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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer - Senior

Quantico, VA, USA | BAE Systems

  • Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation/Aerospace
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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BAE Systems is offering an exciting opportunity to support an important and dynamic Department of Justice customer as a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer working with a team of diverse and highly capable IT professionals. The Cloud Infrastructure Engineer will provide technical leadership in the planning, investigation, design, and implementation of cloud based infrastructure systems and integration with traditional infrastructure. The Cloud Infrastructure Engineer will collaborate closely with the Infrastructure Operations and Automation Engineers to ensure manual configuration is minimized.


The Cloud Infrastructure Engineer will perform the following duties:


Determine user requirements and design specifications for cloud based Infrastructure as a Service (laaS) systems.


Create plans to ensure necessary maintenance to support system health is performed regularly.


Plan, schedule and conduct the deployment of new virtual private servers (VPS) and associated operating systems, and software applications.


Design and conduct tests and evaluations of laaS systems. Analyze and implement available services through modeling.


Perform system-level design and configuration of products including determination of cloud computer unit,


operating system, and other platform specifications


Evaluate service offerings from providers and make recommendations to the government regarding integration of these technologies into the existing network


Provide solutions that incorporate concepts across engineering disciplines and environments.


Influence team members, the customer, and vendors to define, analyze, and provide solutions for the customer's server, storage and application requirements


Prepare complex work prints and schematics to define and illustrate infrastructure deployments and solutions


Identify and recommend new design tools for use in new infrastructure projects.


Evaluate projected usage of CPU, Storage, Memory and Network Bandwidth to enable future planning and service delivery.


Participate in and influence marketing proposals and studies by providing costing models, reports, and technical solutions for infrastructure projects.


Plan, design, and implement network management systems to monitor, diagnose, control, and measure performance of laaS assets.


Identify, analyze, and recommend new infrastructure administrative systems to ensure accurate systems inventory and timely implementation.


Evaluate and assess new or updated applications for integration into enterprise systems.


Knowledge of Linux server configurations including web servers and web proxies


Required Education, Experience, & Skills


The successful candidate for the Cloud Infrastructure Engineer position will meet the following education and experience requirements:


Bachelor's degree in one of the following areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer and Information Security, Computer Security, and/or Network Administration from an accredited university/college with eight (8) years' experience;


Master's Degree in Computer Science or related scientific/technical field with five (5) years' experience;


PhD in Computer Science or related discipline with two (2) years' experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.


Relevant Experience: Minimum/General Experience: 4 years of relevant experience with Infrastructure as a Service (laaS) vendors. Candidate will have experience deploying Linux and Windows operating systems on cloud providers. Able to Design, Deploy and Maintain AWS capabilities such as Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Cloudwatch, AWS Identity and Access Management. Understanding of Software Defined Networking concepts.


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills


Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS} and infrastructure-asCode (laC) concepts


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