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Cloud Engineer

Req #: 227283
Location: National Harbor, MD US
Job Category: Information Technology
Minimum Clearance Required: None

Job Description

Team CACI has an exciting and challenging opportunity available for a Cloud Engineer supporting a DHS customer’s enterprise environment.  CACI will provide a variety of IT services including cyber security, identity and access management, risk management, cloud integration and engineering, field support services, service desk, application deployment and optimization, and operations center support services. The nature of this support will range from software to hardware, and includes troubleshooting connectivity issues, providing device enhancements, installation and maintenance of server-side applications, and interfacing with a large and diverse customer base.

Primary responsibilities include providing Cloud Engineering daily support and administration of a Government cloud platforms.   The Cloud Engineer will serve as a Technical and possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills required to partner with other leaders across the enterprise to identify opportunities and risks and develop and deliver solutions that support business strategies. Familiarity with ServiceNow ticketing systems is a plus, as is the ability to adapt to and develop procedures around changing technologies and customer requirements. This position will ensure the stability, integrity and efficient operation of the mobile systems that support mission critical DHS organizations.

You will monitor managed enterprise infrastructure platforms to identify performance issues and ensure the overall system integrity.

What You’ll Get to Do:

Ensure the overall health and strong security posture of complex network architectures. The Cloud Engineer will be actively involved with all phases of security design, implementation, proactive monitoring, troubleshooting and analysis of enterprise mobile device management. Develops system specifications, architecture designs, integration and test plans, and all relevant documentation. Develops security assessment and mitigation strategies. Maintain compliance with DOD Information Assurance requirements as well as ensuring service performance indicators are met or exceeded.

CACI is currently seeking a Cloud Engineer with a strong focus on MS Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud. The selected candidate will be involved with transforming development and testing environments from on-premises to cloud-based. The candidate will work closely with stakeholders to gather technical requirements, architect solutions and execute on deliverables.  In our small Lab Team, you’ll be responsible for providing a multi-tenant, multi-cloud, cloud and on-prem IT lab environment solution to enable solutions development and operations teams the necessary sandboxes within which to execute their assigned missions, while providing needed/wanted common services to reduce redundancy, and still enabling specific communication between sandboxes as needed. You won’t be living in a confined stovepipe or swim-lane. Although the overall contract consists of one base year and five option years, you’ll participate in enabling multiple, incremental solution efforts via Agile sprints which may be similar with others, or they may be completely unique. Flexibility and adaptability are ways of life here on our team. Although this is a high-pace environment, be assured you’d be joining a people-oriented team and overall community that’s just as flexible as were hoping you to be.

More About the Role:

  • The Cloud Engineer is a cloud role in the project delivery cycle with hands-on experience migrating customers to the cloud and designing DevOps operational processes, deployment checklists, etc.
  • You might be a true SME in one or more things, or not, but you’re able to rapidly learn and adapt to new challenges and technologies
  • Experience with networking concepts and logging and monitoring of hybrid-cloud workloads.
  • Understanding of application security patterns including web application security, service mesh and mobile security strategies.
  • Ability to quickly learn, understand, and work with new emerging technologies, methodologies, and solutions in the Cloud/IT technology space
  • Communicates acceptably with both technical and non-technical colleagues, sharing knowledge and insight
  • Function as a member of a small team tasked with developing, deploying, and maintaining a multi-tenant, multi-platform, infrastructure to provide lab IT enclaves
  • Experience with developing scalable architectures using API management, microservice frameworks, PaaS, and container orchestration systems, or other applicable platforms.
  • Working knowledge of at least one configuration management tool, such as Ansible, Chef, and/or Puppet
  • Experience writing effective PowerShell scripts
  • Experience with monitoring tools, such as Application Insights, Microsoft Operations
  • Management Suite (OMS), certificates and SSL management
  • General understanding of Microservices, such as Docker, Kubernetes preferred
  • Integrate, Secure, and Operate lab enclaves across Azure, AWS, Google Cloud and on-premises vSphere
  • In the lab core services enclaves, you might provision, install, configure, monitor and maintain applications, platform services, and/or operating systems (either or both of Windows and Linux) on both public and private VM infrastructures, in order to implement, manage, and maintain the envisioned security model and provide certain centralized services to tenants
  • Create and manages scripts
  • Produces and reviews detailed documentation and diagrams regarding the solution being integrated
  • Participate in the internal Engineering Review process
  • Provide technical cross-training/coaching of more junior colleagues

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship required
  • Must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and be successfully obtain to a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) EOD authorization.
  • Understands and intuits "why things work", not just the ability to follow installation and configuration guides
  • Strong experience integrating and troubleshooting systems in a Windows Server environment
  • Strong experience integrating, securing, and making useful one or more of the following Microsoft platform services: Microsoft Active Directory (at an advanced level), Windows AD-integrated PKI (at an advanced level), MS SQL Server, IIS
  • Strong experience installing and configuring COTS software applications
  • Strong experience with securing systems following STIGs, best practices, and government/compliance requirements (NIST 800-53, FISMA, etc)
  • Moderate to Strong experience creating and analyzing PowerShell and/or Command Shell scripts
  • Moderately strong understanding network communication fundamentals.
  • Experience engineering in highly structured, segmented/partitioned networks
  • Experience with log management, network firewalls, and testing
  • University Degree (BS), or equivalent years of related experience, and additionally 7+ years of related IT engineering experience required.
  • Azure and/or AWS certification within 6 months of hire
  • As a requirement of continued employment in this position you will be required to obtain a DHS/EOD clearance.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Relevant Technical and/or Cloud Certifications (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, VMware, etc.)
  • Experience creating and analyzing Python, Perl, and/or Bash scripts
  • Experience with any or all of these products or technologies: PostGRE SQL, Riverbed, Steel Central, Nagios, McAfee ePO, Tanium, IPSEC, ForeScout, CyberARK, SailPoint, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Splunk, AMQP (RabbitMQ), Nessus, ServiceNow, Qualys, SCCM, BigFix, MDM solutions
  • Technical degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related subject area

What We Can Offer You:

- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.


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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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