Job ID 2020-4452
Job Locations
US-VA-Radford | US-VA | US-VA
Category
IT: Administrator / Analyst / Architect / Engineer
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. NCI's AI solution, Shai(tm), scales humans with artificial intelligence by empowering the workforce to meet their mission by using best in class AI solutions coupled with our exceptional service offerings. Working with strategic partners, NCI is committed to bringing commercial innovation to missions of national importance. NCI is a mid-tier systems integrator headquartered in Reston, VA, and operates at locations across the globe.

 

NCI has been designated a 2020 Military Friendly Employer by MilitaryFriendly.com  

 

 

Responsibilities

NCI: As a Cloud Engineer, you will provide services in support of the Army Product Director Acquisition, logistics, and Technology Enterprise systems and Services (PD ALTESS).  PD ALTESS provides enterprise class data center services ranging from server hosting, software design and system architecture to lifecycle management, problem solving and Enterprise Service desks for PD ALTESS hosted customers and associated users. PD ALTESS has a mission to keep systems up and running and serving customers twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, and three hundred sixty-five days a year. PD ALTESS supports multiple missions throughout the DoD, Army and Federal workspaces. Data centers supported are expansive and integrated across multiple geographical locations, consisting of both physical and virtual architectures, supporting hundreds of programs, thousands of virtual servers and millions of users worldwide. The missions we supported is varied and complex. This position is contingent upon award.

Qualifications

Highlights of Responsibilities:

  • Capable of being proactive and working independently with minimal technical direction.
  • Communicate in an effective manner.
  • This position is for a Cloud Engineer supporting the ALTESS commercial cloud services infrastructure.
  • ALTESS is a managed service provider for Army and DoD IT systems and plans to offer managed cloud services in Microsoft Azure followed closely by Amazon Web Services.

Requirements:

  • Clearance: Department of Defense (DOD) Secret Security Clearance
  • Information Assurance (IA) Certification (required on day one of employment): DOD 8570 IAT II (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP)
  • Computing Environment (CE) Certification: MCSD Azure Solutions Architect, AWS Certified Solutions Architect or equivalent.
  • Education/Experience: BA +10 years (Bachelor's degree in technical Discipline)
  • Mid to senior level Cloud Engineer experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience effectively managing multiple large-scale projects
  • Experience automating routine administrative tasks desired
  • Strong experience with IPSEC/VPN, and other secure transport technologies as well as BGP
  • Proven experience migrating on-premise applications to the cloud
  • Understanding of network, storage, server, and application technologies
  • Strong knowledge of automation concepts, tools, and scripting languages (Ansible, Terraform, Python, PowerShell, Bash, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of code repositories tools such as Git
  • Working knowledge of DoD STIGs, and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM)
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline experience such as Jenkins, Travis CI, AWS CodeDeploy

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:

  • Sitting for long periods
  • Standing for long periods
  • Ambulate throughout an office
  • Ambulate between several buildings
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as required
  • Travel by land or air transportation 25%

It is the policy of NCI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. In addition, we affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulationsNCI is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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