Principal Cloud Software Engineer - 36788 in Colorado Springs, CO at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Enlighten, an Alion company is looking for a Principal Cloud Engineer to design, develop and implement complicated and difficult software capabilities for computer based systems. Exhibits technical insight and understanding in multiple fields and disciplines with an in depth facility in Cloud Computing. Candidate must have expertise developing cloud software based capabilities. Analyze the cloud infrastructure needs of the Company’s product units and transversal functions. Participate to selection and deployment of Openstack distribution (SLA, performance, support, cost). Design and implement private cloud infrastructure. Ensure full integration with hybrid cloud platform management layer, identity management and R&D infrastructure. Work closely with other engineering teams. Will help to build a team of Software Engineers in the Colorado Springs area. Support the organization in maturing the infrastructure into a fully automated, service-oriented, hybrid IT. Work with automating build pipelines, migrations, security and compliance in the cloud. Define, implement and manage a cloud based infrastructure. Perform tool administrative tasks and provide application support for our platform. Transfer knowledge via documentation and training to software development organization. Work closely with business technology peers and management emphasizing collaboration and joint effort to ensure that the needs and expectations of organizational stake holders, business partners, external customers, and third party organizations are met and/or exceeded.

Security Clearance: 

  • A current Secret level U.S. Government clearance is required and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.  Can hold a higher-level clearance as well (TS+).

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in technical discipline (i.e. computer science, engineering, mathematics, etc.). Educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
  • 12+ years of experience in Cloud Engineering / Computing
  • Prior experience building up and/or leading a team of software engineers
  • Experience in streaming and/or batch analytics (e.g. Kafka, Spark, Flink, Storm, MapReduce, Hadoop)
  • Experience in distributed databases, NoSQL databases, full text-search engines (e.g. Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Solr)
  • Experience in designing enterprise APIs
  • Experience in RESTful web services
  • Experience in Microservices architecture
  • Experience in Object Oriented Programming (OOP) paradigms
  • Experience in cloud based technologies (AWS, Azure)
  • Experience in Modern Java Frameworks and Libraries (e.g. Spring, Guava)
  • Experience with the Linux operating system
  • Experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Git, Nexus, Maven)
  • Experience with the agile software lifecycle
  • Has a proven ability to learn quickly and works well both independently as well as in a team setting

Salary:  $170,000 to $190,000

Employee Benefits:  Enlighten, an Alion company is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to our employees and we hope you find this information useful in making your decision to join our Enlighten Team.  Available benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, flexible and health savings accounts, short- and long-term disability coverage, life and accident insurance, 401(k) and employee assistance program.  We provide a variety of leave programs including holidays (scheduled and floating), paid time off, parental leave, military leave, bereavement, jury as well state/federal mandated leave.  Enlighten provides access to education assistance and student loan repayment program, as well as convenient payroll deduction programs to include legal, home, auto and pet insurance.

*CJ *NF


Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Limited

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