Job Description

Reference # : 18-01260Title : PaaS Engineer
Location : Washington, DC
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 07/16/2018 / 12/31/2018
Must be a US Citizen who currently possesses a Public Trust.

Project Description/Task Description:
This opportunity is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) Engineer role. The primary focus of the role is to work with the customer to understand their existing infrastructure and solution stack, capture and document system and infrastructure requirements. Explain the requirements to the Systems Engineers responsible for provisioning the systems. Work with infrastructure architects to help refine the requirements and come up with future state solution if there is potential for improving efficiency.

This position is part of the transition team and will contribute to the successful transition of the applications from the Department of Education's legacy data center to IBMs Smart Cloud for Government (SCG) data centers in Boulder, CO and Raleigh, NC. The PaaS Engineer will facilitate technical meetings with the customer and collect the necessary information/specifications required to provision infrastructure (virtual machines, storage etc.)

In addition, the PaaS Engineer will support the PIVOT-H Transition Manager with planning and scheduling of the PaaS transition activities for PIVOT-H. The plan is to have three waves of PaaS transition, with the client retaining the application migration workload. The PaaS Engineer will work with the transition manager and the client to enable the three transition waves, work with application owners to understand the IaaS and PaaS requirements and the client system administrators to ensure that the resources are available to meet the PaaS transition schedule.

Job Duty 1 with % of time ? Infrastructure Requirements Gathering ? 40%
Job Duty 2 with % of time ? PaaS Transition Planning ? 20%
Job Duty 3 with % of time ? Customer Relationship Management ? 20%
Job Duty 4 with % of time ? Application Analysis ? 20%

Required Skills/Level of Experience:
Software Development - 1 Year
Data Analytics - 1 Year
Full-Cycle SDLC Implementation - 1 Year
Client-Relationship management - 1 Year
Data Center Management - 1 Year
Infrastructure Management (VMs, Storage etc) - 1 Year

Preferred Skills:
Familiarity with support of following internal and external facing hosting solutions for web applications (to name a few):
? ColdFusion
? SharePoint
? Drupal (with multisite capability)
? WordPress (with multisite capability)
? Solr
? Loadrunner ? 1 to 2 Years

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