AWS Senior Cloud Engineer

13 days ago
$55 - $70/hour (Estimated)RemoteGeneral Dynamics Information Technology

GDIT has an opportunity for a AWS Senior Cloud Engineer to support our Federal Healthcare customer in providing full range of Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud administration, configuration, and maintenance support.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Implements tools and automation for infrastructure provisioning, monitoring, diagnostics, and scaling.
  • Use Amazon EC2 features to provision, monitor, scale and distribute compute infrastructure.
  • Create Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) resources such as subnets, network access control lists, and security groups
  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.
  • Maintains system documentation
  • Configures and manages AWS environments to meet business owner needs.
  • Conducts full range of cloud administrative and IT operations tasks
  • Perform architecture design, system evaluation, system analysis, and infrastructure assessment.
  • Provide Architectural and Engineering designs for Cloud based infrastructure on Public IaaS
  • Deploy, test and document Development, Pre-Production and Production environments.
  • Train and mentor Junior Administrators and Engineers.
  • Use Amazon CloudWatch metrics to monitor the health and utilization of AWS resources.
  • Create gold images and employ auto scaling
  • Configure multi-factor authentication on virtual and hardware devices
  • Create IAM users and groups
  • Maintain account documentation, such as architecture diagrams and portal links.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: B.A. or B.S. degree in related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum Years of Experience: Must have a minimum of 8 years of experience in IT services.
  • Minimum of 2 years of cloud experience
  • Minimum 8 years overall technical support or development experience
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures and problem solving.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages: Python, Ruby, JavaScript or programming languages: Java, C++/C#.
  • Solid networking knowledge.
  • Be proficient in scripting Image deployment and bootstrapping, as well as Cloud Formation
  • Knowledge of databases like MySQL, Oracle, SQLServer, or MongoDB
  • Experience in a 24/7 production environment
  • Experience designing redundant, highly-available, multi-region cloud architectures
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate
  • US Citizenship or permanent resident (must have lived in the US for 3 out of the last 5 years)

Desired Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience deploying cloud architecture
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional
  • Experience in Linux/Unix based systems a plus
  • Assist in preparing cost analysis based on expected usage
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient at multi-tasking and proactive in work responsibilities
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Passion for providing a great customer experience
  • Excellent communication, prioritization, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment
  • Must be able to see opportunities for improvement, take ownership and closely work with development team to drive product improvement.
  • Capability of speaking directly with client teams to provide knowledge transfer or cloud expertise
  • Strong background in Microsoft based applications
  • Leverage resource tagging to allocate costs and optimize resource planning.
  • Experience with security and network monitoring tools such as Nagios, New Relic, Trend Micro, and Splunk
  • Create client accounts on behalf of client and configure consolidated billing.
  • Backup AWS and on-premise resources using AWS services

AWS Senior Cloud Engineer Job Posting

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Senior Cloud Engineer supporting the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), you will be trusted to administer, configure and maintain the full range of AWS services. You will be part of a 60 person team supporting the Trusted Third Party (TTP) which was established in 2012 to reduce fraud, waste and abuse in healthcare data.

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. Our work depends on an AWS Senior Cloud Engineer joining our team to support CMS Trusted Third Party activities.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Implement tools and automation for infrastructure provisioning, monitoring, diagnostics, and scaling.
  • Use Amazon EC2 features to provision, monitor, scale and distribute compute infrastructure.
  • Create Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) resources such as subnets, network access control lists, and security groups
  • Configure and manage AWS environments to meet business owner needs.
  • Provide Architectural and Engineering designs for Cloud based infrastructure on Public IaaS
  • Deploy, test and document Development, Pre-Production and Production environments.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • B.A. or B.S. degree in related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate

Years of Relevant Experience

  • Minimum Years of Experience: Must have a minimum of 8 years of experience in IT services.
  • Minimum of 2 years of cloud experience
  • Minimum 8 years overall technical support or development experience

Technical skills

  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures and problem solving.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages: Python, Ruby, JavaScript or programming languages: Java, C++/C#.
  • Solid networking knowledge.
  • Proficient in scripting Image deployment and bootstrapping, as well as Cloud Formation
  • Knowledge of databases like MySQL, Oracle, SQLServer, or MongoDB
  • Experience in a 24/7 production environment
  • Experience designing redundant, highly-available, multi-region cloud architectures

Security Clearance Level

  • Must be able to obtain a public trust clearance

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred qualifications

  • 2 years of experience deploying cloud architecture
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional
  • Experience in Linux/Unix based systems a plus
  • Assist in preparing cost analysis based on expected usage
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills
  • Strong background in Microsoft based applications
  • Leverage resource tagging to allocate costs and optimize resource planning.
  • Experience with security and network monitoring tools such as Nagios, New Relic, Trend Micro, and Splunk
  • Create client accounts on behalf of client and configure consolidated billing.
  • Backup AWS and on-premise resources using AWS services

Soft Skills qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient at multi-tasking and proactive in work responsibilities
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Passion for providing a great customer experience
  • Excellent communication, prioritization, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment
  • Able to see opportunities for improvement, take ownership and closely work with development team to drive product improvement.
  • Capability of speaking directly with client teams to provide knowledge transfer or cloud expertise

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU

  • The TTP team is performing cutting edge data analytics which has the ability to nationally impact fraud, waste and abuse for healthcare data. We are working closely with CMS to migrate to a new AWS data infrastructure and you could be part of this migration team.
  • This is a newly awarded contract with multiple option years. You have an opportunity to get in on the ground floor and be a change agent, making a difference in how we provision services in the federal healthcare space.
  • As part of our team, talented individuals will have autonomy, career mobility, challenging work, and an esprit de corps team environment. We offer flexible work hours and remote work options.

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General Dynamics Information Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.