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Sr. Cloud Engineer



Full Time

On Site


Radford, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Are you interested in continuing your IT career in Radford, VA? Radford is a great small city with big opportunities!

Leidos is seeking a Sr. Cloud Engineer who enjoys working in a dynamic fast-paced environment to support the ALTESS Contract in Radford, VA.

This position is for a Cloud Engineer supporting the ALTESS commercial cloud customers who reside in Microsoft Azure (Gov/DoD). ALTESS is a managed service provider (MSP) for Army IT systems and we support enterprise applications owners in migrating their systems into Microsoft Azure and also provide sustainment services to support their applications. This position is for an architect to support these applications from a migration and sustainment role.

Work is performed onsite in Radford, VA.

•Must have an active Secret Security clearance.

•Collaborate with customers to understand their application environments, evaluate any architectural changes they may need, and develop an architecture that meets the application requirements and utilizes a cloud native approach as much as possible.
•Prepare and submit build and process documentation internally and with external providers to facilitate application deployment and upgrades.
•Deploy and sustain cloud infrastructure to support customer applications.
•Develop, deploy, and maintain infrastructure as code (IaC) for deployment and sustainment of customer enclaves.
•Troubleshooting and root cause analysis of customer application issues to include network, storage, operating system, and application-level analysis.
•Microsoft Azure Portal administration in support of the ALTESS cloud customers –add/modify/delete Azure resources, configuration of alerting and notifications, and general oversight of Azure resources.
•Provide on-call support for triage and resolution of after-hours production incidents.
•Make recommendations for improvements to security, scalability, manageability, and performance across a wide variety of network, storage, and compute services and technologies.

•Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of relevant work experience.
•Security+ (Or equivalent IA cert) and computing environment certification (i.e. Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, etc. strongly preferred)
•Computing Environment (CE) Certification (i.e., MCSE, Server+, etc.) – can be waived for 30 days after project join date.
•Senior level Cloud Engineer experience – IaaS required, some PaaS experience preferred.
•Baseline knowledge of networking concepts (routing, firewall, load balancing) required; Knowledge of server technologies and application stacks preferred
•Knowledge of Microsoft Azure cloud resources
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
•Experience effectively managing multiple large-scale projects in a fast-paced environment
•Strong troubleshooting skills across the entire technology stack – network, storage, server, and applications
•Experience with automation tools and scripting languages (Ansible, Terraform, Python, Powershell, Bash, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
•Working knowledge of DoD STIGs, and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Why Radford?
Radford is bordered on three sides by the New River and neatly tucked into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and features a delightfully picturesque setting for a diverse and charming array of activities to include, hiking, biking trails, fishing and plenty of wildlife.

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Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.