Senior Cloud Engineer

Location
Washington, District Of Columbia
Posted
Jun 16, 2022
Closes
Jul 15, 2022
Ref
21720
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Summary

NJVC is currently looking for a Senior Cloud Engineer to join our team in Washington, DC supporting a DOT contract.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for managing and overseeing the operational support within the Data Centers, NOC, and DR team.
  • Manage and assign tasks and deliverables.
  • Demonstrate required technical skills, including the ability to organize, direct, and coordinate the planning and execution of all tasks and deliverables assigned.
  • Create and establish new standards and procedures and translate high level work plans into detailed assignments for team members.
  • Monitor and track progress of project and work plan.
  • Collaborate with external development teams to validate solution architecture within an agency cloud environment.
  • Identify opportunities for optimizing cloud consumption by the agency and provide strategic direction for addressing those opportunities.
  • Support migration of on-premises workloads to cloud, following agency governance and reference architectures.
  • Identify and communicate opportunities for improving agency security posture within cloud environments.
  • Support strategic cloud initiatives, like TIC 3.0, Zero Trust Architectures and DevSecOps by providing architectural guidance and hands on implementation of approach.
  • Review and approve change requests for cloud-based workloads.
  • Provide leadership to junior engineers to increase understanding of agency cloud environments.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 10+ years of related experience managing and leading teams providing operational support to the Data Centers, Network Operations Center (NOC), and Disaster Recovery (DR) team is required
  • 5+ years of experience deploying/configuring workloads within Microsoft Azure Commercial Cloud and/or AWS Commercial Cloud
  • Azure Solutions Architect and/or AWS Solutions Architect
  • Background check required with the ability to obtain a public trust
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting.
  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals.
  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications.
  • Experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues.
  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone with good phone skills and a professional demeanor.
  • Previous customer service experience strongly desired.
  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it.

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