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Are You a Cloud Architect? NJVC Needs YOU!!

NJVC is building a high performance cloud computing team

If you are a cloud computing architect, have I got news for you! 

NJVC, one of the largest IT solutions providers supporting the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), is building a high performance cloud computing team. We help customers solve their toughest mission-critical IT challenges, enabling them to concentrate their resources on their core mission. While much of our work requires a security clearance, and having an active clearance would be a definite plus, don't let that stop you from exploring the possibilities.

The currently open system architect position is located in Vienna, VA. The ideal candidate will be able to conceive, experiment with, and present Cloud Computing architectural approaches for information technology and systems, including software, hardware, and processes, in support of business needs. They will also be able to ensure architectural integrity and consistency across any cloud computing solution. Position tasks may include:

  • Defining the requirements for, and the collection, organization, management, and reporting of IT architecture information —especially in the context of present and future architectures, transition plans, integrated schedules, and downward directed Congressional, SECNAV, and SECDEF reporting requirements.
  • Identification and inventory of equipment/software, interviewing users, attending design meetings, and using tools to graphically depict architectures and assist in designing/maintaining the Enterprise Architecture Management database using MS Access and SQL Server.
  • Define, design and develop system requirements for cloud computing. Assess architecture and current hardware limitations, define and design complex system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  • Coordinates design of subsystems and integration of total system. Analyzes and resolves difficult and complicated program support deficiencies. Conducts independent technical investigations in systems design. Coordinates and consolidates design efforts on major projects.

Additional job details are available on-line.

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Kevin Jackson, founder of the GovCloud Network, is an independent technology and business consultant specializing in mission critical solutions. He has served in various senior management positions including VP & GM Cloud Services NJVC, Worldwide Sales Executive for IBM and VP Program Management Office at JP Morgan Chase. His formal education includes MSEE (Computer Engineering), MA National Security & Strategic Studies and a BS Aerospace Engineering. Jackson graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1979 and retired from the US Navy earning specialties in Space Systems Engineering, Airborne Logistics and Airborne Command and Control. He also served with the National Reconnaissance Office, Operational Support Office, providing tactical support to Navy and Marine Corps forces worldwide. Kevin is the founder and author of “Cloud Musings”, a widely followed blog that focuses on the use of cloud computing by the Federal government. He is also the editor and founder of “Government Cloud Computing” electronic magazine, published at Ulitzer.com. To set up an appointment CLICK HERE