Lead Architect for Advanced Cloud Solutions

Job#: 2006859

Job Description:

Apex Systems is looking to hire a Lead Architect to supporting one of our large clients in the Radford, VA area! All candidates must hold an Active Secret Security Clearance and CompTIA Security+ Certification. If interested, please reach out to Cameron at [email protected] 
Join our team at Apex Systems, where your expertise as a consultant will play a pivotal role in supporting critical Department of Defense (DoD) initiatives. As a consultant for our client, youll engage with complex, challenging projects that directly impact lives. The collaborative environment fosters professional growth and development, offering you the opportunity to work alongside highly skilled co-workers. 
We are looking for a Lead Architect to spearhead a cutting-edge cloud initiative. This role involves leading the development of a hyperconverged, multitenant private cloud hosting environment, aimed at supporting a range of strategic applications. You will be at the forefront of deploying a comprehensive suite of VMware products to create an innovative Software Defined Data Center (SDDC).
Job Responsibilities:
- Lead the development and maintenance of a state-of-the-art cloud architecture.
- Provide expert technical oversight and guidance to engineering teams, ensuring compliance with the project’s architectural vision.
- Champion automation and DevOps processes to streamline operations.
- Embed cybersecurity best practices into the architecture, ensuring robust compliance.
- Conduct in-depth troubleshooting and analysis of hosting platform issues.
- Collaborate with a range of stakeholders to translate high-level objectives into actionable technical plans.
- Drive improvements in security, scalability, manageability, and performance across network, storage, and compute services.
Required Skills:
- Security+ or equivalent DoD 8570.01-M IA Tech Level II certification.
- Relevant computing environment certification (to be obtained within 6 months of hire).
- Proven experience in enterprise-level architecture.
- Expertise in automation and Infrastructure as Code (IaC).
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Proficiency in troubleshooting across a full technology stack.
- Familiarity with DoD STIGs and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM) is advantageous.
Why Join Us?
- Lead a significant cloud project that is set to transform and modernize critical applications.
- Work in an environment where innovation, technical excellence, and collaboration are highly valued.
- Opportunities for professional growth and skill enhancement in a dynamic and supportive setting.
- Competitive compensation and benefits package.









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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Radford, VA, US

Job Type:
Infrastructure and Security

Date Posted:
December 7, 2023