Recruitment #23-133-3904


Do you want to make a difference in one of the fastest-growing counties in the United States? Can you work as part of a team, with inspiration, vision and creativity? Are you passionate about the role of technology in supporting the mission of local government? Loudoun County's Department of Information Technology is currently seeking a Geographic Information System Cloud Engineer in the Infrastructure and Network Services Division.

Job Description

The Cloud Engineer works with the County's various technical teams to develop, implement, optimize, and maintain cloud-based solutions using both the County's private cloud (Cloudoun One), or varieties of public clouds. The Cloud Engineer will be responsible for deploying and debugging cloud stacks, educating teams on new cloud initiatives, and ensuring the security of the cloud infrastructure.

To be successful, the cloud engineer should have expert-level experience in all basic system technologies, including Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP. The cloud engineer should be able to identify the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the County's users and maintain cloud infrastructures in accordance with best practices and enterprise security policies. The cloud engineer should have excellent troubleshooting skills, stay current with industry trends, and should be a team player.

We are seeking an individual with:

  • Expert level knowledge of installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of Windows Server Operating systems, VMWare Sphere/VCF, Microsoft SQL, and GIS systems
  • Knowledge of server hardware and peripherals installation and problem resolution
  • Knowledge of public clouds (AWS, Azure)
  • Expert level skills with Active Directory, DNS, DHCP
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with County officials, department heads, and other key personnel
  • Ability to tactfully make recommendations and influence decisions
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas and plans clearly both orally and in writing to technical and non-technical staff

Hiring salary commensurate with experience.

This position is eligible for telework in accordance with the County's Telework Policy and the completion of the probationary period.

Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!

  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave (12 days a year to start with five available on day one.)
  • Longevity Leave Sick leave (12 days per year)
  • Annual Paid Holidays (15 days) Thanksgiving-Wednesday afternoon through Friday
  • Group Health Plan Option to choose a plan with a zero deductible
  • Group Life Insurance Exceptional
  • Performance Recognition
  • Up to six weeks of Paid Family Medical Leave at the end of the probationary period)
  • Credit Union Membership Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

For more information visit: Employee Benefits | Loudoun County, VA - Official Website

Job Requirements

Requires education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree with major coursework in computer science or related field and four years of professional experience in networking/information technology.

Special Requirements

Local government experience preferred.

Certifications preferred: Microsoft SQL, VMWare Cloud Foundation, NSX-T, VSAN, AWS (Solutions Architect-Associate, Cloud Practitioner, SysOps Administrator-Associate, DevOps Engineer-Professional, Solutions Architect-Professional, Advanced Networking-Specialty, Security-Specialty, Machine Learning-Specialty, Database- Specialty, Data Analytics-Specialty) and Microsoft Azure Certifications, Information Technology Infrastructure Library Foundation certification (ITIL), Project Management Professional certification (PMP), or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM).

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

The successful candidate will undergo an extensive background/fingerprinting check.

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