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Cloud Engineer


Cloud System Engineer


Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States


Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers' success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on dedication to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

If this sounds like the type of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos is seeking a Cloud Engineer to support United States Space Force (USSF) in support of Space Systems Command (SSC) Cyber Operations Branch rapid agile development of defensive cyber solutions to protect, defend, and respond to both ground and space based cyber adversarial threats. A successful candidate should be a leader and problem solver with a proven ability to deliver superior results as part of a high performing team in a fast-paced environment.

Your greatest work is ahead!

Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data diagnostics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence diagnostics and operations. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security demands for customers with “can’t fail” missions.

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, submit your Resume with us today!

The Opportunity:

  • Interface with customers, vendors and other technical staff to analyze business and technical requirements.

  • Design, deploy, and manage cloud-oriented solutions from major vendors such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google, Oracle Cloud Compute, and IBM.

  • Automate cloud deployments using Ansible and/or TerraForm.

  • Assist with efforts to prototype new cloud technologies and services that are key to the cloud roadmap.

  • Design, deploy, and manage on-premise solutions using virtual environments implemented under VMWare or Nutanix and using NetAPP storage or hyperconverged systems.

  • Build Windows-based servers and desktops from versions 2012-2019 within both cloud and on-premise hosting environments.

  • Build networked cloud nodes to provide site-to-site connectivity and IP address obfuscation.

  • Provide technical expertise and assist with systems integration and consolidation efforts across multiple systems environments.

  • Addresses and resolves technical problems of moderate complexity relating to the installation and upgrade of systems hardware and systems.

What Sets You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, software engineering, data science, software development or STEM related specialty with 3 or more years of relevant experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • AWS, Azure or similar cloud certification

Clearance Needed:

  • U.S. citizenship with a current DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance.

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Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $117,500.00

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.

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.