Sr System Engineer

Job ID 19-00067

Industry Computer/IT

Job Type Contract

Location Austin, TX


A Sr. Cloud Systems Engineer provides technical support in system architecture, system design, system integration and technical management. Assists in providing technical input to the systems engineering process for cloud-based systems. Leads teams in developing application and technical plans. Guide customers in the installation and use of strategic products through education and guidance, first-use and tuning assistance problem solving and critical situation resolution.


- DevOps, Scripting, Configuration Management, and Infrastructure automation.
- Skilled at working collaboratively with cross-organizational VA teams to deploy and automate infrastructure and application systems
- Ability to automate and streamline processes
- Build and maintain operational tools
- Troubleshoot and resolve issues in development, test and production environments.
- Provisioning cloud resources
- Perform cloud management
- Manage cloud specific tool sets
- Setup and maintenance of cloud platforms
- Coordinate with Enterprise Architects and Administrators for integration with application, network and cloud services.
- Develop and maintain accurate documentation for internal procedures and services
- Amazon or Azure Cloud Certification.
- Expertise in working in defense or intelligence community Cloud environments, including AWS GovCloud, MilCloud, or Microsoft Azure Government (MAG).
- Experience using Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Web Application Security Assessment (WASA), and/or National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) protocols and standards.
- Experience with security and compliance with various industry standards like HIPAA, PHI, CIS Benchmarks etc.
- Strong understanding of networking, containers, and fault tolerance
- Experience implementing strategies such as blue-green deployments, phoenix environments, immutable infrastructure, and infrastructure as code.
- Experience with SQL and MySQL (NoSQL experience is a plus).
- Prior Web Application Development.
- Knowledge of, and preferably experienced with, Agile/SCRUM methodologies.
- Familiarity or experience with Ansible, AWS Cloud Formation, and MAG Resource Manager


Education Level Master's Degree
Degree In Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or other Engineering or Technical discipline is required
Yrs. exp. 10
Substitutions 10 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education