IBM Cloud Engineering Lead - CI Polygraph in RESTON, Virginia

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.


The Public Service Sector consulting practice is a trusted advisor to federal, state and local governments, partnering to meet challenges and responding quickly to citizen demands, business needs, new economic conditions, and changing legislative priorities and policies.

Ready to transform the way the Federal Government works and solves its problems? At IBM, we're strongly committed to the advancement of open Internet standards and applications. Join us to help IBM deliver world-class solutions for our public sector customers - some of the most important customers in the world! Show them how the complex can be made easy.

As the Cloud Engineering Lead, you will be responsible for cloud systems plans and strategy; design, development, and deployment of applications into a Cloud or Hybrid Cloud; and implementation of enterprise infrastructure and platforms required for cloud computing. Your responsibilities will include architecting and leading the development and integration of cloud-based information and computer systems that meet specific needs. You will be accountable for the end-to-end cloud deployment experience, from concept development to deployment.

This position is contingent on the contract being awarded to IBM by the US Federal Government. It is located in northern Virginia.


Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.


Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.


With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • A minimum of an TS/SCI security clearance with CI Polygraph

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, management information systems, or related technical field.

  • A minimum of ten years of experience supporting cloud architecture design, development, implementation, and maintenance.

  • A minimum of one of the following professional certifications:

  • Professional Cloud Solutions Architect (PCSA)

  • AWS Solutions Architect (Professional)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience with one of the large cloud-computing infrastructure solutions similar to AWS or Elastic MapReduce.

  • Experience supporting highly distributed applications.

  • Experience leading cross-functional technology team.

  • One of the following AWS Certifications:

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator (Associate)

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer (Professional)

  • AWS Certified Big Data (Specialty)

  • Experience utilizing AGILE development methodologies and Application Lifecycle Management.

  • Experience working with programming languages such as Java, C++, JSON, PHP, Perl, Python, Ruby, Pig/Hive, and/or Elixir

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.