Criterion Systems, Inc.

Cloud Architect

Job Locations US-DC
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time


At Criterion Systems, we developed a different kind of business—a company whose real value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills, talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. By accepting a position with Criterion Systems, you will join a group of professionals with a collaborative mindset where we share ideas and foster professional development to accomplish our goals. In addition to our great culture, we also offer competitive compensation and benefit packages, company-sponsored team building events, and advancement opportunities. To find out more about how Criterion can help you take your career to the next level please visit our website:
Criterion Systems provides valuable support to the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) IT Systems Engineering and Integration Support Program for the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). The DOL prepares the American workforce for new and better jobs, and ensures the adequacy of America’s workplaces. We seek candidates that provide high operational quality, knowledge of cloud services, and value to assist with data center consolidation and advance the DOL Mission.


Criterion Systems is looking to hire a 100% remote Cloud Architect to support our DOL customer.  Ideal candidate will:

  • Specialize in applying tools, technologies, architectural principles, and security principles to design and deliver technical solutions for enterprise applications and platforms.
  • Under general guidance work with customers and end user groups to evaluate technical problems and applying advanced principles, theories and concepts to a wide range of work in the areas of planning, deployment, operation and/or enhancement of complex software systems onto cloud infrastructures.
  • Evaluate existing systems and/or user needs to analyze, design, recommend, and implement system changes.
  • Provide in-depth knowledge and insight, technical experience and/or subject-matter expertise to help solve complex problems or in support of complex information systems development/support efforts.
  • Perform analyses of alternatives and develops recommendations that may have substantial impact on programs and activities.


  • Experience using open source technologies to develop and deploy web applications onto cloud infrastructure.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of infrastructure as code and automated deployment techniques.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of computer networking and information security.
  • Experience building or interfacing with RESTful or SOAP APIs.
  • Experience integrating SSO into systems using SAML or OIDC workflows.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional agile environment.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Management (IM), Information Technology, Engineering or equivalent

Minimum Experience: 10 years with 6 years of technical experience, or 4 years’ experience in IT Solutions at senior management (preferred); with 2+ years of software development experience, 1+ years of systems architecture and design experience.


Criterion Systems, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination at all levels of our organization.  We believe in treating all applicants and employees fairly and make employment decisions without regard to any individual’s protected status: race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, sex/gender, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and mental disability, marital/parental status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), age, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit


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