Cloud Automation Engineer & Administrator

ManTech International Corporation - Stafford, VA4.0

Full-time
Overview

ManTech is seeking highly skilled individuals to join our Stafford, VA team that are familiar with transitioning existing information architectures from on-premises, standalone private servers to cloud and hybrid enterprise environments in order to establish core service oriented architectures capable of providing services such as platform, infrastructure, software, data, storage, and security services.

General Responsibilities

  • SME Responsibilities to transition existing on-premises infrastructure to a cloud architecture
  • Current Infrastructure could include, but not limited to, physical/virtual servers, workstations, storage, networks, encryption technologies, software, databases, and other unique program of record services
  • Perform analysis of current infrastructure and business processes
  • Work with current and identify future customers to ensure their mission needs will be met with minimal impact during transition
  • Focus on integrating the services defined in the MCIEE Blueprint
  • Migrate or re-engineer database design per requirements of analyst tools
Mandatory Responsibilities

  • This position requires an active DoD TS/SCI Clearance (may require obtaining a polygraph)
  • Current DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (Security+ CE or equivalent)
  • Amazon Web Services Cloud certification is required
  • Hands-on cloud architect/SME capable of entire lifecycle transition to cloud technology
  • Must be capable of performing analysis of current business processes and services provided
  • Knowledge of available cloud services to make informed decisions on SaaS, PaaS, DaaS, and Self-Hosted, or hybrid approach
  • Recommend best practice approach of transition to cloud technologies or hybrid approach
  • Develop transition plan that keeps current stakeholders informed during the process
  • Design, Implement, and Automate environment creation
  • Document procedures, plans, testing, diagrams, maintenance, training, SLAs/OLAs
  • Must be capable of training peers with administration/migration processes
  • Must be capable of training customers of new processes/procedures resulting from cloud transition
  • Must be familiar with scripting technologies and how to automate creation of cloud environment
  • Familiar with implementing High Availability (HA) architecture, maximizing service uptime
  • Must be familiar with environment auto scaling and load balancing
  • Must be familiar with DoD Cyber processes to include STIGs
  • Must be familiar with transition of multiple OS technologies to include Windows and Linux servers and workstations
  • Must be familiar with backup and recovery/DR solutions and processes and recommend as required
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well independently and in a collaborative team environment
Desired Responsibilities

  • Familiar with Marine Corps processes, procedures, and interoperability requirements
  • Familiar with similar transitions and can inform lessons learned as needed
  • Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) development may be necessary
  • Familiar with C2S, S-C2S, AWS, Azure\MSO365 and Marine Corps Private Cloud technologies and dependencies
  • Familiarity with the MCISRE and Blueprint services
  • Familiar with ESRI Enterprise service architectures and geodatabase systems, specifically ArcGIS Portal
  • Familiarity with FEDRAMP, NIST, RMF, and other process standards
  • Experience with manual and automated security administration, remediation, and hardening (STIG reviews, group policy and permissions, system modifications based on vulnerability scans, audits, and mitigations; patch management)
  • Experience implementing and supporting enterprise system monitoring tools
  • MS Active Directory administration to include, but not limited to, Group Policy, Account Management, Domain Controllers, etc.
  • Mid-level cloud admin/engineer with cloud migration experience and Amazon Web Services Cloud certification is needed.
  • Mid-Senior admin engineer with cloud migration experience and Amazon Web Services Cloud certification is needed.
  • Mid-Senior level FTE knowledgeable and experienced in DODAF architecture deliverables and tools such as Visio
Qualifications Requires Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science, management information systems and ten to twelve years of experience.

Additional Qualifications Preferred:
  • Possess cloud related certifications such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect, SysOps Administrator, Developer, etc.; Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) or Expert (MCSE) in Cloud Platform or Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
  • Experience configuring and deploying Microsoft Windows servers using Windows Deployment Services, VMware templates, and Cloud Service Provider user interfaces
  • Experience in virtualized server, workstation, and infrastructure administration, troubleshooting, backup, and recovery (VMware, Hyper-V/Windows 2016)
  • Experience with manual and automated security administration, remediation, and hardening (STIG reviews, group policy and permissions, system modifications based on vulnerability scans, audits, and mitigations; patch management)
  • Experience implementing and supporting enterprise system monitoring tools
  • Experience with Windows scripting language (PowerShell or VBScript)
  • Experience in at least four (4) of the following: Set-up, configuration and support of internal and external networks; identifying and analyzing systems requirements; developing and maintaining system applications and security; developing and maintaining network configurations; troubleshooting network and system performances issues; providing user support and guidance; recommending and implementing upgrades, patches, new applications and new equipment; developing and maintaining disaster recovery methods; and/ or ensuring proper documentation, coordination and maintenance of multiple systems.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to translate complicated technical issues for a non-technical audience
  • Knowledge of standard DoD and Marine Corps concepts, practices and procedures
  • Familiarity with Navy/Marine Corps interoperability requirements is preferred
Degrees Equivalent Experience/Education
Bachelor's Degree
Years of Experience 10-12 years w/Bachelors Degree
07-09 years w/Masters Degree