Cloud Engineer

Metrostar Systems Reston , VA 20190

Posted 2 months ago

MetroStar Systems is an award-winning IT management consulting firm that works with over 20 public sector clients across law enforcement, foreign affairs, military, and regulatory. We are looking for a Cloud Engineer who is passionate about bringing creative software solutions to end customers. If you want to join a company that values people that are fearless about making technology work and are open to commuting to Reston, VA and Washington DC, we want you to work for MetroStar!

You're a great fit if:

  • You love building solutions and solving complex software development problems

  • You have a knack for technology (Cloud, DevSecOps, Engineering)

  • You are an open source technology evangelist and contributor

You'll love our {company/technology/position} if: (This is the stuff you MUST have to be a fit)

  • You have 4+ years of experience of managing products or services in cloud platforms and/or SaaS at scale

  • You can demonstrate extensive experience defining and driving platform-based products, services or solutions

  • You have a strong track record of incubating/building Cloud-based capabilities, API platform strategies, driving platform execution with engineering and launching cloud solutions

  • You are a hands-on engineer or coder with experience in Linux, Python, Cloud (AWS, Azure, or GCP), CI/CD tools and other open source technologies

  • You employ strong interpersonal and communication skills, with a proven ability to influence and build consensus across a broad range of backgrounds, organizational levels and personalities

  • You have a passion for problem solving and using emerging technologies to successfully meet requirements

We'll REALLY love you if: (This is the bonus stuff that makes you stand out)

  • You have working knowledge of containerization using technologies such as Docker

  • You have demonstrated ability to automate tools and Infrastructure-as-Code to manage installations, pipelines, and scripting

  • You have certifications in AWS and/or Azure and/or GCP

  • You have experience with JIRA and other Atlassian tools, Terraform, CloudFormation, and/or Docker.

  • You understand various deployment approaches such as Blue-Green deployment.

What your day will look like:

  • You will support both on-premise and cloud hosted enterprise applications.

  • You will help to design and maintain Cloud services

  • You'll identify and implement automation strategies in the SDLC process that enable high quality, rapid delivery of new solutions across multiple clouds

  • You'll seek ways to continuously optimize and improve operational aspects of Cloud-based solutions

  • You'll collaborate with other CSG Directors and Principles creating unique solutions and capabilities

  • You'll lead DevSecOps tech challenges and proposals with team members

The Admin Stuff: Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for a Public Trust. Accordingly, US Citizenship or Permanent Residence is required. Please note we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position.

The Legal Stuff: MetroStar Systems is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of MetroStar Systems.


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