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Cloud Architect at Applied Research Associates, Inc

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: ROY, Utah





Job Description:

If you want to accelerate your career growth and are passionate about applying your expertise to solve problems of national importance then we have the job you are looking for! You will be able to achieve your personal and professional goals in a stable environment that emphasizes and rewards the entrepreneurial spirit.

Take the project we’re now working on, you will be the architect for a cloud-based development environment. You will work with a multi-disciplinary collaborative team of hardware and software engineers and security specialists to design and implement a secure cloud-based software development and maintenance environment. You will be part of our employee-owned international research and engineering company. ARA is recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences, and you will be on this team.


  • You will use your expertise in designing and developing cloud-based environments.

  • You will create business and workflow models.

  • You will develop an architecture that includes:

    • Automated access to a suite of shared services, including software development tools.

    • Automated provisioning of cloud accounts

    • Automated compliance enforcement of restrictions on cloud services


  • You will oversee development of the cloud security architecture

  • You will work with customers to understand and elicit requirements and build intuitive, interactive, and flexible user interfaces that address complex problems

  • You will be working closely with a collaborative team so your team player personality and excellent written/oral communication skills will be essential.

We are looking for at least a BS in computer science or a related field.

Technical requirements for the Cloud Architect are as follows:


  • Proven ability to design and implement secure cloud-based software development environments.

  • Thorough understanding of cloud security architectures and technologies such as Multi-Factor Authentication and compliance enforcement.

  • Strong familiarity with the use of Amazon Web Services to host government systems.

  • Experience migrating existing development environments to the cloud.

  • Mastery of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Experience with modern web UI frameworks.

  • Experience with relational databases, SQL and ORMs.

  • Experience developing REST based APIs

  • Experience with RMF and Xacta highly desirable

Due to the work you’ll perform and interactions with intelligence community and DoD programs you will need to be a US citizen with an active DoD Security Clearance.

About Us:

Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1,100 professionals and continues to grow. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.

While this is all of the Year One and Beyond stuff, Day One is highly impressive too. These are things like our competitive salary (DOE), Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), benefits package, relocation opportunities, and a challenging culture where innovation & experimentation are the norm. At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels.

ARA is passionate about inclusion and diversity in our workplace, in 2018 40% of our new employees voluntarily self-identified as protected veterans. (Source-AAP EOY 2018 Veterans Data Collection Report). Additionally Southeast Division has its own Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) whose purpose is to motivate, support, and encourage professional career development for women in order to maximize career and professional accomplishments. Our division is also very socially oriented with activities for our employees ranging from attending a local baseball game in the summer to monthly get-togethers, board game lunches, holiday party, corn hole tournaments and so on! For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please apply at careers.ara.com

Experience


Required


  • 7 - 9 years: Relevant Work Experience

Education


Required


  • Bachelors or better in Computer Science or related field

Licenses & Certifications


Required


  • Security Clear Secret

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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