Senior Cloud Engineer

Job Locations US-DC
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(9/20/2021 10:51 AM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is currently seeking an experienced Senior Cloud Engineer to to support the United States Department of State - Office of Risk Analysis and Management in Washington, DC


  • Member of the Agile Scrum Team.
  • Manages Cloud environment including production/non-production environments
  • Coordinate with IRM ESOC to apply patches using standard procedures
  • Establish and maintain backups and disaster recovery in coordination with ESOC.
  • Perform essential DevOps, Configuration management, architecture and systems deployment/engineering in IRM’s cloud based environment.
  • Configure and maintain blueprints, databases, resources in Azure to support developers
  • Participate in the software development process as necessary
  • Work with developers to implement CI/CD tool chains in IRM’s Azure environment.
  • Some SharePoint administration.
  • Develops and maintains the security of the environment and system, including but not limited to:
    • Manage firewalls perform Firewall Advisory Board standards
    • Security and Accreditation requirements and deliverables including POAM resolution, Security Categorization form and eAuthentication
    • Addressing C&A findings the System Security Plan
    • Contingency and Security Controls Assessment
    • Privacy Impact Assessment (Annual)), Security Control Assessment
    • Information System Contingency Plan (ISCP) testing Addresses C&A findings, vulnerabilities and threats
    • Perform iPost support and maintains ATO


  • Secret Clearance or ability to obtain Interim Secret Clearance
  • Four-year degree in computer science, business or closely related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of general software engineering experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of cloud-based engineering experience with a deep understanding of DevOps practices
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate technical as well as non-technical information, both orally and in writing.
  • Must place emphasis on teamwork and work well in a team oriented environment.
  • Must have an understanding of Agile software development principles and of supporting those in cloud environments.
  • Must have expert level proficiency with deploying and supporting SaaS applications at scale in Azure environments
  • Must have expert knowledge of deploying frameworks, databases in Azure environment
  • Must have expert level knowledge of Azure Blueprints, Templates, Devops

Preferred Qualifications

  • Azure certifications
  • Experience with CI/CD toolsets in cloud based environments.
  • DevOps experience
  • Experience working in cloud environments supporting SaaS applications at scale
  • Demonstrated competency with Javascript, Node.js, and/or one of the following (C#, F#, Powershell, Python, Java)
  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required.

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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