AWS Cloud Architect

March 26, 2020
Plano, TX
Job Type


AWS Cloud Architect

GuideIT is a US based technology services company focused on providing value to its’ customers through technology alignment and optimization. We are currently looking for an AWS Cloud Architect to join our Cloud team in Plano, TX.

Job Responsibilities:

The AWS Cloud Architect is responsible for delivering Cloud projects for AWS based deals. The ideal candidate will also be responsible for developing and delivering AWS cloud solutions to meet today's high demand in areas such as AI/ML, IoT, advanced analytics, open source, enterprise collaboration, microservices, serverless, etc. Responsibilities include evangelizing data on cloud solutions with customers, leading Business and IT stakeholders through designing a robust, secure and optimized AWS architectures and ability to be hands-on delivering the target solution. This role will work with customers and leading internal data engineers in delivering solutions on cloud. Using Amazon AWS public cloud technologies, our Technical Architect professionals implement state of the art, scalable, high performance Cloud solutions that meet the need of today's corporate and emerging digital applications.

Primary duties include:

  • Ability to design and build cloud architectures and provide prescriptive guidance across network, storage, Big Data, serverless architectures, RDBMS & NoSQL databases and security.
  • Participate in deep architectural discussions to build confidence and ensure customer success when building new solutions and migrating existing data applications on the AWS platform.
  • Compare solution alternatives across both technical and business parameters which support the define cost and service requirements.
  • Stay educated on new and emerging technologies/patterns/methodologies and market offerings that may be of interest to our clients.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 1+ years hands-on cloud design/implementation/consulting experience
  • Minimum 3+ years design/implementation/consulting experience with enterprise technologies in support of distributed applications.
  • Demonstrates experience with cloud development tools and methodologies, including basic ability to write scripted or compiled code.
  • Demonstrates experience presenting technical material to both technical and non-technical clients.
  • Expert Level Knowledge of the following AWS Services
    • Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Simple Storage Service (S3), Relational Database Service (RDS), Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), and Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Desired Skills:

  • Intermediate Level Knowledge of the following AWS Services
    • Lambda, Elastic Container Service, DynamoDB, Aurora, CloudFront, and Route 53
  • ITIL training and/or experience

Preferred Certifications:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or Information Systems, or equivalent degree and/or experience.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional is acceptable with demonstrated architectural experience
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate

Minimum Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma and/or GED certificate required
  • Some college or college degree preferred

More about GuideIT

Headquartered in Plano, Texas, our services and solutions are designed to align technology with business outcomes, maximize value through cost management, and allow rapid, proactive response to change. At GuideIT, we are looking for candidates that have a high level of integrity and thrive in a team environment centered on mutual trust and respect. Our team members are results oriented and highly adaptable. In addition to a dynamic environment, GuideIT offers competitive pay, performance based bonuses, 401K, health, dental and vision insurance coverage, paid holidays and paid time off.

GuideIT is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. It is the policy of GuideIT to encourage and support equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, pregnancy, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status.

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