SGT, Inc. Cloud Services Engineer in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

DESCRIPTION Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies (SGT) has an immediate need for a Cloud Services Engineer in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. SGT, headquartered in Greenbelt Maryland, is the primary Technical Services and Support Contractor (TSSC) to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for performing work at the Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center near Sioux Falls, SD. The Cloud Services Engineer will join our team in supporting the Landsat mission. The ideal candidate for this position must have experience and expertise in design, architecture and development of Cloud solutions. The candidate should also have experience with cloud infrastructures at enterprise scale. The candidate will support Federal Government clients in their cloud operations to enhance, optimize, and maintain their computing capabilities across their technical landscape. This includes interviewing clients to understand application and infrastructure current state; leading client working sessions to identify, categorize, prioritize and analyze data and information to work into cloud migration action plans; and working with project teams to migrate legacy applications to their cloud platform. The successful candidate will be joining a team of professionals in a fast-paced environment where they will be a key player with technical development responsibilities. A candidate for this position will be a self-starter who values their work and that of their team members The work encompasses, but is not limited to -- * Designing and deploying dynamically scalable, highly available, highly reliable and fault-tolerant systems * Migrating existing complex on-premises applications to the cloud platform * Selecting appropriate cloud services to design and deploy an application based on the business requirements * Implementing cost control strategies on the cloud infrastructure * Participating in software development processes with quality assurance, version control and build processes * Working with management to resolve issues and validate programming requirements within areas of responsibility * Assisting the project manager in preparing estimates and justification for assigned tasks * Occasional travel may be required Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; degree in computer science, mathematics or related field preferred Experience: Must have a minimum of 8 years of IT work experience, with at least four years experience with cloud services Required Skills: * Demonstrated experience of design and implementation of micro-services architecture This position will be posted to the career opportunities listing on the SGT website (Http://www.sgt-inc.com). This position may be filled by a SGT teammate on the TSSC Contract. Please apply on line. SGT is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/m/f/disabled/veteran. The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of the SGT is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. SGT hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. SGT believes that employees should be provided with a working environment which enables them to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. We expect and require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.Employer's Job# on388fwqPlease visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.