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1489- Cloud Systems Administrator

Chantilly, Virginia
TS/SCI with Full Scope Polygraph

Seeking a Cloud Service Reliability Engineer in Chantilly, VA to support our Intelligence Community customer as part of a highly talented, highly motivated and high-performing team. As part of the Infrastructure O&M Support team you will be responsible for the availability, performance, monitoring, and incident response, among other things, of the Cloud Infrastructure that we support in a 24/7 environment.

  • Ensure the uptime of our multi-tenant infrastructure
  • Work closely with the engineering teams to improve our platforms and eliminate complexity from architecture and processes
  • Configure and use state of the art monitoring tools to gather insights and then act upon the results
  • Conduct incident response and in-depth root cause analysis.
  • This position is hands-on, requiring the ability to provide first level system and network support and problem resolution identification.
  • The candidate would be responsible for the monitoring the daily software and network operations in a distributed environment.
  • Also responsible for monitoring, working with users on fault isolation and resolution, as well as system analysis and reporting.
  • This job will include shift work to allow for complete 24×7 monitoring of software systems.

Required Qualifications:

  • You have at least an associate’s degree in Engineering or Computer Technology or Advanced Military Training.
  • You have at least 2 years of Senior level relevant experience
  • You have experience working with Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • You have experience with distributed computing technologies.
  • You have experience with virtualization technologies (e.g. OpenStack, Citrix XenServer Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, and/or VMWare), Docker Containers, Ansible, and Heat templates.
  • You have experience with front end processing and network gateway appliances and /or software.
  • You have experience working in a customer environment and/or a classified environment.
  • You have a background in supporting software and/or network operations with a clear understanding of networking fundamentals.
  • You have experience with Linux/Unix and Windows operating systems.
  • You hold a current CompTIA Security+, CASP or CISP certification. Computing Environment Certification (e.g. Linux+, RHCSA, RHCE, MCSA).
  • You are able to effectively communicate both with customers and technical staff.
  • You are willing to work in a 24/7 environment

Desired Qualifications:

  • Have experience with infrastructure automation technologies including OpenStack, Ansible, Heat, Puppet, etc. Experience on Cloud Computing Fundamentals.
  • Have a good understanding of KVM Virtualization technologies.
  • Have previous experience with networking equipment.
  • Have experience with Intelligence or DoD programs, either within the military or as a civilian contractor, is desired.


  • Active TS/SCI with Full Scope Polygraph