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Enterprise Cloud Engineer

  • Rome, NY, United States
  • May 12, 2019
Information Technology

Job Description

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work with some of the smartest and most accomplished people you'll find in your career.? Octo offers fantastic benefits, and it?s an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform?mission critical?work for our government.? Voted one of the region?s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

We are looking for?

The Octo team is seeking an Enterprise Cloud Engineer that will provide architectural solutions of a cloud-based infrastructure, a cross-cutting application and integration architecture, and provide specialized training to our teams building on the enterprise platform. Our ideal Enterprise Cloud Engineer has senior knowledge and hands-on experience building cloud-based systems.


You are a highly versatile and creative engineer that enjoys shaping the future of a major program and the opportunity to lead enterprise transformation within an organization. You enjoy engaging with customers, being a hands-on Cloud Engineer and helping customers realize the benefits of cloud native application. You are a devoted problem solver with a knack for understanding and predicting from afar how all the pieces will fit together, identify potential issues and risks early on to develop mitigation strategies and contingency plans. You like making sure technologies work together and as a result, have served in key roles that contribute heavily towards the success of projects.


We were founded as a fresh alternative in the Government Consulting Community and are dedicated to the belief that results are a product of analytical thinking, agile design principles and that solutions are built in collaboration with, not for, our customers. This mantra drives us to succeed and act as true partners in advancing our client?s missions.


What we?d like to see?

  • In depth knowledge of AWS services

  • Hands on experience in AWS resource provisioning

  • Knowledge of application deployment and data migration on AWS

  • Ability to design and operate high availability applications on AWS across availability zones and availability regions

  • Ability to design applications on AWS taking advantage of disaster recovery design guidelines

  • Knowledge of monitoring, logging and cost management tools that integrate with AWS

  • Experience in AWS Networking ? Direct Connect/VPC, NACL?s, security groups, etc.,

  • Ability to work closely with business to understand and incorporate non-functional requirements in the application architecture

  • Bachelor?s degree in Information Technology or related technical degree required and 2+ years? experience with system administration, system patching and related duties

  • Understanding of Microsoft domain and networking technologies.

  • Comprehension of computer technology and ability to quickly learn related concepts and new software products.

Bonus points if you?

  • AWS Certifications

  • VMWare Certifications or equivalent industry credentials in at least one of the following:

    • Data Center Virtualization

    • Network Virtualization

    • Cloud Management and Automation

  • ITIL Foundations certification

  • Security+ certification

  • Experience with Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) of Government systems

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IAC)

  • Good oral and written communications skills with experience in delivering to a Government customer

Years of Experience:? 8+ years of experience working as an infrastructure engineer leveraging large scale cloud infrastructure

Education: Bachelors in a technical discipline such as Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent technical degree

Clearance: A current and active?TS/SCI security clearance is required for consideration.

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers.? We leverage this culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice.?

Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only. Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.? All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.