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POSITION: Cloud System Administrator 
LOCATION: Dahlgren, VA
STATUS: Contingent
CLEARANCE: SSBI Secret Clearance / Ability to upgrade Top Secret

Position Summary:
Working in a mixed Windows and Unix software environment. The responsibility of the individual is to manage the instances of the cloud infrastructure services. Could include: assisting the Senior Cloud Administrator with installing, configuring, and maintaining operating system workstations and servers, including virtual, cloud, as well as web servers, in support of business processing requirements.

Choosing cloud providers and cloud technologies
Configuring and supporting cloud systems
Setting up private clouds
Monitoring patches, permissions, and service deployments
Creating policies for cloud computing systems
Monitoring network performance and cloud resources
Establishing connections among cloud networks
Integrating cloud systems into current environments
Managing firewalls and overseeing network security
Managing requests for cloud services modifications
Analyzing cloud deployment data
Evaluating and implementing new technologies
Setting cloud system security strategies, policies, and procedures
Researching cloud providers, platforms, software, and other cloud solutions
Documenting systems infrastructure
Resolving operational and security issues

Two (2) to five (5) years of experience in at least 2 of the following areas: 
Design, build, develop, and test computer hardware and engineering techniques.
Design, configure, and deploy application to IL4 and higher cloud infrastructure (e.g., Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services Gov Cloud) such as those provisioned under the C2S/SC2S contracts. 
Design, configure, deploy, and sustain Continuous Integration / Continuous Development (CI/CD) pipeline and containerization technologies such as RedHat OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker.
Windows, Linux, and virtualized environment.

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:
  • SSBI Secret Clearance with ability to upgrade to TS
  • DoD 8140 Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level I certification or higher.
  • Exposure to Cloud / Virtual Computing environments (AWS, MASH, C2S, OpenStack, Azure, KVM and VMware)
  • Configuration Management tools:  Git, Maven, Jira
  • Provisioning tools:  Ansible, Puppet
  • Container experience:  Docker, Kubernetes, etc
  • Continuous Monitoring:  ELK Stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana), filebeats, Grafana, and rsyslog, Nagios, Splunk, Wireshark
  • Apache NiFi

Cask is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.


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