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Cloud Architect

companyBasecamp Consulting & Solutions LLC
locationReston, VA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job DescriptionReports to:                      Account Executive Status:                             Permanent, Full-timeLocation:                         Reston, VA 


ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUNDEstablished in August 2016, Basecamp Consulting and Solutions, LLC is a dynamic Information Technology (IT) consulting firm committed to delivering results for our clients. Specializing in next-generation IT and digital transformation solutions, Basecamp Consulting and Solutions is dedicated to helping clients achieve success through trust, innovation, quality work, and a steadfast commitment to results.

At Basecamp, we believe in the power of emerging technologies to propel our clients toward their goals. Our focus lies in business and IT modernization, utilizing Cloud solutions, cybersecurity, and cutting-edge application development. We pride ourselves on a team of talented professionals who are passionate about supporting our clients on their journey towards innovative outcomes.

Basecamp Consulting and Solutions is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of IT consulting and we are equally committed to embodying these principles in every facet of our work. Our head-office is located in Reston, VA.  POSITION OVERVIEWReporting to the Account Executive, the Cloud Architect plays a pivotal role in steering the technical implementation of intricate projects. Leveraging your expertise, you'll drive innovation, ensure scalability, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver top-notch solutions for our clients. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support all technical implementation requirements, overseeing the development of secure application architectural designs that align with industry standards, with a strong focus on AWS cloud services.
  • Generate architecture blueprints to guide the development and implementation of solutions across various products, incorporating AWS architecture best practices.
  • Develop and maintain enterprise technical architecture, encompassing SOA, data modeling, web applications, web services, EAI, database, ETL, Java, JEE, SOAP, and XML, with an emphasis on leveraging AWS services such as EC2, S3, RDS, Lambda, and VPC.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to evaluate interfaces and operational performance requirements, ensuring seamless integration with AWS cloud infrastructure.
  •  Ensure adherence to security and compliance controls, aligning with Basecamp Consulting and Solution’s security standards, while documenting and providing security considerations for technical implementations on AWS, including IAM, encryption, and AWS compliance programs.
  • Assist in creating, managing, and updating CI/CD pipelines using AWS services such as CodePipeline, CodeBuild, and CodeDeploy to streamline the deployment process.
  • Analyze and extract data from company databases to optimize product development, marketing techniques, and business strategies, utilizing AWS data services such as Redshift, Athena, and QuickSight.


  • Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum five to seven years of experience in systems architecture, solution design, and solution implementation.
  • Candidates with active clearance are highly desirable. 
  • Proven experience in deploying and managing applications and services on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Knowledgeable in back-end system design and scalability, including application servers, database servers, hosting, load-balancing, caching, and layered network defense, with a focus on AWS services and solutions.
  • Familiarity with software architecture design & diagramming tools, such as Visio, and AWS architecture design tools like AWS Architecture Diagrams.
  • Excellent planning skills in both tactical and strategic planning, particularly in the context of AWS cloud environments.
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects with strong self-motivation and minimal supervision.
  • AWS Certifications (Preferred): AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, or other relevant AWS certifications.


  • Competitive health and medical benefits package and paid-time off 
  • Other internal benefits include access to professional development funds and organizational trainings as available
  • Working standard office hours with start and end time flexibility (40 hrs/week).
  • Physical/cognitive demands include use of typical office equipment, prolonged periods of sitting and working on a computer/telephone, high degree of concentration and attention to detail;
  • Psychological demands include deadline drive requirements, capacity to organize and prioritize own work, adaptable to change and ability to set and work towards performance and development goals.

 Basecamp Consulting and Solutions is committed to principles of equity and inclusion. We strive to create a workplace where everyone feels safe and empowered. We will be prioritizing applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds, including racialized populations, Veterans, and 2SLGBTQ+.

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