2021241 Systems Architect $215,000.00

  • Level 1 - Subject Matter Expert
  • Herndon VA


Position Requires a Top Secret (TS/SCI) Clearance with a Polygraph.

We are seeking an outstanding technical resource to leverage broad-based and deep technical Amazon Web Services (AWS) knowledge to boost cloud adoption. As a Cloud Support Architect, you will be a part of a small team of talented individuals in the Sponsor’s Program Management Office (PMO) for a cloud computing services program within the Business Operations group, specifically working with the support team and providing matrixed support to other internal groups, as needed. You will also, conduct customer engagements at various levels with the ability to understand architectures and recommend appropriate technical solutions. In addition, this position requires you to remain cognizant of trends in cloud computing and work to remove barriers to cloud adoption.

Your responsibilities will include the following:
• Designing and developing solutions to complex applications problems
• Analyzing user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or enhance existing systems, and reviewing computer systems capabilities and workflows
• Incorporating engineering strategies for introducing new technology into the Sponsor’s infrastructure
• Developing future technology and architectural advancements to support architectural strategy, technology migration and integration, and evolution
• Applying knowledge of enterprise IT needs to design improved processes and generate valid requirements
• Acting as an advisor and proposing changes based on analysis of requirements and new technology
• Working with appropriate parties to resolve discrepancies between proposed IT systems and enterprise quality standards
• Performing technical planning, verification and validation, and costing analysis for systems moving to the cloud
• Identifying and determining process and procedural solutions to customer problems
• Educating users in technical concepts regarding cloud services and features
• Participating as a member of a team to assess and recommend a migration strategy to new technologies
• Communicating project information through presentations, technical reports, or white papers
• Creating systems architectures based on customer requirements and providing advice on project costs, design concepts, or design changes
• Working with other engineers, programmers, technicians and managers in the design, testing, and evaluation of systems, and understanding specific systems requirements
• Providing frequent contact with the customer, traceability within program documents, and the overall computing environment and architecture
• Providing technical guidance or support for the development or troubleshooting of cloud systems, or to resolve cloud related issues
• Evaluating existing systems to determine effectiveness and suggest changes to meet customer requirements and ensure successful migration to the cloud
• Establishing applicable standards and practices for development through the Developer’s Forum(s) and the Sponsor’s Enterprise Technical Architecture
• Coordinating with programmers to ensure proper implementation according to systems specifications
• Attending conferences or training and keeping study technical journals to keep up with changes in technology
• Evaluating current or emerging technologies to consider factors such as cost, compatibility, or usability in the cloud ecosystem
• Other duties, as assigned

Estimated Salary:
Position Level: Level 1 – Subject Matter Expert
Salary Range: Up to $215,000.00 per year

B4Corp Estimated Salary Ranges:
Position Level                                          Min Salary       Max Salary
Level 1 – Subject Matter Expert               $160,000         $215,000
Level 2 – Expert                                         $140,000         $195,000
Level 3 – Senior                                         $110,000         $170,000
Level 4 – Full Performance                      $60,000           $100,000

Mandatory Requirements:

• Deep technical understanding of AWS and the ability to produce technical solutions, answer and troubleshoot AWS issues, and produce cloud architectures based on the customer’s requirements
• Strong knowledge of the Sponsor’s technical landscape
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work with a dynamic team and manage multiple projects and deadlines

Optional Requirements:

The following certs or the ability to obtain within 6 months after start:
• AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
• AWS Certified Developer – Associate
• AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate

B4CORP Company Information

B4Corp is a small defense contracting company that focuses on providing an optimum environment for mission-focused, highly-skilled consultants to support the United States of America’s intelligence community and other defense organizations. B4Corp provides a low overhead, highly efficient, high salary environment that allows employees to excel at meeting the client’s needs. B4Corp is looking for information technology professionals that have a high sense of personal responsibility, self-motivation, and mission drive.

B4Corp’s dedication and care for its employees is reflected in the outstanding compensation and benefits B4Corp provides. Our salaries are second to none. B4Corp’s benefits reflect the company’s policy of putting the employees first. Our health insurance demonstrates this with 100% employer coverage and providing employees with a plan that has $0 copay, 0% coinsurance and an HSA that can allow employees to accrue health savings for the future. B4Corp’s maximum flexibility comp / makeup time policy, along with the company’s cafeteria-style benefit plan that allows employees to maximize their benefit dollars, reflects B4Corp’s commitment to its employees.


  • Outstanding Salaries


  • Full Vanguard 401k Plan – Featuring a full scope of investment options
    –       100% employer matched contribution up to 6% of employee’s salary
    –       Ability to max out 401k savings $57k ($63.5k if over 50)
  • Employees receive B4Corp phantom stock each year (2-year vesting period)

Insurance 100% Employer-Paid Premiums:

  • United Health Care Choice Plus HSA POS Gold 1500 w/HSA
    –       Employer funded HSA to cover 100% health care deductible
    –       Health insurance: $0 copay, $0 co-insurance. Full scope protection for you and your family!
    –       100% employer premium coverage for single and family
  • Health Equity HSA – B4Corp contributes $1500.00 for single and $3000.00 for family into your Health Equity HSA to cover 100% of your health care deductible.
  • Mutual of Omaha Dental VSP Vision Insurance Mutual of Omaha short-term disability (60% of salary up to $2,000.00/week)
  • Mutual of Omaha long-term disability (60% of salary up to $10,000.00/month)
  • Mutual of Omaha life insurance ($200,000.00)

Employee Referral Bonus:

  • Refer a friend or a coworker and receive $2,000 per year for every year the person works for B4CORP

Paid Time Off (PTO):

  • Seven weeks of leave per year (including ten federal holidays)
  • Ability to purchase 2 additional weeks of vacation
  • Flexible work schedule with comp time (with customer approval)

Tuition and Training:

  • Free CBTNuggets Online Training Account
    –       More than 200 online IT courses on a large variety of topics, including networking, security, virtualization, and the cloud — from trusted vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Google.
    –       Train anytime, anywhere, and on a variety of devices – even offline!
    –       Transcender® Practice Exams
    –       Virtual Labs
  • Free L inux Academy Online Training Account

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