Blacksburg, Virginia


Job Description:

Looking for an exciting new step in your IT career?

1901 Group (A Leidos Company) has an exciting Cloud Network Engineer position located in the Blacksburg, VA area. POSITION SUMMARY:We are searching for a Cloud Network Engineer to join our growing cloud engineering team to support the design, automation, and deployment of cloud infrastructure and applications.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Develop and implement cloud-first and AWS native architectures• Be a key member of a high performing Agile scrum team. Attend Agile meetings (sprint planning, daily standups, sprint retrospectives, sprint reviews, etc.)• Work with teams across 1901 Group and customers to understand cloud networking requirements for upcoming projects• Design and implement automation through scripting and other techniques to implement cloud network infrastructure and improve operational efficiencies• Create network architectures and designs that are highly available and scalable for new customers systems and solutions to meet defined requirements• Work across the company to deliver Cloud network infrastructure strategies aligned with business objectives• Leverage knowledge and skills associated with AWS Console, CLI, and Managed Services• Build Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and utilize Cloud-native and shared services in an automated fashion• Implement DevSecOps including auto-scaled architectures for rebuilds• Use Modern coding principles, continuous integration pipelines, and automation-first implementations• Develop system interfaces on the Cloud and leverage messaging infrastructure• Remediate security findings and maintain compliancy standards• Flexible schedule to support necessary off-hours maintenance and upgrades• Support on-call rotation


• DoD Secret clearance is required prior to start (Interim Secret clearance is acceptable)


• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related field) and 4+ years of professional IT experience – or – a High School diploma (or equivalent) and 8+ years of professional IT experience• 2+ years of experience with Cloud services, AWS, or Azure.• Understand essential networking concepts around LAN / WAN Optimization, IPV4/IPV6, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, Carrier Services, MPLS, Network monitoring tools, DNS, and DHCP • Familiar with Infrastructure as Code technologies such as Terraform and Ansible.• Prior experience working in Agile Development• Experienced migrating workloads to the cloud.• Experiences with cloud consoles/CLIs and provisioning cloud services.• Capable of working within a team and independently.• Someone with strong problem solving and decision-making ability.• Detail oriented with experience interacting with customers.• Proficient in creating technical documentation and diagrams• US Citizenship required• Ability to provide coverage for core hours (8a to 6p) and occasional work on nights and weekends may be required during maintenance periods.• Travel to customer sites, including overnight travel


• An AWS/Azure Certified Solution Architect, Associate (or equivalent experience).• Certified in any of Cisco’s certification programs, such as CCNP

Who Are We?1901 Group (A Leidos Company) prides itself on looking ahead of our competitors for the next wave of IT trends. We provide our employees with training and development opportunities, preparing them for upcoming technical challenges.

With primary office locations in Blacksburg and Reston, VA, our teams support customers from across the United States. Our innovative IT as-a Service delivery model is supported by industry certifications that ensure quality and efficient IT solutions.

We are transforming the delivery of IT services through the use of enterprise managed services that leverage the cloud to securely monitor, manage, and optimize complex IT environments.The history of automation is what inspired the name of our company. 1901 was the year that another disruptive technology changed the world: the assembly line. Leveraging skills and materials in an efficient manner within a repeatable process that quadrupled output applies to IT services today.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Blacksburg, Virginia

At Leidos, quality performance means two things:

  1. Satisfying our customers by delivering the products and services they need on time and in budget.
  2. Continuously improving our processes so that our work meets requirements and is done right the first time.

Our proprietary EngineeringEdge® solution gives us a consistent, company-wide approach to planning, designing, developing, and delivering solutions that achieve our customers’ goals. Comprehensive and customizable, EngineeringEdge is based on industry standards and best practices from:

  • CMMI®, the CMMI Institute.
  • Project Management, the Project Management Institute.
  • the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®).
  • the International Council on Systems Engineering/INCOSE Corporation.
  • Electronic Industries Alliance.
  • Our four decades experience on a wide range of programs.

Many Leidos organizations have been able to earn coveted CMMI maturity level 3 and higher, as well as ISO 9001 organizational designations.

In addition, we have our own high standards for ethics and performance.
Investors : Employee Code of Conduct

What does this mean to our clients? High quality products and services, developed in an environment committed to continuously improving processes and uncompromising ethics.

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