12 hours

Azure / Cloud Computing Consultant Technical Specialist

Herndon, VA 20170
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Offerings & Solution Development

The Offerings and Solution Development team is responsible for ensuring a fully integrated, industry-leading portfolio of offerings that are repeatable, differentiated solutions aligned to our customers' goals. The team leverages client intimacy to drive a competitive advantage while also driving offering differentiation through innovation, IP/patents, and digital services.

Responsibilities

Provide technical expertise on cloud cluster computing techniques and technologies and expert advice to the program, and related cloud computing architectures. Optimize memory management identifying the best ways to develop distributed cluster-enabled and graph processing algorithms. Assist customers with data integration and migration efforts, including mapping schemas, performing RDF translations, and defining domain specific ontologies, where applicable. Develop large data technologies, algorithms, and applications for clients. Research, evaluate, and deploy advanced cloud computing systems and large data analytics for clients in research and production areas. Work with massive data sets, complex algorithms, and team members from a variety of specialties to solve clients' hardest problems. Support a range of clients from front line analysts to researchers and senior leadership. Work as a key contributor on a collaborative, fast-growing, and highly skilled software development team. Experience with information extraction and analysis techniques, practices, and algorithms. Knowledge of a variety of advanced computer science and mathematical concepts, practices, and procedures associated with the analysis of large datasets, from indexing schemes to statistical tests-Knowledge of Cloud computing, Hadoop or MapReduce, Netezza, Vertica, BigTable, Pig, Terradata, or Amazon Web Services-Ability to obtain a security clearance. Experience with data mining or machine learning preferred. Apply expert knowledge in computer science, particularly in the Semantic Web and cloud computing environments.

Are you cloud native? Ready for a challenge building the next generation of services to support the Federal Government? Perspecta is, and were seeking qualified people to join our Cloud Center of Excellence. Were looking forAzure Solutions Architect Expert Certified Architectsto help define and build our cloud capabilities and offerings. In this role, on our Architecture and Infrastructure team, you will support multiple projects developing our offerings, leading or supporting client demonstrations and working with our customers to implement various projects. Were looking for you to unleash your creativity and deliver innovative ideas using automation, ML/AI, RPA and other leading technologies to enable Perspecta and our customers to gain the benefits of cloud services.

Duties include:

  • Leverage your knowledge and experiences to drive Perpspectas offerings and technology roadmaps
  • Define, document, communicate and evangelize Perspecta standards for highly available, scalable, and self-healing systems
  • Evaluate tools and technologies to advance Perspectas offerings for Architecture and Infrastructure
  • Contribute to architectural and infrastructural decisions
  • Define, document, communicate and evangelize Perspecta cloud migration approach and methodologies
  • Work collaboratively with application development and operations teams enabling CI/CD pipelines with automated builds and management supporting our parallel project driven Agile DevSecOps environment
  • Collaborate with security stakeholders and team members to design, implement and automate security controls, governance processes, and NIST compliance validation
  • Define appropriate application and environment KPIs and metrics
  • Design and deploy monitoring and logging systems on Azure to collect and report on selected KPIs and metrics
  • Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes
  • Implement and maintain Azure Cloud Environments
  • Design automated deployment and management solutions for a variety of cloud services (e.g., Rails Application servers, Load Balancing and Proxy Servers, Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Networks, Subnets)

Customer Interface

  • Collaborate with our customers to consult on and help implement their Cloud goals
  • Define architecture approaches for cloud migration for customer applications/systems
  • Participate in technical exchanges with key customer stakeholders to ensure alignment with their requirements and priorities
  • Support our business development teams with customer demonstrations and proposal responses
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism, mentor other team members and support cross-training & knowledge sharing

Qualifications

  • Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD (Computer Science or related field)
  • Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification is required
  • Hands on experience with implementing enterprise cloud solution is required
  • Experience with Azure Commercial & Microsoft Government Community Cloud (GCC) high environment is required
  • 8+ years of experience in Architecture and Design of IT systems, design patterns, and frameworks
  • 5+ years of implementation experience with design and architecture of enterprise cloud implementations OR at 7+ years of implementation experience with virtualization and datacenter technologies
  • 2+ years of experience with industry compliance and security standards including FedRAMP, DoD SRG, PCI DSS, ISO 27001, HIPAA, and NIST OR equivalent cyber security and/or compliance experience
  • 8 + years of experience with storage, archive, backup/recovery and business continuity processes in distributed operations
  • 8 + years of experience working with either core networking and infrastructure application development technologies
  • Experience needs to include Azure Virtual machines, Resource Manager, Service Fabric, Container Service, SQL Database, Virtual Network, DNS, and Azure Active Directory at a minimum
  • Migrating client workloads into Azure from other clouds (public or private) as well as traditional on-prem solutions
  • Managing client workloads across multiple Azure regions
  • Integrating Azure offerings with other monitoring tools via API Continued in the additional Comments
  • Experience implementing and orchestrating containers such as Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience with Implementing Analytics and Monitoring Tools, Splunk, Microsoft Operation Management Suite (OMS)
  • Experience in using PaaS and IaaS tools sets such as OpenShift, Pivotal, Mesosphere
  • Strong understanding of computer networking, security, virtualization and containerization
  • Programing experience in Python, Ruby
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, Source control, Git, Groovy, Python, PowerShell, JSON
  • Familiar with Database systems, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB

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 just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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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 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2019-11-19 Expires: 2019-12-18

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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