ManTech Cloud Solutions Architect in Herndon, Virginia

Define next generation strategies for adopting cloud and hybrid technologies! This opportunity will enable the candidate to define best of breed technologies, methodologies and processes to meet ManTech and customer mission goals.

This is a key position located in Herndon, VA requiring past cloud (public and private) experience and has a proven track record of defining, architecting and overseeing implementations of long term enterprise-wide strategies that have resulted in enterprise scale changes.

Must have proven experience with defining cloud migration methodologies and various platforms for cloud operations and sustainment. Has experience providing strategic direction and technical oversight pertaining to the implementation of new tools, technologies, solutions and methodologies.

Must be comfortable addressing complex solutions and being able to speak at a high level to the solutions benefits, costs and anticipated return on investment and how it applies to specific business objectives.

Must have the ability to define methodologies and assess current information technology environment and determine best path forward for establishing strategic direction and being the individual to be the focal point for the changing environment.

Soliciting, analyzing and evaluating ManTech and customer business requirements;

• Architecting solutions to meet functional and non-functional requirements;

• Developing road maps and methodologies for establishing best practice approaches for use of Cloud and DevOps tool sets;

• Assessing risk factors and limitations of current systems identifying areas of opportunity for cloud mitigation and improving system performance;

• Providing technical assessments of current and proposed methodologies for Information Technology Management;

• Understand security as a part of the solution by establish technological approach to align with ManTech and government information security requirements;

• Evaluate vendor products for analyzing best fit and function to meet strategic initiatives;

• Support internal adoption of technologies through meetings and presentations with stakeholders to expound the benefits and approach for the respective solutions;

• Ability to work in a matrixed environment;

• Provide detailed development cost, resource, and technology estimates for proposed solutions;

• Thorough understanding of labor needs and skills required for installation, configuration, and operations of various proposed solutions;

• Has experience developing strategic architectural scenarios for future proofing designs against obsolescence and avoiding rework;

• Experience working with commercial off the shelf (COTs) vendors for establishing expectations for demonstration and extracting functional details for determining issues and benefits related to integration, capacity, reliability, resilience, and scalability;

• Ability to perform alternatives analysis and market research studies that provide data which aid in the selection of tools, technologies, solutions and methodologies;

• Experience overseeing research and development (R&D) for the application and integration of new tools, technologies, solutions and methodologies into an IT environment;

• Interpret, implement and adhere to ManTech and federal level technology standards, policies and directives;

• Provider technical leadership to other technical leads for participation in problem-solving and root cause analysis efforts;

• Establish success criteria for various implementation and supporting metrics for illustrating continued value in approach selected;

• Maintaining knowledge of current and emerging tools, technologies, solutions and methodologies;

• Understands application deconstruction techniques for establishing low impact cloud migration approaches; and

• Ability to provide expert level advice in a wide variety of technology environments.


At least one technical certification in a public cloud environment.

• Ability to pass additional public cloud certifications within 12 months of hire.

• Working experience with public cloud offerings from AWS, GCP or Azure.

• Prior hands on experience as a systems engineer supporting enterprise infrastructure.

• Thorough understanding of DevSecOps concepts and benefits


Equivalent Experience/Education, Bachelor's Degree

Years of Experience

10-12 years w/Bachelors Degree, 07-09 years w/Masters Degree

Position Type





For more than 40 years, ManTech employees have been solving complex problems for the national security community. We are comprised of approximately 10,000 talented employees around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Half our employees have a military background, and more than 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,000 active contracts with more than 40 different government agencies.

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