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CACI International Cloud Operations Engineer in Hampton, Virginia

Cloud Operations Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Continental US

CACI is looking for candidates to work an exciting opportunity to expand our customer’s portfolio of services into government cloud technologies. This position will require members of our cloud team to research current hybrid-cloud offerings and government cloud technologies to engineer solutions on how to migrate services from on-premises hosted services to C2S.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Manage, operate, and deploy AWS GovCloud/SC2S/C2S components, accounts, services, and tools in support of AF DCGS.

  • Work closely with Cloud Engineering team (AFRL), vendors, and other support staff to identify, resolve, and document incidents.

  • Operate and manage cloud-based infrastructure, network operations, capacity and resource management, service metering and operational cost oversight, disaster recovery and mitigation.

  • Create processes designed to measure system effectiveness and identify areas for improvement.

  • Seek ways to enhance systems operations, with a focus on automation and minimizing cost.

  • Build and support effective metrics for production services.

  • Plan for adequate capacity of systems based on utilization metrics and planned projects to establish supply and demand forecasts.

  • Work closely with internal team members and other stakeholders to review proposed changes and help devise post implementation verification routines and system health checks.

  • Communicate impacts of change to all stakeholders in a timely manner.

  • Coordinate with patch management teams as well as teams involved in services upgrades.

  • Aid in maintaining compliance of the cloud environments.

  • Engage with management, risk and compliance teams as needed.

  • Participate in rotating 24×7 on-site support.

  • Support automation in the cloud environment.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance.

  • BA/BS Degree in STEM field or Equivalent Experience.

  • 3+ years of operations experience providing application infrastructure support.

  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational, and multi-tasking skills.

  • Experience administering web-based applications is required.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Candidate is expected to have demonstrated experience in the following areas:

  • Competent in AWS EC2, AWS VPC, AWS CloudWatch, AWS S3, AWS IAM, AWS CloudFormation, AWS CLI.

  • 3+ years of experience implementing and supporting AWS or equivalent cloud enterprise solutions.

  • Strong infrastructure background in the provisioning, deploying, operating, and maintaining of enterprise storage, compute, and network solutions (preferably in the cloud).

  • Network security concepts such as IPsec, VPN, SSH, and TLS, also experience with application solutions such as load balancing, forward/reverse proxy, monitoring, and packet inspection/troubleshooting.

  • SDLC, ticketing systems, tiered support workflows and processes.

  • Operating in agile environments.

  • One or more scripting languages (Bash, PowerShell, Python, etc.).

  • Developing plans, policies, and procedures to control and monitor application status for the cloud environment.

  • Backups and disaster recovery.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience working in AWS, SC2S, and/or C2S environments.

  • Experience with supporting a DoD or IC System Program Office regarding operations.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of cloud engineering principles, methods, and techniques.

  • Strong understanding of operational best practices, configuration management, and security controls.

  • One or more AWS or Azure certifications.

  • Expertise with DNS, Active Directory, Puppet, networking, and protocols.

  • Expertise working with AWS, Linux, and relational databases.

  • Expertise in cloud methodologies to include IaaS, PaaS and SaaS.

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.