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The Leidos DES (Defense Enclave Services) team is supporting an extensive digital modernization program critical to DISA and Fourth Estate Agencies and currently has an opening for an Azure Cloud Engineer to support our customer at Ft. Meade, MD; however this position can be remote.
The Defense Enclave Services contract will unify the DOD Fourth Estate Defense Agencies and Field Activities’ common use information technology systems, personnel, functions and program elements under the direction of DISA’s Fourth Estate Network Optimization program office. This Azure Cloud Engineer will work with various Product Owners to deliver new cloud service capabilities and will develop, configure, and deploy IaaS/PaaS and SaaS services within the Azure Cloud to fulfill end user requirements.
•Must have an active DoD Secret clearance. (US Citizenship required)
•Designs and deploy as code system architecture for IaaS/PaaS/SaaS services in Azure Cloud.
•Participate in the development of user stories, sprint planning, and test case development / execution within an agile project environment.
•Work closely with Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and other team members to solve technical problems at the network, system, and application levels.
•Have a significant role in the evaluation and support of application architectures across platforms to ensure alignment to cloud and application modernization strategies, capabilities and requirement sets.
•Participate in the day-to-day execution of the enterprise architecture strategy via agile release schedules utilizing DevOps and CI/CD tool sets.
•Work across multiple projects and systems to develop user stories, system design document, implementation plan document, and SOPs.
•Understanding technical security best particles and guidelines within Azure Cloud Platform. knowledge of and experience with security policies, network security, data security and security event management to adopt cloud security services.
•Bachelor’s degree and 12+ years of relevant experience; additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
•Experience architecting/deploying/operating solutions built on Azure.
•Experience with DevOps principles and Automation Platforms such Azure Functions and Ansible.
•Experience with Identity Access Management (IDAM), AzureAD, and CyberArk.
•Excellent scripting experience/background (using PowerShell, BASH, and Python.)
•Understanding of Federal Government application, server, and network security requirements such as FISMA, FedRAMP, and NIST.
•Candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, a strong analytical ability.
•Expertise in the Atlassian tool suite, to include JIRA and Confluence
•Excellent written and oral communication skills
•Current IAT Level II or higher Certification such as Security +.
•5+ years’ experience developing and deploying Cloud Infrastructure as Code utilizing CI/CD tools and automation platforms such as Azure DevOps and Ansible.
•Experience Deploying and Maintaining Azure Virtual Desktops.
•Experience Integrating and Automating Intune, ServiceNow and Azure Functions.
•Recognized cloud certification, such as Microsoft Azure Associate Administrator.
External Referral Eligible
Pay Range:Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00
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.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2023. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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