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Maintenance and Logistics Cloud Data Solutions Architect

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: Sustainment Tech Transiti - 250420
Pay Grade: R2/R3 - Exempt
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Position Summary:

UDRI is a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers. UDRI contributes to the fulfillment of the University of Dayton’s commitments to education, research and public service through the involvement of students, faculty and external partners. UDRI is ranked first in the nation among all colleges and universities for sponsored materials research, according to the National Science Foundation. In Ohio, UDRI is number one among colleges and universities receiving contracts and grants from the Department of Defense. UDRI invites qualified candidates to apply for our Maintenance and Logistics Cloud-Data Solutions Architect opening!

This position will support various USAF Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO) teams, located at the UDRI Hangar 01 facility within the Air Force (AF) Rapid Sustainment Office. The RSO increases mission readiness by rapidly identifying, applying and scaling new technology essential to the operation and sustainment of the U.S. Air Force. RSO is one of the lead program offices within AFLCMC in bringing together and implementing a comprehensive set of new technological methods, processes, and techniques for use in the AF. Success comes from our teamwork and mutual respect for team member talents and unique perspectives. The RSO teams missions are to transformatively improve Air Force maintenance practices by implementing predictive maintenance techniques, leveraging state-of-the-art AI/ML technology and sensor based algorithms.

The Maintenance and Logistics Cloud-Data Solutions Architect role is responsible for concepting and executing Maintenance and Logistics cloud and data architecture development for the RSO.

The Maintenance and Logistics Cloud-Data Solutions Architect will work with cloud partners to understand capabilities and constraints to develop solutions that will serve the needs of the Air Force and the RSO. They will also serve as a subject matter expert, evaluating various projects’ data needs, risks, and issues, to provide recommendations and lead efforts to develop cloud-based solutions.

Responsibilities include:

• Working with multiple RSO teams to support the scoping, configuration, and scaling of cloud-data architecture projects

• Working with stakeholders to concept, architect, plan, and execute cloud and data architectures to make cloud data readily available across the digital eco-system

• Providing cloud and data technical leadership and guidance to the RSO teams

• Assessing risk and developing mitigation plans for data-sourcing challenges from Air Force data systems

• Providing support to a multi-discipline team of technical and programmatic experts to facilitate prototyping and scaling of cloud applications for military use cases

• Evaluating and architecting cloud data solutions to facilitate the processing of unstructured data

• Developing test or sandbox cloud spaces to prototype and demo new capabilities in a production-realistic environment

• Conducting technical reviews and providing feedback on proposed designs and implementations

  • Developing API centric, multi-cloud backbone and applications
  • Architect solutions that support connected and disconnected/austere communications
Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, electrical or computer engineering, or a related field
• Minimum 3 years of experience as a Cloud-data Solutions Architect or a similar role
• Experience with AWS services & architectures, and cloud infrastructure design and implementation
• Experience with cloud-based data-pipeline, data-transport, and data-decoding processes
• Experience with software languages like Python, R, Java, JavaScript, C, C#, etc.
• Strong knowledge of cloud architectures, principles, theories, practice, and standards
• Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
• US citizenship
• Ability to obtain / maintain a security clearance

An R3 must meet all R2 minimum qualifications in addition to the qualifications listed below:
A minimum of 8 years of directly related experience is required

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

• Master’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field
• 10 yrs experience, with 5 years of experience with DoD cloud-based data systems
• AWS Certs: (e.g. AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate SAA-C03, or Professional, SAP-C02)
• Advanced knowledge of cloud architectures, principles, theories, practice, and standards
• Experience with Agile development or DevSecOps
• Knowledge of Bl, Analytics, Cassandra or other NoSQL technology
• Active Secret security clearance

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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