BAE Systems Sr Cloud Infrastructure Engineer in Quantico, Virginia

Job Description

BAE is looking for a talented Cloud Infrastructure Engineer who shall provide technical leadership in the planning, investigation, design, and implementation of cloud based infrastructure systems and integration with traditional infrastructure.

The Cloud Infrastructure Engineer shall perform the following duties:

  • Administer and maintain a high-performance, large-scale, hybrid (cloud/on-premise), enterprise system.

  • Implement new enhancements for new and existing web applications based on operational requirements.

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

  • Maintain and optimize the Linux based systems within a cloud-based environment.

  • Provide best practice recommendations as it relates to virtualization, cloud, and networking.

  • Scripting language development experience (Bash, PERL, Python, etc.)

  • Identifying, documenting, and assisting in the automation of procedures and processes

  • Track development and operational support provided via provided issue tracking software, such as JIRA/Confluence

  • Collaborate on task reviews, internal processes, and architecture enhancements.

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

  • Provide comprehensible documentation and schematics to break-down, define, and illustrate complex infrastructure systems deployments and solutions.

  • Develop and maintain change-base impact documentation

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

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

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

Typical Education & Experience

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 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.

Required Skills and Education

  • 10 combined experience in Information Technology

  • 3 years supporting network infrastructure

  • Experience developing scripts and automating tasks with shell and scripting languages like Bash, Perl, and Python

  • Background in implementing systems infrastructure and cloud solutions

  • Bachelor s degree in computer science or related field or an equivalent amount of work experience with 10 years of overall related experience

  • Current Top Secret clearance w/ CI Polygraph or ability to pass a CI Polygraph.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Enthusiastic, hardworking, self-motivated, and the ability to work independently

  • Excellent communication skills in order to communicate effectively with all levels of management, staff, and customers

  • Knowledge of Linux server configurations including web servers, proxies, VPN services.

  • Demonstrated ability to gather requirements, and arrive at technical decisions

  • Experience with enterprise application architectures in cloud environments

  • Experience with the operation of enterprise and cloud infrastructures is a plus

  • Passion for open source, tooling, software, and automation

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we dofrom intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That s BAE Systems. That s Inspired Work.

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