AWS Cloud Engineer

As a Mid-level AWS Cloud Automation Engineer, you will be a critical member of a growing team with opportunities to learn and advance your career. This role will be part of an Agile team and will work directly with federal clients to deliver high quality products that delight users and address important business needs. The Mid-level AWS Cloud Automation Engineer will help lead DevSecOps efforts for our company and support cloud environments for applications impacting millions of people across the country.


The ideal candidate will engage in multiple phases of the delivery lifecycle and actively promote DevSecOps, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD), and infrastructure-as-code principles. This role will leverage established cloud-native platform stacks and modern open-source tools to address evolving customer goals and objectives.

  • Lead a DevSecOps approach to automate cloud infrastructure as code, build and deploy CI/CD tools and services to provide self-service capabilities to delivery teams and deliver high quality apps faster.

  • Work with developers to ensure applications are properly tested, secured, deployed and monitored at all times.

  • Collaborate within a cross-functional Agile team through multiple iterations.

  • Champion the use of Agile principles and practices to build a culture of trust, continuous improvement, and delivery within the team.

  • Actively participate in all Agile ceremonies.

  • Ensure compliance with customer and VerticalApps policies & procedures, safety, state, and federal laws, regulations, and standards.

Responsibilities

  • Able to meet federal contract requirements including US citizenship and suitability clearance.

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Minimum 4 years AWS Cloud infrastructure-as-code work experience is required using tools such as Git, Jenkins, CloudFormation, CDK, Terraform, Ansible, Chef or similar, to automate VPC configuration, DNS, EIPs, ALBs/ELBs, security groups, auto-scaling, KMS, secrets management, S3, DynamoDB, Aurora/RDS.

  • AWS certification required (at least Associate level).

  • Experienced at containerization and orchestration using Docker, Kubernetes, or Fargate/EKS/ECS.

  • Proficient at scripting in multiple language such as Bash, Powershell, Python, Ruby, JSON, or YAML.

Desired:

  • Experience automating configuration and deployment of COTS products, e.g. UiPath to AWS.

  • Experience supporting front-end JavaScript and back-end Java application builds, tests, static analysis and deployments via CI/CD pipelines using Gradle, SonarQube, Nexus.

  • Experience with logging or monitoring solutions such as PagerDuty, New Relic, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Prometheus/Grafana, Splunk.

  • Experience integrating security tools into the CI/CD pipeline such as Tenable Nessus, StackRox, Twistlock, HP Fortify, WebInspect, and/or open source static analysis tools.

  • Experience with an API management tool such as Apigee or Kong.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and Agile team members.

  • Able to adjust quickly to changing priorities and execute in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to refine requirements into development tasks.

  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • High-level of flexibility, creativity, and innovation.

  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude while working under pressure.

  • Ability to deliver multiple tasks and responsibilities.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

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