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Principal Cloud Architect (1751)

Company: SMX
Location: Charleston
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Principal Cloud Architect (1751)at SMX(View all jobs) (https://www.smxtech.com/careers/)United StatesAre you a deeply technical, hands on cloud architect that loves to solve problems and engage with customers? SMX is seeking an experienced cloud architect with a passion for problem solving, envisioning solutions and systematic execution - with the ability to rapidly learn new technologies independently and communicate their impact to enterprises.SMX is seeking a Principal Cloud Architect, in this role you will provide SME level advisory for clients and account growth opportunities. The ideal candidate is equally comfortable conversing with senior client business and technical leaders, including C Suite, Vice Presidents, Directors, and technical staff. In this role, you will align cloud technology solutions to solve client business challenges and goals. The Principal Cloud Architect develops relationships with key clients and acts as a trusted advisor. They are able to think big, focused on strategic business outcomes, while also able to dive deep on technical solutioning.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support delivery of enterprise-wide transformation programs
  • Lead consulting and planning efforts through the initial phases of large-scale migrations; specifically: business case, cloud strategy, organization change management, governance strategy, roadmap development, and application portfolio rationalization
  • Participate in customer advisory and capture activities including workshops, client presentations, and proposal development
  • Collaborate with a variety of product and business owners to help understand business requirements and provide guidance on solution architecture/approaches.
  • Define reference architectures and help build guidance around those architectures best practices and usage recommendations
  • Provide SME support for technology implementations (e.g. Networking, Security, Data Services, Cloud Best Practice Configurations, and Governance controls)
  • Provides input to technology investments at many different levels in the organization
  • Support the development of account plans to build long-term relationships with customers and identify new opportunities
  • Support pre-sales business capture and development functionsRequired Skills:
    • Ability and experience leading multi-stream cloud transformation programs and initiatives for mid and large-scale organization in all the following areas: quantifying the business value of cloud, evaluating the organizational impact of cloud adoption, defining cloud architectural principles, and articulating key security considerations for public cloud moves
    • Experience designing, migrating and delivering highly complex cloud solutions, balancing costs, security, and risk with stated business objectives
    • Experience with modern development and testing techniques such as continuous delivery and continuous integration
    • Experience in cloud infrastructure, development, and operations
    • Strong technical writing and proposal development skills required
    • Be willing to learn, collaborate, contribute and improve
    • Ability to prioritize tasking, adapt and self-motivate
    • Be ready to roll up your sleeves
    • Achieve and maintain Public Cloud Professional level certifications (e.g. AWS SA Professional, AWS Development Professional, Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert, and Google Cloud Architect)Required Experience:
      • 15+ years of broad IT and Cloud technical experience
      • Big4 or equivalent consulting experience highly desired
      • MBA preferred
      • US Citizenship required
      • US Government security clearance preferred or clearable
      • Government client experience including classified environment and ATO support
      • Proven ability to articulate and clearly communicate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner
      • Well-versed with current trends in cloud computing technologies#LI-Remote#cjpostOur 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.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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