Cloud Engineer

McLean, Virginia

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Steampunk is looking for a Cloud Engineer to join our team to support our federal customers in their efforts to enhance common infrastructure capabilities to help create and execute a diverse cloud migration plan. The ideal candidate must be able to design, develop, test, and/or demonstrate working solutions that meet customer objectives for enhancing infrastructure capabilities within the cloud and deliver documentation to effectively plan and implement those solutions.


  • Identify and leverage best practices implementing the major cloud providers (GCP, Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), etc). Mentor small engineering and development team on best practices and service utilization.
  • Utilize cloud tools (such as AWS CLI, CloudFormation, AWS-Roles) to standardize, secure, and automate infrastructure deployment and management activities.
  • Engineer and integrate varying systems in a hybrid cloud environment, to include installation, operations, maintenance, documentation, and disaster recovery of integrated systems.
  • Deploy a multi-layer integrated system leveraging automation and containerization.
  • Customize Splunk and QRadar to fully integrate and leverage log aggregation, ingestion, and reporting capabilities.
  • Demonstrate and exercise operational rigor, documentation of steps, backup of artifacts, validation through unit testing and comparison, and restoration of changes.
  • Participate in Agile team structure to develop and deploy: architectural components and services, application code, patches and configuration changes, and integration capabilities.
  • Improve security posture by configuring and deploying access controls, monitoring and logging, baseline images (such as Amazon Machine Images (AMI)), networking, deployment and compliance automation for both Linux and Windows workloads in the cloud.
  • Provide strategic and engineering guidance to customer, program team, and project managers regarding technology evaluation, planning, and implementation.
  • Develop technology roadmaps, providing technical advice and develop solutions to address customer requirements.
  • Conduct Engineering sessions, develop and refine activity sequences and level of effort estimates for project managers as requested to develop project schedules.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent field Required Skills/Experience
  • 8+ Years of experience performing systems engineering and architecture (with heavy emphasis on cloud)
  • Experience with cloud service implementations using industry best practices
  • Experience in implementing cloud automation with application deployment
  • Experience in hybrid cloud architecture, integration, and deployment
  • Experience integrating varying infrastructure and business application systems in a hybrid cloud environment; to include installation, operations, maintenance, documentation, and disaster recovery
  • Experience deploying multi-layer integrated systems, leveraging automation and containerization
  • Experience integrating with on premise logging tools such as Splunk and QRadar
  • Experience integrating with on premise security tools to integrate with and leverage common controls provided by general support systems
  • Experience replacing or augmenting on premise security tools with cloud provided web services and capabilities to provide security controls
  • Experience developing Architecture and Design documentation, implementation and test plans, SOPs, etc.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment - supporting all aspects of the SDLC and processes
  • US Citizenship is required by the contract. Candidate must be clearable at the PUBLIC TRUST level
  • Cloud certification (e.g. Solutions Architect, DevOps Engineer, SysOps Administrator, Cloud Practitioner) is preferred
  • Excellent communications (written and verbal) and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lead small, dynamic team to provide strategic and tactical guidance, support, mentorship
  • Ability to support Agile project team to prioritize user stories, plan sprints, and execute and deliver as planned
  • Ability to maintain workload in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities
About steampunk

Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectors. Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges. As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers - and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Steampunk participates in the E-Verify program.

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