Senior Cloud Engineer

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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 to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


The Department of Interior (DOI) CHS III program will be leading the way for Cloud Hosting and Applications Modernization across DOI and its subordinate bureaus. CHS III will facilitate migration of legacy on-premises applications to a modern, secure and scalable multi-cloud platformFrom sensors in active volcanic regions to earthquake detection data, CHS III will be DOI's central cloud processing and data solution. 

The candidate will be expected to support various cloud-based workloads in AWS.  Candidate would be responsible for:

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in minimal time to meet Service Level Agreements. 
  • Frequent collaboration and communication across various teams will be required. 
  • Successful candidate will provide excellent customer service and serve as a technical advisor to various USGS labs and science centers. 
  • Experience with migrating on-premise based workloads to the cloud is preferred, specifically with AWS. 
  • Additional experience with other Cloud service providers such as Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform is a plus.  



Basic Qualifications

  • 5 years with BS/BA; 3 years with MS/MA; 0 years with PhD
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must have at least one of the following certifications or able to attain within 90 Days of Hire: 
    • AWS Certified Developer - Associate 
    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred experience with two or more of the following:   
  • Gitlab
  • Project Management / SAFe Agile
  • AWS CloudFormation
  • Editing and deploying CloudFormation Templates in JSON and/or YAML
  • Python
  • Linux
  • Bash Scripting
  • AWS Lambda Functions
  • Docker
  • AWS WAF, Transit Gateway

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


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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