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Cloud Engineer
Title:Cloud Engineer
Job Type:Exempt (salaried)
Location:Greenbelt, MD

The Cloud Engineer must be able to meet the key criteria below:

  1. Location: Must be onsite in Greenbelt, MD
  2. Years' Experience: 10+ years
  3. Education: Bachelors
  4. Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust
  5. Work Authorization: Must be authorized to legally work in the United States
  6. Key Skills:
  • Must have AWS, Linux and Puppet experience
  • Preferred certifications: AWS Certified Solutions Architect and/or Professional


Do you want to help IBR build a portfolio of next-generation data collection systems? The Cloud Engineer is responsible for integration and implementation of the public cloud infrastructure that will support the Census 2020 System of Systems. The Cloud Engineer will adhere to internal team standards and processes as well as documentation for the design, implementation, operations, and accreditation of COTS infrastructure management solutions. The Cloud Engineer will build and integrate new systems and assist in the migration of applications, COTS, GOTS, and FOSS products to public cloud resources; provide technological recommendations of infrastructure solutions; implement the solution(s) required to fulfill system and solution level requirements; and support development, integration, test and validation activities to prove system effectiveness, performance, and readiness during critical test events leading up to the 2020 Decennial Census.


  1. Helps design and maintain an enterprise-wide baseline of operating systems and software
  2. Provides input on design, implementation, operations, user guides, and training materials
  3. Performs support and training for engineering and operations staff as required
  4. Performs development and integration of Operating System and COTS/FOSS for custom in-house developed products
  5. Performs full integration of DevOps tools that support continuous integration and continuous delivery, to include Jenkins/Cloud Bees, GitHub Enterprise and Artifactory
  6. Provides appropriate input on evaluation, selection, implementation and maintenance of IT systems
  7. Reviews and provides input to policies and standard operating procedures
  8. Performs other related duties as assigned


  1. Must have experience with AWS, Linux, and Puppet.
  2. Must have strong experience with programming in one or more of shell, python, or perl
  3. Must have experience with system automation using Ansible
  4. Must be familiar with source and artifact control and configuration management, and be able to use applicable technologies
  5. Relevant knowledge of current and emerging infrastructure technologies
  6. Proficient in cloud storage and network systems
  7. Must have experience planning, installing, configuring, patching, and troubleshooting issues on the following platforms:
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  8. Must have experience with virtualization technologies
  9. Must have experience with fundamental storage concepts: filesystems, backup, cloning, snapshotting, logical volume management, disk encryption
  10. Experienced in supporting project teams in all phases of development

About IBR

Imagine Believe Realize, LLC (IBR) is an emerging small business focused on delivering software and systems engineering solutions to government and commercial clients. Our talent acquisition strategy is tailored to career seeking candidates who embrace continuous learning and desire to grow as a professional in the software/systems engineering industry. We strive to enhance our team members ability to thrive in the workplace by creating a proper work/life balance and first-class benefits package that includes:

  1. Nationwide medical, dental, and vision insurance
  2. 3 weeks of paid time off
  3. 10 paid federal holidays
  4. 401k matching
  5. Life insurance at no cost to our employees
  6. Short term disability insurance at no cost to our employees
  7. Long term disability insurance at no cost to our employees
  8. Health care flex spending accounts
  9. Dependent care flex spending accounts
  10. Training opportunities
  11. Education assistance opportunities

IBR is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to offer employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity/transgender status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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