Senior Cloud System Administrator NF5

Quantico, Virginia
Jun 14, 2021
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time


Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.
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SUMMARY OF DUTIES : Oversees application architecture and deployment in cloud platform environments for the Marine Corps Community Services. Providing technical support with all cloud instances including but not limited to Office 365, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. This may include cloud adoption plans, cloud application design, and cloud management and monitoring. Ensures delivery of the secure cloud boundary and modernization solution within project scope and timelines. Manages changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques. Manages implementation of secure cloud boundary in a FedRAMP high and DOD Impact Level-4/5 environment.

Provides guidance and feedback to IT leadership on critical cloud initiatives. Provides briefs to IT leadership on cloud system usage, consumption and performance. Conducts capacity planning and performance analysis.

Develops and maintains standards for best practices in cloud and hybrid environments. Develops methodology to ensure the application of appropriate security measures to assignments. Develops protocol to ensure integrity of data by evaluating, implementing and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions. Develops, interprets and applies IT policies, standards and guidelines. Develops business cases and business outcomes for cloud services. Conducts analyses and recommends resolution of complex issues affecting the specialty area. Evaluates and recommends new or enhanced improvements to delivery services. Identifies and defines technical requirements for development and implementation.

Supervises employees to include: assigning and distributing work, coaching, counseling, tutoring, and mentoring employees; approving and disapproving leave, recommending and completing personnel actions, completing performance reviews and signing timecards, training employees, keeping abreast of and actively supporting the principles of the EEO program, and prevention of sexual harassment. Oversees maintenance and enforcement of the security of resources and develops procedures to minimize the potential for fraud, waste and abuse.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be required.

Travel Required

25% or less - Varies

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

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Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field appropriate to the work of position AND three years of cloud system management experience and leading a team of Cloud Administrators, OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above; OR appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired the knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to that gained in the above.

Practical experience in Microsoft Office 365, Azure and/or AWS cloud instances, workloads, or service provisioning for government clients preferred. Thorough understanding of cloud automation and demonstrate ability to fully automate a cloud environment utilizes scripts or other management tools. Skill to translate requirements into well-architected, integrated Cloud solutions. Skill to lead other employees to accomplish work assignments. Experience managing implementation of secure cloud boundary in a FedRAMP high and DOD Impact Level-4/5 environment. Project management and/or DAU Contracting Level III certified candidates with the above experience are highly qualified for this position.

This position has been designated as a position of trust. The incumbent must be eligible for an Access National Agency Check and Inquiries (ANACI/ Tier 3) background investigation to satisfy IT Level II designation. Appointment and continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of the security investigation.

As an authorized and privileged user of Department of Defense Information Systems must possess or receive Information Assurance awareness certification by completing the DoD8570/8140 requirements (i.e. Security + Certification) as a condition of access within six months of employment, and thereafter must complete annual Information Assurance awareness training.

Eligible for incremental telework as determined by MR/MF policy.


Additional information

GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review:

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:

*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.

*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with "TA" stamped in red on front of card.



How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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