• Cloud Storage System Engineer

    Location US-MD-Columbia
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/8/2018 11:22 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    System and Software Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring a Cloud Storage System Engineer to join our team in the Columbia, MD area.  The Cloud Storage System Engineer will work with enterprise-level IaaS network and data storage environments to ensure compliance is achieved within the deliverable period of performance provided.


    • The System Engineer  will interact with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations, and regarding associated problems, issues or conflicts and potential outages
    • Communicate with other program personnel, government overseers, and other stakeholders
    • Support to Utility Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Storage and DevOps, working with enterprise-level IaaS network and data storage environments to ensure compliance.
    • Analyze systems and operations performance metrics.
    • Prepare, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documentation to include systems configuration, architectural, testing, and user documentation
    • Provide strategic guidance and engineering to successfully manage and align multiple projects and capabilities to improve efficiency and effectiveness
    • Communicate status, issues, and roadblocks to the PMO on a recurring basis, and will facilitate the integration of new capabilities into the system-of-systems design for the program
    • Liaise and collaborate with IC stakeholders and users to analyze systems and operations performance metrics, reporting requirements, and exchange knowledge regarding current and proposed systems


    *All Candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph

    • Twenty (20) years' systems engineering experience supporting IC programs. 
    • Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautics, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Nuclear, Software, Systems, and Engineering Management, Chemistry, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, and Physics.
      • Four (4) years of additional systems engineering experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree
      • A Master's degree in a qualifying engineering field may be substituted for two (2) years of experience, thereby reducing the requirement to eighteen (18) years of experience
    • Experience in DevOps
    • Experience with Linux
    • Experience with using tools, such as Puppet, Salt, Foreman, and other automated deployment capabilities
    • Experience with VMware
    • Experience in the areas IaaS, PaaS, and DBaaS, user interface/user experience design, systems integration

    Individual Capabilities Desired:

    • Ability to perform technical research and document program requirements
    • Experience working with JIRA ticketing system and modifying to integrate with automated processes
    • Experience using Kubernetes or Open Shift related containerization
    • Automation utilizing Ansible or Chef
    • Software development best practices
    • Knowledge of DevOps processes
    • Ceph/Gluster (software defined storage solutions) experience



    WOOD Consulting Services is headquartered in Fulton, Maryland with an office in Washington, DC. WOOD embraces a simple philosophy… take care of our people and they will take care of our customers. We seek to hire and retain high caliber-talent to meet the needs of our customers with excellent services. For over 20 years, WOOD has followed that philosophy and built a reputation as reliable mission-enablers helping U.S. agencies achieve mission success.


    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.



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