Serco Inc.

Senior Cloud Architect

Recruiting Location : Location
Information Technology
Position Type
Security Clearance
Yes - May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position

Position Description

Exciting Cloud Architect Opportunity at Serco!


Serco-NA is seeking a Cloud Architect to join the Solution Architecture team, providing thought leadership to both industry peers and across a global organization focused on solving mission-critical challenges, leveraging innovative patterns and leading-edge technology.  Reporting to the Chief Architect, you will play a critical role in the technical leadership for initiatives in cloud computing and automation, defining and articulating a cloud-first architecture and implementation strategy across key areas involving data protection, application virtualization, and elastic scalability. 


Serco provides the latitude to learn and develop through meaningful experiences that have a direct and tangible impact on our employees. We take pride in providing the highest quality service and helping others find and build careers at Serco. Our passion for people has resulted in Serco being named Forbes ‘Best Large Employer’ and ‘Best Employer for Women’, and most recently NAVEX Global 2021 Excellence in Corporate Culture Impact.


Serco supports the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to continue supporting eligibility determinations for consumers purchasing health insurance through the Federal Health Insurance Exchanges. This is an example of one of the key programs you will be supporting in this role as well as other enterprise needs.


In addition, you will:


- Lead daily discussions and JAD sessions following the AWS Well-Architected Framework, demonstrating the ability to identify which AWS services meet given technical requirements, as well as to define technical requirements AWS-based applications.

- Specify and validate platform services, tools, and systems thinking as part of architectural leadership and best practices, ensuring that critical applications are designed and optimized for high availability and disaster recovery.

- Perform analysis and design for complex software systems environments, leveraging the knowledge of cloud services and microservices development, as well as the ability to identify, define, and communicate design tradeoffs.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • 10 - 15 years of experience spanning two or more IT disciplines, including technical architecture, network management, application development, middleware, database management or operations.
  • At least one year of hands-on experience with AWS technology, including using computer, networking, storage, and database AWS services as well as AWS deployment and management services.
  • Experience deploying, managing, and operating workloads on AWS as well as implementing security controls and compliance requirements, including familiarity with using both the AWS Management Console and the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI).
  • Excellent communications skills; present and communicate effectively with clients, team members and management.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in a technical field in lieu of a degree will be accepted.


Additional desired experience and skills:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect (or equivalent)
  • Experience as a team lead for cloud migration projects
  • Working knowledge government security standards comprising FISMA and FedRAMP


If you want to work with a highly engaged and collaborative team and join a great company, apply for immediate consideration.

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email


COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


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