AWS Cloud Architect

Job Locations US
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cloud and Infrastructure Services
No Clearance Required
Citizen Security & Public Services



The AWS Cloud Architect provides the technical leadership and direction in implementing Enterprise Information/Cloud Management Practices. Responsible for leading and engaging in transformation projects including the Enterprise Information Architecture (EIA), information models and flows, designs, etc. 


What you will do:

  • Strong understanding of cloud computing solutions across the Enterprise having hands-on technical expertise with implementing and managing AWS cloud platforms per Federal government compliance guidelines (FedRamp)
  • Experience working as a customer facing consultant and/or subject matter expert (SME) on AWS cloud technologies (VPC, ECS, RDS, Code Repository, EC2, ELB, S3, etc.)
  • Will lead architecture discussions and proof of concept buildouts for customers.
  • Experience with Enterprise Infrastructure tools and technologies and will transform Data Center tools to more efficient and effective Cloud Based Management and Monitoring tools
  • Develop solutions to migrate applications from data center Windows and Linux platforms to AWS
  • Demonstrated technology and strategic business acumen, as well as, the ability to engage in Senior-level Technology decision-maker discussions related to the business value of Cloud Services and Implementation of Customer Business Solutions
  • Will document and articulate to senior leadership the architectural design changes, tool decisions, automation needs and transition risks in a changing environment
  • Will drive a technical team to provide ongoing cloud support through Cloud native reporting, operational procedures across network, storage, tools, operating systems environments, and adherence to security compliance


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 16 to 18 years of experience; a Master’s Degree and a minimum of 14 years of experience; Additional years of experience may be accepted in lieu of the degree
  • Experience with software development tools and methodologies, including typical Enterprise Application Architectures
  • At least 10 plus years of experience with AWS design & AWS native tools
  • Demonstrates experience in running complex projects
  • Experience building sophisticated and highly automated cloud infrastructure
  • High level of skill communicating effectively across internal and external organizations
  • Demonstrates ability to lead and facilitate technical discussions and ability to present information to executives, IT Management, and Technical Teams
  • Must be a US Citizen 
  • Ability to obtain High Risk Public Trust, level 6C


 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Secret Clearance
  • AWS certification(s)
  • Demonstrates ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly



At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.



Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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