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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Job Tracking ID:  RTL:19-055
Location:   Colorado Springs, CO
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  November 18, 2019
Radford Job Code: 05201
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Job Description:

Kratos is a trusted global satellite ground systems, communications monitoring, RF interference detection and network management company. Kratos is in the process of evolving and growing our SATCOM enterprise service management product offerings to better serve our government customer base. 

We are searching for an experienced and versatile Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, possessing strong design, migration, administration, security, and support experience in Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Essential Job Functions

  • Provision, configure, administrate, automate, monitor, and support enterprise and project cloud services

  • Assist in enterprise datacenter modernization initiative by designing a cloud infrastructure which supports global business applications and operations

  • Through automation, enforce continuous compliance to security standards

  • Design state-of-the-art technical solutions that are scalable, reliable, secure, and meet performance requirements

  • Support architectural design and new cloud service implementations utilizing industry best practices

  • Assist with the planning and migration of legacy applications to the cloud

  • Perform operational engineering for activities which include platform upgrades, server patching, monitoring, configuration, and troubleshooting

  • Provide periodic off-hours on-call support for production and development environments

  • Manage security logging, monitoring, and alert triage and participate in security incident response and investigation

  • Utilize various automation, monitoring, and service management tools & techniques to troubleshoot issues and perform performance tuning

  • Support our development and engineering teams on cloud related issues

Experience and Skills:

Education and Experience

  • 1+ years relevant experience administering AWS

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field preferred
  • Experience writing and developing infrastructure-as-code

  • Certification in AWS desired

  • Security Certifications a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • AWS

  • Azure

  • Terraform


  • Cyber Security experience

  • Must be a self-starter, able to work productively independently, as well as working effectively within a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary engineering team

  • Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Strong ability to troubleshoot system issues


  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.

Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.


Additional Information:
Job Level:   Entry Level (less than 2 years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   High School/GED
Starting Date :   ASAP