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AWS Cloud Architect / Cloud Engineer

Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Peraton has an immediate need for an AWS Cloud Architect / Cloud Engineer to support the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).This role will work with the NOAA teams supporting the Cloud Program Management Office (CPMO) at NOAA SSMC3 in Silver Spring, MD.

The ideal candidate for this role will need to have demonstrated agile development experience using Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodologies.In addition, the ideal candidate will need to be able to assess and understand the current cloud framework and services and work with NOAA/NESDIS cloud technical leadership to support the development and deployment of new services to the NESDIS Cloud Framework.

The ideal candidate will need to successfully demonstrate the following skills:

  • Understand the architecture of the existing cloud framework and deployed services
  • Understand the architecture of new and modified candidate services against the cloud framework and identify approaches for deploying services into the Framework in the AWS Cloud
  • Perform SE duties for user story development and also test plans and procedures
  • Identify, develop, and review user stories, epics, and initiatives required to define and deploy new services
  • Brief non-technical executive and technical leadership on architecture and approaches


Required Skills

  • Requires 10 to 12 years experience with a BS/BA degree or 8 to 10 years with a MS/MA degree
  • Demonstrated experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Demonstrated architecture and Systems Engineering experience for transforming and migrating on-prem systems to the AWS Cloud
  • Ability to perform SE duties to develop user stories, and also test plans and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience using Scaled Agile Framework methodologies
  • Familiarity with Cloud and NIST Security practices
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • US Citizenship for eligibility to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance

Desired Skills

  • Amazon Web Services Associate or Professional level certifications
  • Familiarity/experience with other Cloud Service Providers in addition to AWS (e.g. Azure, GCP)
  • Prior NOAA or NASA Ground System experience

About Peraton

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2021-05-09 Expires: 2021-06-07

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