Cloud Engineer - Platform

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

Position Summary

MAG Aerospace is seeking a highly skilled Cloud Engineer (Platform) 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 position is sign-on bonus eligible**

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for provisioning cloud infrastructure (i.e., AWS, Azure) and creating/using infrastructure as code (i.e., Terraform)
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining pipelines to deploy containerized applications onto Kubernetes-based platform. Be able to proficiently triage and troubleshoot issues as they arise
  • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of object-storage solutions (i.e., Ceph) in support of platform environments
  • Must be a self-starting problem solver who proactively pursues technological solutions within the confines of given direction and intent
  • Responsible for collaborating closely with various teams, sometimes geographically dispersed, and organizations of differing technical skillsets and responsibilities


Minimum Requirements


Knowledge and Skills


  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  • Relevant experience in developing and deploying cloud and platform automation
  • Relevant experience in designing and building scalable containerized applications
  • Relevant experience in IP networking, load balancing, and DNS
  • Good written and technical briefing skills – can effectively communicate with teammates and leadership
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, rapidly changing workplace




  • 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


  • Experience working with identity and access management technologies and solutions
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies; using collaboration tools such as Jira and Confluence
  • Experience with monitoring and logging solutions, specifically Splunk

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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