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Senior Cloud Engineer


Cloud System Engineer


Remote, Virginia, United States


Job Summary

1901 Group, a division in the Digital Modernization Sector within Leidos’ Defense/Intel IT Business Area, has an opening for a Sr Cloud Engineer to support multiple customer and internal engineering initiatives. This role is primary or full time remote based on candidate’s location, with a preference given to regional candidates. The 1901 Engineering team requires Cloud Engineers to support projects involving, but not limited to, cloud migration, application containerization, pipeline implementation and management, infrastructure as code development, and automation development.

Primary Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

After your initial onboarding and acclimation to the team you will be training, both independently and with the team, to gain knowledge about 1901 cloud CI/CD designs, processes, and migration approach

  • Working in an Agile process to plan your work into 2 week sprints and participate in daily scrum meetings
  • Creating cloud implementation plans, operational documentation, and continual improvement of current systems and designs
  • Conducting cloud assessments, planning, and migration activities for varied application sets
  • Evaluate and recommend potential cloud solutions for inclusion into customer cloud service offerings and application migration solutions
  • Work with teams across 1901 group and customers to understand Infrastructure as Code (IaC) requirements for upcoming projects
  • Create IaC and automation capabilities for both internal and external customers
  • Design and implement cloud-based deployment solutions for enterprise applications

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline with 8 years of relevant experience or Master’s Degree in a related discipline with 6 years. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Must have experience as a Cloud Engineer Azure to include tasks such as cloud migration, cloud networking, IAM, cloud optimization, and deployment automation (Infrastructure as Code).
  • Experience with cloud-first, Azure native architectures and cloud PaaS & SaaS services such as databases
  • Proficient with Python or equivalent programming language
  • Highly skilled with cloud based networking services and solutions
  • Thorough understanding of cloud based solutions and service offerings, especially within GovCloud
  • Must be committed to adopting and adhering to best practices.
  • 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.
  • Ability to interact positively, collaborate and communicate appropriately with team members
  • US Citizenship
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD SECRET clearance.

Location Details: This position can be fully remote. There is a slight preference for an employee local to the Blacksburg, Virginia area. If you live within the area, you will be expected to work a hybrid work model and report into the office with the team under the guidance of your supervisor.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge in complex application integration
  • Experience with Terraform, CloudFormation, or equivalent
  • Azure certifications, Professional desired, or associates with additional experience
  • CompTIA Security+ or equivalent certification

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.