MDA Information Systems LLC Cloud Architect- Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Ann Arbor, Michigan

  • Act as subject matter expert on AWS and other cloud providers.

  • Work with business units, software developers, security, and IT to design and build applications and services within AWS and/or other cloud providers

  • Provide end-to-end solution expertise to determine best architecture and cloud services to meet the business requirements.

  • Provide daily monitoring, management, troubleshooting and issue resolution to systems and services hosted on cloud resources.

  • Support DevOps functions to best utilize cloud resources with software configuration management and continuous integration tools; improving quality, security, and time to deliver.

  • Advise Radiant customers and staff on cloud-based solutions that will improve service delivery and support.

  • Provide cross training and /or knowledge transfer to colleagues as necessary, particularly on the AWS platform.

  • Document processes and procedures in managing and securing infrastructure making sure best practices are always followed.

  • Stay up to date with existing and new cloud services, providing guidance to technical teams as available cloud capabilities evolve.

  • Strong AWS architecture design experience

  • Extensive experience and hands-on knowledge across the catalog of AWS technologies

  • Extensive experience supporting software development projects utilizing AWS technologies. Past roles may include systems architect, software developer, and/or systems engineer.

  • Strong experience designing, building, maintain, and securing AWS resources for high-availability and production level systems and services.

  • Experience migrating systems to hybrid or fully cloud-based solutions

  • Unix / Linux /Windows experience

  • Scripting and coding knowledge

  • Database engineering and design for storage-based and transactional applications

  • Experience establishing and working in a Virtual server environment

  • Network troubleshooting including AWS networking capabilities and security protocols

  • 3+ years’ experience with developing/designing complex solutions in AWS

  • 3+ years AWS SDK experience

  • Extensive experience interacting with an infrastructure via the AWS CLI

  • Prior development in formal software language required

  • Experience in programmatically balancing variable load patterns and optimizing cloud elasticity

  • Degree in computer science or related field

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Systems and Networking experience using AWS services from initial deployment and/or through migration from on premise systems

  • Multi-node clustering experience using Linux, CentOS, or other UNIX based platforms

  • Architecting Application and processing platforms for high-end processing

  • Experience with C++, Python, and/or Java a plus

  • AWS certifications a plus

  • Department of Defense 8570 Compliance Certification a plus

To be qualified you must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance within 18 months if required



Join our company whose purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most.

No other company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. We are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technologies and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems.

We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account, and tuition assistance.

Radiant Solutions values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Post End Date: 5/27/2019