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Perspecta Expert Cloud Engineer in St Louis, Missouri

Business Group Highlights


The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Cloud Engineer (Expert-Level)

Overall Assignment Description:

Expert-level Cloud Engineers lead work to define implementation approaches and plans to ensure optimum cloud performance and reliability across the servers, networks, and related utilities and hardware that comprise the cloud infrastructure. They conduct analysis and make reliable engineering recommendations to ensure six sigma reliability/resiliency of the cloud infrastructure. They monitor and report on cloud utilization and plan continuous process improvement.

Duties may include:

  • Supports applying a systematic, engineering approach to the design, architecting, requirements elicitation, development, operation and use of cloud technologies and platforms for mission solutions.

  • Leverages software-, platform- and infrastructure- as-a-service to deliver GEOINT solutions.

  • Ensures optimum efficiencies for the utilization of cloud services.

  • Guides the work of Senior-, Mid- and Junior-level contractor Cloud Engineers.


Skills and Experience:


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Engineering Management, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program, or related equivalent additional experience.

  • 18+ years of experience in working government or industry leading or supporting cloud-based systems engineering efforts.

  • One or more Cloud Certifications, but are not limited to the following:

  • AWS Certified

  • Cisco Certified Networking Administrator – Cloud

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional – Cloud

  • IBM Certified Cloud Solution Architect

  • MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP7-CMA)


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Engineering Management, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program.

  • Citrix XenApp expertise or certification

  • Experience in Scripting/automation via PowerShell, VBscript, AutoIT or similar.

  • SAN storage infrastructure experience (EMC in particular).

  • Microsoft Clustering experience.

  • Microsoft SQL experience (installation, configuration, troubleshooting experience)

  • Previous NGA and/or NSG/ASG program/project work experience.

  • Previous IC or DoD program/project work experience.

Sign-on Bonus Disclaimer:

Candidates who receive and accept an offer between March 1, 2021 and May 1, 2021 may be eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $15,000 if hired into one of the following roles with Perspecta, supporting the intelligence National Programs team: Enterprise Architect (2020-104321), Expert Cloud Engineer (2021-102326), Image Scientist (2021-102942), Image Scientist (2021-104428), Data Modeler (2021-104394). Current employees transferring into one of these intelligence National Programs team roles are not eligible to receive sign-on bonuses. Sign-on bonuses are not guaranteed and eligibility requirements apply. Payment terms will begin after first 90 days of employment are subject to applicable tax withholdings .

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO (https://perspecta.com/eeo-aa) Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).