Cloud Engineer
Job Details
HQ - Arlington, VA
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree
Information Technology

What is the role?

You will be a key member of our IT Operations team responsible for providing the company with the highest standards in infrastructure and operations management. Your primary responsibility will be to assist in establishing the architecture, engineering, and operations management of the company’s cloud-based infrastructure through collaboration with other teams within the IT organization.  

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Designing cloud infrastructure architecture options for the company’s products and corporate systems
  • Researching and implementing best practices derived from industry experiences and standards
  • Facilitating and leading cross-functional teams to define, document, and implement cloud migration plans that take products through milestone architectures to their final, in-cloud architecture
  • Further developing subject matter expertise in cloud architecture and technologies to support initiatives across the company
  • Ensuring the operational status of our hybrid cloud infrastructure during migration to the cloud infrastructure
  • Designing and implementing cloud service solutions to enable easier cloud adoption for product teams
  • Managing identity and access management solutions for the cloud infrastructure
  • Refining cloud governance and compliance standards to ensure the security and auditability of the infrastructure platform
  • Collaborating with other IT teams to design and develop automation as the main method of managing the cloud infrastructure
  • Learning, understanding, and assisting with the operational management of the existing on-premises applications and infrastructure

You should possess the following experience, skills, and qualifications:

  • 8+ years of progressive systems infrastructure and cloud experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience; a Master’s degree is preferred
  • Experience designing, deploying, and supporting cloud technologies using AWS and Azure
  • An infectious sense of exploration and experimentation, allowing you to learn new technologies quickly
  • The ability to create standards and procedures for the production use of sufficiently mature technologies
  • An understanding of and experience in the areas of traditional IT systems and network management
  • Exceptional presentation, written, and verbal communication skills directed to both technical and nontechnical audiences
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills for listening to the input and needs of clients and building consensus among the team
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and project management skills with the ability to demonstrate mature, timely, and professional problem-solving abilities
  • Must demonstrate initiative and be customer-focused, self-directed, and results/goal-oriented