Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Springfield, VA

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Job Description

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is seeking a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to join our growing team.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Designing, provisioning, monitoring, and administering AWS-cloud based applications
  • Building Microsoft Core Technologies on AWS
  • File Access Rights
  • System Security/Patching
  • Server Installation (Operating System)
  • Tier 2 troubleshooting of Servers
  • Tier 2 troubleshooting of VDI Environment
  • Monitoring system health, report and resolving hardware and software issues
  • Develops and documents Standard Operating Processes and Procedures
  • Follow up on customer support problems
  • Will require occasional after hours and/or weekend work to support operational issue resolution and maintenance windows
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications:

  • In depth knowledge of AWS services
  • Hands on experience in AWS resource provisioning
  • Knowledge of application deployment and data migration on AWS
  • Ability to design and operate high availability applications on AWS across availability zones and availability regions
  • Ability to design applications on AWS taking advantage of disaster recovery design guidelines
  • Knowledge of monitoring, logging and cost management tools that integrate with AWS
  • Experience in AWS Networking – Direct Connect/VPC, NACL’s, security groups, etc.,
  • Ability to work closely with business to understand and incorporate non-functional requirements in the application architecture
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related technical degree required and 2+ years’ experience with system administration, system patching and related duties
  • Understanding of Microsoft domain and networking technologies.
  • Comprehension of computer technology and ability to quickly learn related concepts and new software products.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Remedy ticketing system
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint
  • Experience configuring and maintaining Windows 2008R2 and Windows 2012R2 Servers
  • ITIL Foundations certification
  • Security+ certification
  • Good oral and written communications skills with experience in delivering to a Government customer 
  • Experience serving in an “on-call” role supporting emergency response to application or system issues

 

Clearance:

  • US Citizenship required to be eligible for security clearance

 

Location:

  • Springfield, VA

At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services.  We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers.  We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice. 

http://www.octoconsulting.com/careers

  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only.
  • US citizenship required per contract.  We are unable to sponsor H1B candidates at this time
  • Relocation will not be offered.
  • Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age (40 or over), or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment.
  • Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.