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Cloud Engineer

Lorton, VA 22079

Posted: 07/11/2024 Telecommute: Onsite Specialty: Cloud Job Number: 12374 Employment Type: Direct Hire

Job Description

Our client has a direct hire opening for a CLEARED Cloud Engineer to work with their team ONSITE in Lorton, VA. In this role, you will work as a Cloud Engineer, contribute to the capability and provide SME-level input on technologies such as: Docker, Kubernetes, PowerShell DSC, Ansible, Azure Automation, or other related products in support of the software development life cycle (SDLC). Additionally, you will take part in the overall planning, delivery, and day to day management of the capability utilizing an Agile Framework. 


Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizens with an Active TS/SCI Clearance.


Responsibilities in this role will include: 

  • Engineering unique solutions to support production ready Enterprise Services, and Cyber Defensive Operations
  • Reviewing and automating workload deployments with customer site-specific requirements
  • Designing, developing, and building automated CI/CD pipelines to deliver solutions
  • Work with ISSMs/ISSOs to recommend solutions to improve the security posture of the capability
  • Collaborate with other teams to increase efficiencies


To be a fit for this role you must have: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or a related field AND 3+ years of relevant experience OR, in lieu of a degree, 6+ years of relevant equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of Cloud experience, preferably Azure
  • Willingness to work onsite (neither remote nor hybrid arrangements are possible with this role)
  • Willingness to travel (CONUS) up to 25%
  • Satisfaction of 8570 IAT II requirements (typically Security+ or greater)

Bonus points if you have:

  • 3+ years leadership experience in relevant area
  • Technical certifications in Azure
  • Technical certifications such as: CISSP, CISM, CISA, GSLC, CASP, ITIL, CEH

Security Clearance:

  • An active TS/SCI clearance in DISS is required to start

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