RESPONSIBILITIES Kforce has a client that is seeking a Cloud Infrastructure Architect in McLean, VA. Summary As a Cloud Architect on our team, you'll design resilient and secure infrastructure solutions to support mission-critical activities. You'll recommend tools and capabilities based on your research of the current environment and knowledge of various on-premise, Cloud-based, and hybrid resources. You'll help the customer overcome their most difficult challenges in the Cloud. Your technical expertise will be vital as you work with the team and client to ensure standards are met throughout the process. This is an opportunity to use the latest Cloud technologies as you look for ways to improve your customer's environment using current Cloud capabilities. You'll be able to sharpen your skills while developing critical systems for our clients. As a technical leader, you'll identify new opportunities to build Cloud-based solutions to help your customers meet their evolving needs. Join our team as we transform mission capabilities with Cloud technology. REQUIREMENTS HS diploma or GED 7+ years of experience with private and hybrid Cloud deployments 3+ years of experience with DoD or IC implementations Knowledge of multiple vendor technologies, good virtualization expertise (VMWare, Microsoft Hyper V, and Nutanix) and Networking (routing, BGP, MPLS, VRF, etc) and Cloud solution providers, including AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud. Do not need any VDI experience (citrix) Ability to document requirements and translate them to viable solutions Ability to obtain Nutanix Certified Professional certification within 180 days of hire Ability to obtain IAT II certification within 30 days and IAT III certification within 180 days of hire Nice If You Have BS degree in science, technology, engineering or math fields preferred IAT III certification Experience with architecture modernization within DoD Experience with complex virtualized network configurations and integration into physical network infrastructure Knowledge of integration of Cloud infrastructure services with automation, orchestration, and security platforms Ability to create business cases to evaluate the financial impacts of alternatives or operations Kforce is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action Employer. 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.