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1741 - Cloud Solutions SME Engineer

Fort Lewis, Washington


Cloud Solutions Engineer (team SME) supporting Multi-Domain Task Force – Pacific (MDTF-Pacific). Provides a team of highly skilled engineers and data scientists to collect, ingest, process, analyze, visualize, and share data in support the United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM). The team will be responsible for the assembly of infrastructure within a cloud environment that is scalable, highly available, and adaptable with multiple environments that take advantage of managed services in the cloud.


  • Provides feedback to design engineers and evaluates end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle.
  • Working as an expert, conducts research and evaluates technical performance of software products and overall segments and systems.
  • Ensures products and systems comply with requirements and government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods. Verifies/validates systems with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to information networks.
  • Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Prepares assessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned products based on sophisticated testing, research, and analysis.
  • Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements.
  • Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they verify/validate the requirements.
  • Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements.
  • Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and operations officials.


  • Requires 16+ years with BS/BA or 14+ years with MS/MA or 10+ years with Ph.D.
  • Requires experience in DevSecOps, IAC, K8S/Docker, AWS EC2/S3/IAM, networking, routing, with a working knowledge of POSIX Shell, BASH, Python.
  • Key for the cloud engineer will be the knowledge and experience to build an environment that consists of several VMs on AWS. Iterate with customers on requirements. Manage user/customer (data scientists) access.
  • Establish and maintain the containerized environment with an entry mechanism, a notebook environment (like JupyterHub), a script server, and persistence using AWS S3.
  • Must hold the appropriate DoD 8570.01 baseline certification applicable to their work role prior to beginning work.


  • Ability to maintain the network route and programmatically switch for different data scraping tasks.
  • AWS certifications.


  • TS/SCI minimum