Senior Cloud Architect
Orlando, FL  / Tampa, FL 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

Who We Are:

* CAE Vision: Our vision is to be the worldwide partner of choice in defense and security, civil aviation, and healthcare by revolutionizing our customers' training and critical operations with digitally immersive solutions to elevate safety, efficiency and readiness.

* CAE Defense & Security Mission: CAE's Defense and Security business unit focuses on helping prepare military customers to develop and maintain the highest levels of mission readiness.

* CAE Values: Empowerment, Innovation, Excellence, Integrity and OneCAE make us who we are and we strive to make a difference in the world while helping each other succeed.

What We Have to Offer:

* Comprehensive and competitive benefits package and flexibility that promotes work-life balance

* A work environment where all employees are valued, respected and safe

* Freedom to succeed by enabling team members to deliver, take initiatives and make decisions

* Recognition, professional development, advancement and having fun!


This cloud architect position will focus on all aspects of design, analysis, implementation and support of systems, software or other solutions pertaining to deploying capabilities to cloud systems. The candidate will work within a team of software and IT engineers to build high performance, cloud based visualization and dissemination services based on high fidelity geospatial data sources.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Support the development of open architectures and applications, infrastructure, and cloud platforms to ensure they are best suited for Cloud deployment and consumption.

  • Drives the organization towards Cloud best practices and supporting technologies to enable such capabilities as DevSecOps, Big Data/Analytics, AI, Micro-Services.

  • Architect, design, develop, troubleshoot, and implement cloud solutions

  • Work closely with the Information Technology Security team to ensure the applications and solutions designed and deployed are secure and compliant.

  • Effectively Interface with Customer personnel at varying organizational levels

  • Must be self-motivated and expected to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Report status on tasks and assignments

  • Support business development team in the production of winning proposals

  • Must be able to generate preliminary and detailed designs as required for enhancements or modifications to existing designs, requiring the application of current industry design concepts and utilization of basic technical writing skills.

  • Must be able to perform effectively as part of the project "team".

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field required.

  • 12+ years of hands on experience in a specific technology practice (Infrastructure, Network, Storage, Servers, Security, Windows, Linux, etc.) for both on premise and cloud resources

  • 7+ years network and operating system experience

  • 5+ years experience in cloud container management technologies like Kubernetes or Openshift

  • Experience scaling and deploying applications to the cloud

  • Experience using and deploying RDMS, NoSQL, or Graph databases

  • Experience managing/implementing server/clients with Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Platforms and Federation Services (NetIQ, ADFS, Azure MFA, Keycloak, Redhat SSO, Duo, SAML, etc.)

  • Experience using a source code repository such as BitBucket, Mercurial, GIT, or Subversion

  • Experience using a defect management system such as Bugzilla, JIRA, or Fogbugz

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must have well refined troubleshooting skills, ability to determine the root cause of a problem and identify and resolve systemic problems.

  • Ability to perform technical briefings to various groups and engineers

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.

  • Experience with Agile development methodologies

  • Incumbent must hold one or more of the following:

    • (ISC) Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

    • CompTIA Cloud+

    • Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert

    • Microsoft 365 Certified Enterprise Administrator Expert

    • Amazon Web Services Certified Solutions Architect - Professional

Experience in Most of the Following Areas is Required

  • Multiple years of experience deploying containerized web applications to cloud and on-premise infrastructure.

  • Multiple years of experience with container management technologies like Kubernetes, Docker, and Openshift.

  • Experience scaling applications based on user demand

  • Experience working with service-based architectures and Web APIs

  • IAT Level 2 Certification (e.g. Security +)

  • Experience with HTML, HTML5, CSS, XML, XSLT, and JSON

Experience in any of the Following is considered a Plus

  • Experience working and deploying on DOD networks including NIPR, SIPR, and JWICS

  • Experience with migration of on premise applications to a cloud provider.

  • Administration experience on Microsoft Enterprise CA - Cert Requests/Monitoring

  • Administration experience on Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)

  • Familiarity with Information Assurance programs is a plus

  • Microsoft PowerShell Scripting for Server/Platform management

  • Any of the following: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP), (ISC) Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Security Responsibilities

Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Must be able to sit down for long lengths of time.

  • Must be able to climb stairs.

  • Must be able to travel CONUS and to International sites

  • Must be willing to work overtime

  • Must be able to work in a team environment

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal.

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we're proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
12+ years
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