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Lead AWS Cloud Engineer

SHR Consulting Group
Arlington, VA
  • Posted: January 30, 2023
  • Full-Time

Job Title: Lead AWS Cloud Engineer

Job Category: IT

Location: Alexandria, VA

Clearance: ActiveTS

SHR Consulting Group LLC, headquartered in Alexandria, VA. Our IT Professionals help organizations by providing intelligent solutions that solve today’s problems and prepare them for tomorrow’s challenges. We focus not only on the tactical aspects of providing solutions in today’s IT landscape but also possess the strategic vision to anticipate and react to the inevitable changes that will form the basis of tomorrow’s IT landscape. SHR provides thought leadership which enables organizations to make technology investments that align with their strategic business objectives. We offer our employees a competitive benefit package including health/dental/vision insurance, 401k, ancillary benefits, and personal time-off.

Candidate must possess an active DOD Top Secret level security clearance, and be eligible to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI w/CI Poly

Lead AWS Cloud Engineer will maintain, upgrade, and oversee the entire cloud computing strategy. The AWS Cloud Engineer will manage all cloud applications, cloud management including private cloud and hybrid cloud. The Cloud Engineer will have the ability to work alone and in group environment is critical. Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot system issues quickly and accurately. Professional spelling, grammar, and communication skills. Follow up with the Project Manager (PM) and lead cloud engineers is critical to the success of the mission.

Job Responsibilities:
• Design, develop, deploy, integrate, operate and maintain infrastructure as code solutions in VMware and

AWS environments
• Monitor system performance and reliability to maintain systems according to requirements
• Troubleshoot issues and outages

Job Requirements:
• Ensure security through access controls, backups, and firewalls
• Experience managing Linux servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Windows
• Experience managing Windows servers running 2012R2, 2016, or 2019
• Experience with Git, peer reviews, and SCM
• Experience with Infrastructure as Code / configuration management tools like Red Hat Ansible

Automation Platform, Terraform, or Cloud Formation
• Broad and deep technical experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
• Understanding of basic networking fundamentals: TCP/IP, UDP, routing, load balancing, SSH
• Experience and understanding of one or more different agile methodologies, including Scrum,

Kanban, and XP
• Proponent of Agile and DevOps best practices
• Experience collaborating with other teams

• Technical writing skills• AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner and AWS Solutions Architect Security+ or

other professional certification meeting IAT Level I and II
• BS/BA in Information Technology, Computer Science, a related discipline, or equivalent experience
• Experience scripting with Bash, PowerShell, and/or Python is a plus
• Knowledge of container management and orchestration tools is a plus
• Familiarity with implementing a continuous integration (CI) and continuous deployment (CD) pipeline is a plus
• Additional Skills Supported:
• Citrix, Splunk, Nessus, Bitbucket, Jira, Confluence

SHR Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of any kind. All employment decisions at SHR Consulting Group are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other status protected by the laws and regulations in the location where we operate.

SHR Consulting Group


Arlington, VA
22201 USA



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