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Senior Cloud Engineer

Herndon, VA
Senior Cloud Engineer
Job Description
Software AG Government Solutions is seeking a Senior Cloud Engineer. The Cloud Service Operations team supports Software AG Government Solutions Cloud SaaS offerings and our private clouds. We are an agile, growth oriented, subsidiary of our billion-dollar parent organization – Software AG, exclusively focused on supporting the needs of the U.S. Federal Government, State & Local & higher education in addition to commercial Aerospace & Defense sector.  We solve mission critical integration challenges with a Special Forces Mentality: “Get In – Make an Impact – and Get Out”


Primary Job responsibilities:
  • Manage Cloud environments for stability, security, and satisfaction for optimal customer experiences
  • Able to lead and initiate cross functional projects to achieve SaaS business goals
  • Setup and maintain multiple cloud Dev/QA/Staging/production environments in AWS and other major cloud providers
  • Architecting SaaS or PaaS for enterprise solutions
  • Assist Customers in software cloud deployments
  • Design and implement logging and alerting system to ensure the quality of the offering
  • Design CI/CD process for production software release cycle in the Cloud
  • Mentoring junior DevOps Engineers
  • Maintain domain knowledge in public cloud architecture and best practices
  • Build scalable, highly available, and secure products based on cloud technology
  • A wide spectrum of technologies which include but are not limited to: Enterprise Storage and Server Platforms, Linux servers, collaboration, high availability solutions, and virtualization technologies
  • Contribute to enterprise solutions which incorporate AD, DNS, PKI, clustering and O365
  • Automate processes to streamline workflows
Required Skills:
  • Experience building highly available Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure based on industry best practices and the AWS well architected framework
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
  • Experience working with AWS programmatically via the CLI, Tools, or SDK
  • Experience architecting interconnectivity of Virtual Private Clouds (VPC) in a multi-account scalable fashion
  • Familiarity with container (Docker, ECS, EKS), serverless (Lambda), and Virtual Machine (VMware, KVM) architectures
  • Experience with configuration management of Cloud based resources
  • Experience bootstrapping and automating the build of complete environments
  • Experience designing Disaster Recovery for Cloud based workloads
  • Experience with automating various processes end-to-end
  • Knowledge of product development and the ability produce reusable and consistent solutions
  • Good - Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage conflict effectively
  • Ability to adapt and be productive in a dynamic environment.       
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills supporting multiple stakeholders and business operations
  • Self-starter, and a team player
  • Must be a US Citizen
Preferred Knowledge:
  • Configuration Management: SaltStack, Ansible, Chef
  • Cloud Technology: AWS, Azure, Alibaba, GCP
  • Infrastructure Provisioning: Terraform (preferred), Cloud Formation, ARM
  • Container technology: Docker, Kubernetes
  • Networking knowledge: Load Balancing, DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP, HTTP, SMTP, SSL
  • Agile-based knowledge and skill
  • Familiarity with public cloud governance using RBAC and/or ADFS
  • Hand's on experience with software defined compute, storage, and network
  • Ability to automate builds, repetitive tasks, log analysis, and more programmatically
  • Basic Database Administration: Oracle, MySQL, Mongo, SQL Server
  • Scripting languages: Bash, Python, SQL (basic) 
Education and Experience:
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 7-10+ years of related work experience
  • AWS Solutions Architect Certification (preferred) OR
  • AWS SysOps Administrator (preferred)
About the Company 
Software AG Government Solutions is headquartered in a new facility located in the Worldgate area of Herndon, Virginia.  We are within walking distance to many restaurant options and a large fitness facility, with corporate membership rates.  We offer a flexible work/life balance, a generous benefits package, and the opportunity to earn above average compensation.
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Software AG Government Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, religion, color, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. Click on the link to view the full EEO statement

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