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Cloud Engineer
Gaithersburg, MD

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Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.

Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs!

Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies"

Leidos...We strive to make the complex clear

The Leidos Exploration and Mission support group currently has an opening for a Cloud Services Engineer specializing in cloud services infrastructure engineering and implementation. The ideal candidate will provide end-to-end solution expertise to determine the best architecture and cloud services to meet the business requirements.

This is an exciting opportunity to leverage technical expertise in support of geographically dispersed cloud customers. Responsibilities includes the support of cloud initiatives to include centralized onboarding of cloud customers, the design and implementation of new solutions, operational support of cloud solutions, corporate cloud initiatives and engagements as well as providing cloud surge and issue support.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for architecting cloud solutions and implementing networking and security best practices. This person will work closely with business units and cloud vendors to gather requirements and design, price, and migrate systems to the cloud. This candidate will provide daily monitoring, management, troubleshooting and issue resolution to systems and services hosted on cloud resources.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

* Cloud Architecture Design and implementation
* Migration of systems to hybrid or cloud-based solutions
* Cloud based Web and database configuration, migration and implementation
* DevOps scripting and coding
* System troubleshooting, performance tuning and optimization

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field and 2+ years prior relevant experience, additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
* Strong AWS, Microsoft Azure architecture design experience.
* Extensive experience and hands-on knowledge across the catalog of cloud technologies.
* Extensive experience supporting software development projects utilizing cloud technologies. Past roles may include systems architect, software developer, and/or systems engineer.
* Strong experience designing, building, maintain, and securing cloud resources for high-availability and production level systems and services.
* Experience migrating systems to hybrid or fully cloud-based solutions.
* Unix / Linux /Windows experience.
* Scripting and coding knowledge.
* Database engineering and design for storage-based and transactional applications.
* Network troubleshooting including cloud networking capabilities and security protocols.
* Extensive experience with the AWS CLI.
* Prior development in formal software language required.
* At least 3 years' experience with developing/designing/implementing complex solutions in the cloud.

Preferred Qualifications:

* AWS Associate Architect certification, AWS Pro level certification, Microsoft solutions Architect: 70-534, 70-535 or equivalent, AZ- 300.
* Extensive systems and networking experience using AWS services from initial deployment and/or through migration from on premise systems
* Multi-node clustering experience using Linux, CentOS, or other UNIX based platforms
* At least 3 years' experience building workloads in AWS Gov Cloud, Microsoft Gov Cloud and public cloud

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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