Cloud Architect - AWS or GCP


Experience10 - 30 years

Fill 66Kirkland (Washington)

Last shared 196 days ago

Job Description

Dev9 helps organizations harness the power of the cloud with automated software solutions. Our cloud architects are experts in building new cloud applications and migrating legacy systems to the cloud.  We focus on Java and JavaScript technologies to build custom software solutions based on Continuous Delivery - a set of processes and tools based on a combination of Lean and the heavy use of automation

Is automation more than just a buzzword?  Are you comfortable explaining technology to others? Are you passionate about software development at work and at home? If your answer is “yes”, we would like to talk you!

Why you should join Dev9:

  • Keep your skills fresh by working with some of the newest technologies and tools out there
  • Join a small, highly collaborative team with growth opportunities
  • Many client engagements each bringing new challenges and opportunities for growth

What makes Dev9 unique:

  • We don't just build software; we approach development as a well-honed craft.
  • We are experts who believe in being innovative while having fun and working continuously to refine our skills.
  • We are committed to excellence in everything we do, from the technology we choose to the people who make up our team. With excellence as a guiding principle, we deliver quality results that ensure client satisfaction.
  • We approach work with integrity. We do what we say we'll do, and we operate with transparency and honesty.
  • We work cohesively and see each person at Dev9 as a critical contributor. We prize teamwork and support each other in providing the best results for our clients. No one on our team is superior to another - we help each other out, in the spirit of personal growth.
  • We don’t deploy into infrastructure, we build with infrastructure

Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Collect and formulate client requirements 
  • Shape and build a CI/CD pipeline
  • Build and communicate solutions (internal teams and client)

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Systems Management (or equivalent work experience)
  • Proven leadership experience – on teams and/or out in the technical community
  • 7+ years web services/web applications experience (preferred but not required)
  • 2+ years of cloud experience (AWS or Google Cloud Platform)
  • Infrastructure as code (preferred but not required)
  • Prior consulting experience is highly desired (internal or external)
  • Proven experience building CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience building and delivering containers for applications (e.g. Docker)
  • Experience with container orchestration (Mesos, Kubernetes, Docker Compose)
  • User-level familiarity with modern build experience tools such as Maven/SBT/Grunt/Webpack/npm and familiar with continuous integration (e.g. Jenkins, TeamCity) systems
  • Strong understanding of project lifecycle and delivery
  • Experience using CAP Theorem (Consistency, Availability, Partitioning) to configure systems
  • Occasional travel - but at the most 50% 

Qualifications preferred:

  • DevOps experience (e.g. Ansible, Kubernetes, Mesos)
  • Experience setting up new Google Cloud Platform projects
  • NoSQL experience (e.g. MongoDB)
  • Good communication skills to convey technical and project status to multiple audiences
  • Comfortable describing how applications and cloud interact with the various OSI levels

Tooling we use:

  • Github for code
  • Trello for tasks
  • Vault for secrets
  • Slack for all communications
  • Ansible for server states
  • Terraform for infrastructure states
  • Python or Go for everything else

Please visit: to learn more about us.

Must be authorized to work in the US and commute to Kirkland, Washington.  This is a full-time salaried position. 

About Dev9

Dev9 is a fast-growing consulting firm based in the Kirkland, Washington area. 
Dev9 helps organizations harness the power of the cloud with automated software solutions. Our cloud architects are experts in building new cloud applications and migrating legacy systems to the cloud.  We focus on Java and JavaScript technologies to build custom software solutions based on Continuous Delivery - a set of processes and tools based on a combination of Lean and the heavy use of automation.
Dev9 is premier Google Cloud partners and advanced AWS partners.

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