Vencore Cloud Automation Engineer (16058) in Colorado Springs, Colorado



Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


The Cloud Automation Engineer will focus on designing and implementing technologies and processes for the automation and orchestration of cloud infrastructure to support an MDA Software Defined Data Center. The Cloud Automation Engineer must have a passion for cutting-edge technologies including the latest developments in automation/orchestration. This individual will assist our enterprise in the adoption and maturation of cloud technologies.Duties include analyzing requirements, designing and developing software supporting API implementations and/or interfaces between cloud components and business automation applications.

Accomplish cloud based software applications configurations and extend application functionality through formal code development. Integrate Government Off-The-Shelf and Commercial Off-The-Shelf products into the MDA Cloud infrastructure. Designing, deploying, and maintaining cloud infrastructure environment for supporting development, staging, and production applications. Writing scripts to automate the provisioning and maintenance of systems in a distributed, cloud infrastructure.

Defining, creating, and maintaining processes required to support production and development environments through the use of automation scripts, third party tools, utilities, or custom code. Defining and maintaining infrastructure product and component standards for automation and orchestration capabilities to deliver a flexible, scalable, secure, reliable, resilient, and cost effective set of cloud services.


Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree and 15 years of experience in relative fields(must have a STEM (Science Technical Engineering Mathematics) degree to apply• Minimum of 5 years of experience in software development, service engineering or cloud service operations• Hands-on technical experience creating process automation scripts using PowerShell, JavaScript, REST• Experienced DevOps practitioner with hands on experience delivering continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines• Current CompTIA Security+ CE or ISC2 CISSP• Must have a DoD Secret security clearancePreferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree and 10 years of experience• Experience with VMware vRealize Automation, VMware vRealize Orchestrator, VMware vCenter, and VMware vRealize Operations• Experience developing software in a DoD environment• VMware Certified Associate – Cloud (VCA6-CMA or VCA-Cloud)• ITIL v3 Foundations certification

Location(s): Schriever Air Force Base

Job ID 2017-47869

# of Openings Remaining 1

Location US-CO-Colorado Springs

Category Engineering

Residency Status U.S. Citizenship Required

Clearance Secret

Employee Type Regular

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Time Type Full Time