Solutions Architect/Tech Lead


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TECHEAD is seeking qualified applicants for the following Contract to Hire position – Solutions Architect/Tech Lead / Telecommute VA – (JOB-17168). If you are looking for a new opportunity and this position looks to be a fit, please apply to see the TECHEAD difference that has made us successful for 30+ years!

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Job Description:
Contract-to-hire: 6 months

Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance

Permanent Residents only; no c2C

Fully Remote – Eastern Standard preferred (must be willing to work Eastern Standard hours)

We are looking for a Solutions Architect who is customer-focused and passionate about helping large government agencies modernize and transform through pragmatic enterprise strategies.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to move smoothly between tactical and strategic conversations with technical, business, and mission leadership. You will play a critical role in helping our team formalize, standardize, and mature our cloud services offerings using AWS. You possess a good understanding of modern low-code/no-code platforms such as ServiceNow.

You understand the importance of security and believe risk management should be tackled early and not as an afterthought. You have been through the trenches in helping teams obtain authority to operate (ATO) and can have intelligent discussions around NIST recommendations and security controls. You are passionate about automation and creating an environment that fosters DevSecOps approaches.

You articulate the connection from technical services to business capabilities and help client organizations navigate the tension between evolving traditional IT processes and modern approaches. You also understand that success is not about being a hero, its about developing a capable team to deliver the right solutions to our customers.

What youll be doing:

Translate business needs into solution architecture requirements

Estimate the financial impact of solution architecture alternatives

Define multiple solution options to business problems

Quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new and emerging technologies

Fundamental knowledge in all aspects of solutions architecture and security

Apply and generate best practices in multiple technical domains using various technology products and services

Ensure solutions are developed and packaged in an easily consumable and repeatable way for customers and internal technical teams

Capture and share best-practice knowledge with the internal technical team.

Assume the role of technology advisor that understands customer business processes and maps them to technology solutions to optimize business outcomes)

Build and interact with APIs using AWS Lambda and API Gateway

Provide operations and monitoring support for legacy systems

Required Education/Experience

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline

5+ years of experience in leading and architecting enterprise software systems

10+ years of experience with building web-based enterprise systems

3+ years of experience in building and deploying applications to AWS Cloud.

2+ years of experience implementing IaC using Ansible, Cloud Formation, Terraform

Certified AWS or GCP, Azure, or other clouds, or ready to get certified

2 + years of experience with programming languages and platforms such as Java, JavaScript, Python, Node.js , Angular and React

2 + years of experience with SQL and database development and migration

Experience obtaining an ATO

Preferred Experience:

Experience with cloud endpoint security using CrowdStrike or Tenable

Experience with working in Agile and Scaled Agile teams

Experience and application of Best practices microservices architecture, automated testing

Certified AWS Solutions Architect

Technologies youll use: (Ex: Java, React, ETL, mobile):

AWS Cloud, Service Now, Python, Java, JavaScript, SQL, GitLab, Automated testing

TECHEAD’s mission is to make our on-site associates successful by placing them in the right environment so they can grow and prosper. How we treat and respond to our clients and employees is a reflection of who we are and makes us stand out from the rest. Keeping our business focused on building and maintaining relationships with our employees and clients is the key to our success. We won’t strive for anything less.

TECHEAD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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