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Senior Cloud Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Blacksburg
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:

1901 Group, a Leidos company has an immediate opening for a Senior Cloud Engineer/Cloud Architect located in Blacksburg, VA. Remote possible.

Position Summary:
The job of the Senior Cloud Engineer/Cloud Architect to join our growing cloud engineering team to support the design, automation, and deployment of cloud infrastructure and applications.

Primary Responsibilities:
•Working in an Agile process to plan your work into 2 week sprints and participate in daily scrum meetings
•Creating designs, implementation plans, operational documentation, and continual improvement of cloud services
•Conducting cloud migration assessment, planning, and migration activities for varied application sets
•Creating automation capabilities aimed at improving service delivery and gaining operational efficiencies
•Working closely with Operations teams, other team members, and application owners to solve complex technical problems related to cloud hosted systems that require escalation
•Evaluate and recommend potential cloud solutions for inclusion into 1901/Leidos service offerings
As a Senior CloudEngineer, you will:
•Be a key member of a high performing Agile scrum team. Attend Agile meetings (sprint planning, daily standups, sprint retrospectives, sprint reviews, etc.)
•Work with teams across 1901 Group/Leidos to understand cloud requirements for upcoming projects
•Design and implement automation through scripting and other techniques to improve operational efficiencies
•Create architectures and designs of new customers systems and solutions to meet defined requirements
•Work across the company to deliver Cloud infrastructure strategies aligned with business objectives
•Mentor junior staff on cloud computing best practices and technology to drive cloud adoption

Basic Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of IT experience in an operational role
•4-5 years of experience with Cloud services, AWS or Azure
•AWS Certified Solution Architect, Professional (or equivalent experience)
•Familiar with Infrastructure as Code technologies such as Terraform and Ansible
•Capable of working within a team and independently
•Someone with strong problem solving and decision making ability
•Detail oriented with experience interacting with customers
•Proficient in creating technical documentation and diagram
•Travel to customer sites, including overnight travel
•Ability to provide coverage for core hours (8a to 6p) and occasional work on nights and weekends may be required during maintenance periods.
•Assessing risk of technical solution paths
•Reporting to a senior program owner
•Analyze data and form recommendations to colleagues and management

Pay Range:

Keywords: Leidos, Blacksburg , Senior Cloud Engineer, Other , Blacksburg, Virginia

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