• Senior Cloud Migration Engineer

    Job Location US-VA-Ashburn
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/30/2019 1:14 PM)
    Job ID
    Clearance Requirement
    Public Trust
  • Overview

    Steampunk is looking for a Cloud Architect / Engineer to join our team to support our federal customers in their efforts to enhance common infrastructure capabilities to help create an 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.


    Responsibilities include:

    • 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.


    Minimum Education

    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent field

    Required Skills/Experience

    • 7+ 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

    Preferred Skills 

    • 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

    Strategic Enterprise Solutions, Inc. (SE Solutions), is a small business serving federal agencies that protect our nation’s security and defend our fellow citizens’ safety. We bring homeland security experience, organizational agility, and multidisciplinary expertise to help our clients respond to a rapidly changing threat landscape, accomplish today’s mission, and anticipate tomorrow’s demands. For more information, 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. SE Solutions participates in the E-Verify program. 


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