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Cloud Technology Director

Chantilly, VA 20151
Business Group Highlights

Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


Perspecta has an immediate need for a Cloud Technology Director in Chantilly, VA.

The Director of Cloud Operations is responsible for managing cloud teams across all science and economic development agencies within the Civilian segment. In addition, will have responsibility for developing and managing the overall strategy, operation and management of the segment's growing Cloud and Infrastructure Services business including the optimization and utilization of public cloud services based on AWS, Azure and Google.

The Director of Cloud Operations Leader is responsible for leading and expanding the segments cloud practice in the market. Responsible for recruiting, growing, and managing a team of professionals to deliver cloud services. In this role, the leader will work with account teams to identify and deliver cloud and IT modernization projects for clients. Work with the alliance team to develop and extend our cloud alliances with AWS, Microsoft, and Google.


A BS/BA degree in computer science, business administration or other relevant field is required, with 16-18 years experience or MS degree with 14+ years experience or PhD with 10+ years experience.

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in Information Technology.
  • Demonstrated experience in data center design and installation as well as knowledge of building cloud platforms to provide a highly available infrastructure at scale.
  • Prior experience working for a managed services provider.
  • Well established expertise with AWS or Azure (both preferable).
  • Hardware and networking topology.
  • Cloud certification in AWS, Azure or Google platform.

Essential Functions:

  • Leads the development, monetization, utilization, optimization and support of our Azure, AWS and Oracle cloud platform.
  • Establish and manage infrastructure strategy and standards including networking, unified communications, telecommunications, virtual server hosting and storage.
  • Apply extensive knowledge of virtual environments to lead the management of the cloud datacenter operations.
  • Advise on emerging technologies that should be integrated and/or introduced to ensure dcloud capabilities respond to the needs of the business, including technology evaluation and ongoing vendor management.
  • Plan, implement and establish operational and maintenance programs to deliver best-in-class platform infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with operational service teams on both tactical and strategic projects.
  • Collaborate with the security team on refining and deploying security best practices to identify, detect, protect, respond and recover from threats to assets.
  • Oversight of the operational management of cloud services such as Microsoft 365, inclusive of Exchange Online, Teams, SharePoint and OneDrive.
  • Manage products and services from providers such as Cisco, HP, Cisco, Barracuda, Sophos, and Symantec. Establish regular check-in meetings and manage strategic vendor relationships.
  • Manage multiple technical projects simultaneously and effectively manage project teams to meet project scope, timing, and cost goals.
  • Develop strategy and tactics to maintain 99.999% reliability on systems, platforms, and infrastructure (24x7x365).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Highly collaborative.
  • Solid problem-solving skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong vendor management skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.


  • AWS or Azure Solutions Architect certification desired.
  • VMware VCP certification desired.

This position requires United States Citizenship.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta 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).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-09-25 Expires: 2020-10-24

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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