Jr. Cloud Engineer

Falls Church, VA
May 28, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description


CTAC's niche with the government CIO client community has been in its RAD and delivery of custom-built reporting tools including migration of small databases and custom built applications for Information Collections, Financial Statements, Audit Resolutions, Case Management, Capital Planning, etc. including an award winning system built using Ruby-on-Rails for an Oracle database and utilizing XML/Web Services for multiple agencies. CTAC's development team enjoys a casual, flexible close-knit working environment fostering technological creativity and successful solutions innovation.

Work will be performed at company headquarters in Falls Church, VA.


The Jr. Cloud Engineer is a critical position for our company and will be responsible for daily operations and support of our servers, applications, and services. The candidate will be performing project based work around system administration tasks. You'll be interfacing with the devops, service ops, and development teams. Qualified candidate will need to be comfortable with the Linux command prompt, and maintaining services such as LDAP, DNS, Apache, and MySQL.

Running and growing a large scale, high availability server environment.

Managing Jira ticket system and ensure tickets are updated per SLA.

Improving existing processes and automation.

Improving and refining our service monitoring.

Executing large system changes using the latest technologies.


Required Skills:

Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in computer science, information systems or technical discipline

Hands-on experience with Linux

Hands-on experience with a cloud-based environment, particularly Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Familiarity with build automation tools; Jenkins is preferred

Familiarity with configuration management tools Puppet is preferred

Familiarity with managing and Ruby, Drupal, Wordpress, Tomcat, JBoss

Knowledge of source code control management systems, configuration management, and code branching/merging strategies; Git is preferred,

Desired Skills:

Some experience with SQL and relational database administration (MySQL)

Experience with non-relational databases (MongoDB) is a plus

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment

Experience with Infrastructure as Code.

CTAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Description
We are a privately owned small business providing web development, technical operations, creative, and business process solutions to government and private sector clients since 1993.

We understand that our future success depends on our customer's satisfaction today. In this rapidly advancing technical environment, CTAC continues to build on our capabilities, and strives to meet the challenges of tomorrow. As we advance and grow, we will continue to incorporate the latest technologies, offer customized solutions, and provide innovative products and services to the markets we serve. We intend to be the best at what we do, by continuing our already proven success and welcoming future opportunities to prove our value to every customer.

Falls Church, VA


Sat, 27 May 2017 10:29:30 PDT