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Cloud Engineer (TS/SCI)

Innovative Data Solutions LLC
Springfield, VA
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Summary
We are seeking a Cloud Engineer to support a newly awarded, 10 year contract in Springfield, VA. This position requires a TS/SCI clearance and eligibility to obtain a CI polygraph. 

The Cloud Engineer will be responsible for working with highly functional development team automating service deployments; optimizing system performance; integrating with enterprise authentication services; establishing/improving system monitoring; maintaining established security protocols; provide customers technical support. The Cloud Engineer will be integrated with an agile environment participating with scrums and other meetings.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with A&A Team to maintain security requirements for operation of systems
  • Maintain and improve existing infrastructure (build out autoscaling, support new services, optimize for cost efficiencies/authentication/search, etc)
  • Produce detailed documentation
  • Maintain System in AWS environment using EC2, S3, Load Balancer, and RDS
  • Automate and optimize service deployments
  • Delivering a full-stack web application to production; identifying and resolving operational issues in same
  • Actively participating in technical requirements-gathering process (i.e. meetings with customers)
  • Executing design and implementation of application features, independently / unassisted, with minimal oversight
  • Refactoring legacy application code for improved reliability and maintainability
  • Mentoring junior developers
  • Writing and reading unit tests; understanding code-quality analysis concepts
  • Writing and debugging Javascript, Typescript, or closely-related language
  • Developing applications backed by a relational database; understanding RDB design concepts


Required Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Amazon Web Services
  • Strong Troubleshooting skills
  • Experience in automating tasks using scripted languages such as Bash, PowerShell, or Perl
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Familiarity with DevOps development processes and Continuous Integration tools: GitLab, Jenkins, Nexus
  • Extensive Typescript or Javascript background
  • Angular frontend framework; UI/UX design
  • Microservice-based backend architecture; integrating with COTS/FOSS software REST APIs
  • Supporting a full-stack application in a PaaS environment
  • CI/CD pipeline implementation, ideally with GitLab
  • Creating and deploying containerized applications, ideally with Docker
  • Designing/implementing container orchestration with Kubernetes

Desired Skills:

  • Strong understanding of cloud APIs and interaction with the AWS/CLI
  • Experience working with one or more programming languages (e.g. Python, Ruby, or Java)
  • Experience with Go programming language
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, Markdown, and portal development
  • Database experience with a Postgres backend
  • Strong communication skills



  • Bachelors Degree and 8+ years of experience or an equivalent years of education and years of experience 
  • Active TS/SCI clearance and eligibility to obtain a CI polygraph


Benefits and Perks


  • Industry competitive salary well above market average
  • 401K plan with 4% company match, immediately fully vested
  • Referral bonuses up to $7,500

100% company-paid benefits

  • Cigna OAP $0 deductible Medical plan for employee + family
  • Vision and Dental plan for employee + family
  • Short Term Disability for employee
  • Long Term Disability for employee
  • Life Insurance for employee

Flexible Paid Time Off Policy

  • 180 hours (minimum) per year of PTO with additional time at manager discretion
  • 10+ Company Holidays per year
  • 6 weeks paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Flexible work environment to accommodate commuting, family and personal schedules

Career Growth

  • Company sponsored training and certifications
  • No questions asked professional/business/technical book reimbursement
  • Company paid training and conference attendance and travel expenses


Company Overview
Innovative Data Solutions (IDS) is a small business specializing in engineering and supporting mission critical IT infrastructure for the US Government Intelligence, Defense and Homeland Security communities.

Established in 2008, IDS has 14 years of experience delivering IT solutions to the Federal market.  We’re a small company of technology enthusiasts and we thrive on exceeding expectations.  We specialize in Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure, Enterprise Storage, High Performance Computing, Cybersecurity and Data Analytics.  Across these technology areas we provide full lifecycle services: strategy, design, implementation and operations.

IDS engineers are based in Washington, DC and St. Louis, MO and are experienced working with US Government installations across the US, Europe and Asia.


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Innovative Data Solutions LLC

Springfield, VA



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