DigitalGlobe Cloud Architect- Amazon Web Services (AWS) in United States

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  • Act as subject matter expert on AWS and other cloud providers.

  • Work with business units, software developers, security, and IT to design and build applications and services within AWS and/or other cloud providers

  • Provide end-to-end solution expertise to determine best architecture and cloud services to meet the business requirements.

  • Provide daily monitoring, management, troubleshooting and issue resolution to systems and services hosted on cloud resources.

  • Support DevOps functions to best utilize cloud resources with software configuration management and continuous integration tools; improving quality, security, and time to deliver.

  • Advise Radiant customers and staff on cloud-based solutions that will improve service delivery and support.

  • Provide cross training and /or knowledge transfer to colleagues as necessary, particularly on the AWS platform.

  • Document processes and procedures in managing and securing infrastructure making sure best practices are always followed.

  • Stay up to date with existing and new cloud services, providing guidance to technical teams as available cloud capabilities evolve..


  • Strong AWS architecture design experience

  • Extensive experience and hands-on knowledge across the catalog of AWS technologies

  • Extensive experience supporting software development projects utilizing AWS technologies. Past roles may include systems architect, software developer, and/or systems engineer.

  • Strong experience designing, building, maintain, and securing AWS resources for high-availability and production level systems and services.

  • Experience migrating systems to hybrid or fully cloud-based solutions

  • Unix / Linux /Windows experience

  • Scripting and coding knowledge

  • Database engineering and design for storage-based and transactional applications

  • Experience establishing and working in a Virtual server environment

  • Network troubleshooting including AWS networking capabilities and security protocols

  • 3+ years’ experience with developing/designing complex solutions in AWS

  • 3+ years AWS SDK experience

  • Extensive experience interacting with an infrastructure via the AWS CLI

  • Prior development in formal software language required

  • Experience in programmatically balancing variable load patterns and optimizing cloud elasticity

  • Degree in computer science or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Systems and Networking experience using AWS services from initial deployment and/or through migration from on premise systems

  • Multi-node clustering experience using Linux, CentOS, or other UNIX based platforms

  • Architecting Application and processing platforms for high-end processing

  • Experience with C++, Python, and/or Java a plus

  • AWS certifications a plus

  • Department of Defense 8570 Compliance Certification a plus

To be qualified you must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance within 18 months if required


DigitalGlobe and Radiant solutions offer a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

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