AWS Dev Ops Engineer

Washington, DC

AWS Dev Ops Engineer

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud

Main location: United States, District of Columbia, Washington

Position ID: J0224-2274

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

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

Your future duties and responsibilities:

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.


• Design and develop the automated deployment of infrastructure within an AWS Environment using tools such as Terraform and Ansible.

• Install, configure, and maintain third party application servers through automation. Convert current manual operations to automations. Third party tools to include RedHat Open Shift, JBoss, webMethods, and Apache HTTPS. Maintain strategies for just-in-time environment delivery and availability through scheduled and automated deployments.

• Identify, assess, and remediate security findings and vulnerabilities using tools such as 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.

• Support AWS account cost control through intelligent tagging, monitoring, and reporting of resources.

• Research, assess, and select AWS technology offerings and tools as needed. For example, EC2 scripting vs. Lambda functions, or AWS Batch vs. EventBridge vs. InstanceScheduler. Compare and assess AWS tools against third party tools to identify functionality and cost to assist in replatform vs refactor decisions.

• 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:

AWS Cloud Administration, Terraform, Ansible, Amazon Machine Images (AMI), AWS Secrets Manager, AWS Certificates Manager, EC2 scripting, Lambda functions


JBoss, Apache HTTPS, AWS Security Hub, Crowdstrike, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Red Hat OpenShift or other Kubernetes platforms.



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 licensure 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 $94,400 - $165,200.


  • Ansible

  • Terraform

  • OpenShift

What you can expect from us:

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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.

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