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UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of Companies Systems Engineer (Cloud), Senior in Stafford, Virginia


Bowhead seeks a Senior Cloud Systems Engineer to join our team supporting the Program Office for Logistics Integrated Information Systems – Marine Corps (LI2S-MC) in Stafford, VA. The Cloud Systems Engineer will work directly with the client analyzing complex and unique technical support assignments and lead or collaborate with engineers, cybersecurity personnel, logisticians, and program analysts within a scaled agile environment.

The Cloud Systems Engineer will: Design, develop, and manage cloud-based infrastructure, applications, and services. Ensure the smooth functioning of an organization's cloud infrastructure. Work closely with other IT professionals, such as developers, architects, and system administrators, to design, implement, and maintain cloud-based solutions. Migrate applications, optimizes resources, and ensures data security and compliance.


• Design and manage cloud infrastructure.

• Evaluate legacy applications and systems to determine viability to be migrated or transferred to cloud services.

• Implement and manage cloud-based systems for business use and help debug cloud stacks. Collaborate with engineering and development teams to evaluate and identify optimal solutions.

• Develop Fit-for-Purpose User-defined views (subset of architectural data) created for a specific purpose. Collaborate with engineering and cyber teams on the implementation of cloud technologies and initiatives.

• Review and develop hybrid multi-cloud solution architectures. Knowledge of software development, scripting languages, and a background in designing web services in the cloud. Detailed knowledge of AWS Cloud Architecture & Integration, DevSecOps Automation & Optimization, Application & Database Designs, and Software Development Lifecycle & Tools. Detailed understanding of FEDRAMP.

• Experience with migrating Core Applications and systems to the Cloud. Detailed understanding of DOD Cloud Provisional Authorization process.

• Apply detailed knowledge of the DoD Cloud Computing FRD and SRG.


• BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.

• Ten (10) years of direct work experience.

• DoDD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (e.g., Security plus certification).

• Experience designing and deploying workloads on AWS or Azure.

• Experience designing and deploying on SaaS cloud environments.

• At least six (6) years of specialized experience on high visible or mission critical projects within DoD. Experience with Navy or Marine Corps programs preferred.

• Proven ability to work on high visible or mission critical aspects of a given program and performs all functional duties independently.

• Ability to manage the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific task.

• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.

• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees, Government personnel, and other stakeholders.

• Strong interpersonal skills, good judgment, and the ability to lead a team or perform independently.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate must favorably pass a Public Trust background investigation. Candidates with an In-Scope DoD security clearance are highly encouraged to apply. US Citizenship is required.

Physical Demands:

• Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds

• Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time

• Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically


Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere ( .

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

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)

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar company recognized as a top Alaska Native Corporation providing services across the Department of Defense and many federal agencies. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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ID 2024-20786

Category Information Technology

Location : Location US-VA-Stafford

Minimum Clearance Required Public Trust (NAC)

Travel Requirement Less than 10%