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AWS Cloud Architect

Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Job # 8857823
Date Posted: 02-07-2017 10:46 am

Ariadne seeks an AWS Cloud Architect to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a term position with opportunity to convert to a permanent, full-time position with Ariadne and it is on-site in Bethesda, Maryland.

Duties and Responsibilities:
You will have the opportunity to consult, help shape, and deliver on a strategy to build broad use of Amazon's utility computing web services directly with the NIH.  Your broad responsibilities will include: technical engagement and specific implementation of projects; defining implementation architectures, developing a deep expertise in the AWS technologies as well as subject matter expertise around how applications and services are constructed using the AWS platform.  Experience with security as it relates to customer applications and services is a large plus.

As a Solutions Architect on our team, you will provide exceptional technical design and thought leadership to our NIH client. You will lead efforts to capture, implement, and share best-practice knowledge amongst the NIH community. You will gain the opportunity to learn from, collaborate with, and educate some of the brightest biomedical IT minds in the industry today across the breadth of enterprise architecture.

Position Requirements: 
  • Subject Matter Expert in Amazon Web Services, including professional experience architecting/operating solutions built on AWS
  • 7+ years of design/implementation/consulting experience with distributed applications
  • 5+ years of experience in infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking
  • Technical Bachelor degree required; Computer Science background highly desired
  • Experience working within software development or Internet-related industries
  • Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Understanding of application, server, and network security and government requirements such as FISMA/FedRAMP, HIPAA or CJIS.
  • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies.
Preferred qualifications:
  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • High level of comfort communicating effectively across internal and external organizations.

Additional Information:

Founded by experts in computational biology in 2002, Ariadne brings deep experience in high-throughput informatics and software design for life sciences research applications along with bench-level biological and software engineering expertise. Ariadne has a history of outstanding performance providing biomedical IT Services and Software Solutions to government and commercial customers. We have maintained strong and long lasting relationships with our customers, vendors, and staff.
Ariadne offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including BlueCross BlueShield health insurance with 100% company paid premiums, 401K program with matching and immediate vesting, paid time off and holiday pay, life insurance, flexible spending and disability coverage. We promote an excellent work/life balance with a 40-hour workweek and a chance to work alongside accomplished scientists at NIH. Ariadne is an equal opportunity employer. 
Thank you for your interest in working at Ariadne!
We look forward to reviewing your application.

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