Cloud Engineer at Applied Research Associates (ARA) (Raleigh, NC)

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Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA), Southeast Division (SED)in Raleigh, NC is seeking a Staff Cloud Engineer with Linux OS experience for a position developing and improving a weapon effects software architecture for an advanced physics-based computational system. This system will be deployed for use in the Department of Defense. Candidate will have a strong passion and background in cloud development and deployment.

VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: As of October 1, 2021, Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA), in compliance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated and show proof of vaccination at time of hire. If you cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to a disability/medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, you will be asked to follow our process to request an accommodation.

  • Update as of January 14th, 2022: Due to the SCOTUS decision on the OSHA Temporary Emergency Standard (ETS) and the continued stay order on the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, ARA has amended our COVID-19 policy to remove the vaccination mandate at this time.


What you'll do as a Cloud Engineer:

  • As a Cloud Engineer, you will be part of an Agile team working to build Docker containers for physics-based modeling and simulation software
  • Compose, run, and debug Docker containers
  • Design and develop REST APIs
  • Design, develop and debug Java M&S capabilities
  • Candidates will be focused on integrating new modeling and simulation (M&S) capabilities into containers and developing REST APIs
  • Candidates will work directly with our customers, external teams, and other ARA programs to cross-integrate capabilities


Due to the work you'll perform, you must be a US citizen and eligible to apply for and hold a US security clearance (selected applicants will undergo a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements at the time of employment).

Staff Cloud Engineer Requirements:

  • Requires a BS in Computer Science or similar with a minimum of 2-4 years work experience
  • Experience composing, running, and debugging Docker containers
  • Experience programming with Java and developing REST APIs
  • JSON and XML experience
  • Developing for Linux and Windows OS
  • Working in Agile software development environments
  • Use of Git/Eclipse/JIRA/Artifactory
  • Strong understanding of Agile software development


Staff Cloud Engineer Preferences:

  • Experience with Keycloak, Akka, and Ruby is a plus
  • Current active security clearance
  • Experience with JAXB
  • AWS, Microsoft, or CompTIA Cloud Certification


About Us:

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (aka ARA) is an employee-owned international research and engineering company known for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. We were founded in Albuquerque, NM in 1979 as the disco era was, thankfully, closing out and the personal computer era was beginning. We employ over 1,500 professionals and continue to grow. ARA offices throughout the U.S. and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense, civil, and health technologies, computer software, and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement.

ARA also prides ourselves on having a challenging culture where innovation & experimentation are the norm. At ARA, employees are our greatest assets, so we give our employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take active roles as owners. The motto, "Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit" sums up the ARA experience. The company realizes employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. We are also very proud of our Women's Initiative Network (WIN) whose purpose is to motivate, support, and encourage professional career development for women to maximize career and professional accomplishments.

To find out more about Algorithms, Modeling & Assessments Division visit our website at: https://www.ara.com/raleigh/

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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)
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Applied Research Associates (ARA) operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in A;buquerque, NM and Vicksburg, MS. Applied Research Associates (ARA) was founded in 2022. It has 2729 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 101 open jobs at Applied Research Associates (ARA), click here.
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