• Cloud Solution Architect – Senior Associate

    Job Locations US-Washington DC
    Client Services
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure?


    You get one of the fastest growing consulting companies in the United States. While we may be a new name in consultancy, we were born from a storied one. Guidehouse was founded in 2018 as an evolution of PwC Public Sector with a mission to help our clients deliver on their mission; providing bold new strategies that catalyze transformative results across all ends of the enterprise. We embrace brilliance. We embrace independence. Join us.


    Our Cloud Solution Architects help our clients enhance business value using the Cloud delivery model. They help clients in identifying use cases or areas for Cloud delivery model, support them in making migration decision based on a set of criteria, and develop migration plans and business cases for the migration. This high performing team assists in our many and exciting technology transformation efforts where cloud migration is in scope. The consultants enable our clients to explore disruptive technology trends using Cloud through ideation, evaluation of opportunities and risks, and creating business transformation maps and highlighting business outcomes.






    • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends
    • 5+ years of experience in a Cloud architect or engineer role, in “migrating” on premise workloads to the cloud
    • 7+ years of experience in a technical consulting, solution architect, or presales engineering role
    • 7+ years of experience with designing, implementation, or consulting with distributed applications
    • Experience with leadership, consensus building, and mentoring
    • Experience with building, delivering, and managing Cloud IaaS environments using IaaS platforms, including
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Google Cloud, and Oracle
    • Experience with building, delivering, and managing hybrid Cloud IaaS environments using platforms
    • Microsoft Azure Expert Certification and/or AWS Technical Professional Certification
    • Ability to obtain a security clearance.
    • Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree, Master’s preferred.




    • Experience with multi-threaded, and distributive Cloud architectures and frameworks
    • Experience with AWS, including EC2, Network, ELB, and S3
    • Experience with Microsoft Identity Services, including Active Directory Domain Services, Federation Services and associated identity management tools a plus
    • Knowledge of FedRAMP, ATO, and other Federal governance and security standards and requirements



    Additional Requirements

    • This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
    • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.


    Guidehouse is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristics protected by law.


    If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.


    Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.


    Benefits include:

    • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
    • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Student Loan Paydown
    • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
    • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
    • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
    • Skills Development & Certifications
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
    • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program


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