Senior Cloud Engineer #4874


  • US-DC-Washington
  • Information Technology
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


Designs and develops system architectures, and defines key capabilities and performance requirements. Defines total systems design and technology maturity constraints in accordance with mission requirements. Develops systems and system element architecture and design and interface definitions. Defines system implementation approach and operational concept. Develops models and architectural guidelines for current and future system development. Ensures requirements are met and evaluates performance with customer.

1. Interfaces with the user(s) and all other stakeholders in order to determine their needs.
2. Generates the highest level of system requirements, based on the user’s needs and other constraints such as cost and schedule.
3. Performs cost-benefit analyses to determine whether requirements are best met by manual, software, or hardware functions; making maximum use of commercial off-the-shelf or already developed components.
4. Designs and develops solutions to applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns.
5. Develops partitioning algorithms (and other processes) to allocate all present and foreseeable requirements into discrete partitions such that a minimum of communications is needed among partitions, and between the user and the system.


Bachelor’s with 8+ years (or commensurate experience)

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor plus 8 years or 12 years total IT experience
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft 365 services: Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Azure Active Directory, Multi-factor Authentication, and Single Sign On.
  • Solid understanding of Active Directory and related services including DNS, DHCP, Group Policy, and DFS
  • Experience deploying and administering Windows Server operating systems, including, Windows 2019/2016/2012R2 and SQL 2016
  • Three (3) of experience with Microsoft’s System Center (SC) Configuration Manager, Operations Manager
  • Experience implementing M365 DLP, Cloud App Security, Defender, and Conditional Access
  • Understanding of Message Retention and Data Compliance Requirements
  • Proficiency in all technical aspects of M365 implementation and Azure Active Directory (AAD) services required.
  • A full understanding of the Microsoft 365 and Collaboration technology stack (Exchange Online, Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, etc.).
  • Hands-on experience with PowerShell scripting.
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience in cloud technologies including Microsoft Azure/M365, or Amazon Web Services (AWS), or other public cloud services
  • AWS, Azure or M365 certifications

COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

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