3305 Systems Engineer with Security Clearance


Quantum Science Solutions

Position Number: 3305
Dulles, VA
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$148,581.33 Systems Engineer – Principal II – ESE06 – Full Performance Quantum Science Solutions is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats. QSS is seeking a Principle Cloud Architect (AWS) to assess, design, and develop automated cloud-based requirements and architectures and develop derived requirements and systems engineering artifacts into advanced cloud infrastructure, management, and operations. Responsibilities include:
– Partnering with the Chief Engineer to develop advanced, leading-edge, automated, cloud-oriented architectures that provide new cybersecurity capabilities to a major U.S. Government customer
– Define and communicate a shared technical and architectural vision
– Become a member of an Agile Feature team to design and implement an automated cloud infrastructure supporting advanced, cloud-oriented cybersecurity capabilities
– Interfacing directly with customers, stakeholders, and end-users regarding priorities, capability architectures, requirements, use cases, and stories to derive, develop and decompose next-cycle updates and specifications
– Full lifecycle oversight of requirements driven automation architecture Required Skills:
– Must be a US Citizen
– Active Secret clearance. Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
– Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
– 10+ years of applicable experience
– 5+ years of cloud architecting experience
– In-depth cloud technology automation knowledge and implementation experience
– Proven leadership skills and meaningful experience successfully leading technical teams and projects
– Able to work effectively as a leader, in a group, or as an individual contributor
– Strong working knowledge of Cloud centric IT products and services
– Knowledge of Networking
– In Depth Knowledge of Automation techniques, including microservices, pipeline driven delivery, full scope automation orchestration, and configuration driven deployments
– Experience in landing zones, guard rails, and Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
– Direct experience with scripting in JSON, YAML, HCL, Python, bash/PSH and/or CloudFormation
– Innovative, technical mindset
– Independently driven
– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization
– Ability to analyze information and identify relevant facts
– Ability to shape opinions of key stakeholders and influence outcomes
– Proven track record of achieving desired results
– Strong and diverse business and technical acumen
– Experience working with senior leadership including VP and Director levels Desired Skills:
– Experience with Management and Operation of AWS services in the areas of Identity Management, Security Management, Cloud Management and Governance, Cost Management, Compliance, Migration Services, Networking Services, Infrastructure Automation, and DevOps.
– Direct experience with development of one or more of the following automation technologies in a cloud/Linux environment: Ansible, Nessus, Splunk, DNS, Git, Cloudbees (Jenkins), Terraform, CloudFormations.
– Direct experience with utilization of one or more of the following AWS tools: Systems Manager, Cost Optimization, Security Hub, EKS, Workspaces.
– AWS cloud technology knowledge and implementation experience
– Influential communication and ability to achieve alignment
– Experience managing many people and projects
– Experience working in an agile development environment
– Experience working in DevOps and/or DevSecOps environments
– Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) knowledge and experience
– Experience working on projects that implement analytic models into production systems
– Experience with AWS technologies, and migrations from on-prem to AWS
– Experience with collaboration tools including MS Teams, MS Outlook, MS SharePoint, Atlassian Jira, Atlassian Confluence, and Atlassian Jira Align Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical field. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education. Desired Certifications:
– DoD 8570.1 IAT Level II
– AWS Solution Architect – Professional

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