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H2 Performance Consulting Cloud Architect in Charleston, South Carolina

Cloud Architect

Location: Charleston, SC

Job ID: 20.0002.149


H2 Performance Consulting is subject to the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act as a Federal Contractor and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strives to build a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status. Additionally, as mandated under Executive order 12989, H2 is required to verify employment eligibility of selected candidates through the Department of Labor-s - E-Verify.

H2 Performance Consulting (H2) is seeking a Senior Cloud Solution Architect to perform cyber security activities for DON commands transitioning to cloud environments. The Cloud Solution Architect will serve as consultant and Subject Matter Expert (SME) for cloud migration project governance, process development, and strategic planning.

The Cloud Architect responsibilities will include:

  • The Solution Architect will assist with the preparation and conduct of Engineering Analysis (EA) materials and other Engineering support events, as scheduled by the customer. This may include: current state assessments, migration plan development and coordination with various stakeholder points of contact, review of assembled engineering artifacts, assisting the Technical Director in presentation of EA events, and support of all EA activities associated with system changes through the lifecycle of the project.

  • The Solution Architect may also be tasked with the evaluation of various projects and/or related systems that require advance development to evaluate alternate design considerations or to provide data upon which to base a decision in the Enterprise Systems & Services-provided test facility, as well as writing and deploying systems via Infrastructure-as-Code (IAC, e.g. AWS CloudFormation, TerraForm, Ansible, etc.) The emphasis will be on evaluating system/subsystem performance as well as conduct of overall system, integration testing of proposed development models.

  • The Solutions Architect will perform technical contract support within the timeframe and formats assigned, meet the quality and technical requirements of the customer, and all submitted work shall be accurate and complete.

  • Consult with the ServiceNow development team to establish the Navy-s Cloud Digital Marketplace.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong coordination, organization, teaming, and collaboration skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraints

  • Experience in large, geographically disparate IT environments

  • Knowledge of Navy Cloud policies, to include brokerage

  • Knowledge of DISA Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide

  • Knowledge of Government Cloud Service Providers Impact Levels

  • Knowledge of DON Networks (NMCI/NIPR/SIPR)

  • Knowledge of MPLS Networking

  • Knowledge of Cloud Scaling and containerization (Docker/ Kubernetes)

  • Direct experience migrating applications and/or systems from the enterprise to

  • AWS (additional experience with

  • SAP NS2 and/or Microsoft Azure experience is preferred, but not required)

  • Proven past performance architecting application systems in AWS for requirements satisfaction, high availability, and cyber security

  • Understanding of SaaS applications- architecture/constraints SaaS-specific governance/configuration experience

  • Experience with the FedRAMP and DISA Provisional Authorization (PA) processes (preferred)

  • Experience writing and deploying systems via Infrastructure-as-Code (IAC, e.g. AWS CloudFormation, TerraForm, Ansible, etc.)

  • Ability to work with minimal guidance and meet deadlines on schedule

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasking effectively

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to learn information quickly

  • Familiarity with DoN command organization and IT Networks, Systems & Services

  • Final SECRET security clearance

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect Certification (Associate or Pro)

  • ITIL v3 Foundation Certified (Preferred)

  • Bachelor-s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering (or related field) or equivalent experience (Master-s Preferred)

  • 10+ years software architecture/development experience, to include at least

  • 1 year of enterprise, full-lifecycle architecture and in-depth, hands-on work experience with large-scale implementation of AWS

  • 3+ years of experience migrating and deploying cloud-based solutions, AWS preferred

  • 3+ years architecting, implementing, and supporting AWS infrastructure and topologies

  • DAU Acquisition 101 (Preferred)

Qualified candidates may submit their resume to the career section of our company website at All resumes will be reviewed within 5 business days and those candidates we wish to further in the application process will be contacted via email/phone to schedule initial phone screens.