Radiant Solutions

  • Cloud Software Engineer

    Job Location US-VA-Springfield
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    # of Openings
  • Responsibilities

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    The Cloud Engineer improves the reliability and performance of cloud applications and cloud infrastructure deployed on Amazon Web Services, building the next generation of web applications and systems infrastructure, focusing on automation, availability, and performance. The CE is the internal "cloud expert" and specialist within the multi-disciplinary agile development team. The CE will manage both strategic cloud initiatives as well as immediate operational activities. The designing, building, implementing, and managing of the in-house commodity based cloud/distributive-computing infrastructure is the chief responsibility of the CE. The CE is the chief architect and administrator for the cloud software stack to include frequent reconfiguration as new or more optimal configurations are identified. The CE directs the effective ETL processes associated with the architecture. The CE collaborates closely with the ASDs, TTDs, and the end user analysts to write and implement cutting edge big data algorithms and analytics. The CE engages in software solution planning and creation to ensure applicable cloud resources are most effectively applied. The CE identifies where processes can be optimized through automation. The CE ensures that the cloud capability is leveraged to its fullest extent and available to the maximum user base. In conjunction with the DBE and other ADT members, the CE insures that the cloud data stores and processes are replicated based on industry best practices. The CE rapidly executes tasks and frequently iterates to insure maximum user input and feedback. The CE ensures the interoperability of the in-house capability with outside partners. The CE plans and implements big data transfer protocols, utilities, and infrastructure pipes.



    • Education – Bachelors Arts or Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or related fields (e.g. Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering)
    • COMPTIA Security+ certification or CISSP certification
    • Proficiency in two or more of the following programming languages: C#, Java, .NET, Python, Perl, Ruby, or similar
    • Familiarity with current Agile methods
    • Proficiency with the following
    • Multiple operating systems including: UNIX, Linux, Windows, Cisco IOS, etc.
    • Managing and advanced SQL query writing, data retrieval, data mining from relational databases such as Oracle (PL/SQL), MySQL, Postgres and MS SQL Server (T-SQL)
    • Machine learning, data mining, and knowledge discovery
    • Analytic algorithm design and implementation
    • ETL processes; including document parsing techniques
    • Networking, compute, and storage technologies
    • Using or designing RESTful APIs, SOAP, XML
    • Developing large cloud software projects, preferably in Java, Python or C++ language
    • Java/J2EE, multithreaded and concurrency systems
    • Multi-threaded, big data, distributive cloud architectures and frameworks including Hadoop, MapReduce, Cloudera, Hive, Spark, Elastic Search, etc. for the purposes of conducting analytic algorithm design and implementation
    • NoSQL database such as Titan, Mongo, Cassandra, and hBase
    • AWS Services (EC2, Network, ELB, S3/EBS, etc.)
    • Processing and managing large data sets (multi TB scale)
    • Container configuration and implementation -Docker or similar
    • HTML4, Javascript/Web development experience, any usage of Javascript frameworks such as AngularJS, jQuery
    • Web services environment and technologies such as XML, KML, SOAP, and JSON
    • Proficiency in trouble-shooting in very complex distributed environments including following stack traces back to code and identifying a root cause



    • Preferred Masters degree in Computer Science or related fields (e.g. Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering) – but a technical BS degree will suffice
    • Cloud based certifications



    • Development using HTML5, webRTC
    • Management/tracking utilities such as Jira, Redmine, or similar
    • Running Internet facing or Service Level Agreement (SLA'd) auto-deployed environments
    • Real-time media protocols (Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP), Secure Real-time Transport Protocol (SRTP))
    • Data transfer systems such NiFi
    • Text processing: NPL, NER, entity retrieval (e.g. Solr/Lucene), topic extraction, summarization, clustering, etc.
    • Certification from an agile certified institute, International Consortium for Agile, Scaled Agile Academy, Scrum Alliance, Scrum.org, International Scrum Institute, ScrumStudy, Project Management Institute - Agile Certified Practitioner, or similar XP/Scrum certification or training is desired
    • Support to SOF; Previous experience with technology, intelligence and cyber under the umbrella of USSOCOM




    Join our company whose purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most.


    No other company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. We are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technologies and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems.


    We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account, and tuition assistance. 


    Radiant Solutions values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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