Quantum Research International, Inc.
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Full Time

Overview:

Quantum Research International, Inc. (Quantum) is a certified DoD Contractor providing services and products to US/Allied governments and industry in the following main areas: (1) Cyber Security/Information Operations/Cloud Computing; (2) Space Operations and Control Space; (3) Land Systems (Missile Systems and Ground Combat Systems); (4) Aviation Systems; (5) Programmatics and Leadership Services; (6) Intelligence Programs Support;; and (7) Audio/Visual Technology Applications.   Quantum's Corporate Office is located in Huntsville, AL, but Quantum actively hires for positions nationwide and internationally. We pride ourselves on providing high quality support to the U.S. Government and our Nation's Warfighters. In addition to our corporate office, we have physical locations in Arlington VA; Aberdeen MD; Colorado Springs, CO; and Shalimar, FL; and Madison, AL.

 

Mission:

Quantum Research is currently seeking an experienced candidate to serve as a Cloud Architect in support of our Cloud Services Initiative.

 

Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will support architecting, designing, building, securing, hardening, and operating a prototype Army Cloud Network from the bottom up. This includes designing, testing, implementing, and operating the cloud network utilizing multiple security level Clouds. This effort will require the analysis of current cloud architecture and design practices and methods, and researching effective and efficient cloud technologies that will allow for a minimally invasive transition to the cloud environment without impacting supported/planned mission capabilities. They will configure the cloud resources, transfer the software to the resources, and reconstitute the application in the cloud, including all interfaces to other systems. Candidate may assist with the transfer of data to the cloud architecture and implement the conditioning strategy and architecture developed and approved by the customer. The candidate will participate in agile and development and operations (DevOps) methods to migrate the application as quickly and efficiently as possible. The migration shall ensure that functional, performance, and security requirements are satisfied. The candidate may be required to research, evaluate, recommend, and implement (if approved by the customer) additional DevOps and cloud migration tools and technologies to automate build, deployment, and validation pipelines to enhance the speed and efficiency of the cloud development and subsequent migration activities.

 

Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of at least one operating system: Linux, Unix, Solaris, Ubuntu, Windows. Prior experience as an administrator or architect in any of the well-known operating systems is helpful.
  • Good understanding of networking: TCP/IP, IP addresses, HTTP, DNS.
  • Demonstrated minimal understanding of a programming or scripting language is desired.
  • Demonstrated high-level understanding of key security concepts, such as firewalls, is necessary.
  • Experience with refactoring applications
  • Experience with migrating applications into cloud environments
  • Experience with software architecture, design, and testing
  • Experience with DevOps, DevOps Tooling and the DevOps Testing
  • Experience with Cloud Computing and Infrastructure as Code
  • Experience with release management tools and techniques

 

 

Certification in any of the following is desirable:

  • Cloud Based Solutions Architect Certifications (AWS/Azure/IBM/Google Clouds)
  • CompTIA Cloud+
  • (ISC) CCSP
  • ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional
  • Microsoft MCSA: Cloud Platform
  • Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
  • Microsoft MCSA: Linux on Azure

 

 

 

Current DoD SECRET clearance required to start with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Clearance.

**Must be a US citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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