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Cloud/AWS Engineer

McIntire Solutions
Chantilly, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Engineer, Senior to join our team in the Chantilly, Virginia or Denver Colorado area. \

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs engineering support and system administration of specialized cybersecurity applications and big data analytical systems to include installation, configuration, performance tuning, migration, troubleshooting, updates, and training
  • Assume a technical role in the administration and management of infrastructure solutions that are deployed in AWS in accordance with Security Guidelines
  • Integrate AWS into various databases, applications, and services by collaborating with Database Administrators and DevOps teams.
  • Use AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) to deploy, troubleshoot and customize cloud resources.
  • Design, customize, and document services based on COTS products using Agile development approaches and methodologies
  • Installing, configuring, maintaining and supporting applications and servers
  • Performing operating system and software installation, testing, patching and upgrades
  • Monitoring the Heath of internal environment and connections
  • Research new technologies that are applicable to current projects and make recommendations to improve performance, optimize operations, and reduce costs.
  • Assist with AWS technical designs and documentation

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the fields of computer science, computer engineering, or any related field
  • Must possess the required DoD Directive 8570 IAT Level II or higher certification
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant technical experience.
  • 3+ years specifically operating and managing AWS infrastructure.
  • AWS expertise (EC2, Accounts, VPC, Security Groups, EBS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of AWS user, security, and networking configurations.
  • Experience managing enterprise scale solutions that leverage the following AWS Services: EC2, S3, CloudFormation, RDS, CloudFront, VPC, Route53, IAM, CloudWatch, Beanstalk, Lambda, etc.
  • Experience in Linux scripting and automation using Bash, Python and/or Java
  • Experience with engineering and administrating the Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Beats)
  • Experience with Container Services like Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with automation tools including Puppet, Chef, and Ansible
  • DevOps experience of management of work within Sprint and Increment Planning
  • Working knowledge of JIRA, Git and Confluence
  • Ability to understand requirements (user stories) received and plan a workable solution that meets the customers need.
  • Experience scripting against AWS CLI.
  • Strong debugging experience
  • Understanding the needs for new initiative to build scalable, distributed and high-performance cloud environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • AWS or other Cloud Based Certifications.
  • Experience developing custom visualizations and dashboards (preferably in Kibana)
  • Experience with implementation and maintaining event streaming technologies, such as Apache or Confluent Kafka
  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence, and Git
  • Experience with JSON, NodeJS, AngularJS, and DB/data query
  • Logical problem-solving approach and the ability to clearly communicate technical system status, concepts, and proposed solutions to the customer
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to present in a group setting
  • Possesses a sense of urgency, strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work as an individual as well as with a team for supporting the overall project planning, integration and implementation.
  • Familiarity with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Softare

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • TS/SCI with CI Polygraph

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