Application Architect AWS (Westwood)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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: Application Architect (AWS)

: Montvale, NJ

Position Type: Contract



Partner with other Architecture teams to develop solution designs and review alternative solutions for best fit.

Strategize with customers to develop solutions based on a variety of criteria including a clear description of services, functionality, scalability, future-proofing, and cost.

Leads pre-production readiness efforts, POCs, lab testing, and knowledge transfer; worked with engineering teams to accelerate software delivery.

Implement cloud computing architecture solutions that address cloud security and compliance fundamentals, deployment automation and elastic sizing of environments, and multi-tenant implications.

Delivering Infrastructure, Platform and Software as a Service solutions using AWS and open source technologies such as Puppet and Jenkins.

Adapts to changing priorities and thrive in very dynamic environment with multi stakeholders from multiple lines of businesses that may having competing needs.

Maintain deep technical and business knowledge of industry directions and trends in the area of cloud security.


Experience designing, implementing, and operating secure architecture and reference architectures in public cloud.

Extensive working knowledge of AWS products and services

Experience in full life-cycle of software development using Agile methodologies

Experience with Containerization e.g. Docker, Kubernetes.

Experience with implementing, deploying, and operating big-data platform within an enterprise production environment.

Experience in any of the following programming languages - PHP, Python, Go, JavaScript.

Expertise in core infrastructure services such as DNS, DHCP, network routing, and security group/firewall management.

Experience working with Infrastructure as Code, Configuration Management systems, CI/CD pipelines.

Operational experience working with large, highly available, transactional systems on AWS.

Experience using large scale monitoring, logging platforms like ELK Stack, Splunk, DataDog and be able to analyze and debug production issues.

Detailed understanding of secure network and application design concepts and a demonstrated ability to integrate security tools with IT infrastructure such as proxies, mail servers, Active Directory, Identity and Access controls, workstations and mobile devices.

Experience with scripting desired: PowerShell, Shell, Python, Javascript and development background a plus

Experience producing technical assets or writing technical documentation.

CCSP, AWS certifications preferred


A university degree is preferred

Associated topics: architect, architecture, backend, c/c++, c#, design pattern, develop, maven, perl, senior

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