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Cloud Solutions Architect

Full Time

Rapid Cycle Solutions, LLC

Chantilly VA 20151 USA

Posted 05/17/2024

Job Descriptionback to top

Rapid Cycle Solutions LLC (RCS) is an innovative small business providing IT and management consulting services to the U.S. Federal Government and commercial clients.  We have unique strengths in complex, cross-organizational solution analysis, design, development, implementation, and change management supporting enterprise requirements.  Our team of professionals has deep consulting backgrounds supporting the unique needs of our clients.  Our team members have gained relevant experience while leading strategic initiatives within the civilian and IC Government agencies.

Rapid Cycle Solutions is seeking an experienced Cloud Solutions Architect to support multi-cloud environments supporting national security objectives.  The Cloud Solutions Architect will be responsible for the design and build of multi-cloud computing architecture solutions that meet mission requirements.  Additionally, you will develop future technology and architectural advancements to support the Sponsor’s architectural strategy, cloud migration, and continued evolution. You will be key in assisting in the creation of a technology framework and provide technical leadership in support of the Sponsor’s initiatives in cloud computing and automation, with a focus on the design of systems and services that run on cloud platforms. Analyzes user requirements, procedures, and problems to advise on the automation or improvement of existing cloud environments. 

This is an on-site position in Chantilly, VA.

Job Requirementsback to top

The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of cloud computing and technology systems and experience designing and transferring applications to the cloud in C2E.  They will assist in the development of a baseline multi-cloud architecture methodology and framework for implementation within the C2E multi-cloud ecosystem. Additionally, conduct research and analyze multi-cloud architectures to identify and recommend appropriate cloud architecture design for each project, program, system, entity, instance, Information Technology (IT) asset, or data that exists in the Sponsor’s environment and are migrating into the multi-cloud environment with the required classification levels and design high-level cloud architectures and prototypes.

  • Active TS/SCI with eligibility and willingness to take a CI polygraph.
  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM domain or related field.
  • 9+ years of experience in a cloud and/or hybrid environment.
  • 9+ years of demonstrated experience in one or more of the following activities:
  • IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS services (e.g., compute, storage, network, security, administration, automation, application services, and databases) in either native cloud or hybrid cloud environments.
  • Designing and deploying cloud solutions to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), IBM Cloud, and/or Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).
  • Large-scale data architecture, data modeling, database design, and information systems implementation
  • Experience in architecting multi-cloud solutions specific to the C2E CSPs.
  • Ability to translate requirements into end-to-end designs for systems that involve multiple interfaces and support data repositories.
  • Technical expertise to engage with and assess relevant technologies and their application to IT2CE work.
  • Capability to interface with cross-program and collaborate with executive personnel and support the customer in enterprise-wide discussions, as needed.
  • Experience working in a cloud and/or hybrid environment.
  • Strong customer service and teaming skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Leadership ability to back decisions with research and the “why,” and articulate several options, the pros, and cons for each, and a recommendation.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate and/or cloud related certifications.
  • Strong analysis and quality assessment skills.
  • Experience with successful full lifecycle cloud development projects.


Rapid Cycle Solutions (RCS) is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities as an applicant, please visit

All RCS work locations are drug-free workplaces.

Job Detailsback to top

Location Chantilly, VA, 20151, United States
Categories Information Technology
Ctznship Statuses Eligible to work in USA
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph, Top Secret/SCI
Experience Years 9 yrs
Pref Major STEM domain or related field
Pref Degree Bachelors

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Contact Name Charretta Smith
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Primary Phone 571-284-08236
Job Code CSA - Chantilly

Cloud Solutions Architect

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