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Centurion Consulting Group

Centurion is hiring a Senior AWS Architect/Engineer to support one of our clients out of the Woodlawn, MD area. Selected candidate must reside withing 2 hours of headquarters and be willing to work on-site at least 2 days a week. 

Key Required Skills:

  • Systems Admin supporting Middleware, Enterprise Applications, managing complex systems/projects, workflow, technical knowledge of AWS platform and applications in AWS IaaS, PaaS, SaaS environments, understanding Network functions/team collaboration.

Position Description:

  • Provide engineering and operations support for the AWS CCaaS platform.
  • Analyze application and platform and translate functional requirements into technical solutions.
  • Provide recommendations to solve technical business problems and identify opportunities and risks.
  • Provide cloud architectural, platform optimization consulting expertise to technical leads, cloud engineers, and other systems architects.
  • Document and review IT cloud architecture/infrastructure, and technology portfolio.
  • Provide recommendations and implementation of cloud technology standards policies and standards.
  • Attend all customer technical discussions/design/development meetings and provide technical inputs to further enhance the code quality/process.
  • Impact functional strategy by developing new solutions, processes, standards, or operational plans that position customer competitively in the marketplace with best practices.
  • All other duties as assigned or directed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field
  • Master’s or Doctorate degree may substitute for required experience.
  • 7+ years of experience in Ansible, Kubernetes, Containers, GitLab, Jenkins, Jira, Confluence and CloudFormation
  • 7+ years in AWS Cloud Services such as VPC, EC2, EKS, ECR, EFS, EBS, S3, RDS, DynamoDB, CloudFront, SQS, Elastic Load Balancing, Auto Scaling, Route 53, Cloud Watch and IAM.
  • 5+ years of experience practicing AWS Cloud Computing, DevOps, CI/CD, Infrastructure Automation, Configuration Management, and Quality Engineering Expertise.
  • Proficiency with integrating AWS applications with inhouse systems e.g., CRM, ServiceNow
  • Contact center migration experience from legacy systems to cloud hosted capabilities.
  • Experience working in Agile Practices (e.g. SAFE, Scrum)
  • Must be able to obtain a public trust clearance.

Required Skills:

  • Strong understanding of cloud computing architecture and design principles.
  • Experience with infrastructure as code, automation, and deployment strategies.
  • Experience with deploying and managing cloud-based solutions in production.
  • Solid AWS Services Experience: Connect, EC2, Cloud Formation, VPC, ELB, AWS Security, S3, RDS, EBS, ECS.
  • Extensive hands-on experience with Infrastructure as Code (IAC) tools for automation (Ansible).
  • Hands-on experience with programming languages (e.g., Python, Ruby or PowerShell).
  • Experience with monitoring tools (Nagios, Splunk).

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Lean / Agile development methodologies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience working in a team environment.
  • Hands-on and architectural experience with modern Cloud Native architectures.
  • Delivery (CI/CD) best practices and use of DevOps to accelerate quality releases to Production.
  • Design and build high-quality, scalable, and secure cloud-based solutions on the AWS platform.
  • Experience working in a PaaS/SaaS environments, Agile practices and service-oriented environments.
  • Self-starter, highly motivated individual who adapts and isn’t afraid to volunteer in a dynamic work environment.
  • Strong attention to detail with an ability to operate effectively across multiple priorities.
  • Adept at working independently, but also in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering technology solutions in a fast-paced, deadline driven enterprise environment.
  • Excellent understanding of change management, testing requirements, techniques, and tools to ensure high availability of systems.
  • Prior Federal government experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field with 7+ years of experience
  • Must be able to obtain a public trust clearance.

Position Details: 

US Citizenship or Authorization to work in US required

Travel: < 10% (CONUS)

Centurion Consulting Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V

No third parties or subcontractors

REF: JOB-4713

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