Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Rome, NY
Req#: 504845
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Company Information

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and 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!

Job Description

We are looking for…

The Octo Team is seeking an experienced and motivated Cloud Infrastructure Engineer who possess a unique blend of technical depth and strong interpersonal skills. Most importantly, we are looking for passionate technologists who appreciates the ever-changing world of technology and wants to be a part of that growing change.

You…

You enjoy helping clients implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solving technical problems. You like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies. You have a knack for helping people understand application architecture and integration approaches with a unique balance of technical depth and strong interpersonal skills.

Us…

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.

Skills & Requirements

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
  • 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 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.