AWS Cloud Engineer

  • REMOTE WORK, AL
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 11 hours ago

Overview

Remote
On Site
USD 100,001.00 - 125,000.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

Systems analysis/design
Information Technology
IT infrastructure
Data centers
IT operations
Operations management
Data migration
Cloud computing
Service delivery
Infrastructure management
Systems engineering
Systems analysis
System integration
Performance analysis
Cost-benefit analysis
Product requirements
Functional analysis
Security+
Amazon VPC
Amazon EC2
AWS Elastic Beanstalk
IaaS
Active Directory
Palo Alto
Virtual desktop
F5
Federal government
Amazon Web Services
Security clearance
Adobe AIR
Hosting
Data
MSP
Optimization
Spectrum
Scalability
Computer hardware
Testing
Failover
Virtualization
Design
Automation
Hypervisor
Storage
Estimating
Specification
Git
Terraform
Computer networking
Docker
Kubernetes
Software deployment
Operations
Load balancing
Software performance management
SAML
ADFS
Firewall
Barracuda
COTS
ITIL
Jenkins
Atlassian
JIRA
Confluence
Grafana
DoD
SAP BASIS
Policies
FOCUS

Job Details

Job ID: 2400344

Location: REMOTE WORK, AL, US

Date Posted: 2024-02-08

Category: Information Technology

Subcategory: Cloud Comp Engr

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Potential for Remote Work: No

Description

SAIC is seeking an AWS Cloud Engineer with an active Interim Secret clearance to be a part of a team responsible for evolving and transforming the Air Force Cloud One DevSecOps environment. The Cloud One environment is an existing global, interconnected, virtualized, hybrid, and IT infrastructure hosting mission systems, applications, services, and data that will serve the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and U.S. Army (USA). Cloud One incorporates the capabilities of commercial cloud and Managed Service Providers (MSP) residing in Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Cloud One facilitates the USAF and USA's efforts to migrate applications to a cloud environment, allowing the closure of data centers to support the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) and allowing for increased efficiencies across the entire spectrum of the USAF and USA's IT operations. This position is 100% remote.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Architect, deploy, and document fault-tolerant, multi-region applications leveraged by over 100 AWS customer accounts.
  • Make cloud-savvy decisions that improve cost optimization, scalability, and operational management of existing Cloud One common services.
  • Provide specific, detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques, application & data migration techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements.
  • Develop and conduct testing of multi-region failover capabilities within the new system.
  • Maintain technical expertise on relevant industry standards and in cloud computing and virtualization technologies such as cloud service provider architecture.
    • Design, and configuration;
    • Cloud service delivery models including infrastructure, platform, and software as a service
    • Automation
    • Hypervisors
    • Containers
    • Virtual compute, storage, and networks
  • Virtual infrastructure management and scaling
  • Modernize existing cloud common services using new cloud computing and virtualization technologies.
  • May also provide systems engineering activities such as: Requirements Definition, Analysis and Engineering, System Architecting, System Analysis and Design, Interface and Data Architectures, Validation and Verification, System Integration, System & Op. Performance Analysis, Lifecycle Cost Analysis & Estimation, and Decision Analysis.
  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience.
  • Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Required Clearance:
  • Active Interim Secret clearance required to start; Ability to obtain a Secret clearance required to maintain employment

Required Certifications:
  • Security +
  • ship required

Required Experience and Skills:
  • Git Lab experience
  • Terraform/Terragrunt experience
  • Cloud networking experience (Amazon VPC, Transit Gateway, advanced NACL/Security Group knowledge)
  • Experience deploying and running containerized applications in the cloud (Docker)
  • Kubernetes design, deployment, operations, and sustainment
  • Knowledge of core AWS compute services (EC2, ECS, Elastic Beanstalk, Elastic loadbalancing)
  • Knowledge of cloud infrastructure/application-level monitoring (CloudWatch, canaries, APM)
  • Knowledge of SAML federation (Active Directory/ADFS)
  • Firewall configuration (Palo Alto/Barracuda)

Desired Experience and Skills:
  • Minimum 4 years designing and deploying infrastructure to run COTS/GOTS applications in AWS.
  • Minimum IAT II Certification (or equivalent) (Cyber Awareness, ITIL, Security + or higher)
  • Minimum secret clearance
  • Minimum AWS Solutions Architect - Associate
  • Jenkins experience
  • Atlassian tools (Jira/Confluence) experience
  • Active Directory/ADFS experience
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (Amazon WorkSpaces, Guacamole)
  • EKS
  • Grafana/Prometheus
  • F5 BIG-IP
  • Experience designing, deploying, and operating fault-tolerant, multi-region applications in AWS
  • Experience testing multi-region failover capabilities
  • Experience in DoD cloud environments

Target salary range: $100,001 - $125,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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