AIS is seeking Cloud Platform professionals for our Cloud Engineer opportunities! This is an opportunity to utilize your cloud expertise for a new federal effort for AIS. An Active DoD Secret Clearance is required along with the ability to commute throughout the DC metro area as well as open to occasional travel to Austin, Texas.
AIS () is a highly regarded technical services firm specializing in custom application development and managed services. We invest in technology as early adopters so we can leverage new innovations to deliver transformative solutions for our customers while engaging with them to solve their problems. We are market leaders in our areas of focus with Application Development , Cloud Services , CRM & Automation , Data & Analytics , DevOps , Emerging Technologies , Managed Services , Productivity & Collaboration and User Experience . But what really sets us apart? Simply put our people.
Help Us Deliver Successful Projects!

Draw on at least 10 years of cloud engineering experience to assist with the core infrastructure for both internal and external projects for our clients as the technical liaison.
Serve as a Subject Matter Expert, providing advice and counsel to Senior Program Managers and the client to deliver solutions that surpass client expectations.
Plan, design and evaluate new and existing environments including local area networks, wide area networks, intranets and internets.
Implements network policies and procedures and ensures network integrity.
Troubleshoots network issues/installs and upgrades network equipment and software.
Practices network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory including technical specifications.
Establishes voice and network standards regarding new technologies and applications.
Monitors and tests network performance and provides network performance statistics and reports.
Utilize consulting and documentation skills to successfully complete project-based work.
Implement AIS cloud infrastructure solution offerings based on public cloud, private cloud, and hybrid customer environments.
Be open to commuting in and around the DC Metro area in order to be present at client sites for work.
Must maintain a minimum of a DoD Secret security clearance in order to gain access to client sites and networks.

Profile of Success:

10 years of experience in systems engineering to design cloud platforms
Utilize Master’s degree in related field
Use in-depth experience with networks, systems, and client-facing skills to create innovative business solutions
Experience with the Cloud, Windows/SQL Server, Application Support, PowerShell scripting and virtualization
Desire to gain or use extra-curricular certifications as part of ongoing professional growth.
Must be well versed on general infrastructure technology and have an understanding of public and private cloud concepts such as SaaS, PaaS, DaaS, and IaaS.
Possess DoD 8570 security certification

Other Desirable Skills:

Acquired Microsoft certifications, especially MCSE
Some project management experience
Experience with disaster recovery efforts for IT

Client Site Locations: DC Metro Area (Downtown DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia)
*Consultants assigned client sites are subject to change due to the consultative nature of our work. If you can be flexible with your commute tolerance, you will be afforded many opportunities. Flexibility is key, and something we value in our people.
Clearance and Background Check Requirement: Ability to meet AIS, customer and/or government security screening/badging requirements are required for this role. Failure to maintain or obtain the appropriate clearance, customer screening, badging and/or background check requirements may result in revocation of an offer or employment action up to and including termination. The successful candidate must be eligible for and maintain a U.S. Government Secret/Top Secret Clearance.

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