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AWS Architect
Ref No.: 18-00600
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 05/16/2018 to 11/15/2018
AWS ARCHITECT
PRINCETON, NJ


Project Description:
The position will be the focal point for the Client Hosting Operation team for setting standards and policies for the migration of the databases, servers and the use of storage along with various services in AWS. The ideal candidate will have experience in:
  • Professional with 6 years or more of experience in IT industry comprising of build release management, software configuration, design, development and cloud implementation.
  • Design, implement and maintain all AWS infrastructure and services within a managed service environment.
  • Good understanding of writing Cloud Formation Templates (CFT) in YAML and JSON format to build the AWSservices with the paradigm of Infrastructure as a Code.
  • Design, Deploy and maintain enterprise class security, network and systems management applications within an AWS environment.
  • Implement process and quality improvements through task automation. Institute infrastructure as code, security automation and automation or routine maintenance tasks.
  • Involved in building security model, VPC, Elastic IP for databases on Cloud platform.
  • Perform data migration from on premises environments into AWS including servers and databases.

Required Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of Amazon Kinesis, AWS Lambda, Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS), Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), and Amazon Simple Workflow Service (Amazon SWF).
  • Strong knowledge with Web Services, API Gateways and application integration development and design.
  • Design, both technically compliant and secure Cloud solutions, as well as value-based, on-demand services to facilitate the effective transition and migration of projects and programs into unique and adaptive cloud environment.
  • Deep expertise in the AWS components & APIs:
    • Expert working knowledge of Operating Systems (Windows and Linux).
    • Advanced knowledge of databases (SQL Server, PostgreSQL and MariaDB (MySQL)) + advanced knowledge of relevant web services, mail, backup, and application monitoring.
  • Designed Active Directory restructure and migration to AWS.
  • Involved in building security model, VPC, Elastic IP for databases on Cloud platform.

  • Ability to clearly present concepts and Cloud Managed Services products to internal and external clients – 6-10 years' experience.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional – 0-2 years' experience.
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate – 0-2 years' experience.
  • Experience with Architecture or Solution design services – 3-5 years' experience.
  • Experience with Puppet, Chef, and Ansible – 3-5 years' experience.
  • Experience working in a Global Company (Big Pharma/BioPharma a plus) – 3-5 years' experience.
  • Good Verbal and Written Communications Skills – 6-10 years' experience.
  • Knowledge of best security practices centered around cloud – 3-5 years' experience.
  • MS Windows Administration 5 to 10 Years – 6-10 years' experience.
  • Red Hat Linux Administration 5 to 10 years – 6-10 years' experience.
  • Strong problem solving skills, attention to detail – 6-10 years' experience.
  • Strong understanding of ITIL – 3-5 years' experience.
  • Strong understanding of networking (routing, switching, protocols, etc.) and related technologies (switches, firewalls, routers, etc.) – 6-10 years' experience.


This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Briana: briana@alphaconsulting.com

ALPHA'S REQUIREMENT #18-00600
MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE