Cloud Engineer

aws, cloud, linux, ec2, s3, lambda, Amazon web services
Contract W2, Contract Independent
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Title: Cloud Engineer

Duration: [ Contract to Hire ]

Location: Westminster, CO 80021

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the design and building of reliable, fault tolerant cloud infrastructure following industry best practices.
  • Perform hands on management of cloud infrastructure Document cloud infrastructure and policies
  • Identify automation opportunities and implement using tools such as Ansible, vRealize, Terraform, cloud formation templates, and other similar tools.
  • Work with Projects to help them adopt cloud infrastructure and services in order to reduce cost and deployment times.
  • Mentor and train other members of the MAXIMUS IT Understand on-premise policies, solutions, and technologies and integrate with the cloud infrastructure where applicable.
  • Understanding cloud security best practices and work with Security teams to design and implement a security infrastructure
  • Serve as a technical point of contract for cloud services and help with communication of cloud services to projects Perform other duties as required.


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Equivalent experience considered in lieu of degree
  • AWS Solutions Architect - Associate, Professional (preferred)
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (preferred)
  • 3 years of solid AWS experience
  • 5-7 years of overall IT experience
  • 5 years of scripting/automation experience
  • Working knowledge of service, networking and storage concepts
  • Understanding of Active Directory and Active Directory Federation Sevices
  • Experience working in VMWare environment
  • Linux (Redhat/Centos) experience
  • Excellent organization and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with customers, senior-level personnel and team members
  • Ability to work well both independently and in teams
  • Ability to multi-task and to prioritize rapidly-changing task assignments
  • Experience working in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment

Additional preferred experience:

  • Use of automation tools such as ansible, puppet, and chef strongly preferred
  • Experience with vRealize
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Git/Github experience
  • Experience with Federal security best practices
  • Working knowledge of virtualization technologies and shared infrastructure.
  • Good scripting skills using shell and/or python.
  • Experience with load balancers and firewalls
  • Experience working in an ITIL environment
Dice Id : 10110693
Position Id : 6069653
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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