NANA Regional Corporation Senior Cloud Systems Administrator in Sterling, Virginia

Senior Cloud Systems Administrator


Cloud Lake, a wholly owned subsidiary of Akima LLC , is a provider of services to today’s Big Data and Cloud market with one crucial difference: our services are highly-specialized, data-centric services. This enables us to focus laser like on helping our government and commercial customers quickly and cost effectively harvest, analyze and leverage the greatest possible value from the increasingly vast amounts of data they are acquiring and need to manage. Cloud Lake’s strategic partners include leaders in virtually every area of IT strategy, implementation and management.

Cloud Lake Technology is looking for a Sr. Cloud Systems Administrator to join our team supporting one of our current government customers!In this role, you will be responsible for planning & transitioning our client’s legacy infrastructure to an established private cloud with hybrid cloud options being added at this time. Perform O&M of the private clouds post transition.


  • Serves as cloud service administrator and manages all cloud services with commitment to implementing best practices in optimization, quality assurance cloud architecture, design, engineering, testing and implementation

  • Monitors and manages cloud network operations and infrastructure services according to requirements specified in agreements with customer and stakeholders

  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for private/ hybrid cloud environments

  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots problems with the private cloud environments and implements: cloud services support, cloud operations, and security all private cloud operations

  • Executes tasks defined in the cloud computing project plans, schedules, design, development, integration, securing, documentation and deployment of using best practices in cloud computing methodologies and standards

  • Coordinates activities with other technical personnel as appropriate

  • Install, configure and manage VMware virtualization environments using Microsoft and VMware Suites of products

  • Provide Operation and Sustainment support for the virtualization environment

  • Develop and implements functionality based on provided guidance and requirements for private / hybrid cloud services

  • Establish and comply with organizational standards and frameworks in creating and maintaining private cloud environments

  • Participate and facilitate information exchange within organization stakeholder to ensure the project meets business and customer requirements

  • Provide input to transition functionality from legacy equipment to the organizations’ private clouds

  • Post development activities include Operations and Management (O&M) support. Compliance with all CM processes and procedures as elements evolved from dev to test to prod

  • Collect and provide data/metrics that support any required SLA, MOU and MOAs

  • Assesses the alignment of engineering design principles/trends with desired mission strategies and objectives, concept of operations, business processes, and technology standards

  • Coordinates with change management in collaboration with organizational cloud services governance


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline or equivalent

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in cloud related platforms

  • Extensive Microsoft or VMware Virtualization Experience - design, implement, and Cloud based Solutions

  • Demonstrated various operating systems Administration skills

  • Ability to work flexible hours and be on-call

  • Ability to do limited travel (0 - 8 times a year)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Cloud related certifications such as AWS or Azure

  • VCA Data Center (and/or Cloud) certification a plus

  • .Net experience a plus - RedHat and Ubuntu O/S experience a plus

  • Virtual platform network skills and demonstrated experience in a complex network a plus

  • Experience working in Agile methodologies

  • Experience working Application Development and Operations teams

  • PowerShell script or equivalent demonstrated experience

  • Experience with software development tool

  • Strong troubleshooting and conflict resolution skills

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: US-VA-Sterling

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: CLO00244