Argo Cyber Systems
  • Dulles, VA, USA
  • Full Time

ARGO Cyber Systems is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats. ARGO Cyber is seeking a Sr. AWS Cloud Architect to assess and develop cloud-based architectures and requirements and develop derived requirements and systems engineering artifacts in the development of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Partnering with the Chief Engineer to develop advanced, leading-edge, cloud-oriented architectures that provide new cybersecurity capabilities to a major U.S. Government customer
  • Partnering with Agile Scrum teams in the system design and implementation of advanced, cloud-oriented cybersecurity capabilities
  • Interfacing directly with customers, stakeholders, and end-users regarding capability architectures, requirements, use cases, and stories to derive, develop and decompose next-cycle updates and specifications.

Required Skills:

  • Must be a US Citizen - Must have an active Secret clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
  • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
  • 10+ years of applicable experience
  • 2+ years of AWS cloud architecting experience
  • AWS cloud technology knowledge and implementation experience
  • Proven leadership skills and meaningful experience successfully leading technical teams and projects
  • Able to work effectively as a leader, in a group, or as an individual contributor
  • Strong working knowledge of IT products and services
  • Strong working knowledge of IT Service Operations
  • Innovative, technical mindset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to analyze information and identify relevant facts
    Ability to shape opinions of key stakeholders and influence outcomes -
  • Proven track record of achieving desired results
  • Strong and diverse business and technical acumen
  • Experience working with senior leadership including VP and Director levels
  • Desired Skills:
  • Experience in the following AWS technologies:
    • Lambda
    • EMR
    • CloudFormation
    • CloudTrail
    • CloudWatch
    • Route53
    • Cognito
    • Athena
    • Sagemaker
    • Glue
    • ELB
  • Familiarity in the following AWS technologies:
    • GuardDuty
    • Security Hub Config
    • SSM
    • SNS
    • SQS
    • S3/Glacier
    • KMS
    • Certificate Manager
    • Secrets Manager
    • CLI
    • EC2
    • EBS
    • WAF Security Groups
    • NACL
    • VPC
    • Availability Zones
  • Familiarity with the following technologies in a cloud environment:
    • Elk Stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana)
    • Ansible
    • Nessus
    • ClamAV
    • AIDE
    • Splunk
    • NAT
    • git
  • Azure cloud technology knowledge and implementation experience
  • Influential communication and ability to achieve alignment
  • Experience managing many people and projects
  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Experience working in DevOps and/or DevSecOps environments
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) knowledge and experience
  • Experience working on projects that implement analytic models into production systems
  • Experience with AWS technologies, and migrations from on-prem to AWS
  • Experience with agile tools, including Jira and Jira Align

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical field. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.

Desired Certifications:

  • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level II - AWS Cloud-related certifications
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