Cloud Engineer - Senior

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Washington, District of Columbia
Reston, Virginia

REQ#: RQ58487

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Create standards and best practices for cloud implementation. Lead the design of solutions leveraging hybrid / multi-cloud capabilities (e.g. C2S / AWS SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) that balance cost, mission needs, usability to deliver working environments to users. Lead and manage the cloud engineering community of practice on the program.

  • The Cloud Engineer will perform requirements gathering, design, development and implementation of a hybrid cloud architecture with IaaS offered by a Cloud Service Provider. 
  • Show the impact to cloud infrastructure-operating costs, identify labor costs associated with a cloud instance, and explore cost benefit analysis compared to traditional data center deployments.
  • Develop, implement and maintain the technical architecture blueprints for Cloud design.
  • Facilitate A&A workload and ATO process.
  • Impact to existing cross-domain requirements of stakeholders.
  • Infrastructure as Code and immutable infrastructure fundamentals and infrastructure automation using scripting and APIs for automating and orchestrating system instances
  • Manage Web Technologies (.Net, HTML and XML, Angular, Bootstrap, GO, Python, Java, JavaScript, JSON) and working in a SaaS environment.
  • Application of virtualization technologies in a cloud environment including VMWare, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Data and storage management best practices using a variety of commercial and Cloud solutions
  • Understanding of the NIST RMF Framework and familiarity with the DoD ATO/A&A process as they apply to DoD cloud environment
  • Best practice in scalability, availability, observability and sustainability of architected solutions
  • Understanding and can apply knowledge to Cloud connectivity with respect to DoD Cloud access points
  • Knowledge and use of Cloud-based storage solutions and cloud data migration tools and techniques

Required Experience / Certification:

  • Engineer III: 5 years of experience
  • Expertise in architecture and use of IaaS, SaaS and PaaS offering from Microsoft Azure and AWS as well delivering hybrid/multi-cloud solutions or other Cloud Service provider

Desirable Experience / Certification:

  • Experience with DevOps / DevSecOps methods in support of continuous development, continuous integration environments.
  • Knowledge and understanding of ITIL Service Design process and procedures.
  • Experience working in the Agile Software Development and Testing framework.
  • Cloud Computing certification

Security Clearance:

  • TS/SCI required
  • Candidates must be willing and able to attain a CI Polygraph
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