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Job #: R-00085465
Location: Radford, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Are you interested in continuing your IT career in Radford, VA? Radford is a great small city with big opportunities!

Leidos is seeking a Sr. Cloud Engineer who enjoys working in a dynamic fast-paced environment to support the ALTESS Contract in Radford, VA. 

POSITION SUMMARY:                                                                  
This position is for a Cloud Engineer supporting the ALTESS commercial cloud customers who reside in Microsoft Azure (Gov/DoD).  ALTESS is a managed service provider (MSP) for Army IT systems and we support enterprise applications owners in migrating their systems into Microsoft Azure and also provide sustainment services to support their applications.  This position is for an architect to support these applications from a migration and sustainment role.

LOCATION:
Work is performed onsite in Radford, VA.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
•Must have an active Secret Security clearance.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Collaborate with customers to understand their application environments, evaluate any architectural changes they may need, and develop an architecture that meets the application requirements and utilizes a cloud native approach as much as possible.
•Prepare and submit build and process documentation internally and with external providers to facilitate application deployment and upgrades.
•Deploy and sustain cloud infrastructure to support customer applications. 
•Develop, deploy, and maintain infrastructure as code (IaC) for deployment and sustainment of customer enclaves.
•Troubleshooting and root cause analysis of customer application issues to include network, storage, operating system, and application-level analysis.
•Microsoft Azure Portal administration in support of the ALTESS cloud customers –add/modify/delete Azure resources, configuration of alerting and notifications, and general oversight of Azure resources.
•Provide on-call support for triage and resolution of after-hours production incidents.
•Make recommendations for improvements to security, scalability, manageability, and performance across a wide variety of network, storage, and compute services and technologies.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
•Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of relevant work experience.
•Security+ (Or equivalent IA cert) and computing environment certification (i.e. Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, etc. strongly preferred)
•Computing Environment (CE) Certification (i.e., MCSE, Server+, etc.) – can be waived for 30 days after project join date.
•Senior level Cloud Engineer experience – IaaS required, some PaaS experience preferred.
•Baseline knowledge of networking concepts (routing, firewall, load balancing) required; Knowledge of server technologies and application stacks preferred
•Knowledge of Microsoft Azure cloud resources 
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
•Experience effectively managing multiple large-scale projects in a fast-paced environment
•Strong troubleshooting skills across the entire technology stack – network, storage, server, and applications
•Experience with automation tools and scripting languages (Ansible, Terraform, Python, Powershell, Bash, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
•Working knowledge of DoD STIGs, and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM) 

Why Radford?
Radford is bordered on three sides by the New River and neatly tucked into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and features a delightfully picturesque setting for a diverse and charming array of activities to include, hiking, biking trails, fishing and plenty of wildlife. 

If you know someone who may be a good fit, refer them to us! Your referral could get you a one-time referral payment of $3,000. More details here.

External Referral Eligible
 

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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Commitment to Diversity

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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