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Cloud Solutions Architect / Engineer

Tulk LLC
Saint Louis, MO
  • Posted: January 13, 2023
  • Full-Time
Cloud Solutions Architect / Engineer - NRG

TULK is a small boutique consulting firm specializing in technology and management consulting to the US Federal Government. We help Defense and National Security clients solve their toughest problems by guiding them to acquire, design, manage and develop new and improved technology systems and business practices to advance their missions.

Benefits: Our people enjoy a variety of tailored benefit options to meet their individual needs to include 100% employer paid health care, generous cash bonuses, flexible work schedules, access to technology, tuition reimbursement, 401k (coming in 2023) and much more.

We seek applicants who demonstrate a broad range of competency as we don't just place "butts in seats" - we look at your overall skillset and your career interests and then line you up with an initial assignment that best fits you, while continuously evaluating opportunities to further your career.

If the position below is of interest to you, we look forward to reviewing your application.

Overall Assignment Description of the Cloud Solutions Architect / Engineer

The Cloud Solutions Architect/Engineer will work across Cloud Ops, Security, Development, Auditing teams at NGA to design resilient, flexible, and scalable cloud solutions to support GEOINT Enterprise operations.

Duties of the Cloud Solutions Architect / Engineer
  • Support the formulation, documentation, and communication of methodologies for building and operating highly available, scalable services.
  • Assist in reducing and resolving production incidents (e.g. Site Reliability Engineering).
  • Look for opportunities to improve all operations processes.
  • Assist in the evaluation, build and modification of automation for deploying and operating production services.
  • Support the creation, assessment, update and maintenance of documentation pertaining to Product Lines.
  • Support the development and design of elastic, resilient and self-healing Cloud native applications and workflows.
  • Assist in crafting excellent documentation for respective projects and carrying ownership for the code and the instructional tutorials of how to use it.
  • Work with team members to design, architect and implement solutions across geographic locations.

Required Skills and Experience of the Cloud Solutions Architect / Engineer
  • US Citizenship
  • US Government issued Top Secret / SCI Security Clearance
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Engineering Management, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program, or related equivalent additional experience.
  • Three or more years of experience with cloud-based services or technologies.
  • Understanding of object-oriented software with languages like Java, C++, Python or Ruby ideally in SOA applications.
  • Understanding of networking and core Internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, and distributed networks).

Desired Skills and Experience of the Senior Systems Analyst
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Engineering Management, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program.
  • Certified AWS Solutions Architect
  • Two or more years of demonstrated experience in Site Reliability Engineering functions.
  • Experience with Linux/UNIX systems and the best practices for deploying applications to those stacks.
  • Experience designing, implementing, and operating in a DevSecOps.
  • Experience using APIs and RESTful services.
  • Experience with infrastructure configuration and automations processes and tools: Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, Chef, Fabric.
  • Experience with security in the cloud, such as: Intrusion, penetration, and vulnerability scanning.
  • Experience with monitoring solutions, such as: ELK, Splunk, SUMO, Nagios, Prometheus.
  • Experience with build automation and continuous integration/delivery ecosystem capabilities, such as: Git, Gerrit, Maven/Gradle, Jenkins, Docker, Nexus.
  • Understanding of industry standards for designing and implementing IaaS/PaaS/SaaS in Cloud environments.
  • Experience with modern container orchestration systems, such as: Kubernetes, Mesos, DC/OS, Swarm.

Tulk LLC


Saint Louis, MO
63106 USA



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