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Cloud Engineer

Ashburn, VA
  • Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time

Cloud/ DevOps Engineer

Job Description

If you are passionate about technology, have an active TS/SCI clearance, and want to build a successful career in cloud, cyber, and machine learning Ampsight is interested in you. We are looking for a Cloud DevOps Engineer with an active TS/SCI clearance based in the Washington DC, metro area. In this role you will work on a high-performance agile team with other talented engineers, architects and data scientists. To be successful in this role you will be expected to design/ integrate systems, create cutting-edge solutions optimized for Amazon Web Services (AWS), 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 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.


      Develop mastery of Amazon's Well-Architected framework

      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

Preferred Qualifications

      5 - 15 years' experience working as a Software Engineer or DevOps Engineer

      Hands-on experience with Linux and Windows

      Professional experience writing production-quality code using two of the following programming languages: Python, Node.js, Java, Scala, Golang, C++, C

      Experience with Continuous Build and Delivery Systems

      Knowledge of relational databases and non-relational/NoSQL databases

      Mastery of linux and shell scripting fundamentals

      Excellent understanding of typical multi-tier architectures: web servers (Apache, nginx, IIS), caching, application servers, & load balancers /application delivery Controllers

      Knowledge of Containers (Docker) and Container Orchestration Systems (ECS, Kubernetes, and Docker Swarm/Data Center)

      Exposure to Big Data Infrastructure such as Spark, Storm, and Hadoop

      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



     US citizenship required

     Bachelor's degree in a Computer Science, Math, Engineering or a related field or an 

     equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or certification

     TS/SCI Security Clearance

     Willing to go onsite as needed




      Stock options, our success is your success

      Discretionary performance-based bonus(es)

      10 paid holidays and 1 floating holiday per year

      20 days PTO per year

      401K plan with 4% match (assuming 5% employee contribution)

      Health care, dental, and visions with company contribution

      Short and long-term disability

      Life insurance



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 




Ashburn, VA



Posted date

September 30, 2023
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