Posted On Jan 13

Cloud Systems Engineer - Poly Clearance Required

Praxis Engineering

Location : Chantilly, VA

Headquarters : United states

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Hiring Role : Cloud Engineer

Experience : Mid Level

Computers/Software Chantilly, Virginia
What you will be doing
  • Work with like-minded engineers on cutting-edge AWS/Cloud technology!  You will get a chance to work in Terraform, Packer, and Lamda.  The work is lifting/enhancing a training system from an isolated physical network to the cloud. Most of the work will be working with the vendor to help cloud enable the system into a DevSecOps pipeline. The team will also be designing/developing an on-fly classroom capability for Instructors; this will allow them to spin up and down resources based on classroom demand.
What you will need
Some combination of:
  • AWS cloud related development and systems administration experience
  • Linux and Windows system administration experience
  • Information System security management experience
  • Software development and/or scripting experience
  • Systems integration and DevOps experience
  • Clearance
  • TS/SCI with an appropriate Poly is required 
What it takes:
  • A 'be the best of the best’ attitude
  • Hunger to be at the leading edge of your field
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work effectively in individual and team environments
  • Intellectual curiosity along with an analytical mind
  • willingness to work towards the betterment of your countrymen
  • desire to be the 1stline of defense to protect your nation
  • passion to protect and serve
  • **COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, Praxis may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.**
Who are we?
  • Praxis Engineering* was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Annapolis Junction MD - with growing offices in Chantilly VA and Aberdeen MD.
  • Praxis Engineering is a consulting, product, and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and system engineering technologies to solve complex problems. 
  • With over 350 employees supporting more than 50 contracts, Praxis brings together world class engineers with proven engineering best practices, domain expertise, commercial technologies and proven agile management approaches to create high value solutions aimed at helping our customers meet their most critical business and mission objectives.  
  • *Praxis Engineering is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics IT.
Why Praxis? 
  • We are focused on continual learning and evolution. We don’t do things because “that’s the way we’ve always done things”; we listen to our employees and adapt to the changing marketplace.   We look at the big picture and encourage our engineers to get training and certifications in emerging technologies that will help shape our customer’s mission.  We've been profitable year after year.  We're always on the lookout for great engineers to join the team and we recognize that our employees are the heart and soul of what we do.   We focus on recruiting talented people, treating them right, and then allowing them to do what they do best.  No red tape. No micromanagement.  Smart people want to work with smart people, and we love people who are passionate about what they do, and finding ways to do it better.
And then there is the...
  • Competitive salary
  • Office perks such as free soft drinks and snacks (both healthy and not-so-healthy)
  • Praxis swag (annual gift certificate to purchase top brand Praxis apparel)
  • Comprehensive health insurance plans
  • Parental leave
  • 401k contribution/match: combination of profit share/contribution (4%) and employer match (up to 4%) for a total of 8%.
  • Annual bonus plan
  • Four weeks Paid Time Off + 10 holidays + comp time eligibilit
Training is a priority! Take advantage of our endless in-house training opportunities - or seek out vendor offered (paid) training opportunities like conferences, certification courses and seminars. 
Conferences (recently attended by Praxis employees): AWS Summit, IoT World, Black Hat and DefCon.
Training & Certifications: Splunk, AWS, Big Data/Cloudera, VMWare, Scrum Master...the list of certifications goes on and on!
Praxis University: Cyber Research, Data Analytics, IoT, AWS and RedHat course offerings and hands-on training.
  1. We truly believe the right work-life balance can exist, and it's here at Praxis. Our work is extremely important, but your job is just a part of who you are. When you enjoy your life outside of our walls, you're at your best the next time you walk through our doors. We do all we can to assure that happens every day.
  2. Praxis Engineering provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other protected class.