|Job Ref:||31706||Employer:||WSP Group||Country:||United States||City:||Denver||Address:||Post Date:||10/10/2016 05:21|
About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff|
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm's expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. NA
Here is your opportunity to work on the first ever high-speed rail program in the U.S. while growing your career on a groundbreaking project. The California High-Speed Rail program will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands. By 2029, the system will run from San Francisco to the Los Angeles basin in under three hours at speeds of more than 200 miles per hour. The system will also extend to Sacramento and San Diego, totaling 800 miles with up to 24 stations.
The California High Speed Rail Authority has awarded WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff the Program Management role within the Rail Delivery Partners (RDP) program delivery team. As a result we have an immediate opportunity for a highly motivated Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect. The role will be a key contributor and lead in the vision, design, and implementation of a hybrid cloud virtual data center utilizing AWS to provide servers, storage, networks, high-availability, backup and disaster recovery, demand forecast, capacity planning, and performance management. The ideal candidate will collaborate with Authority and RDP staff, including subcontractors to define and implement infrastructure journey maps, technology adoption plans, and long term strategy. This position will play a critical role in driving innovation, change, and adoption of the AWS platform (e.g., AWS EC2, AWS S3, AWS RDS, AWS CloudFront, VPC, RedShift, QuickSight, Auto Scaling, Elastic Load Balancing, Route 53, Storage Gateway, etc.) The AWS Solutions Architect will own the technical engagement and success around specific implementation projects, and demonstrate a broad know-how around how applications, services, servers, and networking are constructed using the AWS platform, and provide subject matter expertise on security as it relates to Authority and RDP applications and services. The Solutions Architect will provide technical design and thought leadership. Responsibilities will include:
The position requires considerable decision-making capability, as well as an ability to research, evaluate and act on a wide variety of technical situations. Applicants must have demonstrated experience as a lead or having acted in a decision making role. The principal requirements include:
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