Cloud Engineer, Lead - 35712 in Hanover, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/1/2021

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    Hanover, MD
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Job Description

Alion is currently seeking a Lead Cloud Engineer. The ideal candidate believes in exploring alternatives and quickly prototyping to validate hypothetical architectures or solutions 

In this position, you will:

  • Significantly contribute to the development, deployment, and maintenance of an enterprise cloud architecture for use in as a real-time analytics platform. 
  • Work with cross-functional teams to optimize algorithms for cloud deployment and scalability.
  • Build and maintain CICD pipelines using code build and code pipelines.
  • Investigate new cloud technology/services for continued platform evolution.   
  • Apply experience working within an Agile software development life cycle, including sprint planning, sprints, sprint review, etc
  • Other duties as assigned
  • A federal government security clearance may be required after employment.


Required Skills:

  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or similar.  In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • 8-10 years of experience as a Cloud Engineer including operations, management, design, and development of cloud-based applications and capabilities.
  • At least 3 years with AWS cloud technologies.
  • Experience automating cloud configuration using tooling such as Terraform, AWS Config, Ansible, etc.
  • Experience in cloud native technologies such as Lambda, S3, EC2, ECS, Fargate, Kinesis, DynamoDB, ALB.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Desired Skills:

  • AWS Certification is highly desired (Associate, Professional, and/or Specialty levels).
  • Understanding of AGILE software development methodologies and use of standard software development tool suites. (e.g., JIRA, Confluence, Github Enterprise, etc.)

Security Clearance: None

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