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Cloud Automation Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Spatial Solutions team has an opening for an experienced Cloud Automation Engineer to work on a cloud development and deployment team. The team is involved in the deployment and maintenance of multiple operational cloud deployed geospatial solutions. A successful candidate will have experience with Jenkins/Gitlab/Chef or other automation solutions and will have a firm grasp of the AWS CLI and Python and Powershell. Our program operates on a modified agile implementation to deliver capabilities to other mission teams.

This position can be located in Gaithersburg, MD, Chantilly, VA or Alexandria, VA

Primary Roles & Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities will involve the development and automation scripts to deploy elements of the software baseline ranging from large COTS to small custom services and the stand up and configuration and upkeep of AMIs to support deployments. As part of an agile team, the candidate will participate in sprint and release level team activities, and technical exchange meetings in support of program objectives. Additional work may be required to support development team activities during automation integration activities, this may involve interaction with government and other contractors to build a successful working product and the collaborative troubleshooting of issues.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant experience OR 4 years of additional experience in lieu of degree
  • Experience in either software development projects or software integration projects in a service-oriented environment (Cloud, SOA, Web-Services) or virtualization environment.
  • Experience in AWS/Cloud technologies
  • Understanding of Powershell
  • Understanding of code baseline management
  • Understanding of Python scripting and coding (reading & writing)
  • Utilization of Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, Chef, Python, Gitlab, CloudFormation, Zabbix, HPFortify, ACAS, PostgreSQL, Scrum, Kanban
  • Knowledge of Systems, Architectural, SW Development and SW Sustainment Practices
  • Windows Domain Administrator of user accounts and group policy objects
  • Must currently possess an active Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain SCI access and polygraph post hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with ArcGIS/ESRI automation and deployments
  • AWS Solutions Architect, AWS Developer, Certification(s)
  • Security + Certification
  • Experience with IC Cloud Architecture implementation methodologies
  • Native cloud templating services like AWS Cloud Formation –
  • Team Collaboration tools and administration (Jira, Confluence, Hipchat/RocketChat/Mattermost)
  • Currently possess TS/SCI with Polygraph

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

5000

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Pay Range:

Keywords: Leidos, Alexandria , Cloud Automation Engineer, Other , Alexandria, Virginia

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