Lead Cloud Analyst - 36072 in Springfield, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/7/2021

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Job Description

Position Summary

Alion is looking for a Cloud Analyst Lead to join our team in Springfield, VA and contribute to our “Many Moves Ahead” on exciting programs for NGA.The Cloud Analyst Lead drives the implementation, support, and maintenance of all aspects of the SCP infrastructure. Project infrastructure includes cloud resources, software, and networking resources.

•    Monitoring health and capacity of system resources in the SCP
•    Responding to reoccurring operations and maintenance activities of the SCP
•    Development and implementation of new capabilities 
•    Managing capabilities life-cycles and maintaining applicable vendor relationships (end-of life tracking, licenses and support contracts)
•    Participating in and conducting applicable accreditation support (scans, automation, auditing)
•    Providing general system administration guidance and support (systems management, account creation, design reviews)
•    Creating and maintain project level infrastructure standards and conventions (naming conventions, SOPs)

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline. Education and work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • Five plus years experience with AWS cloud services.  
  • Ten years experience finding and fixing critical, customer facing production issues.
  • Certified AWS Solutions Architect
  • Experience with modern container orchestration systems: Kubernetes, Mesos, DC/OS, Swarm.  
  • Experience with Linux/UNIX systems and the best practices for deploying applications to those stacks.  
  • Knowledge of APIs and RESTful services 
  • Experience with different databases, including working knowledge of SQL, relational data stores.  
  • Experience with infrastructure configuration and automations processes and tools: Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, Chef, Fabric. 
  • Experience in the development of object-oriented software with languages like Java, C++, Python or Ruby ideally in SOA applications.
  • Demonstrated understanding of industry standards for building services in IaaS/PaaS/SaaS in Cloud environments.  
  • DOD8570 certification desired
  • An active Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info (SCI) with ability to obtain Poly


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Not Eligible

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