Data Systems Analysts, Inc.

Washington, DC

Mid-Level Cloud Engineers

$107,500-$145,500 / YEAR
Data Systems Analysts, Inc. is searching for Mid-level Cloud Engineers to work alongside operations staff preparing an Azure tenant for production deployments by setting up application infrastructure in Azure, verifying the security of the environment and working with developers to automate deployment processes using Azure Pipelines. The Cloud Engineers will be part of an Integrated Product Team using agile methods to support the Legislative Computer Systems (LCS) division of the U.S. House of Representatives Clerk's office located in Washington, DC.  The Cloud Engineers shall provide technical support and guidance to include the following:
Required Skills:
  • Develop solutions integrating Microsoft Azure commercial clouds (public and government community) with services hosted on-premise and in other clouds
  • Define and implement secure networking solutions between on-premise data centers and commercial clouds
  • Establish federated identity solutions between on-premise and commercial clouds
  • Define and establish secure cloud configurations, including integration with on-premise SIEM
  • Define and implement cloud-based solution architectures
  • Install operating systems and application software in cloud compute environments
  • Define, document, and implement procedures for backup of on-premise and cloud-based systems and data
  • Monitor cloud-based systems and components for availability, performance, reliability, security, efficiency, and ability to meet non-functional requirements and service level agreements
  • Support security audits, accreditation and certification processes, and obtaining approval to operate (ATO) for cloud-based system architectures
  • Develop and maintain software solutions / scripts to support automation of cloud configuration and administration Strong communication skills..
Experience and/or Certifications
  • Standard Requirement:  Possess a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • At least 1 year experience developing, configuring, and managing secure networking solutions to support communications between internal and external systems
  • At least 1 year experience implementing cloud architectures on Microsoft Azure
  • At least 1 year experience developing, configuring, and managing cloud-based systems supporting enterprise web-based applications
  • At least 1 year experience supporting security audits, accreditation and certification processes, and obtaining approval to operate (ATO) for cloud-based system architectures
  • Agile development team experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Experience implementing secure and scalable hybrid cloud architectures
  • Azure PowerShell scripting expertise
  • Python/Boto scripting experience
  • Experience implementing and managing DevOps pipelines for cloud-based workloads
  • Scaled Agile Framework experience
  • Experience deploying application infrastructure in Azure
  • Experience implementing security policies and controls
  • Experience verifying deployments and performing security scans
  • Experience automating application deployments into Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and Azure Database using Azure Pipelines
  • Five to eight years of experience
  • US Citizenship required and ability to meet personnel security eligibility requirements
DSA recognizes that the global spread of COVID-19 is a challenging time for everyone. Our #1 priority is the health and safety of our workforce, guests and candidates, and we provide the necessary supplies to maintain safety in the work place. Due to the current situation surrounding COVID-19, our response time and scheduling of interviews may increase.  DSA is looking to fill various positions despite the COVID-19 and are managing our workforce within the compliance of all state requirements. 

MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR PUBLIC TRUST OR SECRET level clearance ; this will be verified prior to interview. Therefore, only US Citizens can be considered for this position.

Founded in 1963, Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) has been providing Defense and Federal Government customers' business-driven Information Technology and consulting solutions and services for more than 50 years. DSA's people excel in helping our customers achieve sensitive, mission-critical business goals and objectives. DSA is a 100 percent employee-owned company: every employee has a stake in the success of our company and our customers.Our culture embraces training and development opportunities that include leadership programs, employee networks, continued education, and much more. We recognize that building expertise in your profession benefits everyone, and our leadership training programs help employees better manage their projects, inspire coworkers and customers to action, and reinforce  [ Link Removed ]  since 1963.
We also value the unique combination of skills, abilities, aspirations, and backgrounds of every individual — our diversity makes us stronger. We are 100 percent employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).DSA employees receive customizable benefits that are highly competitive in each local market that include a Vanguard 401K.  DSA provides equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status; race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth or related condition, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status. 

DSA will provide necessary reasonable accommodation to ensure that an individual with a disability who is not able to fully utilize DSA's online job application system is provided with equal opportunity to apply and be considered for all jobs.  If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email [ Link Removed ] or call [ Phone number blocked ] . #dsa209