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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Architect
Location VA - Reston
Req # 4110
Minimum Clearance Required TS/SCI
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Thank you for your interest in joining the Centauri team. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.


Centauri is seeking an Amazon Web Services (AWS ) Architect in Reston, VA.


  • Accountable for the comprehensive design, functionality, structure, and architectural compliance of project solution options
  • Responsible for delivering solution architectures that meet the business functional requirements
  • Take multiple diverse data sets from a combination of programs and integrate them into a single architecture and provide the ability to interface, analyze and perform ETL functions.
  • Apply proven communication analytical and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate and solve systems problems.
  • Collaborate with other Software Developers and lead the team through the entire process


Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS ) S3, EC2, Dynamo
  • Individual should have experience applying Agile Methodology
  • Experience with Data Engineering
  • Experience with Risk Management
  • Experience with System Architecture, Design, and Integration


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Development or other related degree
  • Minimum 7 years of experience with AWS services, and architecture development


Security Clearance Requirements:  Must have an active TS/SCI clearance to be considered for the position



  • • Immediate vesting in the 401k with a 10% company contribution
  • • Up to $7,500, per year for education reimbursement
  • • 10 holidays which you can float
  • • Competitive salary, generous sick and vacation time
  • • Flex-time and vacation sellback – Ask me about our Flexible Monthly Schedule.  It’s a life changer! 
  • • Stability; Job security – long term employment

Centauri is proud recipient of The Washington Post 2020 Top Workplace

Centauri is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.

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