Sr. Cloud Engineer

Employer
Zolon Tech Inc
Location
Stafford, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Title : Sr. Cloud Engineer Location : Telework/Remote Work Duration : 6 Months(Contract to Hire) Active DoD Secret Clearance Required Job Description: Job is 100% telework/remote/work from home Summary: Client has an immediate opening for a Senior Cloud Engineer to support our USAF customer in their Cloud Application Migration efforts. The selected candidate will leverage commercial best practices and existing capabilities to provision servers supporting the development, test, and staging areas and will troubleshoot and resolve issues related to accessing and using the cloud environment. Job responsibilities: Designs, plans, and integrates cloud computing and virtualization systems. Provides specific, detailed information for hardware and software selection, cloud service provider selection, implementation techniques, application & data migration techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. Develops and conducts testing of cloud and virtualization systems. Maintains technical expertise relevant industry standards and in cloud computing and virtualization technologies such as cloud service provider architecture, design, and configuration; cloud deployment models including public, community, private, and hybrid; cloud service delivery models including infrastructure-, platform-, and software-as-a-service; automation; hypervisors; containers; virtual compute, storage, and networks; virtual infrastructure management; self-provisioning; and scaling. Evaluates and reports on new cloud and virtualization technologies to enhance capabilities of cloud-based and virtualized services. May also provide systems engineering activities such as: Concept of Operations Formulation, Requirements Definition, Analysis and Engineering, System Architecting, System Analysis and Design, Interface and Data Architectures, Validation and Verification, System Integration, System & Op. Performance Analysis, Lifecycle Cost Analysis & Estimation, Decision Analysis and Physical Configuration Analysis (PCA). Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications. Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable and consistent with organization objectives. Contributes to completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources. Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects. Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet outlined objectives. Provides direction to employees according to established policies and management guidance. Work is reviewed by management to measure whether objectives have been met. Required Education and Experience: Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Network Engineering, or similar AND 5+ years of directly related work experience; OR Masters degree AND 3+ years of experience Minimum 1 year of Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud experience Active Secret security clearance and be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance if requested. Security+ ce Certification Thanks & Regards, Charlie Zolon Tech. D: 703-636-3536 | F: 202-640-4366 [Click Here to Email Your Resume] | www.zolon.com