Junior AWS Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Lafayette, VA

Junior AWS Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies

Main location: United States, Virginia, Lafayette

Position ID: J0624-1758

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal, Inc is seeking an AWS Cloud Engineer to join an existing AWS Infrastructure Engineering team focused on implementation of financial systems and other services in AWS GovCloud. Use automation tools and AWS services to both re-platform and refactor existing systems depending on system maturity and customer roadmaps. The team is outcome-based with flexible work hours.

Candidate will coordinate and collaborate both with their immediate account-based engineering team and with other account teams with similar project scope. Candidate will also have the backing of CGI Federal’s partnership with AWS Professional Services.

This position is located in our Lebanon, VA office; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Deploy AWS EC2 environments through Infrastructure as Code (IaC) as needed to support Test and Development, Production, and Disaster Recovery efforts and distribute major software or architectural updates to existing environments as needed by application teams.

• Implement and execute the automated deployment of infrastructure within an AWS Environment using tools such as Terraform.

• Deploy OpenShift Kubernetes platform for required environments.

• Utilize Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) to streamline application instance deployment

• Identify, assess, and remediate security findings and vulnerabilities using AWS Security Hub, Tenable, and Crowdstrike. Maintain a high security posture within AWS accounts through automation and secure resource templates, such Amazon Machine Images (AMIs), AWS Secrets Manager, and AWS Certificates Manager.

• Create and configure AWS Security Groups along with IaC environment delivery that narrow access vectors.

• Apply network configuration (Load Balancer, AWS Transfer Family – SFTP services, define firewall rules) per application architecture requirements.

• Provision, validate, and track storage allocations per application team requirements (EC2, S3, EFS, etc).

• Implement and maintain infrastructure monitoring, alerting, and response (CPU, memory, I/O performance, network throughput)

• Work with other support teams to configure required tools for security compliance/monitoring (CrowdStrike, Splunk, Guardium, Cloudwatch, CloudTrail, application and server logs)

• Work directly with federal customer’s engineering and operations teams to collaborate on and execute tasks.

• Work independently given objectives and priorities. Clearly document design and implementation decisions. Report status to leadership

• Proactively communicate and collaborate on team huddles, status calls, and troubleshooting sessions.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or a related discipline.

• Ń+ years’ experience working in a similar AWS infrastructure engineering support role. (1+ years' experience with a MS.)

• Knowledge of networking concepts such as Ports/Protocols/IP.

• Knowledge of AWS Cloud Administration, Terraform Infrastructure as Code, Ansible, Amazon Machine Images (AMI), AWS Secrets Manager, AWS Certificates Manager, EC2 Scripting, Lambda

• Knowledge of AWS Security and Management Services (CloudTrail, CloudWatch, KMS, IAM).

• Understanding AWS storage concepts related to EBS and S3.

• Knowledge of Git for source code version control.

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

• Ability to develop and contribute while working seamlessly via collaboration tools.

• Ability to learn quickly, adapt to new technology, and keep current with industry certifications.

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required:

AWS Cloud Practitioner

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate or higher

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and license and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $60,300.00 - $146,800.00.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners,

empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company.

CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive compensation

• Comprehensive insurance options

• Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan

• Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time

• Paid maternity and parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

• Member assistance and wellness programs

Due to the nature of this government contract, US Citizenship is required.




  • Cloud Computing

  • Dev/Tools Infrastructure Supp

  • Infrastructure architecture

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. Dependent upon role and/or federal government security clearance requirements, and in accordance with applicable laws, some background investigations may include a credit check. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.