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Cloud Engineer

2024-146552
Cyber Security
Top Secret

Location:

Arlington
,
VA

Secondary Location:

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Telecommute Options:

Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Responsibilities

Peraton is currently looking for a Cloud Engineer to support Threat Hunting’s Threat Intelligence Data Strategy and CSD Operational Visibility Strategy. Threat Hunting’s unified data-centric approach to operations will modernize and transform Threat Hunting as part of the Vivid Vision effort. The basic tenants of the strategy include - secure, use, and manage threat intelligence data to improve CISA and stakeholder timely incident reporting and situational awareness.

 

If you’re looking for a patriotic role and the chance to defend our nation’s cyber infrastructure and enjoy learning about new technologies and how they can be used to provide cutting edge services to our customers, then look to join the Peraton team in our Arlington, VA.

 

Location: Arlington, VA - flexible for remote/telework; preference for someone that can come on-site as needed.

 

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop solutions integrating AWS clouds (public and government community) with services hosted on premises and in other clouds
  • Define and implement secure networking solutions between on premise data centers and commercial clouds
  • Define and implement cloud-based solution architectures
  • Install operating systems and application software in cloud compute environments
  • Define, document, and implement procedures for backup of on premise and cloud-based systems and data
  • Monitor cloud-based systems and components for availability, performance, reliability, security, efficiency, and ability to meet non-functional requirements and service level agreements
  • Develop and maintain software solutions / scripts to support automation of cloud configuration and administration
  • Ensure that AWS cloud-based infrastructure meets security and compliance requirements. Work with IT security and compliance teams to implement security and compliance controls and ensure that they are being followed.
  • Collaborate closely with other developers, operations, and security teams to ensure that AWS cloud-based infrastructure meets the customer’s mission requirements and support its goals.
Qualifications

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM and a minimum of 12 years’ or Master's and 10  years or Phd and 7 years of re;ated experience.
  • At least 10 years’ experience developing, configuring, and managing secure networking solutions to support communications between internal and external systems
  • At least 5 years’ experience implementing cloud architectures in AWS
  • At least 5 years’ experience developing, configuring, and managing cloud-based systems supporting enterprise web-based applications
  • Agile development team experience
  • Experience with Splunk Enterprise, Iris, Vault, Cloudflare, Terraform. Kubernetes Cluster, AWS EC2 (Elastic Cluster), and Helm
  • Experience implementing and managing DevOps pipelines for cloud-based workloads
  • Scaled Agile Framework experience (Gitlab)
  • Defining and implementing security strategies, policies, and procedure for AWS cloud-based systems.
  • Establishing connections to and from various cloud network types, managing firewalls, and setting up VPNs with networks on premises. 
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance
  • The selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation (EOD) for continued employment.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • AWS Cloud Certification(s)
  • Working knowledge of AWS, VMWare, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Palo Alto Firewall, AppGate Zero Trust Network Access, and other Linux or Windows-based technologies, Ansible, CloudFormation
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with virtual computing, AWS, data lakes, data mesh, and AI/ML technologies.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

EEO

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

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Benefits

At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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