Cloud Engineer SME

Dayton, OH
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: TS/SCI
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: AGT00121

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Akima Global Technology (AGT) is a technology solutions, program management and support company that collaborates with technology partners and the federal government to deliver IT, management, staffing, recruiting, contracting and logistics services. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Duties:

Chosen candidate will be responsible for operating and maintaining IT Engineering Cloud service support with Platform as a Service (PaaS) for customer enterprise with 4,500 users; 13,336 computer accounts; 37 networks; over 2,111 virtual and physical servers of various operating systems and brands; 30 petabytes of disk storage; over 383 petabytes of tape storage; and over 1500 miles of network fiber. Will implement, operate, maintain, and enhance an on-premises Infrastructure as a Service Offering meeting local service levels according to NIST SP 800-145; Operate, maintaining, and enhance a self-service portal, automation tools, reporting tools and dashboards; reporting system capacity to system owners. Apply ITIL, Agile, Lean methodologies to facilitate valuable investments, fast development, resilient operations, assured conformance, and continual improvement to co-create value with the customer.

Responsibilities also include - but are not limited to:

  • Creating and maintaining system and application blueprints for new portal offerings.

  • Provisioning, operating, and maintaining systems and environments in a Hybrid Cloud environment to include Private Clouds such as the on-premises.

  • Being adept with the VMware environment and the Public and Community Clouds to include the IC Commercial Cloud Service, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Google Cloud and other cloud providers.

  • Operating and maintaining cloud-based infrastructure and monitoring services enabling high availability of on-premises and cloud systems and applications.

  • Migrating legacy systems and applications to cloud implementations (both on-premises and off-premises).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in a related IT or STEM field of study; 5 years work experience in equivalent IT career field.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience; capable of troubleshooting complex IT problems independently.


IASAE Level II certification per AFMAN 17-1303, DoDD 8140.01, and DoDD 8570.01-M; One or more of the following: VMware Professional Certification, Amazon Web Svs Cloud Solutions Architect or AWS SysOps Admin Certification; ITIL Foundations


  • An active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility is required for consideration.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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