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Lead Cloud Development Systems Engineer (Polygraph Clearance)


McLean, VA
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The MITRE Corporation is looking for a senior software developer/engineer to help design and implement a Cloud Platform and applications using cutting-edge technologies, working in a fast-paced environment, and turning insights into real capabilities to solve our nation's mission-critical technological challenges.

Involves direct hands-on engineering, design and development of various cloud-based solutions, often with iterative build and refinement cycles, working closely with government leadership to shape new mission capabilities. This position will directly impact government data processing, analysis, and other mission capabilities with prototypes and systems that are put into production environments for capability evaluation, assessment, and follow-on refinement.


As an expert technical advisor to the government, this position also involves analysis of technical and mission tradeoffs with respect to operating systems in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment or hybrid environment.

Key Functions:
Deep technical knowledge of cloud technologies, specifically Amazon Web Services (AWS) and how to engineer systems to run in the cloud.
Must be able to design complete cloud-based systems based on mission needs, cost parameters, performance requirements and be able to document, communicate, and justify engineering choices to senior government leaders.


Required Qualifications:

-CI Polygrpah
- Demonstrated experience with automated DevOps (infrastructure as a service) with Chef, Puppet, Ansible or Amazon Cloud Formation scripts
- Deep technical knowledge of Amazon Web Services and experience engineering systems to run successfully in the cloud.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Solid experience with scripting languages such as Python/Perl/Bash, comfort with basic data management and processing techniques for extract/transform/load workflows
- Experience with metric collection/processing, Google's Go language, and web applicat

Minimum Qualifications: BS Degree, TS/SCI Polygraph, and 10 years of related experience including 2 years of leadership experience.