Cloud Orchestration Engineer in Colorado Springs, CO at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/24/2019

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Cloud Orchestration Engineer


Under general supervision, work within virtualization team to optimize existing on-premises virtualization and emerging cloud infrastructure environments.  Provide system configuration engineering functions for the Enterprise IT infrastructure, including infrastructure as code deployment, cloud management platform framework engineering, monitoring and tuning as well as resolving service incidents. Responsible for some portion of the overall design, installation, and integration of IT Infrastructure throughout the Enterprise. May provide supplemental support in designing and implementing Enterprise-wide strategic infrastructure solutions.

Provides operational support for virtualization and cloud infrastructure projects varying in size and complexity.  Executes the technical aspects of infrastructure projects from concept and scoping through design and implementation.  Participate in the daily operations of the Infrastructure team and to act as an internal developer advocating across the entire Parsons enterprise, teaching DevOps principles, and assisting teams as they undergo their agile/digital transformation. This position will be working alongside an established team of engineers supporting critical operational systems to align Parsons with the company’s tactical and strategic goals.    


  • Must have 5+ years of relevant professional experience.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Security, Information Technology or related discipline.
  • Must be comfortable collaborating with teams to design solutions that solve business needs
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IAC)
  • Well versed in DevOps practices
  • Advanced skills with Linux (RHEL, Centos)
  • Expert with Linux type scripting (Bash, Python, Ruby, Groovy, etc.)
  • Experience with source code repository tools (GIT, SVN) and with build automation technologies using CI/CD pipelines
  • In depth knowledge of configuration file types (YAML, JSON)
  • Experience with Agile development practices
  • Experience building customized dashboards for continuous monitoring of the environment and automated configuration and orchestration tools (Ansible, Cloud Formation, terraform)
  • Work with each team to optimize their application and infrastructure performance


  • AWS Cloud services particularly Lambda
  • Enterprise infrastructure technology
  • Kubernetes orchestration technology
  • Atlassian tool suite (Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence, etc.)
  • Artifact binary repository management (Artifactory, etc.)
  • OS package management systems (Yum, Apt, etc.)


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