AWS Cloud Solutions Engineer


On Site
$0 - $0
Contract - W2
Contract - Independent
Contract - 2 Year(s)


AWS Cloud Solutions Engineer
AWS Solutions Architecture Certified
Strong communication skills
System Administrator
Windows Server
analytical skills
environment design
health checks
public cloud
technical documentation

Job Details

Job Title: AWS Cloud Solutions Engineer

Location: Little Rock, AR  72201 – Onsite

Duration: 1+ Year with possible extensions


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary operational support and engineering for the public cloud platform, and debug and optimize systems and automate routine tasks.
  • Plan, design, and implementation of workload migrations from on premises to AWS Cloud.
  • Configure, monitor and assist with the maintenance and support of the infrastructure environment within the AWS environment.
  • Configure, tune, and maintain AWS services like CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Guard Duty, Security Hub, Systems Manager, Network Firewall, WAF, Security Group, Tagging, Network ACL’s and Routing Tables.
  • Setup and maintain Gateway Load Balancer and Internet Gateway.
  • Setup and maintain VPC’s in different Availability Zones, including WFCS and SQL installations and HAG.
  • Setup and maintain backup solutions using AWS native services.  This includes EC2 instances, FSX Servers, various S3 storage types, AMI, and Infrastructure as Code Scripts like Cloud Formation and Terraform.
  • Configure, automate, and monitor AWS CloudWatch alarms and notifications for system(s) health checks.
  • Design, develop and maintain Executive Level dashboards for system(s) utilization, health, and cost.
  • Setup and maintain security using tools like AWS Guard, AWS OU, IAM, CrowdStrike, and Tenable.
  • Environment hardening to meet compliance requirements and configuration rules for Pub 1075, PII, and NIST frameworks.
  • Collaborate with other IT resources and vendors to resolve application and/or infrastructure related issues to the existing AWS environment.
  • Maintain technical documentation of the existing AWS environment related to storage, backups, & patching.
  • Participate in the selection of new technologies while maintaining departmental information technology and security standards.
  • Effectively communicate with Management, co-workers, AMS, and business partners.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required and Desired experience:

  • Hands-on experience migrating/implementing significant applications on AWS Cloud platforms
  • AWS web environment design and build experience, which includes AWS services like EC2, ELB, Systems Manager, FSX, SES, SNS and S3
  • Experience using AWS security solutions such as WAF, Network Firewall, Security Group, Tagging, Network ACL’s, Routing Tables, Gateway Load Balancer
  • Experience using Internet Gateway, AWS Guard, SecurityHub and GuardDuty
  • Experience with high volume, mission critical applications and their interdependencies with other applications and databases
  • Infrastructure to Code scripting using Cloud Formation, or other languages, and AMI Req
  • Monitoring, maintenance, and support of the infrastructure within AWS environments
  • Experience using monitoring solutions like CloudWatch and CloudTrail
  • Experience configuring CrowdStrike and Tenable
  • Experience and knowledge of AWS network-level logging configuration and management
  • Configuration and maintenance of AWS dashboards
  • Experience with all facets of IT including Networking, DB Systems, Security, DevOps, Backup, DR and modern development methodologies
  • Experience designing and implementing common shared services across enterprise applications
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to resolve complex business/IT problems
  • Microsoft Windows Server System Administrator experience
  • GenTax architecture and application maintenance experience
  • Familiarity with industry security standards and best practices (PUB1075, FIPS, CIS, NIST, PII)
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Availability to provide 24 hour support
  • Experience using Incident Management software solutions like Jira
  • AWS Solutions Architect certification
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