Cloud Systems Engineer - Poly Clearance Required
What you will be doingWork with like-minded engineers on cutting-edge AWS/Cloud technology! You will get a chance to work in Terraform, Packer, and Lamda. The work is lifting/enhancing a training system from an isolated physical network to the cloud. Most of the work will be working with the vendor to help cloud enable the system into a DevSecOps pipeline. The team will also be designing/developing an on-fly classroom capability for Instructors; this will allow them to spin up and down resources based on classroom demand.What you will need Some combination of: AWS cloud related development and systems administration experienceLinux and Windows system administration experienceInformation System security management experienceSoftware development and/or scripting experienceSystems integration and DevOps experienceClearanceTS/SCI with an appropriate Poly is required What it takes:A 'be the best of the best' attitudeHunger to be at the leading edge of your fieldStrong work ethicAbility to work effectively in individual and team environmentsIntellectual curiosity along with an analytical mindPatriotism:willingness to work towards the betterment of your countrymendesire to be the 1 st line of defense to protect your nationpassion to protect and serveWho are we? Praxis Engineering* was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Annapolis Junction MD - with growing offices in Chantilly VA and Aberdeen MD.Praxis Engineering is a consulting, product, and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and system engineering technologies to solve complex problems. With over 350 employees supporting more than 50 contracts, Praxis brings together world class engineers with proven engineering best practices, domain expertise, commercial technologies and proven agile management approaches to create high value solutions aimed at helping our customers meet their most critical business and mission objectives. *Praxis Engineering is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics IT .Why Praxis? We are focused on continual learning and evolution. We don't do things because "that's the way we've always done things"; we listen to our employees and adapt to the changing marketplace. We look at the big picture and encourage our engineers to get training and certifications in emerging technologies that will help shape our customer's mission. We've been profitable year after year. We're always on the lookout for great engineers to join the team and we recognize that our employees are the heart and soul of what we do. We focus on recruiting talented people, treating them right, and then allowing them to do what they do best. No red tape. No micromanagement. Smart people want to work with smart people, and we love people who are passionate about what they do, and finding ways to do it better.And then there is the BenefitsCompetitive salaryOffice perks such as free soft drinks and snacks (both healthy and not-so-healthy)Praxis swag (annual gift certificate to purchase top brand Praxis apparel)Comprehensive health insurance plansParental leave401k contribution/match: combination of profit share/contribution (4%) and employer match (up to 4%) for a total of 8%.Annual bonus planFour weeks Paid Time Off + 10 holidays + comp time eligibilityTraining is a priority! Take advantage of our endless in-house training opportunities - or seek out vendor offered (paid) training opportunities like conferences, certification courses and seminars. Conferences (recently attended by Praxis employees): AWS Summit, IoT World, Black Hat and DefCon. Training & Certifications: Splunk, AWS, Big Data/Cloudera, VMWare, Scrum Master the list of certifications goes on and on! Praxis University: Cyber Research, Data Analytics, IoT, AWS and RedHat course offerings and hands-on training.We truly believe the right work-life balance can exist, and it's here at Praxis. Our work is extremely important, but your job is just a part of who you are. When you enjoy your life outside of our walls, you're at your best the next time you walk through our doors. We do all we can to assure that happens every day. Praxis Engineering provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other protected class.