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Cloud Engineer / Data Architect

Engineering/IT | Hybrid in Charleston, SC | Full Time

Job Description

Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.


Works as part of a development team to define, design, and provide cloud infrastructure support for dissemination and storage of terrestrial and maritime sensor data. Will collaborate with other USMC projects across the client’s portfolio and with external stakeholders. Prepares status reports and presentations on architecture, design, and task performance to clients. May provide daily supervision and direction to support staff.


  • Develop Cloud Service architecture, primarily employing Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure
  • Configure cloud infrastructure components like networking, storage and security devices
  • Monitor cloud management and data storage services
  • Networking (including architectures, topologies, ports/protocols, virtual networks)
  • Systems Administration for Operating Systems including Windows and Linux
  • Virtualized infrastructures (e.g. VMWare, HyperV)



  • Bachelor’s degree in quantitative field such as engineering or mathematics (e.g. Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, etc.) from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited program (see; Technology degrees do not qualify as Engineering or Physical Science Degrees.


  • Five (5) - Seven (7) years of professional experience in research, design, and development of computer and network software, architecture, or specialized utility programs which may include database development & maintenance within an application area. Must have experience applying programming concepts in a professional setting and notable experience with applying modern software development methodologies (e.g. agile, DEVOPS/DEVSECOPS) in a professional setting.
  • Three (3) years of technical experience in architecture & support of C5ISR or information management systems.


  • Current Secret


  • Strong proficiency in a modern programming languages such as Python, Java, C#, or Ruby
  • Extensive experience in web development technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, and server-side scripting.
  • Proven track record of designing, developing, and implementing large-scale web-based applications.
  • Familiarity with cloud-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IAAS) platforms, with a preference for experience in government secure hosted environments.
  • Solid knowledge of API design and interaction, particularly RESTful APIs.
  • Familiarity with Data Warehousing, ETL, and Business Intelligence concepts and tools.
  • Proficiency with Agile methodologies and sprint cycles, including using tools such as JIRA, Trello, or Asana.
  • Demonstrated experience with secure coding practices and understanding security and privacy standards and regulations.
  • Understanding of software testing, quality assurance, and system integration strategies.
  • Proficiency in a version control system, such as Git or BitBucket.
  • Strong understanding of microservices architecture and container-based deployment (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Knowledge of server and network management and configuration.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with non-technical stakeholders, translating complex requirements and feedback into actionable development tasks.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to learn new technologies and software quickly.


  • The work location is Charleston, SC, with 0-5% travel expected. It is a hybrid position with some remote work depending on project schedule and classification.


  • IT certifications like AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP), or PMP are a plus.
  • Experience with third-party integrations, including using APIs, web scraping, and data extraction from public sources and open-source intelligence.
  • Experience with data visualization tools and libraries, such as D3.js, Tableau, or Power BI.
  • Android development
  • ATAK Plug-in Development
  • Prior Military experience
  • Linux dev and/or integration experience