Dogwood Management Partners, LLC



Arlington, VA


   Dogwood Management Partners, an SDVOSB, is seeking a AWS Architect/Engineer/Migration SME for an important government client. This position is located at Arlington, VA. The candidate must have a minimum of a Secret level clearance. Must be a U.S. citizen. No permanent resident aliens, H1 visas or third parties please. To be successful in this position, the candidate must display excellent teamwork skills, technical and business acumen, written and oral communication skills, and formal documentation skills.

   Dogwood has been consulting on Cyber Security and related IT services for commercial clients and federal agencies since 2001. We owe our success to the professionals we have been fortunate enough to hire and retain to perform to the standards set forth by leadership within our commercial clients and the federal government. For this reason, we seek only those candidates with the highest ethical standards who meet the experience requirements for the obligations we have been entrusted with.


(Reviews and validates overall hybrid cloud implementation including)
a. use of COLOs
b. design of DXs
c. design of system deployments
d. approach to encryption including HSM and integration with KMS
e. East/West segmentation and approach to DR
f. use of availability zones
g. approach to storage
h. approach to backup
i. integration of U360
j. design of VDI
k. approach to Cloud-On-Tap
l. Data Center to Cloud Transition SME


• AWS Certified Architect
• Strong understanding of storage, virtualization and networking technologies
• Some level of certification
• Ability to adapt quickly to changing technology requirements
• Strong system design background
• Some programming or scripting background
• Strong communication, presentation, and documentation skills
• Able to navigate fast-paced and rapidly evolving environments


• Some combination of MCSE, CCNA, CISSP, RHCE, ITIL
• AWS or hybrid Cloud experience
• NetApp experience
• ServiceNow experience

If you feel you qualify based on the above and would like to be considered, please apply to with an updated resume and use “#1447, AWS Architect” in the subject line. Within your email response or in a separate attachment, please provide a few bullet points that briefly state your applicable experience from the job description above as well as any other information that you feel may be pertinent to the responsibilities of this key role. Candidates who meet this request will receive full consideration.

All resumes we receive, will be held in the strictest confidence.  We never share your resume with anyone without discussing it with you first.  Our ethics statement.

Dogwood Partners, Dogwood Services & Dogwood Technologies are equal opportunity employers. Minorities, disabled persons, veterans and disabled veterans are especially encouraged to apply.