UIC Alaska

Cloud Engineer, Senior

Information Technology
Location : Location
Minimum Clearance Required
Public Trust (NAC)
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%


Bowhead seeks a Senior Cloud Engineer to join our team supporting the Program Office for Logistics Integrated Information Systems – Marine Corps (LI2S-MC) in Stafford, VA. The Cloud Systems Engineer will work directly with the client analyzing complex and unique technical support assignments and lead or collaborate with engineers, cybersecurity personnel, logisticians, and program analysts within a scaled agile environment.


The Cloud Systems Engineer will: Design, develop, and manage cloud-based infrastructure, applications, and services. Ensure the smooth functioning of an organization's cloud infrastructure. Work closely with other IT professionals, such as developers, architects, and system administrators, to design, implement, and maintain cloud-based solutions. Migrate applications, optimizes resources, and ensures data security and compliance.


• Design and manage cloud infrastructure.
• Evaluate legacy applications and systems to determine viability to be migrated or transferred to cloud services.
• Implement and manage cloud-based systems for business use and help debug cloud stacks. Collaborate with engineering and development teams to evaluate and identify optimal solutions.
• Develop Fit-for-Purpose User-defined views (subset of architectural data) created for a specific purpose. Collaborate with engineering and cyber teams on the implementation of cloud technologies and initiatives.
• Review and develop hybrid multi-cloud solution architectures. Knowledge of software development, scripting languages, and a background in designing web services in the cloud. Detailed knowledge of AWS Cloud Architecture & Integration, DevSecOps Automation & Optimization, Application & Database Designs, and Software Development Lifecycle & Tools. Detailed understanding of FEDRAMP.
• Experience with migrating Core Applications and systems to the Cloud. Detailed understanding of DOD Cloud Provisional Authorization process.
• Apply detailed knowledge of the DoD Cloud Computing FRD and SRG.


• BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.
• Ten (10) years of direct work experience.
• DoDD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (e.g., Security plus certification).
• Experience designing and deploying workloads on AWS or Azure.
• Experience designing and deploying on SaaS cloud environments.
• At least six (6) years of specialized experience on high visible or mission critical projects within DoD. Experience with Navy or Marine Corps programs preferred.
• Proven ability to work on high visible or mission critical aspects of a given program and performs all functional duties independently.
• Ability to manage the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific task.
• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees, Government personnel, and other stakeholders.
• Strong interpersonal skills, good judgment, and the ability to lead a team or perform independently.


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate must favorably pass a Public Trust background investigation. Candidates with an In-Scope DoD security clearance are highly encouraged to apply. US Citizenship is required.

Physical Demands:

• Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds

• Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time

• Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically 




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