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Senior Cloud Architect / Chief Engineer

Location: Lorton, Virginia Categories: Cybersecurity Req ID: 2022-6982 Potential to Telecommute: No

Job Description

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Senior Cloud Architect / Chief Engineerto join our team in the Washington, DC area.  Your primary function will be to work with Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting Department of Defense (DOD), Headquarters United States Air Force, and MTSI Operations.  The position will provide direct security engineering support to the Air Force acquisition community throughout the system development lifecycle (SDLC) on aeronautical and aerospace related systems.

At MTSI, our more than 1400+ co-owners recognize the high demand for specialized professionals within our industry and that you have many options to choose.  As an employee owned company were culture matters, we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company’s future!  


MTSI’s core capabilities are Systems Engineering and Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Test and Evaluation, Acquisition and Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, and cyber/space/homeland defense.


Recognized as an "employee comes first" company with over 27 years of consecutive growth we challenge our co-owners to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry.  Day one all new co-workers start with 20 days PTO, 6% 401k match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).  We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan.

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For additional company information, please visit: www.mtsi-va.com

Responsibilities:

MTSI is seeking a Senior Cloud Architect / Chief Engineer whose primary function will be to work supporting Department of Defense (DOD), Headquarters United States Air Force, and MTSI Operations. The position will provide direct cloud engineering support to the Air Force acquisition community throughout the system development lifecycle (SDLC).

  • Provide cybersecurity and architecture expertise for a modern cloud computing environment.
  • Build new cloud-based environments for DoD cloud initiatives.
  • Guide legacy systems migration to a modern platform and assisting with the adoption
  • Design enterprise and systems security throughout the development life cycle; translate technology and environmental conditions into security designs and processes.
  • Design and develop security requirements that mitigates risk while maintaining operational capability.
  • Verify architecture against program requirements and goals. This includes participating in technical discussions, trade studies and working groups, and conducting research on industry best practices for potential implementation.
  • Interface with program managers to explain security goals and mitigations relative to their priorities of cost and schedule.

Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of Technical Architect and Team Leadership experience
  • Big Data (e.g., Hadoop, NiFi, Spark, PySpark, Dask, etc.)
  • Experience in application migration
  • Azure Solutions Architect Expert
  • Google Professional Cloud Architect
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect
  • Red Hat Certified Architect

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related engineering discipline.
  • Master degree in related discipline desired


Clearance Requirements:

  • Current TS (SCI & SAP eligibility required); an active TS/SCI clearance is desired.  Subject to a Counterintelligence (CI) polygraph.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.

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Opportunities at MTSI

MTSI maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, the opportunity to be an employee-owner, and challenging work assignments with significant opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities at MTSI, you must complete an online application.

EEO Statement: MTSI embraces nine core values including our first core value of Employees come first. Consistent with our Core Values, we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, military/veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law. MTSI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with MTSI and need special assistance or accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to jobs@mtsi-va.com. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.

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