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About the Cloud Engineer position
If you are passionate about technology, have an active TS/SCI clearance, and want to build a successful career in cloud, analytics and machine learning... then read on.
We are looking for a Cloud Engineer (CE) with an active TS/SCI clearance based in the Washington, DC Metro Area (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_metropolitan_area). The CE will work on a high-performance agile team with other talented engineers, architects, and data scientists to design and integrate systems, create cutting-edge solutions optimized for Amazon Web Services (AWS), and provide hands-on cloud, analytics and machine learning consulting services to defense and intelligence customers in the federal government.
Candidates that possess a solid understanding of AWS services and solutions who have years of hands-on experience creating secure, resilient, and elastic systems for AWS and C2S (https://fcw.com/articles/2017/06/14/cia-cloud-aws.aspx) are preferred. However, we are looking for top technical talent: real-world cloud experience is not required and on-the-job training and AWS certification will be provided.
Cloud Engineer responsibilities are:
Develop mastery of Amazon's Well-Architected framework (https://aws.amazon.com/architecture/well-architected/)
Migrate applications to AWS using cloud design patterns and best practices
Design and create open source tools and applications
Create and review specifications and architectural diagrams to determine operational feasibility
Write well designed, testable, and efficient code and scripts
Integrate COTS and custom software components into a fully functional system
Evaluate and deploy software tools, processes and metrics
Provide hands-on support and customer-facing consulting on cloud, analytics and machine learning systems
Ensure compliance with program guidelines and government standards
Cloud Engineer requirements are:
1 to 5 years' experience working as a Software Engineer or 3 to 7 years' experience working as a Systems Administrator
Hands-on experience with Linux and Windows
Knowledge of relational databases and non-relational/NoSQL databases
Professional experience creating customer-facing documentation
Familiarity with software engineering tools, software development methodology and release processes
BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Math preferred