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Lead Cloud Engineer

Company: Apex Systems
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Job Description:

Job Description

Job #: 1001415

Lead Cloud Engineer

Chesapeake, VA

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Job Description

Our client is seeking a Cloud-Focused Technical Leader and architect to support their Cloud Integrated Product Team in establishing governance, provisioning, and oversight of its customer's Cloud Brokerage ensuring technical and security compliance with DoD Commercial Cloud Guidance.

If interested, please send resume to Carolyn Query at

What You'll Get to Do:

  • Assess, architect/design, plan, install, document, maintain, and troubleshoot complex cloud-based platforms in commercial public and private clouds
  • Provide input on governance and management of cloud environments spanning security impact levels of IL2 toIL6, ensuring that platforms
  • Meet the needs of customer and are structured to meet the security requirements of the given environment
  • Work with customer and other contract stakeholders to meet the cloud-based objectives in support of the mission
  • Oversee Azure, AWS, and virtual infrastructure deployment and management
  • Oversee Windows Server, AD, and Group Policy development
  • Assess the performance, profile, and manage customer's operational cloud environment and brokered services
  • Ensure that Mission Owner needs are supported via the services provided by the Cloud Brokerage.
  • Scope professional services in a clear, concise and accurate manner.
  • Discuss technical best practices, concepts, and technologies to present innovative computing solutions.
  • Support and provide knowledge transfer to clients both on site and via other means of communication.
  • Provide pre- and post-install documentation, including architecture, design, as built and operational work products.
  • Interact with Authorizing Officials and other security representatives to ensure that the Cloud Brokerage meets the requirements needed to ensure oversight of the command data
  • Provide consulting input to customer Cloud stakeholders as needed to ensure changes align with the strategic direction of the customer
  • Perform software reviews and audits to validate platform and systems design related to planned cloud implementations

    Additional Responsibilities

    • Support the designs of Business Systems' cloud environments including its sub-systems, supporting information requests
    • Gather information from multiple sources to generate updates to the architectural system model and work with product-level system designers and architects related to Business, Operational, System, and Data Architecture
    • Work with Commercial Service Providers and customer contractors to ensure that the service offerings meet the changing needs
    • Identify and decompose stakeholder capabilities and requirements into operational needs
    • Research, identify, and coordinate communication of system improvements leveraging the existing architectural model or new technology for the Business Systems
    • Recommend solutions and tools for efficient capture and management of the integrated enterprise architecture for Business Systems
    • Other duties as assigned.

      You'll Bring These Qualifications:

      • Experience establishing an operating cloud environment from the ground up
      • Demonstrated process automation skills
      • Demonstrated understanding of DISA CSRG and related DoD cloud guidance
      • Demonstrated understanding of cloud-based security (Security+ or equivalent security certification)Expert understanding of DevSecOps and agile principles in cloud-based environments
      • Current Azure and/or AWS certification
      • Ability to communicate at all levels of an organization from end-user to senior management about business and IT needs
      • Project management, project scoping, troubleshooting, problem resolution, documentation and customer management skills required
      • Strong client-facing skills including active listening, communication, consultative in approach, leadership, being a self-starter, etc.
      • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
      • Three years of experience in cloud solutions design and operations (AWS/Azure)
      • Expert knowledge of enterprise Microsoft environments
      • Understanding of ISO/IEC 12207 Design Documentation (or equivalent) and how it relates to a DevSecOps context
      • Strong software background (education and/or experience) related to system and enterprise architecture products
      • Demonstrated capability to provide architectural traceability in a solutions architecture
      • Ability to communicate to others in the organization with respect to Enterprise Architecture techniques and tools
      • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret clearance

        These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

        • Experience running an IT data center
        • Experience leading software development teams, or experience as technical design lead for a software product
        • Experiencing using VMware VCP, VCP-DT
        • Active or Previously held PMP Certification

          EEO Employer

          Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.

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