Cloud Engineer - DevOps

Job Locations NC-Ft. Bragg
Work Region
Software Engineering / Development
TS/SCI Eligibility

Position Summary

MAG Aerospace is seeking a highly skilled Cloud Engineer (DevOps) to join our growing organization in Ft. Liberty, NC (formerly Ft. Bragg).


This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. You will work with a team of diverse architects and engineers with backgrounds in PaaS, DevOps, Security, and IaaS operations in order to spread knowledge and practices all in support of the Government Program Office’s global cloud and platform services environments. 


*This role is contingent upon concurrence from USG*

**This role is sign-on bonus eligible**

***This role is 100% on-site***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to

  • Responsible for distributed and managed services, automating the installation, configuration, and maintenance of platform services
  • Manage system tuning for reliability and efficiency and guide and manage software releases for new features and support users through consolidation
  • Perform the administrative operation of server hardware and software
  • Ensure system security and execute practices and procedures
  • Troubleshoot system related problems
  • Remain current in operating systems/software analysis and technological developments and applications
  • Recommend future direction or projects to management
  • Provide expertise and direction in the development or modification of software programs and applications to enhance an operating system


Minimum Requirements


Knowledge and Skills


  • Minimum of 5-years relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of agile development process
  • In depth understanding of Dev Ops methodologies
  • Relevant experience in VMware vSphere / ESXi / NSX-T
  • Relevant experience with Concourse, Spinnaker, Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity or other Continuous Integration tools
  • Relevant experience with networking and related technologies (e.g. load balancing / DNS / SSL / firewalls / NAT / SDN)
  • Relevant experience in using Git
  • Relevant experience in release management
  • Relevant experience supporting production systems using Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) practices
  • Good written and technical briefing skills – can effectively communicate with teammates and leadership
  • Detail oriented and organized; able to understand information systems and ensure accuracy of work
  • Provides technical guidance and leadership to engineers with less experience



  • A degree in STEM related field of study
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II required 


Other Qualifications

  • US Citizenship and Active DoD Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI is required


Desired Qualifications


  • DOD 8570 IAT Level III 
  • Experience in Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and OpenStack
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Chef, Ansible, BOSH, or related automation / orchestration tools
  • Experience with a platform as a service product such as Cloud Foundry, Heroku, Elastic Beanstalk, or similar
  • Experience working with DNS, NTP, SAML, OAuth 2, Active Directory
  • Understanding of systems monitoring, alerting and analytics (Prometheus, New Relic, AppDynamics, Cacti, Graphite, ELK, Nagios, Ganglia, Splunk, Log Insight, vRealize Operations, Datadog, etc.)
  • Background in Windows deployment, automation, and related technologies
  • Experience with database (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MSSQL) and messaging middleware technologies (e.g. RabbitMQ)

Special Note

The position is contingent upon candidate’s ability to meet physical and medical requirements as needed by the position; including compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local jurisdictional requirements.

Government or customer site-specific requirements may include, but are not limited to, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status, except in circumstances where a candidate is legally entitled to an accommodation.

Company Policy

MAG Aerospace (MAG) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to our positions.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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MAG Aerospace (MAG) is committed to providing an online application process that is accessible to all, including individuals with a disability, by offering an alternative way to apply for job openings. This alternative method is available for those who cannot otherwise complete the online application due to a disability or need for accommodation.
MAG provides reasonable accommodation to applicants under the guidance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam-Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and certain state and/or local laws.

If you need assistance due to a disability, please contact the MAG Aerospace Recruiting email: or call (703) 376-8993.


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