Job Details

Sr Cloud Configuration Management Specialist


Phacil, Inc.


Arlington, VA 22201


Looking for a rewarding and challenging career with a dynamic, growing organization? Phacil is your answer. We have an immediate need for a Senior Cloud-based Configuration Management Specialist to support an important government customer in Arlington, Virginia.

Clearance Level (Required to Start): DOJ Public Trust

Daily Job Responsibilities:

Provide configuration, change and release management

Deployment, validation and testing support for configuration items (CIs) in cloud based environments for business area software applications and IT Infrastructure development.

Extensive use of configuration management tools such as Jenkins and Serena products (SBM, Dimensions CM) in collab with Ansible in a complex environment.

Utilize Ansible CM capabilities to migrate exising mission and business applications to Amazon Cloud Services (AWS) based environment.

Manage CM activities required to migrate existing application into the cloud requiring documenting architecture modifications, database and/or application server rehosting, and potentially recoding of existing capabilities to take advantage of cloud platform services.

Additional System Administration task will include:
•Documentation of installation and configuration steps within System Installation Procedures documentation
•System Administration for Integration of test environments within AWS cloud environment

Required Skills:
•Design, implement, support, monitor and maintain systems using Ansible or other open source technologies across multiple environments including on cloud and on premise infrastructure.
•Develop and maintain configuration management system tools, scripts, procedures, and documentation.
•Provide training and guidance for current Configuration Management staff in performing cloud-based configuration management functions with tools like Ansible, Chef and Puppet.
•Experience in deploying Cloud infrastructure-as-a-service with Amazon AWS.
•Proven experience in Windows and Linux/Unix system administration.

Preferred Skills:
•Experience supporting a grants management software system with Ansible is a plus
•Intermediate software development skills in compliance with organizations SDLC policies and industry best practices.
•Demonstrated presentation, communication and documentation skills

Degree & Years of Experience:

BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology (IT) or related field

8+ years demonstrated configuration management experience in total including at least 3 years in open source technologies.

Travel Requirement:

Work location will be at 800 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA. On occasion local travel to OJP work location 810 7th St, NW, Washington, DC for customer meetings and/or work related activities.

Additional Information:

Employee can work remotely from home 2 days a week at discretion of manager; flexible working hours within range of core business working hours 7am thru 7pm, M-F


Company Description

Phacil is a leading provider of mission-focused, results-driven technology solutions to the federal government. We continually demonstrate Commitment to our customers, Excellence in performance, and Service to the nation. Customers trust Phacil to solve their most complex challenges by delivering uniquely-tailored technology solutions that maximize value and mission success. Phacil offers a diverse range of technology services, including Software Development, Systems Integration, Operations and Maintenance, Cyber Security, Network and Systems Engineering, Geographic Information Systems, Technical Consulting, and Business Operations. Our team of 800+ energetic, highly-skilled professionals support customers in 17 states across the country and abroad.

Phacil continually strives for performance excellence as evidenced by corporate certifications, such as ISO 9001:2008 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013, performing certified ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 and CMMI Maturity Level 3 (for both Development and Services) work on contracts. Phacil has won numerous awards, including rankings on Washington Business Journal’s Top Government Technology Contractors, CRN Solution Provider 500, and Tech Council of MD’s Contracting Firm of the Year, to name a few.

Phacil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Post Date:
Minimum Clearance:
Public Trust
Minimum Experience Required:
10+ yrs experience
Job Category:
IT - Software
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