Delaware Nation Industries, Inc

Solutions Architect/Sr Manager Cloud and Data Center Migration

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
ID
2023-1750
Category
Field Employee

Overview

Delaware Nation Industries (DNI) is a prime contractor providing IT Operations and Support services within a Federal Agency. We are currently interviewing for a Senior Manager/Subject Matter Expert for Data Center and Cloud Migration to oversee and lead a highly visible and key enterprise initiative.

The successful candidate will have the experience and skills necessary to lead the initiative working with government customers and contractor staff.  As a Subject Matter Expert, they will provide consultation, guidance, and direction for a successful outcome benefitting the agency and our technical teams.  

Responsibilities

Data Center Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise, guidance, and direction for the migration from government facilities into secure contractor owned data centers.
  • Serve as the primary technical expert on all matters related to the design, implementation, and maintenance of data center infrastructure.
  • Develop and implement data center standards and best practices, ensuring that they align with industry trends and emerging technologies.
  • Provide guidance to IT teams and stakeholders on data center-related issues, including capacity planning, performance optimization, and disaster recovery.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and resolve data center-related issues and implement solutions to improve efficiency, reliability, and security.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for data center infrastructure, including network diagrams, hardware configurations, and standard operating procedures.
  • Provide technical guidance and training to data center staff, ensuring that they have the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively manage data center operations.
  • Monitor and analyze data center performance metrics, identifying trends and areas for improvement.
  • Maintain awareness of emerging technologies and industry trends related to data center infrastructure and make recommendations to management regarding their potential impact on the organization.

Cloud Migration Responsibilities:

  • Provide enterprise architecture designs and consulting for migrating into DoD classified Cloud Hosting Providers. Analyze existing IT infrastructure and applications to identify candidates for migration to the cloud.
  • Develop a cloud migration strategy that outlines the steps, risks, and timelines involved in migrating applications to the cloud.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure that cloud migration plans are aligned with business and IT objectives, and that potential risks and issues are identified and mitigated.
  • Develop and execute migration plans, including provisioning cloud resources, migrating data, and testing applications to ensure that they operate as expected in the cloud environment.
  • Develop and maintain documentation related to cloud migration processes and procedures.
  • Ensure that migrated applications are properly configured for security, performance, and scalability in the cloud environment.
  • Monitor cloud resources and performance to ensure that applications are operating optimally, and to identify potential issues or areas for improvement

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of progressive IT architecture and Data Center planning experience with at least 3 years working with AWS or Microsoft Azure Cloud technologies.
  • Experience working with Classified Networks and Impact Level 6 (IL6) classified cloud.
  • Certification in at least two relevant technologies –
  1. Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert (AZ-305)
  2. Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate (AZ-104)
  3. Microsoft Certified : DevOps Engineer Expert (AZ-104)
  4. AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate or Professional
  5. RedHat Certified System Administrator
  6. VMware VCP
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level III certification
  • Ability to maintain a Top-Secret Clearance.

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