Cloud Platform Admin

Shaw AFB, SC
Information Technology /
Regular /
Agile Defense provides leading-edge Digital Transformation solutions to support and advance our customers' mission. We deliver innovative and high-quality services to our customers worldwide through an empowered and engaged workforce.

Requisition #: 25

Job Title: Cloud Platform Admin

Location: 850 Dryden Way Bldg 1923 Shaw AFB, South Carolina 29152

Clearance Level: Active DoD - Secret

Required Certification(s): 
DoD IAT Level II Certification.
VMWare Certified Associate (CVA) OR equivalent certification
Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) OR equivalent certification.

To provide Cloud Platform Admin Support and DevOps support using primarily Kubernetes/Rancher. The candidate will work closely with onsite and remote operational teams to ensure the platform is operational.
Provide Tier 2/3 (diagnosis, analysis and troubleshooting and resolution for more complex/advanced network, client and end-user connectivity issues escalated by Tier 1 or 2 technical support staff).
Perform technical support and O&M activities identified in paragraph 3.3 (and subparagraphs), as required, for the supported Cloud platform.
Install, configure, operate, manage, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, inspect and maintain virtual server systems in the DoD localized Kubernetes/Rancher (or equivalent) environment.
Deploy Kubernetes/Rancher (or equivalent) instances, and develop test and push applications into production.
Build, install, configure and maintain software and affiliated systems through the cloud implementation pipeline.
Perform application security patching, upgrades and enhancements.
Manage and maintain user accounts for virtual systems and applications in cloud environment.
Monitor virtual machines and application use and performance using automated tools.
Monitor system logs for errors and failures, and perform appropriate troubleshooting and maintenance.
Detect, analyze and resolve problems associated with platform, operating system and application software of virtual systems.
Document system administration procedures, instructions, configurations, changes and upgrades.
Assist with creation, modification and maintenance of documentation required for platform, system and software certification and accreditation (C&A).
Update and maintain as-built cloud platform configuration and connectivity drawings, diagrams and documentation, and publish semi-annually.


Required Certifications
DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 (Security+) AND
VMWare Certified Associate (CVA) OR equivalent certification AND
Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) OR equivalent certification.

Education, Background, and Years of Experience
2+ years Kubernetes/Rancher experience OR Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) Administrator, Amazon Web services Certified Developer, DevOps Foundation OR equivalent certification.


Required Skills
• Ability to work independently and as a team
• Ability to brief colleagues and leadership
• Excellent customer service skills
• Ability and willingness to learn
• Ability to work in a high energy environment


Environmental Conditions
Typical office environment

Strength Demands
Light – 20 lbs. Maximum lifting with frequent lift/carry up to 10 lbs.  A job is light if less lifting is involved but significant walking/standing is done or if done mostly sitting but requires push/pull on arm or leg controls.

Physical Requirements
Stand or Sit; Walk; Repetitive Motion; Use Hands / Fingers to Handle or Feel; Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl; See; Push or Pull; Climb (stairs, ladders) or Balance (ascend / descend, work atop, traverse).
Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. We believe several attributes are the root of our very best employees and extraordinary culture. We have named these attributes “The 6 H’s” – Happy, Helpful, Honest, Humble, Hungry, and Hustle.

Happy: We exhibit a positive outlook in order to create a positive environment.
Helpful: We assist each other and pull together as teammates to deliver.
Honest: We conduct our business with integrity.
Humble: We recognize that success is not achieved alone, that there is always more to learn, and that no task is below us.
Hungry: We desire to consistently improve.
Hustle: We work hard and get after it.

These Core Values are present in all our employees and our organization's aspects. Learn more about us and our culture by visiting us here.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
Agile Defense is subject to federal vaccine mandates or other customer/facility vaccination requirements as a federal contractor. As such, to protect its employees' health and safety and comply with customer requirements, Agile Defense may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)