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AWS Cloud Engineer

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AWS Cloud Engineer

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud

City: Fairfax, Virginia, US United States

Position ID: J1021-0823

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

At CGI Federal's Emerging Solutions Group, we are looking for AWS Cloud Engineers to deliver IT excellence and create innovative solutions in the Cloud. Work with fellow AWS and Azure architects and engineers to create solutions, automation and applications. Leverage AWS services and APIs to create cloud native applications to support clients and ESG’s MSP practice that can scale across accounts. This role will be split between client delivery and development efforts.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Become subject matter exports and evangelize the latest technologies and tools to provide better efficiency and solution to other teams.

• Build and configure build plans, code pipelines and create automated solutions that can be re-used

• Design and implement secure solutions and architectures for cloud, multiple cloud and hybrid to support clients, delivery teams, and Managed Service Provider (MSP)/Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) practices.

• Document all configuration, management and optimization changes to the cloud environment

• Implementing cloud governance, build, deployment and monitoring standards for the clients

• Support federal clients in AWS deployments, migrations, operations and maintenance activities.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 2+ years of experience with AWS Cloud

• Ability to convert requirements, documentation and diagrams into deployable templates and code to execute the Cloud Architect’s vision of the solution

• Embrace and focus on emerging technology and evangelize to the technical teams and projects

• Experience deploying and maintaining solutions built on AWS IaaS (Infrastructure as a service), PaaS (Platform as a service), and SaaS (Software as a service) offerings

• Knowledge of at least one programming language (C#, Go, Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, Python, Ruby, etc.) or shell scripting language (POSIX shell/Bash, PowerShell, etc.)

• Knowledge of Git for source code version control and orchestration deployment using CI/CD pipelines

• Needs to have the ability to develop and contribute while working seamlessly in a distributed team via collaboration tools

• Must own ability to learn fast, adapt to new technology and keep current with industry certifications

• Understanding of Agile and DevOps methods and mindset

• Using Infrastructure as Code (AWS CloudFormation, AWS CDK, Pulumi, Terraform) to deploy resources


• AWS Certified Developer – Associate, AWS Certified SysOp Administrator - Associate or AWS Certified Solution Architect - Associate and Security+ or higher Certifications

• AWS Security and Management Services (Certificate Manager, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, Config, GuardDuty, KMS, IAM, Security Hub, Secrets Manager)

• Bachelor level technical degree or equivalent experience; Computer Science or Engineering background preferred

• Developing Serverless applications leveraging AWS services (DynamoDB, Event Bridge, Lambda, S3, SQS, SNS)

• Experience in supporting container-based applications, microservices patterns and API`s in AWS (Docker, AWS ECS, AWS ECR, AWS Fargate, AWS EKS, Kubernetes)

• Knowledge of at least one of federal compliance standards (CMMC, DoD SRG, DoD STIGs, FedRAMP and NIST) is preferred.

• Knowledge of cloud networking patterns and services, such as load balancing, overlay networking, VPN and multi-datacenter networking

• Knowledge with Configuration as Code tools/services (Puppet, Ansible or AWS SSM) for orchestration of EC2 OS level configuration and compliance

• Understanding and desire to work with AI (Artificial Intelligence), ML (Machine Learning) and Big Data services and solutions.

Additional Requirements:

• Due to the nature of the government contracts we support, US Citizenship is required.




  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

  • Cloud Computing

  • Infrastructure as a Code

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