Cloud Engineering Lead

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Requisition ID
Position Category
Cloud and Infrastructure Services
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


The Cloud Engineer Lead is responsible for cloud systems plans and strategy; design, development, and deployment of applications into a Cloud or Hybrid Cloud; and implementation of enterprise infrastructure and platforms required for cloud computing. Cloud Engineering Lead responsibilities include architecting and leading the development and integration of cloud-based information and computer systems that meet specific mission needs. The Cloud Engineer Lead is accountable for the end-to-end cloud deployment experience, from concept development to deployment.


  • 12 years of experience, may have supervisory or management experience
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, management information systems, or related technical field
  • A minimum of five years of experience supporting cloud architecture design, development, implementation, and maintenance
  • A minimum of one of the following professional certifications: Professional Cloud Solutions Architect (PCSA), AWS Solutions Architect (Professional).
  • Experience with one of the large cloud-computing infrastructure solutions similar to AWS
  • Experience supporting highly distributed applications
  • Experience leading cross-functional technology team
  • Experience utilizing agile software development methodologies and application lifecycle management
  • Demonstrated ability to work and quickly transition across multiple tasks
  • Experience in an IC environment performing in related technical areas
  • Working knowledge of the customer processes, programs, and policies
  • Demonstrated expert ability to effectively work with senior and executive level Government staff
  • TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance required

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that 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, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$176,000 - $282,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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