Day to Day:
Develops, produces, enhances and executes automated tools and processes to enable automated deployment and monitoring of cloud infrastructure and applications.
Automates images, systems/network configuration and orchestration using tools such as Cloud Formation, Terraform, Puppet, Chef, Ansible etc.
Implements, improves and augments cloud infrastructure, application and security monitoring tools and overall cloud platform stability.
Automates data resiliency and replication within the cloud environment, based on policies.
Creates high level reference architecture documentation to meet the technology needs of various stakeholders, which may include transformational initiatives such as Cloud migrations, data center modernization, virtualization, Infrastructure/Platform as a Service, Desktop as a Service, IT as a Service, or other leading-edge technical solutions.
Works autonomously to build customized solutions to meet the business needs; which may include activities such as interacting with customers, performing secondary research, collaborating with other members of the Engineering and Architecture teams, and working with vendors, project managers or other key stakeholders.
Experience with Java, Ruby, Python, or other Object Oriented Programming language.
Scripting skills in one or more of PowerShell, Bash or Perl.
Experience/familiarity with virtualization technology
Experience designing, deploying, and supporting production cloud environments, particularly multi-region/multi-availability zone environments.
Experience with cloud automation tools and technologies, such as Cloud Formation, Terraform, Cloudify, Morpheus et. al.
Understanding of IdAM, cloud-based access, and security controls; experience with certificate and key management systems is desirable.
Experience with container technologies.
Experience creating and managing Kubernetes clusters in different types of environments.
Experience with Linux and Windows Operating Systems.
Experience with configuration management tools (i.e. Anisible, Chef or Puppet).
OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
ITIL Foundation Certification (Ideal)
8570 IAT Level II certification (Must be willing to obtain within 6 months of employment
BS degree in relevant field and minimum of 8 years relevant experience, or MS degree and 5 years of relevant experience. 5+ years’ work experience can be substituted for BS.
Reston, VA, 20190