Cloud Operations Engineer (AWS Production Support)

Remote, USA

Cloud Operations Engineer (AWS Production Support)

Category: Project Management

Main location: United States, Remote

Position ID: J0224-0375

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI Federal is looking for a Cloud Operations Engineer in Production Support. This is an exciting full-time opportunity to work in a fast-paced team environment supporting production systems for a large Federal agency.

Under minimal supervision, provide operations support for office or business unit users of proprietary or custom application software in a 24/7/365 environment supporting Cloud Operations. This position will occur during traditional business hours but may require some work during non-traditional business hours to support largescale cloud platform that support mission critical applications, take point on end-to-end support and smooth operations of cloud-based infrastructure, support change windows, incident response and resolution and other scheduled maintenance activities. Will be trained and required to follow Incident, Change and Problem standards. Individual will gain business and application knowledge through training, reporting and resolving Production incidents and inquiries.

This role can be located anywhere in the U.S. However, preferred locations are Baltimore, MD, Fairfax, VA, Belton, TX or Lafayette, LA

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Specialized Knowledge & Skills:

• Broad knowledge of the AWS platform, AWS Certification preferred.

• Solid knowledge of AWS platform and its services - including but not limited to AMIs, S3, IAM, AWS CLI, ECS, ALB, SQS, Cloud Watch and Cloudtrail.

• Experience with Docker and container orchestration.

• Hands on experience in AWS provisioning of systems, Backups, Restore and Disaster Recovery.

• System health monitoring and optimizing performance (CloudWatch, SolarWinds, Nagios, Splunk and VictorOps).

• Strong experience in supporting large-scale batch jobs.

• Strong understanding of Linux

• Exceptional problem solving.

• Excellent communications and collaboration skills required to develop required security policies and share information with business and technology staff.

• Must have previous operations experience in cloud environments.

• Strong written and oral communication skills.

• Ability to lead technical discussions between stakeholders.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Working knowledge of the following:

• Remedy, ServiceNow or other ticketing system.

• Window O/S.

• Experience in support various phases of SDLC (Waterfall or Agile).

• Demonstrable knowledge of ITIL and or Service Management

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

• 6-8 years of related experience on Production Support

• 2-3 years of related hands-on experience on AWS

Desired qualifications

• Excellent technical abilities, which include the following: cloud methodologies like PaaS and SaaS programming languages like Python orchestration systems such as Chef IaaS servers PowerShell scripting and, Splunk are preferred.

• Experience with APM technologies such as New Relic and VictorOps.

• Experience in Splunk preferred

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 and training; and licensure and certifications. 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 is $94,500 - $165,300.

CGI Federal anticipates accepting applications for this position through 4/6/2024.






  • Linux

  • Terraform

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