Cloud System Engineer I

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POST DATE 10/9/2017
END DATE 12/17/2017

Quantum Research International Inc Springfield, VA

Springfield, VA
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Quantum Research International, Inc. (Quantum) is a certified DoD Contractor providing services and products to US/Allied governments and industry in the following main areas: (1) Cyber Security/Intelligence Programs Support; (2) Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR); (3) Space Operations and Control; (4); Warfighter Support and Logistics; (5) Weapon System Analysis; (6) Acquisition Support; (7); Test and Evaluation; and (8) Audio/Visual Technology Applications. Quantum s Corporate Office is located in Huntsville, AL, but Quantum actively hires for positions nationwide and internationally. We pride ourselves on providing high quality support to the U.S. Government and our Nation s Warfighters. In addition to our corporate office, we have physical locations in Arlington VA; Hampton Roads, VA; Bel Air MD; Colorado Springs, CO; and Shalimar, FL.


Quantum Research is currently seeking an experienced candidate to serve as a Cloud System Engineer.


The ideal candidate will perform a variety of complex project tasks applied to specialized technology problems to support cloud migration assessment of the existing 313 NGA Activities along with, designing, testing, implementing, and migrating, of each Activity into multiple security level Clouds. This effort will require the analysis of current Activity s architecture and design, and researching effective and efficient cloud technologies that will allow for a minimally invasive transition to the cloud environment without impacting NGA mission capabilities. Specifically, the candidate will analyze, design, evaluate, and plan the Business Architecture & Information Technology Systems Architecture to optimize the enterprise information technology architecture. The candidate will provide technical assistance to agency information technology staff. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
* Integration of electronic processes or methodologies to resolve total system problems or technology problems
* Application of analytical and systematic approaches in the resolution of problems of work flow, organization, and planning
* Directing and assisting system engineers in the application of system engineering principles to the solution of secure systems design problems
* Providing expert knowledge of LANs, WANs, VPNs, routers, firewalls, network protocols, and other security and network operations
* Providing monitoring, vulnerability analysis, PKI, data encryption, key management, data warehousing, and data mining capabilities


Bachelor s Degree with five (5) to twelve (12) years experience. Individual should have substantial knowledgeable of the NGA domain as well as experience with DoD or IC architectural frameworks

In depth knowledge of the enterprise, logic, systems, programming, and components as well as a broad range of knowledge across the agency business, data, technology, applications and organizational views

Strong understanding of cloud technology (especially Amazon Web Services (AWS)) with a broad understanding of infrastructure and AWS Ecosystem technologies

Experience in the design of distributed, high availability server-based network computing infrastructures; AWS and Azure design, build and/or operational experience

General expertise with hardware, software, and other resources to be used in the design

Candidate must be able to think independently and be self-motivated, with proven organizational skills, ability to multi-task and support varied assignments. Good communication skills are important, with a positive and friendly demeanor.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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