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CACI International Cloud Network Architect in Arlington, Virginia

Cloud Network Architect

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel: None

What You’ll Get to Do:

As a Cloud Network Architect, you will be part of a dynamic team of security and cloud architects/engineers, supporting the design and implementation of a new enterprise IT network for a DHS customer. In this role you provide thought leadership in cloud network architecture, design, implementation, and management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Architect, design, build and operationalize complex cloud infrastructure/network solutions to support and meet needs in Cloud space

  • Gather requirements, review application architectures and support business units and application teams developing solutions for Azure, AWS or GCP cloud

  • Promote and taking part of infrastructure automate initiatives such as infrastructure as code, automating cross functional tasks in the Cloud network area

  • Consult with and guide mission organizations and engineering groups to migrate legacy environments to next generation cloud architectures providing interoperability, security, scalability, and availability of hosted services

  • Lead continuous improvement and engineering discipline maturity through Root Cause Analysis and Problem Avoidance

  • Support cloud services onboarding roadmap together with the architecture team and engineering solutions required to onboard new Cloud services

  • Engineering and configuring preventive, detective and reactive solutions in collaboration with Information Security and Security Architecture teams

  • Continuously innovating, running Proof of Concepts and assessing Cloud partners 3rd party ecosystem solutions

  • Maintaining relationship and influencing Azure, AWS and GCP product teams

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to attain DHS EOD

  • BA + 13 years’ applicable experience, AA + 15 years’ applicable experience, MA + 10 years applicable experience or 19 years’ experience

  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience in IT network engineering or related field

  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience architecting, engineering and securing cloud solutions for environments such as Azure, AWS and GCP

  • Very good knowledge of TCP/IP networks and their cloud applications, incl. troubleshooting

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with private and public IP routing including BGP;

  • Advanced level knowledge of Layer 4-7 protocols including TCP, UDP, ESP, TLS, HTTPS, DNS, LDAPS, SMTPS and SSH

  • Good knowledge of load balancing, traffic management and content distribution technologies incl. Geo-IP based concepts

  • Good knowledge of information security methodologies, standards and tools including

  • Identity, federation and authentication solutions such as LDAP, Active Directory, Azure AD and SAML

  • Encryption and integrity standards such as X.509

  • SIEMS, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, CASB, Proxy and Egress control solutions with various controls capabilities such as content filtering

  • Experience engineering infrastructure automation solutions

  • Familiarity with IT governance standards and compliance including ITIL

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Azure Express route, AWS Direct Connect, GCP Interconnect and Equinix Cloud Exchange services

  • Relevant Cloud (Azure, AWS, GCP) and network (e.g. Cisco, F5) industry certifications will be an asset

  • Experience with Infrastructure as code concepts and CI/CD pipelines

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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