Chief Cloud Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cyber Security
Top Secret
Cyber Mission


We are searching for a talented Chief Cloud Engineer to become part of Peraton’s Federal Strategic Cyber organization. This position will be located in Arlington, VA.


The Chief Cloud Engineer will be responsible for overseeing, improving, and upgrading enterprise cloud services, software, and hardware. You will leverage your expertise to create cloud-oriented concrete solutions for optimal business strategies while ensuring the organization is staying on top of the latest trends, technologies, software, and hardware that could improve business processes.


What you’ll do:

The Chief Cloud Engineer will be responsible for the following, but not limited to:

  • Builds end-to-end user service-oriented products, testing and integrating them with a mixture of distributed, COTs and custom applications.
  • Designs, develops, builds and deploys highly scalable, fault-tolerant, elastic and secure cloud based and distributed services
  • Works with a variety of cloud-based architectures (public, private and hybrid).
  • Integrates external and internal cloud systems with non-cloud on-premise networks, to allow for secure communication between the systems. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, IT, Systems Engineering, or a related field
  • Minimum 20+ years’ experience
  • US Citizenship and a current active DoD TOP SECRET Clearance; with SCI ELIGIBILITY
  • Certified in ITIL 3 framework with willingness to obtain ITIL 4

Desired Qualifications:

  • Current SCI Clearance
  • Possess ITIL 4 certification
  • Possess one (or more) of the following: SAFe Practitioner (SP), SPC, LPM, CISSP, Cloud+, Security+
  • PMP

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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