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AWS App Modernization - Vertical Relevance - Remote

Vertical Relevance
Denver, CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Vertical Relevance is looking for a remote AWS App Modernization Consultant, to join our team as a full-time employee and work remotely. This person is responsible for the end-to-end planning, building, and deploying of software systems. AWS App Modernization Consultant will be able to drive the programming of well-constructed, testable code.

As an AWS App Modernization Consultant, you will implement technical solutions as part of a team for customer engagements. This role requires strong teamwork, communication, patience and organization skills needed to drive customer success.

At Vertical Relevance we deliver with excellence through teamwork, automating everything, constantly learning and taking ownership for the outcomes our customers experience. Are you ready to join the team?


  • Help customers shape their journey to adopting the cloud and provide our customers with technical and strategic guidance on their “cloud journey”.

  • Consult, plan, design, and implement cloud native application solutions with customers

    • Review existing customer application full stack architectures and propose iteratives to move towards cloud native architecture

    • Code, test and deploy refinements in customer applications

    • Build and deploy infrastructure and automate operations for customers

    • Become a deep technical resource that earns our customer's trust

    • Develop high-quality technical content such as automation tools, reference architectures, and white papers to help our customers build on the cloud

    • Innovate on behalf of customers and translate your thoughts into action yielding measurable results.

  • Support solution development by conveying customer needs and feedback as input to technology roadmaps. Share real world implementation challenges and recommend expansion of capabilities through enhanced and new offerings.

    • Assist with technical briefs that document solutions

    • Assist with reference architecture implementations

  • Support internal and external brand development through thought leadership:

    • Work with Marketing/Alliances to write blog posts

    • Work with Marketing/Alliances to develop internal case studies


  • Professional experience architecting/operating full stack business/consumer/corporate web and mobile applications built on AWS

  • Experience in software/technology customer facing experience

  • You must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

Sample Activities You’ll Do

Cloud Native Application Re-Architecture

  • Assist Customer with architectural reviews of existing application design and how to migrate it to AWS

  • Assist Customer in identifying aspects of existing applications that are prospects for migration to cloud native services to enable cost efficiency, security, performance, resiliency

  • Review Customers existing application monitoring and operational processes and tools and recommend how they can take advantage

  • Assist Customer in identifying how to decompose large applications with monolith designs into smaller decoupled implementations that can be deployed separately through DevOps practices and enable efficiencies in the Software Development Lifecycle

  • Assist Customer with migration activities associated with existing application moves to AWS

  • Deliver code and configuration changes in applications to adopt approved designs

  • Implement automated testing capabilities to effectively test the application changes

  • Assist Customer in adopting recommended practices in DevOps on AWS to improve efficiency in the Software Development Lifecycle

Creating a Self-Service Pipeline Framework

  • Assist Customers in defining Customer’s DevOps Framework capabilities based on Customer’s identified business outcomes

  • Assist Customer with reviewing the DevOps Framework architecture against Customer’s identified business outcomes, to include providing general recommendations to help Customer close any observed gaps

  • Provide Customer with AWS general best practices that may help Customer refine identified deployments

  • Assist Customer with defining the first iteration of minimum viable product (MVP) for the DevOps Framework.

    • Deploying ASP.NET web apps and building new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances

    • Deploying Python on AWS Lambda

    • Deploying Java on AWS Lambda

    • Blue/green deployments on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)

    • Deploying to existing Amazon EC2 instances (Windows operating system)

    • Provisioning dashboards to monitor deployments

  • Assist Customer in developing and implementing the first iteration of MVP in a non-production environment, under Customer’s direction and using AWS general best practices

  • Assist Customer with identifying next steps and proposing activities for a future follow-on engagement

  • Provide knowledge transfer to Customer’s stakeholders on the DevOps Framework

Relevant Technical Tools

  • Primary Languages & Frameworks – Python, Java, JavaScript, NodeJs, ReactJS, Angular, Vue, Ruby, SQL, SOAP, REST, GraphQL, gRPC

  • Tooling, Services & Libraries – Jenkins, Gitlab, Terraform, Vault, Git, Subversion, Docker, Kubernetes, DataDog, Apache, NGINX, IIS

  • Databases – MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server

Relevant AWS Services

  • AWS Infrastructure Scripting - CloudFormation, AWS CLI, AWS CDK

  • AWS Storage Services – S3, EBS

  • AWS Compute Services - EC2, ECS, EKS, ECR, Lambda, Batch, Elastic Beanstalk

  • AWS Database Services - RDS, DynamoDB, Elasticache

  • AWS Networking Services - VPC, Route53, API Gateway, CloudFront, App Mesh, Global Accelerator

  • AWS Developer Services - CodePipeline, CodeBuild, CodeCommit, CodeDeploy, X-Ray

  • AWS Management and Governance Services - CloudWatch

  • AWS Security, Identity, Compliance Services - IAM, Key Management Service, Secrets Manager, Cognito, Certificate Manager, WAF & Shield

  • AWS Application Integration Services - SNS, SQS, Step Functions, Simple Workflow, EventBridge, Appflow

  • AWS Front-End Web & Mobile – Amplify, AppSync, Device Farm, Amazon Location Service

  • AWS Frameworks – Serverless Application Model (SAM)

The Company

Vertical Relevance was founded to help business leaders drive value through the design and delivery of effective transformation programs across people, processes, and systems. Our mission is to help firms at any stage of their journey develop custom solutions for success and growth. We provide a full range of services from strategy and design through to implementation and training. Our collective industry expertise is our greatest asset - our professionals have an average of 20+ years’ experience within Financial Services, across Wealth Management, Asset Management, Insurance, and Banking. Within our Customer Experience practice, we add complementary industry expertise (technology and media) synergizing the most relevant and successful customer trends. We focus wholly on your success by first rigorously assessing your business and technology challenges, and then right-sizing solutions that provide a meaningful ROI. With our industry experts hitting the ground running and focusing on nimble, quality delivery, we can see rapid, tangible improvements with our clients in productivity and effectiveness. When it makes sense for your company, we leverage our product partnerships in the areas of CRM, Sales Acceleration, Predictive Analytics, Digital Knowledge Management, and Cloud Transformation.

Vertical Relevance is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Vertical Relevance


Denver, CO
80204 USA