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Principal Cloud Solutions Engineer

Experienced Recruiting Partners
Remote, OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Location: Remote

US Citizenship Required

The Principal Cloud Solutions Engineer will be a senior technical individual contributor position within Operations & Security Services (OSS) Department. The Principal Cloud Solutions Engineer will provide overall strategic and tactical direction, operational enhancements, and expert troubleshooting for a suite of cloud-based systems deployed by OSS to thousands of State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT) organizations through the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) and Elections Infrastructure Information Sharing & Analysis Center (EI-ISAC).


  • Identify and define technical requirements for cloud-based applications and systems
  • Identify cloud services that meet specific technical requirements Collaborate with IT and Information Security to ensure corporate policies and security requirements are implemented and followed for all cloud instances Make recommendations to OSS executive leadership on product capabilities, direction, investments, and divestments of technologies, products, and services
  • Serve as the most senior technical expert on deployed products within the OSS Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure
  • Develop containerized solutions (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS ‘big data' technologies
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into member cyber events, member data, and other key business performance metrics
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in information technology, data science, or a related field*
  • 5+ years' experience in deploying and managing systems and applications in cloud service providers (AWS primarily, also Google Cloud Platform and Azure)
  • 5+ years' experience with architecting solutions in the cloud including compute, storage, databases, and networking
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various cloud security methodologies, processes, and solutions including firewalls, web application firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, proxies, and others Demonstrated knowledge of taking conceptual requirements and designing them in the cloud, including systems, servers, appliances, network components, and security
  • Demonstrated knowledge of building cost estimates for cloud resources based on requirements and tuning cloud infrastructure to optimize performance and cost
  • Experience working in Agile/Scrum development environment
  • Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, S3, Datalake, Glue, AppFlow Strong knowledge of the different service models offered in the cloud (IaaS, SaaS, PaaS, and Faas)
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Candidate must be eligible to obtain National Security Clearance
  • The position is open to U.S. citizens and requires a favorably adjudicated DHS Fitness Review for Public Trust Positions**

It's a Plus if You Have:

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Business or related field
  • Strong presentation capabilities
  • Experience with programming languages such as Java, PHP, Ruby, Python or Go with preference given to Python
  • Experience with Chef, Puppet, Ansible, and/or Jenkins
  • Proficiency in using Atlassian products Jira and Confluence
  • AWS certifications such as Solutions Architect and/or DevOps Engineer

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