Dark Wolf Solutions is seeking a Cloud Engineer to support the development, Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of a multi-level cloud environment. This role is supporting the operations and enhancement of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes clusters, Big Data Platforms (BDPs), and DevSecOps environments, to include Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines across multiple Impact Level and Government accredited enclaves. The successful candidate's main responsibility will be working within a cross functional Agile team leveraging industry best practices and tools, such as Infrastructure as Code (IaC) / GitOps, to maintain self-service platforms and development services that reduce cognitive load for development teams and accelerate flow of capabilities to production. Candidates must be located physically in the Ogden, Utah area or surrounding areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work within a Government led cross functional Agile team consisting of multiple contractors. Leverage short iterations and Agile ceremonies to manage work and deliver capabilities in small and frequent batches
  • Build, install, configure, STIG, test and deploy infrastructure and platform components within multiple unclassified and classified enclaves up to the Top Secret level.
  • Configure, deploy, improve and administer cloud-based resources and cloud native resources, specifically within AWS Government accredited regions (e.g. GovCloud).
  • Perform routine systems administration, monitoring and maintenance (e.g., version upgrades, patching, account management, routine troubleshooting) on cloud-based instances.
  • Administer access control and identity and access management policies and best practices to ensure the security and integrity of the system, platforms and its components.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot issues related to the operating system(s), infrastructure, platform, network components and software, as they arise.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related technical field, or equivalent industry experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as Software Engineer, IT Operations, or Systems Administrator working within an Agile environment, including at least 2 years as a Cloud Engineer maintaining services and applications within Cloud Service Provider infrastructure for development teams.
  • Extensive knowledge of DevSecOps practices to include containers and microservices architectures, CI/CD pipelines, security scanning tools, STIGs, IaC and GitOps continuous deployment strategies.
  • Obtain and maintain DoD 8570 certification inline with engineering
  • U.S. Citizenship and active Top Secret security clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience or familiarity with Special Access Program Facility (SAPF) and Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) operations and protocols.
  • Familiar with deploying and configuring enterprise applications in the cloud environment.
  • Critical thinking skills regarding implementation and integration of on-premises hardware and toolsets in the cloud.
  • Ability to write and present technical and complex proposals or plans to non-technical stakeholders and leadership.
  • Experience working in or leading high priority efforts individually or in a team.
  • Cloud based certifications from AWS, ISC2, Microsoft, CompTIA, or Google.
  • Knowledge and experience using IaC such as Ansible and Terraform
  • Experience with RHEL operating system
  • Networking experience and/or certifications CCNA or Network+
  • General RMF knowledge and experience with A&A packages

This position is located at Hill AFB, UT.

The estimated salary range for this position is $120,000.00 - $180,000.00, commensurate on experience and technical skillset. 

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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