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Jacobs Senior Cloud Engineer in Sterling, Virginia

Critical Mission Solutions

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We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Cloud Engineer – Senior

Cloud Engineer is responsible for seamlessly implementing technical architectures into cloud infrastructure, including design, maintenance, support, and planning.

  • Cloud Engineer is accountable for identifying the most optimal cloud-based solutions for existing and emerging use cases, ensuring the cloud solution meets availability, accessibility, scalability, and cost-based needs.

  • Cloud Engineer is responsible for architecting and implementing cloud security features into the system, to include ensuring interfacing with identity services and the proper processing of sensitive data from a protection, encryption, transport, storage, access, and auditing standpoint.

  • Cloud Engineer is responsible for guiding the team through the development life-cycle with cloud technologies, including Cl/CD releases.

Must have experience with implementing and optimizing cloud infrastructure, data literacy, DevOps best practices, Amazon Web Services (AWS)/ Commercial Cloud Services (C2S} implementation patterns, and cloud best practices and principles.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Hands on keyboard development in a full stack environment.

  • Front-end HTML5/CSS3, JS/TS/Angular.

  • Back-end Java/Spring.

  • Database: PostgreSQL/MongoDB/GraphQL

  • Limited support of legacy systems, and migration of legacy systems data

  • Develop new applications, extend existing web services, refresh UI/UX front-ends

  • Support a variety of product domains with large data sets, workflow management, and some business services

  • Support a global audience for the DoD/IC community


Minimum 5 years of software engineering experience with a Bachelors Degree

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday.  However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.