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Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


Perspecta has an immediate need for a Cloud Architect / Cloud Engineer to support the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).This role will work with the NOAA teams supporting the Cloud Program Management Office (CPMO) at NOAA SSMC3 in Silver Spring, MD.

The ideal candidate for this role will need to have demonstrated agile development experience using Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodologies.In addition, the ideal candidate will need to be able to assess and understand the current cloud framework and services and work with NOAA/NESDIS cloud technical leadership to support the development and deployment of new services to the NESDIS Cloud Framework.

The ideal candidate will need to successfully demonstrate the following skills:

  • Provide technical leadership by identifying how new services can be implemented using core backend services and AWS cloud services
  • Understand the architecture of the existing cloud framework and deployed services
  • Understand the architecture of new and modified candidate services against the cloud framework and identify approaches for deploying services into the Framework in the AWS Cloud
  • Identify, develop, and review user stories, epics, and initiatives required to define and deploy new services
  • Brief non-technical executive and technical leadership on architecture and approaches


Required Skills

  • Requires 10 to 12 years experience with a BS/BA degree or 8 to 10 years with a MS/MA degree
  • Demonstrated experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Demonstrated architecture and systems engineering experience for transforming and migrating on-prem systems to the AWS Cloud
  • Demonstrated experience using Scaled Agile Framework methodologies
  • Familiarity with Cloud and NIST Security practices
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • US Citizenship for eligibility to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance

Desired Skills

  • Amazon Web Services Associate or Professional level certifications
  • Familiarity/experience with other Cloud Service Providers in addition to AWS (e.g. Azure, GCP)
  • Prior NOAA or NASA Ground System experience

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2021-02-23 Expires: 2021-03-25

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