Cloud Architect

Fort Belvoir, VA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Posted 3 weeks ago

Dark Wolf Solutions is looking for a Cloud Architect with Kubernetes experience who will provide support to an Army software development factory. The position will work with the customer and Dark Wolf team to create and support the Platform as a service (PaaS) being developed. In addition, the team will assist in the migration of programs to the platform and provide/develop any additional capabilities required for the programs to operate successfully. 

Tasks may include assisting with:

  • Deploying and maintaining common platform services on cloud-native architecture
  • Integrating Kubernetes platform with common enterprise services to satisfy organizational security requirements
  • Implementing secure automation, effective monitoring, and infrastructure as code
  • Deploying and maintaining Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines across multiple environments
  • Supporting and working alongside a cross-functional engineering team on the latest technologies
  • Developing and iterating best practices to increase the quality and velocity of deployments
  • Implementing industry best practices for system hardening and configuration management
Required Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of relevant experience designing and architecting cloud infrastructure and systems on commercial cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure
  • Experience designing and deploying self-managed Kubernetes solutions including Tanzu Kubernetes Grid, RedHat OpenShift, and Rancher RKE to commercial cloud platforms
  • Experience integrating and providing cloud platform services within a Kubernetes cluster
  • Experience managing and provisioning infrastructure using IaC tools such as Terraform and Ansible
  • Experience with Docker/OCI containers
  • Experience with DevSecOps tools and processes such as GitLab, Jenkins, Nexus, Concourse, SonarQube, Fortify and ThreadFix
  • HS Diploma
  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance
Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Experience with DoD FedRAMP authorized cloud platforms such as AWS GovCloud and Azure Government
  • Knowledge of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditation process and security requirements
  • Experience using DISA enterprise security products including HBSS and ACAS and performing security hardening to satisfy STIG requirements
  • Experience installing and configuring a service mesh for cluster ingress/egress, mTLS, and authorization and authentication of services
  • Experience providing Identity Management services within a cloud or Kubernetes environment such Open ID Connect (OIDC) or SAML SSO.
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Job tags: Ansible AWS Azure CD CI Docker Gitlab Kubernetes RedHat SAML Terraform
Job region(s): North America
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