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Sr. Cloud Engineer



Full Time

On Site


Reston, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Looking for an exciting opportunity to make an impact as a Sr. Cloud Engineer?

1901 Group (A Leidos Company) has an exciting Sr. Cloud Engineer position located in Blacksburg, VA with opportunities to work remotely. The Sr. Cloud Engineer will work with an elite team of IT professionals to maintain an optimal cloud architecture and environment for critical customer systems. The Sr. Cloud Engineer is responsible for overseeing the design, build, operations, and maintenance of the AWS cloud-based systems and ensuring maximum availability, performance, and security for our DoD customer.


The Sr. Cloud Engineer is responsible for architecting advanced integrated cloud business enabling solutions and providing technical direction to our DOD customer in support of their numerous ERP systems. Duties will include the provisioning and upkeep of cloud resources, troubleshooting issues within the cloud environment, and making recommendations for system improvements.


• Create designs, implementation plans, operational documentation, and continual improvement of cloud services
• Define and integrate all cloud solutions and strategies into the Risk Management Framework and overall business practices Conducting cloud migration assessment, planning, and migration activities for varied application sets
• Provide guidance and future roadmaps with respect to integration with third party tools and new AWS service and emerging cloud frameworks.
• Design, develop, deploy, and test within the AWS architecture framework
• Create automation capabilities aimed at improving service delivery and gaining operational efficiencies
• Work closely with Operations teams, other team members, contractors, and application owners to solve complex technical problems related to cloud hosted systems
• Work with Security team to ensure deployed resources conform to DoD security specifications
• Monitor health, performance, and operational trends to proactively identify issues before they become incidents.
• Support tickets and manage incidents, service requests, and problems through their full life cycle.
• Supervise, mentor and provide guidance to intermediate and Jr. team members to ensure continued professional development

• Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience in related IT experience with 2+ years of Cloud services, AWS or Azure, additional years of experience will be acceptable in lieu of a degree.
• DoD 8570 IAT Level II baseline certification (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, SSCP)
• Experience with Infrastructure as Code technologies such as AWS CloudFormation, Terraform and Ansible
• Strong experience with programming and infrastructure automation (BASH)
• Cloud Architecting experience with knowledge of Linux and Windows systems
• Experience in deploying enterprise services such as Domain Name System (DNS), Directory Services, and Host Base Security System (HBSS)
• Capable of working within a team and independently
• Strong problem solving and decision-making ability
• Detail oriented with experience interacting with customers
• Proficient in creating technical documentation and diagrams
• US Citizen


• DoD Secret clearance is required prior to start (Interim Secret clearance is acceptable)

• Demonstrated experience in transitioning large, complex applications from data centers to the AWS cloud for Development, Test, and Production environments
• AWS Associate or Professional certification desired
• Familiarity or hands-on experiences with CloudFormation and Lambda Proficiency and experience with AWS developer tools and workflows (AWSCLI, CloudFormation, etc.)
• Experience with programming and infrastructure automation (JSON, YAML, Python, Terraform)
• Other industry certifications a plus
• Experience implementing Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) for various systems

Who Are We?
1901 Group (A Leidos Company) prides itself on looking ahead of our competitors for the next wave of IT trends. We provide our employees with training and development opportunities, preparing them for upcoming technical challenges.

With primary office locations in Blacksburg and Reston, VA, our teams support customers from across the United States. Our innovative IT as-a Service delivery model is supported by industry certifications that ensure quality and efficient IT solutions.

We are transforming the delivery of IT services through the use of enterprise managed services that leverage the cloud to securely monitor, manage, and optimize complex IT environments.
The history of automation is what inspired the name of our company. 1901 was the year that another disruptive technology changed the world: the assembly line. Leveraging skills and materials in an efficient manner within a repeatable process that quadrupled output applies to IT services today.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00

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.