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Job #: R-00085039
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos’ Homeland Security Solutions Division is seeking a dynamic, mission-centric Cloud Technologist to support a federal agency’s large, mission-critical 24/7/365 enterprise Hybrid Multi-cloud infrastructure.  The position may be on client-site in the Baltimore Washington DC area or telework.

The Cloud Technologist will serve as the lead cloud Subject Matter Expert (SME) for implementing and overseeing Hybrid Multi-Cloud computing strategy. The candidate will oversee application assessment to support migration of applications from on-premises to multi cloud. The successful candidate should be collaborative, analytical thinker with strong problem-solving and technical management skills to deliver the best solutions in support of the customer’s mission. The candidate must possess strong communications skills.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Experience within Department of Homeland Security domain (preferably TSA) and familiarity with security and compliance requirements for agencies in DHS is highly preferred.
  • Assist with program's Multi-environment cloud DEVops capability spanning AWS and Azure cloud environments, including the Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) Pipeline.  Facilitate Communication & Team Integration: support communication, integration, and transparency across the team as demonstrated by implementing operations initiatives, initiating meetings, promoting Jira, lessons learned, root cause analysis, etc.
  • Familiarity with DevSecOps Engineer that can maintain hybrid multi-cloud environment and mature the existing CI/CD pipeline (e.g. CloudBees, Jenkins, Ansible).
  • Low level programming and scripting capable individual (Python, Bash, YAML, JSON) who can maintain the environment is ideal.
  • Understanding of aspects of architect and design enterprise cloud solutions
  • Deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available and fault tolerant systems in a Hybrid Multi-Cloud environment
  • As a Cloud Technologist on this program, you will design, develop, and implement a Cloud-Native Service architecture that software development teams can leverage to move services to use native cloud
  • Support migration of existing on-premises data center applications to the cloud
  • Configure and implement cloud resources to support new applications.
  • Implementing and controlling flow of data to and from hybrid cloud
  • Selecting appropriate different cloud providers service based on compute, data or security requirements
  • Lead the resolution of multi-Cloud operations incidents and problems.
  • Lead the implementation of cloud usage costs and identify operational cost control mechanisms

Basic Qualifications

  • Familiarity with DevSecOps Engineer that can maintain hybrid multi-cloud environment and mature the existing CI/CD pipeline (e.g. CloudBees, Jenkins, Ansible).
  • Experience in Cloud Containerization Services.
  • Experience with M365 Cloud solutions.
  • Experience with low code/no code cloud solutions using Appian, Pega and Camunda.
  • Experience with API Gateways such as MuleSoft and other Open Source Gateways.
  • Experience with Platform-As-A-Service Solutions such as Salesforce, Service Now
  • Experience/familiarity with IAM and Federation in hybrid multi-cloud environment.
  • Extensive experience working with SecDevOps CI/CD related technologies (Azure DevOps, Git, Jenkins, Puppet, Docker, Confluence, Sonar Lint, and other cloud native services)
  • Knowledge of Software Configuration Management life cycle deliverables
  • In-depth experience with different CSPs Console, CLI, and manage services utilizing cloud services to build infrastructure as a code in an automated fashion
  • Multiple years of hands-on experience of supporting Commercial Cloud Services (e.g. AWS, AZURE, CLOUD+, Google Cloud)
  • Strong experience with cloud and virtualization concepts (e.g., vCloud Director, Amazon, OpenStack)
  • Working experience with developing/maintaining Cloud provisioning templates
  • Knowledge of architecting and engineering virtual environments and solutions, to include VMware
  • Experience with application/data migration to AWS and/or Azure
  • Experience scaling application(s) and/or hosting environment to support increases in traffic
  • Working experience with network infrastructure services such as LDAP/AD/DNS and DHCP
  • Active Public Trust Clearance
  • BS degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college and 8+ or more years of technology engineering experience; Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Required Certifications:
    • Industry Standard Certifications and Professional Cloud Certifications (e.g. AWS Sys Ops Administrator, Cloud+)
  • Familiar in either software development projects or software integration projects in a service-oriented environment (Cloud, SOA, Web-Services) or virtualization environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ITIL4 Foundation in IT Service Management certification
  • General knowledge of business processes, management structures, and technology programs/platforms
  • Experience implementing secure SecDevOps methodologies and knowledge of Container platforms such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience implementing and managing network and application performance monitoring tools, e.g., Splunk, AppDynamics, SolarWinds
  • Strong experience with cloud orchestration tools (vRealize, vCenter Orchestrator, etc.)
  • Experience managing infrastructure solutions deployed in AWS GovCloud and other CSPs
  • Experience integrating different CSPs with database administrator and SecDevOps teams
  • Experience scripting against CSPs CLI
  • Experience in Site Recovery Manager (SRM)

Desired Certifications:

  • AWS Associate Solution Architect
  • Azure Solution architect

Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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® 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 $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 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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