hybrid-Cloud infrastructure for development, test, and production environments supporting the Application Portfolio

·         Design and implement Backup, Security and Disaster Recovery strategies

·         Evaluate current cloud infrastructure and recommend improvements to security, scalability, and cost

·         Represent technical viewpoints to diverse audiences and make timely and prudent technical risk decisions.

·         Identify and develop process improvements and efficiencies

·         Working as part of a cross-functional team to implement best-of-breed cloud architectures & solutions





















Basic Qualifications: 


- Over 10 years of experience and both a B.S. and M.S. degree. Bachelor of Science (BS) can be substituted with an additional 4 years of related experience, and a Master of Science (M.S.) can be substituted with an additional 2 years of related experience.
- AWS Certified Architect
- 3+ years experience architecting, designing, configuring, managing, and administering infrastructure within public and private cloud service providers
- 3+ years of experience with VMWare
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work in a team environment
- Ability to work independently with minimal direction; self-starter/self-motivated
Preferred skills:

- 3+ years experience with scripting automation tools such as Ansible, Terraforms, Puppet, PowerShell, or similar tools to automated virtual network functions (e.g. firewall, routers, gateways, etc.)

- VWWare Certified Architect
- Azure Certified Architect




An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 


Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

Accenture is a federal contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


Equal Employment Opportunity 

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.


Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


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