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Senior Cloud Engineer - Remote

Company: ValidaTek
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

At ValidaTek, we modernize and optimize IT services to solve some of the most critical challenges facing federal civilian and defense agencies. Our leadership prioritizes a caring culture that allows each team member to explore their potential and innovate. As a result, our Federal Government customers trust us to provide innovative, high-quality, and repeatable results. Our commitment to quality for the past 16 years is why we are appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 5 for the delivery of IT services and development, levels only achieved by fewer than 20 companies in the United States.

Cloud Engineer

Position Description:

The Cloud Engineerprovides expertise on the migration of the customer's environment and

systems to a secure cloud environment. The Cloud Engineer works closely with customer

stakeholders to develop a cloud strategy, develop and implement a cloud architecture, and lead

cultural change for cloud adoption. The Cloud Engineer provides expertise on cloud technologies,

tools, and best practices to meet availability, scalability, performance, and security requirements for

implementing the customer's systems in a cloud environment. The Cloud Engineer is responsible

for setting up front- and back-end platforms and developing an operational cloud based delivery

system. The Cloud Engineermust be able to adapt quickly and respond to new problems and

issues efficiently and effectively.

Primary responsibilities include

* Integrate new applications into cloud environment and transition existing applications

into virtualized/cloud environments.

* Develop and integrate solutions with various platforms and eliminate the need for

multiple interfaces to manage cloud environments.

* Work within a team of cloud engineers and other engineering teams supporting

applications and systems transition to new cloud platforms

* Conduct the development and enhancement of a system or component that will fully integrate other components from other systems.
* Ensure that the product or services will integrate seamlessly with current and future environments.
* Ensure that the Cloud solution or recommendation is in accordance with NIST guidance on Cloud Computing.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

Candidate must have a minimum of ten years of experience in the IT field focusing on

Cloud engineering projects in secure DoD environments.

* Candidate must possess strong cloud engineering experience, including at least three

(3) years of experience in deploying enterprise applications in cloud platforms, preferably in


* Shall possess expertise in large scale, high performance enterprise big data application

deployment and solution architecture on complex heterogeneous environment in AWS.

* Experience with automation/configuration management using industry standard tools.
* Strong knowledge with Web Services, API Gateways, and application integration

development and design.

* Understanding of Cloud Security Architecture and Shared Security Responsibility models
* Knowledge of relational and non-relational databases.
* Knowledge of containerization a plus.
* Knowledge of Agile software development practices and release management.
* Ability to learn fast, adapt to new technology, and keep current with industry certifications.
* Thorough understanding of Cloud Computing: virtualization technologies, Infrastructure as a

Service, Infrastructure as Code, Platform as a Service, and Software as a Service Cloud

delivery models and the current competitive landscape.

* Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with

executive, technical staff, and non-technical staff.

Knowledge and Experience

BA/BS or equivalent years of experience

* Active Secret Clearance
* 2 years AWS
* Understanding of DoD, DISA cybersecurity requirements
* JRSS experience a plus, understanding of DISA CAP a plus
* 8570 Certification compliance required

Desired Experience DoD TOP SECRET/SSBI eligible DI2E Experience (DevSecOps) a plus AWS certifications a plus DISA Experience

Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to verify authorization to work in the United States.

ValidaTek is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Offers of employment will be contingent upon passing a post-offer background check.

Keywords: ValidaTek, Arlington , Senior Cloud Engineer - Remote, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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