Senior Cloud Architect

IT Herndon, Virginia


Tyler Technologies' Herndon, VA office is currently looking to hire an experienced Cloud Architect with a strong background in AWS and EKS/Kubernetes to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing our cloud infrastructure to support scalable, secure, and efficient solutions. You will play a critical role in driving our cloud strategy, ensuring that our infrastructure meets the current and future needs of our business. Preference is to work a hybrid schedule from our Herndon, VA office and must be able to obtain a U.S. Government Clearance.  


  • Design and implement cloud solutions using AWS services, ensuring scalability, availability, and security.
  • Architect and deploy Kubernetes clusters to support containerized applications, including monitoring, scaling, and updating.
  • Collaborate with development teams to create and deploy microservices architectures and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Conduct cloud readiness assessments and recommend improvements to existing architectures.
  • Lead cloud migration projects, including cost analysis and optimization strategies.
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure as code (IaC) using tools such as Terraform.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and company policies regarding data security and privacy.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance on cloud best practices to the team.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends and technologies in cloud computing and introduce innovative solutions to enhance our cloud capabilities


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in cloud architecture, with a strong focus on AWS.
  • Solid experience with Kubernetes, including cluster management and orchestration.
  • Proficient in infrastructure as code (IaC) tools like Terraform.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD tools and processes.
  • Knowledge of networking principles and security best practices in the cloud.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work in a dynamic and challenging environment.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively across teams.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect and/or Kubernetes certification preferred.
  • NIST SP 800-53 Rev5 experience preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain a U.S. Government Clearance