Position:  Cloud Engineer
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Job Id:  1988-AS0003Q1jb
# of Openings:  1

Cloud Engineer
Information Technology III
IT Solutions Engineer 3-Cat 31
Schriever AFB
Colorado Springs, CO
HX5 is an award-winning provider of technical services to clients such as NASA and the DoD.  Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing small business with over 500 employees located around the U.S.
HX5 is seeking a Solutions Design Engineer in support of Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract at Schriever AFB, CO. The Cloud Automation Engineer will focus on the automation and orchestration of cloud infrastructure to support an MDA Software Defined Data Center. This person must have a passion for cutting-edge technologies including the latest developments in automation/orchestration. This individual will assist our enterprise in the adoption and maturation of VMware cloud
Duties include analyzing requirements, designing and developing software supporting API implementations
and/or interfaces between cloud components and business automation applications, and designing, deploying, and
maintaining cloud infrastructure environment for supporting development, staging, and production applications. This person will be writing scripts to automate the provisioning and maintenance of systems in a distributed, cloud infrastructure. They will be defining and maintaining standards for automation and orchestration capabilities to deliver a flexible, scalable, secure and cost-effective set of cloud services.
Education and Skills Requirements:
  • High-school diploma and 12 years general experience OR an associate’s degree and 10 years of general
experience OR a bachelor’s degree and 8 years of general experience.
  • Must have 6 years related experience
  • Must possess a CompTIA Security+ certification or DoD 8570.01-m IAT Level II approved certification
  • Full software life cycle development experience to include: requirements, design, implementation, and documentation
  • Experience with several of the following software:
- Microsoft ASP.NET,
- Model View Controller (MVC) Architecture C#,
- JavaScript,
-  PowerShell,
- MS Windows 2008/2012/2016 server operating systems,
- MS SQL Server 2008/2014,
- IIS Administration,
- MS Visual Studio,
- MS Team Foundation Server,
- BMC Remedy ARS or similar customer support ticketing systems and change management support tools,    -SharePoint development, including .NET Language-Integrated Query (LINQ)
*Must be a US Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation
** Must be willing to travel up to 25%; this may include air travel.
***An active Secret Security Clearance is required to start.
****HX5 will not sponsor applicants for work visas
  • VMware Cloud Management and Automation,
  • Data Center Virtualization and/or Network Virtualization Certification(s) preferred.
  • VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) experience.
  • Scripting experience in REST, Java Script, Bash, T-SQL and/or Powershell.
  • Able to thoroughly document work and adhere to enterprise processes & procedures.
  • Able to communicate well with both the customer and internal engineering teams during requirements gathering, design
 If you submit your information for consideration, the position is currently available under the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) in Colorado Springs, CO. If selected, your employment would be with HX5, but you may be contacted by one of our teammates on the contract.
HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid holidays
  • Accrued Paid Time Off
HX5 is an Equal Opportunity and Drug Free Workplace Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: employment@hxfive.com or call (850) 362-6551.

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