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Peraton Corporation AWS Cloud Ops Infrastructure Configuration and Data Support Lead in Des Moines, Iowa

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

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 the 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).



• 5+ years experience in a AWS DevOps, Infrastructure, Cloud environment

• Experience with high availability distributed infrastructure

• Experience building & maintaining AWS infrastructure (VPC, EC2, Security Groups, IAM, ECS, CodeDeploy, CloudFront, S3)

• Strong understanding of how to secure AWS environments & meet compliance requirements

• Solid foundation of networking and Linux administration

• Strong Unix shell experience for setting up environments and deploying applications

• Experience with infrastructure as code


AWS Cloud Operations Infrastructure Configuration and Data Support Lead will have the business and technical acumen to collaborate across technical and business teams to manage, monitor, report, analyze, and audit AWS Cloud infrastructure, services, and data.

This role will be responsible for understanding the technical architecture and technical uses for the assets and services within the AWS cloud environment. This role will have a strong technical background in AWS and a data center environment and be able to make recommendations on AWS services and configuration in conjunction with the Cloud Architect. The role will also monitor and manage the consumption based AWS infrastructure assets and services in the AWS cloud environment with emphasis on activities such as asset and data tagging; managing changes, additions or removals of assets or services; analyzing large sets of infrastructure data; validating the accuracy of the assets and data; creating detailed asset inventory reports, creating financial reports for the assets and services, optimizing the usage of the services both technically and financially, making recommendations and what if scenarios for cost savings and billing, documenting detailed processes, developing daily, weekly, monthly reporting and presenting material at an executive level within the organization.


  • Maintain a detailed technical understanding of the architecture, assets, and services being used in an AWS environment

  • Manage the configuration of the AWS infrastructure and services to include servers, storage, databases, security, network, software, data, services

  • Monitor and manage any requests for additions, removals or changes to the cloud environment

  • Document any changes to the cloud environment including architectural diagrams, reports, processes or procedural documents

  • Provide detailed daily, weekly, monthly operational reports on the cloud infrastructure environment

  • Provide detailed financial and billing reports on the assets and services being used in the cloud environment and validate for accuracy and research discrepancies using structured and detailed approach

  • Integrate cloud asset data with other systems and tools where necessary and validate for accuracy i.e. CMDB, CI/CD, Patching, Incidents, Security

  • Participate in technical planning sessions to appropriately forecast future needs for capacity or optimization of AWS assets/services

  • Develop and implement detailed documentation, presentations, audit and quality assurance processes

  • Analyze workflow and operational procedures to identify opportunities for improvements to ensure all assets, data, and services are captured, recorded, processed and billed in an accurate and timely manner.


  • Must have 3-5 years of AWS cloud technical experience in a hosting environment

  • Experience with Public Cloud Migrations and Transformations

  • Experience with AWS Cloud Services

  • Experience with Managed Container Services (ECS, EKS, and Fargate)

  • Must have a strong Technical infrastructure architecture background with experience supporting virtual servers, storage, network, databases and security tools

  • Strong communication skills and ability to put presentations together to present to executive level

  • Experience managing assets, data validation and detailed reporting

  • Experience developing AWS financial reports, billing, and analysis of costs and inventory

  • Excellent Excel skills (Pivot Tables, VLookups) with the ability to analyze large data sets, create financial models and simplify complex data

  • Experience using database/data correlation tools (i.e. Tableau) and ability to correlate data quickly

  • Strong verbal/written communication and data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams

  • Highly organized, have multi-tasking skills, and attention to detail

  • Sound business judgment and proven track record of taking ownership, leading data backed analyses

  • Able to operate successfully in a lean, fast-paced organization

  • This is a Telework position.

  • Candidate must be a US citizen.

  • High Risk Public Trust or Secret Clearance preferred.

  • Ability to obtain High Risk Public Trust 6C is required

For Colorado Residents

Colorado Salary Minimum: $111,217.60

Colorado Salary Maximum:$237,744.00

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Perspecta's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Perspecta provides a variety of benefits to employees.

Job Locations US

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago (5/13/2021 9:59 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-105163

Position Category Cloud and Infrastructure Services

Clearance Public Trust