Red Arch Solutions

  • AWS Cloud Administrator

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Job ID
    Information Technology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Description

    ***Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Required***


    Red Arch Solutions is a proven and effective small business integrator and consultant, recognized as a leading provider of IT development to the Federal Government, and primarily focused within the Intelligence Community.


    We are an official Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and are pleased to now offer Cloud Solutions Architecture and Engineering using AWS. We promote the advancement of our staff in achieving AWS certifications.


    Red Arch is seeking an AWS Cloud Administrator to support NGA.


    The scope of this contract relates to the management of NGA’s Research Labs across the US.  The effort will provide both system administration for networks, servers, cloud and audio/visual devices and security engineering support services to include architecture documentation and testing.


    Responsibilities/Job Function:

    • Performs systems administration functions on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

    • Maintains and creates new, as needed, cloud compute instances, storage, and other cloud services required to support Research and Development (R&D) projects

    • Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems

    • Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems

    • Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.

    • Provides Tier 1 and Tier 2 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems

    • Provides support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers

    • Integrates new technologies into new and existing systems including the transition and migration of corporate systems

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Mandatory Security Clearance Requirement: TS/SCI with CI Poly
    • Demonstrated proficiency and experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and some or all of the following: Linux (CentOS and Red Hat), Microsoft Windows (Server and Workstation), databases (Oracle, MySQL), web services, internet protocols, Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN) systems

    • Exceptional computer skills and proficiency on PC platforms

    • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institute in an area applicable to this position (e.g. information systems, computer science, math, or engineering) and eight (8) years of relevant technical experience

      • An additional four (4) years of relevant technical experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree
    • Must presently be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2 preferred); must be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2) by date of security indoctrination with any necessary continuing education (CE) for certification 

    Desired Qualifications

    • Previously worked in a Research Lab environment
    • Previously supported NGA IT operations
    • Previously worked in an O&M environment where ITIL best practices were employed
    • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator


    Red Arch Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status. Red Arch Solutions takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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