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Cloud Engineer

Quadrant 8 Technologies
McLean, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Quadrant 8 Technologies is an IT professional services company based in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. Our core specialization is cloud computing, serverless application design, development, and architecture. We deliver modern and innovative technological solutions for government and intelligence agencies by addressing their strategic issues to successfully support mission objectives across the region. We achieve these goals by possessing high-level talent, equipping them with the training, tools, and advantages necessary to excel in their missions. At Quadrant 8 Technologies, we understand that our team is the most critical aspect to achieving success.

We are seeking a single resource to support the migration of legacy data and support development of new system capabilities and enhancements for a geospatial application in the Sponsors cloud computing environment. The Sponsor is seeking an individual experienced with extract, load, and transform (ETL) techniques for migrating legacy system data into a newly developed geospatial system in a cloud computing environment. Additionally, the individual should possess a breadth and depth of technical expertise in the areas of UI/UX development, developing RESTFUL services, developing backend services, and processing of imagery for a geospatial application.


The Contract Team shall build, from scratch, applications that exploit large streaming critical datasets that increase the efficiency of the decision making process for hundreds of analysts and policy makers; however, the Sponsor project manager will manage the priorities.

The Contractor Team shall be responsible for developing and maintaining an AWS based environment that contains data of the highest sensitivity.

The Contractor Team shall also be responsible for managing databases, applications, data, analytical tools, and extract, transform, load (ETL) pipelines.

The Contractor Team shall be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining user interfaces that programmatically connect to back end database and systems.

The Contractor Team shall primarily work independently as the single point of failure for all systems administration work on the environment.

The Contractor Team shall perform security assessments to identify and correct weaknesses or deficiencies within the information system and its environment of operation.

The Contractor Team shall be directly involved in processing all customer efforts through the various facets of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Assessment & Authorization (A&A) processes.

The Contractor Team shall perform system configuration and patch management on live critical systems.

The Contractor Team shall implement corrective actions to address identified vulnerabilities, negotiate and coordinate with the program on an acceptable mitigation plan, and then verify those mitigations were effectively implemented.

The Contractor Team shall act as a point of contact (POC) with department personnel and perform requirements gathering and application design to support operational facing customer needs in an Agile methodology.


The Contractor Team shall have the following required skills, certifications and demonstrated experience:

Demonstrated experience with deploying and developing AWS systems from the ground up using CloudFormation and Cloud Development Kit (CDK) with services including:

Elastic Map Reduce (EMR)

Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)


Application Load Balancer (ALB)

Simple Storage Service (S3)


Relational Database Service (RDS)

Identity Access Management (IAM)

Simple Notification Service (SNS)

Simple Queue Service (SQS)


Elastic Block Storage (EBS)




Secret Manager

Key Management Service (KMS)

Demonstrated experience with deploying and developing Spark Streaming with Apache Sedona.

Demonstrated experience with deploying and developing on NiFi in massive amounts of continuously streaming structured and unstructured data.

Demonstrated experience with deploying, managing, and administrating massive multi-indexed Elasticsearch Clusters.

Demonstrated experience deploying Dockerized Python micro services with FastAPI.

Demonstrated experience developing and deploying machine learning algorithms with Scikit-Learn and SciPy.

Demonstrated experience with developing user interfaces with Typescript using the Vue framework with the open source Leaflet and PixiJS libraries.

Demonstrated experience using Node.js and a working understanding of UI hydration techniques.

Demonstrated experience using DGraph and the Graph QL language for making queries and mutations.

Demonstrated experience using Git and Gitlab.

Demonstrated experience collecting and managing requirements from users in a formal and adhoc manner.

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field.


  • Salary starts at $160,000+
  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • 401k Retirement Plan + Yearly Profit Sharing Contribution
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays) 32 days per year
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Training & Development
  • Free Food & Snacks
  • Wellness Resources (Gym membership)

Quadrant 8 Technologies


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