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Azure Cloud Developer


Cloud Services Developer


Lorton, Virginia, United States


The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a continuing requirement for Homeland Enterprise Information Technology Secure Services & Support (HEITS) for the continued operations and maintenance and evolution of the Homeland Secure Data Network (HSDN) and the Classified Local Area Network (C-LAN). The Senior Cloud Systems Engineer is a key role, which will support multiple customer engineering initiatives. HEITS is seeking a Cloud Systems Engineer who has experience with designing, deploying, and managing cloud environments from Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. Candidate should be able to design and develop complex solutions with minimal to no assistance from peers. Daily duties include O&M of virtual environments, cloud migration projects and designing and implementing new technologies. The successful candidate will possess a strategic mindset, excellent communication skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

Why Leidos?

  • Leidos Life promotes excellent work-life balance. You can make an impact and have time for your well-being.
  • Leidos offers many opportunities for career development and advancement.
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Successful candidates must possess the following skills:

  • Design, deploy, and manage cloud-oriented solutions from major vendors such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.
  • Provide technical expertise and assist with systems integration and consolidation efforts across multiple systems environments.
  • Interface with customers, vendors and other technical staff to analyze business and technical requirements.
  • Create cloud implementation plans, operational documentation, and continual improvement of current systems and designs.
  • Conduct cloud assessments, planning, and migration activities for varied application sets.
  • Design and implement cloud-based deployment solutions for enterprise applications.
  • Guide the migration of legacy systems to a modern cloud platform solution.
  • Provides operations, maintenance, and enhancement of cloud applications within all cloud environments.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline w/ 8+ years of relevant experience or Master’s Degree in a related discipline w/ 6+ years. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Must have experience as a Cloud Engineer (AWS or Azure) to include tasks such as cloud migration, cloud networking, IAM, cloud optimization, and deployment automation.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of cloud security principles and best practices.
  • At least one advanced cloud certification.
  • Proven track record in leadership positions executing cloud migrations and application refactoring.
  • Knowledge of Linux and Windows systems.
  • Team player capable of high performance and flexibility in a dynamic working environment
  • Ability to interact positively, collaborate and communicate appropriately with team members
  • Must be able to effectively plan and prioritize tasking.
  • Must be capable of performing high quality work both independently, and with a team, in a fast-moving environment.
  • Must possess an active Top Secret clearance and be eligible to obtain TS/SCI clearance.
  • US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong mastery of Azure infrastructure provisioning, security hardening, and architectural design specifically for classified environments.
  • Experience in migrating on-premise infrastructure to the Azure environment.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Hyper-V including designing, configuring, and migrating workloads to and from on premise Hyper-V virtualized infrastructure to Azure cloud environments.
  • Experience migrating Active Directory on premise to Azure Cloud Active Directory.
  • Experience migrating Microsoft Office on-premise instances to Office 365 with Microsoft Teams integration.
  • Experience with migrating Microsoft Exchange to Azure Exchange.
  • Experience with migrating on-premise SharePoint instances to SharePoint online for classified environments.
  • Demonstrated experience with supporting IL6 Azure infrastructure.
  • Experience with programming and infrastructure automation (JSON, YAML, Python, Terraform).
  • Experience implementing Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) for various systems.
  • Azure certifications - professional desired, or associates with additional experience.
  • Formalized systems engineering methods including but not limited to performing assessment of alternatives (AoA) and business case analysis (BCA).
  • Other industry certifications a plus.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.