Cloud Computing Chief Engineer with a Top-Secret Clearance

Up to $160,000, full-time position with incredible benefits

This International employee-focused State-of-the-Art government contractor, with cutting-edge contracts throughout the United States and the world, seeks a Cloud Computing Chief Engineer to grow with this incredible firm that provides migration, networking, computing, and security for hybrid cloud environments utilizing their Cloud Center of Excellence and their managed services team comprised of military veterans. The firm supports customers in DoD, Intelligence Community/National Security, Fed Health, Fed Civilian, and SLED

Are you ready for the next step in your career?  If so, this is the position for you at this young, growing, hybrid-cloud consulting company.

You must have an Active DoD Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility 

REMOTE with up to 10% Domestic Travel

The position will work with the client to provide essential design, installation, and research support to facilitate a successful implementation of multilevel security (MLS) system meant to allow greater collaboration between various government networks. This project is at the forefront of new technologies and concepts. The client will design, build, and test systems meant to challenge the customer enterprise network architecture’s existing paradigm.

As the Cloud Computing Engineer Chief, you will act as a short-term research and experimentation role to test out different MLS and Zero Trust (ZT) technologies, tools, and architectures as alternatives to the customer’s chosen designs.

You will explore, analyze and report on applications, alternative MLS solutions, or other areas to improve the client’s baseline. Demonstrate suitability of the client’s IT environment by exploring specific improvements. Capture best practices to develop software, including the development of MLS capable/aware applications. Compare current system capabilities to proposed ZT enablers and create a technical suitability matrix to highlight the potential benefits of adopting new methodologies, architectural changes, and software security tools to enable ZT architectures. Examine existing ZT tools/technologies/architectures and recommend enhancements. Assess ZT implementation in an objective network, and assess ZT components. Using the DoD Cybersecurity Architecture Review (DoDCAR) process, NIST SP 800-207, MITRE ATT&CK framework, and industry best practices analyze and identify the thread gaps and the resulting changes to explore enhancements to the customer’s MLS and ZTA solution. Explore, analyze, and report on applications and complementary and alternative MLS and ZT solutions, and identify other areas for improvement in the customer’s baseline. Perform gap and trade-off analyses to weigh the potential benefits of integrating the proposed changes and outline relative risk and benefit to the community of interest operations. Develop a test schedule and test criteria for viable MLS and ZT alternatives. Execute testing on MLS and ZT alternatives IAW the developed test plan and criteria. Analyze system designs for risks to data confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelors and 18+ years of experience OR a Masters and 16+ years OR a Ph.D. and 15+ years of experience

Experience integrating and/ or supporting multiple computing systems, including RHEL, classified Linux and Windows networks, VMWare, Virtual Machines, etc.

Experience in developing test plans and criteria for commercial products.

Able to rapidly research and experiment on relevant commercial solutions in a lab environment.

Preferred Skills:

Experience and familiarity in available commercial solutions enabling MLS and/ or incorporating ZT tenets.

Familiarity with DoDCAR process, NIST SP 800-207, and MITRE ATT&CK framework

Unsurpassed benefits

A very Competitive Salary

The firm offers extensive Medical, Dental, Vision & Prescription Insurance, pays 80% of the premiums, free life insurance, STD/LTD, and Accidental Death and Dismemberment & Worker’s Compensation.

A 401(k) Retirement Plan, an annual Performance/Profit-Sharing bonus program, and a stock incentive plan.

The firm offers tuition reimbursement per calendar year for eligible fees and expenses of a degree that is related to your job for career advancement, and the firm will pay for IT training as required and offers a bonus program for certifications achieved while at the firm.

PTO is 120 hours (15 days) per year plus nine company holidays.

The firm offers other unique benefits such as affordable Legal Services and Identity Theft Protection services. The firm provides a monthly phone and Internet allowance, plus a company laptop and service plan.