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Cloud Data Architect

Alexandria, VA

We are seeking a Cloud Data Architect to join their growing team. The qualified applicant will lead the implementation of Cloud solutions, emerging technologies, and innovation initiatives for a federal agency in the Washington DC area. Hybrid work structure available.


  • Lead initiatives that span strategy and road map exercises, architecture definition, product selection, application and integration design, and implementation
  • Provide advisory and leadership on the provision of analytics environments.
  • Leverage Cloud-based platforms, big data technologies, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning techniques, including integration with existing data and analytics platforms and tools.
  • Design and implement scalable data architectures leveraging AWS and emerging technologies, covering on-premise and cloud-based deployment patterns.
  • Define, design, and implement data access patterns for multiple analytical and operational workloads, across on-premise and Cloud-based platforms.
  • Create information solutions covering data security, data security, data privacy, data governance, metadata management, multi-tenancy, and mixed workload management across various platforms, spanning on-premise and Cloud Strategies, aligned with the customer's business objectives and with a focus on Cloud migrations ensuring global to local regulations, security, risk, and compliance.
  • Advise the Enterprise Architect Team on highly technical issues within a broad-based area of expertise, including the potential effects of emerging information technologies and trends on current and future IT initiatives.
  • Provide leadership on the reporting, analysis, technology, and governance recommendations to accelerate the integration of emerging technologies across enterprise.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in Data Analytics, Cloud, and Data Science initiatives
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Data Science, or related field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and enterprise related to Emerging Technologies, such as but not limited to Enterprise Cloud initiatives and migration, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Robotic Process Automation implementation.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, build relationships and work effectively with internal and external partners. Demonstrated strong collaboration, negotiation, and influencing skills in a highly matrixed organization.
  • Ability to define and effectively articulate solutions (verbally and in writing) and discuss business problems with customers positively influencing outcomes.
  • Demonstrated experience defining and articulating enterprise architecture, data management, strategic vision and translating it into implementable steps for emerging technology operationalization.
  • Possess strong hands-on development experience and deep technical expertise in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Advanced Analytics platforms, Digital Platforms, IoT, Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality, and Blockchain platforms.
  • Will be proficient in understanding and leveraging public Cloud platforms and services to develop applications at scale, including AWS and Azure.

Desired Skills:

  • Familiar and working knowledge of designing AWS-based frameworks for ETL, data organization, storage, and visualizations.
  • Proficient and hands-on experience in AWS services like IAM, EC2, CloudFormation, VPC, AWS Glue, and S3.
  • Experience working with databases like RDS Oracle, Postgres, NoSQL, Elasticsearch, and AWS Redshift.
  • Proficient in Python, Spark, bash, ksh, SQL
  • Working experience with version control platforms e.g. Git.
  • AWS and/or Data Science Certifications
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