Position:  Software Engineer / Cloud Engineer
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Job Id:  1961-AS0003Q1
# of Openings:  1

Software Engineer / Cloud Engineer
IT Solutions Engineer III
AS0003Q1-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 across the US.
The Cloud Automation Engineer will focus on the automation and orchestration of cloud infrastructure to support an MDA Software Defined Data Center. The position is in support of the MDA on the IRES contract at Schriever AFB, CO.  The Cloud Automation Engineer 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 technologies.
Duties include analyzing requirements, designing and developing software supporting API implementations and/or interfaces between cloud components and business automation applications. Designing, deploying, and maintaining cloud infrastructure environment for supporting development, staging, and production applications. Writing scripts to automate the provisioning and maintenance of systems in a distributed, cloud infrastructure. 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:
  • High-school diploma and 12 years of general experience or an associate’s degree and 10 years of general experience or a bachelor’s degree and 8 years of general experience
  • Six (6) years related experience
  • 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#, HTML, 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, and SharePoint development, including .NET Language-Integrated Query (LINQ)
  • This position requires an active Secret security clearance.
* This position may require up to 25% travel, including air travel
**Must be a US Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation
- VMware Cloud Management and Automation, Data Center Virtualization and/or Network Virtualization
Certification(s) preferred
- VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) experienceScripting 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 and implementation phases of projects
You are submitting your information for consideration to a position that is currently available under the Integrated Research & Development for Enterprise Solutions contract. 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, LLC is an equal opportunity (M/F/D/V) and a 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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