• Cloud Solution Architect

    Job Locations US-DC Metro Area
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Growth requires a strong foundation, and at Buchanan & Edwards, our people are our strength. They are the foundation for building the next generation of innovative IT solutions, revolutionizing the industry, and solving the nation’s most critical challenges.


    Let Buchanan & Edwards help you unleash your potential and reach your goals.

    Come grow with us.


    Top Secret


    • Oversee cloud adoption plans, cloud application design, management and monitoring.  Use DevOps best practices to define deployment architecture.
    • Define container-based solution architecture.
    • Define the cloud formation template for any given solution.
    • Design infrastructure architecture based on multi-tenancy requirements.
    • Work closely with application software engineering and technical teams to ensure successful rollout of the solution to the cloud.
    • Develop strong stakeholder relationships so that business vision and requirement are addressed correctly.
    • Analyze complex functional and non-functional requirements and make appropriate design adjustments, as well as provide effort estimates to support project management.


    • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred; 5 years of experience in architecture/design in relevant technology disciplines; 10 years of relevant experience in lieu of education.
    • Experience with Cloud infrastructure setup.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead solution design sessions.
    • Ability to teach and mentor others.
    • Experience with Atalassian suite of tools is a plus.
    • Experience with Agile and SAFe Methodologies is a plus.
    • Good understanding of cloud security.
    • Good knowledge of cloud infrastructure, operating systems and networking
    • An Active Top Secret (with SCI eligibility) security clearance is REQUIRED


    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal Opportunity Employer –Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.






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