Cloud Systems Engineer

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San Diego, CA

Industry: Engineering Services

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5 - 7 years

Posted 386 days ago

  by    Benjamin Workman

***NOTE THIS POSITION CAN SIT IN SAN DIEGO, CA ALEXANDRIA, VA OR REMOTE***

***MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE TOP SECRET CLEARANCE***

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Cloud Systems Engineer, as part of a larger team, will play a key role in the execution of the planning, design, implementation, administration, and operational support of Cloud based solutions and services.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Determine sizing and configuration for the software stack (application, middleware, database) and infrastructure components (compute, storage, network) necessary to deliver the cloud based solutions and services to various clientele
  • Work with the IaaS provider to provision the necessary infrastructure components
  • Install and configure the infrastructure components and software stack to the required specifications, including any specific HA and/or DR/COOP requirements
  • Implement interface/integration requirements (to on premise or cloud applications, LDAP, SSO)
  • Implement VPN requirements (remote and site-to- site)
  • Implement requiredsecurity controls and hardening on the software stack and infrastructure components
  • Implement, test, administer operational backups
  • Execute scheduled patches and upgrades to the software stack
  • Manage and communicate any service impacts as a result of planned outages to clientele· Determine and communicate root/cause for any unplanned outages to clientele· Participate in Level 1 and Level 2 support (24x7x365)
  • Determine and communicate root/cause for any unplanned outages to clientele
  • Participate in Level 1 and Level 2 support (24x7x365)
  • Determine and communicate root/cause for any unplanned outages to clientele
  • Participate in security related continuous monitoring activities (e.g., PENTEST, IDS, Nessus, SIEM) to remediate any security findings, and to support SOC and ISOauditing and reporting
  • Execute and report on DR testing/validation exercises
  • Assist in software stack maintenance, administration, and operational requests
  • Assist in the development and ongoing refinement of policies, procedures, and processes that support and secure the cloud based solutions and services

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS:

  • Must be U.S. citizen
  • Top Secret clearance is required
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in the planning, design, implementation, administration, and operational support of large-scale enterprise systems
  • Experience and working knowledge of server operating systems (Linux and Windows), Routers, Switches, Firewalls, VPN, Load Balancers, Virtualization (hypervisors, virtual machines, provisioning), Enterprise Backup/Recovery, DR/COOP, High Availability, DNS, LDAP, SSO, SSL, FTP, Web Services
  • Experience and working knowledge of infrastructure and system monitoring tools with the ability to effectively instrument to enable various alerting and reporting tosupport availability and performance SLAs
  • Certifications involving compute, storage, network, and security a plus, but not required if there’s an experience equivalent
  • Technical and analytical writing skills required
  • Strong communication and organizational skills required
  • Must be able to multi-task, work independently, but at the same time contribute and work effectively towards team objectives

DESIRED NOT REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS:

  • Experience should include proven knowledge working at, or working with Cloud Service Providers responsible for products and services involving IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
  • Experience and working knowledge of security related activities involving system/
  • Experience should include proven knowledge working at, or working with Cloud Service Providers responsible for products and services involving IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
  • Experience and working knowledge of security related activities involving system/network-hardening, PENTEST, IDS, Nessus scanning, Identity Management, SIEM, SOC/ISOreporting
  • Experience and working knowledge of Maximo and Tririga software a plus, but not required
  • Experience and working knowledge of WebSphere, DB2, and Oracle a plus, but not required

MISCELLANEOUS ISSUES

  • MUST BE WILLING TO TRAVEL AS REQUIRED. ANTICIPATED TRAVEL IS LESS THAN 25%.

Job Type: Full-time

Requirededucation:

  • Bachelor's

Requiredexperience:

  • planning, designing, administering and operational support of large-scale enterprise systems: 5 years

Required licenses or certifications:

  • Ability to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • Active Top Secret Clearance

$80K