Systems Integration and Development, Inc. (SID), an IT solutions provider located in Rockville, MD, is currently seeking exceptional candidates for a Cloud Engineer position to work in support of our Federal Government client located in Silver Spring, MD.
The Cloud Engineer will primarily be responsible for leading the analysis and research to roadmap existing technologies and plan for future upgrades/enhancements, cloud migrations, reengineering, and products/solutions replacement.
Over time, this resource will be responsible for creating an optimal cloud environment by analyzing and translating business and technical requirements into a strategic architectural blueprint that outlines solutions to achieve organizational objectives. Serve as the go-to-person' for cloud-related solutions and for designing end to end scalable and resilient cloud architectures, & defining cloud migration strategies.
Specific roles & responsibilities include:
Develop a unified, strategy for transitioning IT services to cloud-hosted services
Continuously research new cloud technology services and solutions to drive business strategy & innovation, capabilities enhancement, and create new business models.
Define, describe and convey to the customer what Cloud computing is, what the drivers and benefits are for the organization, which risks exist, and what impacts will be happening to the organization.
Partner with senior IT management to make the necessary changes for Cloud directives.
Develop cloud resource provisioning and management standards, processes and procedures
Coordinate with the technical and security teams to develop and implement best-practices for securely managing Enterprise IT resources in the cloudRequired Qualifications:
5+ years of experience with public, private, and/or hybrid cloud services and the planning, development, migration, administration or integration of applications and services from on-premises infrastructure to cloud-based Platform-as-a-Service and/or Infrastructure-as-a-Service formats.
A minimum 1 year professional experience administering highly available and resilient solutions in the cloud.
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related discipline is required, Masters degree is preferred.
Expertise in the procedures that ensure effective and efficient use of Cloud computing.
Experience with infrastructure operations and processes associated with IT service management.
Strong scripting background for task automation and experience with cloud management system APIs.
Scripting experience should include some combination of Batch, WMI, VBScript, PowerShell and Azure CLIDesired Qualifications:
Microsoft certifications on the Azure cloud platform (MCSD: Azure Solutions Architect, MCSA:
Cloud Platform, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure) are desirable.
Experience with other Cloud Platforms AWS, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud, etc.
Hands-on experience with DevOps practices and procedures for large systems with high-availability requirements
Experience with building and delivering Single Sign-On (SSO) solutions using SAML, LDAP, and related technologies
Experience implementing Web services, including SOAP and RESTful
Knowledge of FedRAMP, ATO, and the implications of C&A and SA&A a plus
Experience with cloud relational and NoSQL databases
Founded in 1991, Systems Integration & Development, Inc. (SID) delivers state-of-the-art technical IT solutions to public and private sector clients. Our commitment to every customer is to deliver quality, value, and outstanding service on time and within budget. Our goal is to provide highly qualified information technology services to our customers and help our customers stay ahead of the curve, and meet the challenges and needs of the progressive market.
SID provides a progressive work environment with continuous growth, and endorses a collaborative work atmosphere modeled to encourage opportunities from within. SID promotes an environment of continuous learning, allowing our employees to continuously grow and contribute their constant best to the SID team. Our benefits package includes: health, dental, disability, life insurance; paid holiday, vacation, sick leave time; 401K plan with employer contribution; training reimbursement; metro-check program, etc.
SID is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age (40 or over), or genetic information. For more information on SID, please refer to the website at
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