Cloud Solutions Architect Engineer Expert-Level NEE025

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IC-CAP LLC is a Woman Owned / HUBZone Small Business working in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  We are always looking for highly talented, energetic, and dynamic professionals that are interested in protecting the defense of our nation.  

 

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We are looking to fill this position at the following location(s):

    St. Louis, MO

Job Description

Cloud Solutions Architect/Engineer (Expert-Level)




Overall Assignment Description:



The Cloud Solutions Architect/Engineer will work across Cloud Ops, Security, Development, Auditing teams at NGA to design resilient, flexible, and scalable cloud solutions to support GEOINT Enterprise operations.




Duties may include:


  • Formulate, document, and communicate methodologies for building and operating highly available, scalable services.

  • Provide assistance in reducing and resolving production incidents (e.g. Site Reliability Engineering).

  • Look for opportunities to improve all operations processes.

  • Evaluate, build and modify automation for deploying and operating production services.

  • Create, assess, update and maintain documentation pertaining to Product Lines.

  • Develop and design elastic, resilient and self-healing Cloud native applications and workflows.

  • Crafting excellent documentation for respective projects and carrying ownership for the code and the instructional tutorials of how to use it.

  • Work with team members to design, architect and implement solutions across geographic locations.




Skills and Experience:




Required:


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Engineering Management, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program, or related equivalent additional experience.

  • Five or more years of experience with cloud-based services or technologies.

  • Understanding of object-oriented software with languages like Java, C++, Python or Ruby ideally in SOA applications.

  • Understanding of networking and core Internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, and distributed networks).

  • Understanding of industry standards for designing and implementing IaaS/PaaS/SaaS in Cloud environments.

  • Experience with modern container orchestration systems, such as: Kubernetes, Mesos, DC/OS, Swarm.




Desired:


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Engineering Management, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program.

  • Certified AWS Solutions Architect

  • Two or more years of demonstrated experience in Site Reliability Engineering functions.

  • Experience with Linux/UNIX systems and the best practices for deploying applications to those stacks.

  • Experience designing, implementing, and operating in a DevSecOps.

  • Experience using APIs and RESTful services.

  • Experience with infrastructure configuration and automations processes and tools: Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, Chef, Fabric.

  • Experience with security in the cloud, such as: Intrusion, penetration, and vulnerability scanning.

  • Experience with monitoring solutions, such as: ELK, Splunk, SUMO, Nagios, Prometheus.

  • Experience with build automation and continuous integration/delivery ecosystem capabilities, such as: Git, Gerrit, Maven/Gradle, Jenkins, Docker, Nexus.




Security Clearance:


  • TS SCI

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