Pyramid Systems, Inc.

  • AWS Architect

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 6 days ago(12/11/2018 8:59 AM)
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    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Pyramid is actively looking for a Senior AWS Architect to immediately join our cloud practice and provide hands-on technical leadership support on multiple customer engagements. This individual will collaborate across multiple delivery teams, standardize cloud adoption practices, build accelerators and coach a growing cadre of cloud engineers. This is a unique opportunity for a passionate cloud architect to institutionalize an AWS practice and grow into a corporate leadership role.


    • Design, implement and operationalize AWS-based cloud architectures and environments.
    • Automate end-to-end deployment and management process applying Infrastructure as Code and Immutable Infrastructure principles.
    • Engineer and implement CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins, GitLab or similar.
    • Develop code to automate entire lifecycle including provisioning, configuration, orchestration and on-going management.
    • Implement containerization strategies when appropriate using Docker and Kubernetes/Swarm.
    • Instrument secure engineering early in the lifecycle and implement “compliance as code” practices.
    • Lead one or more DevOps teams comprised of diverse dev, test, security and cloud engineers.


    U.S. Citizenship Required


    Required Skills

    • 4+ years hands-on experience designing and implementing multi-VPC stacks in AWS.
    • Hands-on experience automating deployments of multi-tier stacks using Ansible, Chef or similar.
    • Hands-on experience with at least one major CI tool such as Jenkins, GitLab, Travis, Concourse or similar.
    • Hands-on experience with Docker, Red Hat OpenShift or similar.
    • Strong system administration experience on Linux and/or Windows platforms.
    • Fluent in modern software development practices and open source stacks.
    • Ability to lead and manage cross-functional teams of 10 or more specialized engineers.
    • At least one AWS Professional certification (AWS Solutions Architect, DevOps, etc).
    • Excellent communication skills with ability to speak in front of large audiences.


    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - professional


    Pyramid is proud to be an equal and diverse Employer. EEO/AAP/M/F/Disabled/Veteran.


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