Network Cloud Architect (AWS)

Job Locations US
Requisition ID
Position Category
Software Engineering / Development / Architecture
Public Trust
Citizen Security & Public Services



We are Hiring! We are looking for a Network Cloud Architect (AWS) that will join a high performing team supporting the overall activities of network and/or telecommunications systems planning, engineering and operations. This position is fully remote.


What you will do:

  • Research, develop and design enterprise networking systems leveraging AWS or other cloud network tools for high-performance applications.
  • SME and technical responsibly for all areas of network for complex multi-account environment using FedRAMP-certified services. including ELB, SG, DirectConnect and Transit Gateways, etc.
  • Responsible to protect application availability by filtering inbound Internet traffic using features such as Access Control List (ACL) rules, stateful inspection, protocol detection, and intrusion prevention.
  • Responsible for the Web Application Firewall (WAF) design and implementation to ensure filtering and monitoring HTTP traffic between a web application and the Internet.
  • Maintain and ensure the ongoing stability and continuous operations of custom-build enterprise network including hybrid (AWS/on-premises) and connectivity with external partners.
  • Lead technical teams of Architects and Engineers to design and implement enhancements to the connectivity, structure, security of the cloud environment following infrastructure-as-a-code principles including automation and configuration.
  • Perform requirements gathering, gap analysis, technical studies, risk assessments and vendor selection.
  • Propose and implement architectural solutions to provide additional functionality and address new AWS infrastructure components and security requirements.
  • Create and maintain system network architecture documentation.
  • Lead incident management efforts to investigate, mitigate and resolve network related issues.
  • Research and prototype new products, tools, technologies.
  • Maintain processes and technical documentation.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 12 years of experience. Additional years of experience maybe accepted in lieu of the degree.
  • 10 years of experience of leading the design, development and deployment of AWS cloud-based network solutions
  • Expertise in designing and implementing VPCs, VPC routing, and VPC security.
  • Strong AWS/security aspects/Amazon products/IP V6/transit gateway
  • Experience with Ansible Tower, shell, Python, Ruby, and PowerShell
  • Experience with Security Role Base Access Management
  • Understanding of Infrastructure as Code, Configuration as Code, GitOps, Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment (CI/CD) practices and tools (GitHub, Jenkins, Atlantis, Ansible, Packer, Python, CloudFormation/Terraform, etc.).
  • Thorough understanding of AWS infrastructure and services including but not limited to AWS Landing Zone, AWS multi-account strategy, EKS, ECS, EC2, EBS, S3, CloudWatch, Cloud Trail, API Gateway, ALB, Route 53, Transit Gateway, IAM, AWS Config, etc.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect or AWS Certified Advanced Networking Certification required.
  • Strong background with automating network management through DevOps scripting including AWS CloudFormation.
  • Experience delivering solutions and administering systems in a cloud environment using laaS and PaaS offerings.
  • Experience interfacing with in-house software developers and 3rd party software vendors to understand the business applications, cloud tools, and requirements to design efficient network and security solutions.
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the required agency clearance( 6C Public Trust)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with experience working in a highly collaborative client facing environment.
  • Experience working in Agile environment.
  • Proven experience preparing and presenting technical documentation to various audiences including other technical architects and executives.
  • Hands-on experience in maintaining and supporting large enterprise systems in a production environment.
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments or projects in parallel, balancing time and schedule based on the business.
  • Experience working for the Federal government.
  • Experience meeting Federal government security requirements, FIPS, DISA, NIST, FISAM, 1075, etc.



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.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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