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Job #: R-00066194
Location: Remote, United States
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a Cloud Services Engineer specializing in cloud services infrastructure engineering and implementation. The ideal candidate will provide end-to-end solution expertise to determine the best architecture and cloud services to meet the business requirements.

This is an exciting opportunity to leverage technical expertise in support of geographically dispersed cloud customers. Responsibilities includes the support of cloud initiatives to include centralized onboarding of cloud customers,  the design and implementation of new solutions, operational support of cloud solutions, corporate cloud initiatives and engagements as well as providing cloud surge and issue support.

The Cloud Engineer will be responsible for architecting cloud solutions and implementing networking and security best practices. This person will work closely with business units and cloud vendors to gather requirements and design, price, and migrate systems to the cloud.  This candidate will provide daily monitoring, management, troubleshooting and issue resolution to systems and services hosted on cloud resources.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Cloud Architecture Design and implementation
  • Migration of systems to hybrid or cloud-based solutions
  • Cloud based Web and database configuration, migration and implementation
  • DevOps scripting and coding
  • System troubleshooting, performance tuning and optimization

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and 2+ years prior relevant experience, additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Strong AWS, Microsoft Azure architecture design experience.
  • Extensive experience and hands-on knowledge across the catalog of cloud technologies.
  • Extensive experience supporting software development projects utilizing cloud technologies. Past roles may include systems architect, software developer, and/or systems engineer.
  • Strong experience designing, building, maintain, and securing cloud resources for high-availability and production level systems and services.
  • Experience migrating systems to hybrid or fully cloud-based solutions.
  • Unix / Linux /Windows experience.
  • Scripting and coding knowledge.
  • Database engineering and design for storage-based and transactional applications.
  • Network troubleshooting including cloud networking capabilities and security protocols.
  • Extensive experience with the AWS CLI.
  • Prior development in formal software language required.
  • At least 3 years’ experience with developing/designing/implementing complex solutions in the cloud.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS Associate Architect certification, AWS Pro level certification, Microsoft solutions Architect: 70-534, 70-535 or equivalent, AZ- 300.
  • Extensive systems and networking experience using AWS services from initial deployment and/or through migration from on premise systems
  • Multi-node clustering experience using Linux, CentOS, or other UNIX based platforms
  • At least 3 years’ experience building workloads in AWS Gov Cloud, Microsoft Gov Cloud and public cloud

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:




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Job Family:

Software Engineering

Pay Range:

Pay Range $48,750.00 - $75,000.00 - $101,250.00


COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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