AECOM Cloud Solutions Architect in Arlington, Virginia
AECOM is seeking a Cloud Solutions for our innovative and growing Digital Solutions Department. You will work closely with application development teams to understand the architecture of their applications and build automation to run these applications efficiently. This position will build and manage mission-critical infrastructure common to our application teams. The role can be remote or based in any of AECOM's U.S. offices.
We'll trust you to:
Develop on and expand our internal PaaS product used to manage and deploy dozens of applications and clusters. Engage with your customers (application teams) to understand automate developer workflows.
Build tools and processes to automate operational tasks allowing us to manage more applications with less effort.
Own core infrastructure such as EC2, clusters, HAProxy, and more which are used by multiple application teams. Automate day two operations as much as possible to reduce overall operational overhead
Responsibilites + Skills
Serve as a hands-on technical Engineer to provide key technology on projects that are focused on development and implementation of strategic technological initiatives
Develop common components and templates for resources in Cloud using Infrastructure as Code
Integrate on premise solutions with Cloud resources
Perform resolution of complex hardware, environmental software operating systems and subsystems
Oversee problem avoidance actions in the cloud hosting environments
Design, lead and build an automated deployment tool set and infrastructure including environments, code management using a Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery process
Evaluate, recommend, and select new software/hardware
Perform change and problem management using standard tools
Ensure conformance and compliance with existing system standards; measure performance to ensure proper operation
Follow and ensure conformance to technical standards for programming and design techniques
Train technical staff on use of software/hardware tools in accordance with required standards and procedures
Monitor compliance with internal audit requirements and information security manual guidelines
Advanced experience with programming tools, computer interfaces, and application architectures
Experience deploying, managing, operating and monitoring of applications in scalable, highly available and fault tolerant data centers (both on-premise and hosted)
Experience learning, sharing, and implementing best practices with the ability to establish operational processes, implement DevOps, deployment checklists
Experience with multiple programming languages (Node.js, Python)
Experience with source code management tools
Experience developing solutions in an iterative (Agile) approach
Experience with Continuous Integration build tools
Advanced knowledge of scripting languages
Experience with system configuration tools and implementation of architectural frameworks (Service Oriented Architecture, Domain-Driven Design)
Knowledge of container orchestration solutions
Expertise in Docker, both as a client as well as owner of the platform
Expertise in analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems
Knowledge of network and application performance analysis using standard UNIX tools
A strong understanding of operating systems and the nuances of Linux
A strong understanding of networking fundamentals including DNS, load balancing, proxies and firewalls
Experience managing web applications operating at web scale
A solid understanding of the modern software development lifecycle (SDLC) processes such as Continuous Integration and Delivery
Experience with Terraform, ARM Templates, AWS CloudFormation, AWS Config, AWS Inspector, AWS GuardDut
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent background or experience and four (4) or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Experience working with cloud-based platforms in an enterprise environment
Software engineering experience in a team-based environment
Experience working on highly available, fault-tolerant distributed systems
Experience with infrastructure automation tools such as Terraform, Serverless Framework, Chef, Ansible or SAM
Experience managing web-scale infrastructure using modern technologies and DevOps principles
Experience with the public cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, Google)
What We Offer
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Information Technology
Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 257371BR
Additional Locations US - Arlington, VA - 2101 Wilson Boulevard - Suite 800, US - Boston, MA - One Federal St, US - Chelmsford, MA - 250 Apollo Drive, US - Clifton, NJ - 1255 Broad Street, US - Conshohocken, PA - 625 West Ridge Pike, US - Philadelphia, PA - 1700 Market St
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.