Release/Cloud Engineer, Junior-Level

Release, Engineers, Application, Bash, Linux, Web, Windows, Python
Contract W2, C2H W2, Contract Corp-To-Corp, C2H Independent, C2H Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


The Squires Group has multiple contract opportunities for Junior Release/Cloud Engineers to work on a Federal project. In this role, you will assist the operations team with managing resources for a large application that supports over 20,000 users in a 24/7 high availability AWS cloud-based environment. This position requires one shift of nightwork per week, which may be remote, and the rest of the work will be performed in Fairfax, VA.

This award-winning employer is in heavy growth mode, and needs YOU to join their ranks! Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must have lived in the United States for the last 3 years and be able to pass the client's background requirements.


  • Application deployments, environment patching, and maintenance operations
  • Design, deployment, and maintenance of AWS environment
  • Work with security team to ensure all client security requirements have been met
  • Assist product development teams to speed development times and deploy applications to all environments
  • Execute the tools and processes to enable DevSecOps
  • Support an end-to-end provisioning process, facilitating automation wherever possible


  • Must have scripting experience (Bash, Shell, etc.)
  • Experience with Ansible
  • Experience navigating a Linux environment
  • Familiar with Cron and basic Linux administration
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Hands-on experience and knowledge of AWS services including EC2, VPC, RDS, IAM, CloudFormation, Route53, CloudWatch, KMS, S3 and Glacier
  • Must be very comfortable navigating a Windows environment, including batch scripting and basic Windows server administration
  • A strong desire to automate as much as possible using Python, Bash, PowerShell or something similar
  • Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must have lived in the United States for the last 3 years and be able to pass the client's background requirements

4 Reasons to Join The Squires Group, Inc.:
1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects, and a list of exciting clients.
2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard; we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."
3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism, and trust.
4. We Care About You - We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field.

Check out our Referral Program!
The Squires Group will pay you up to $3000 for every qualified professional that you refer and we place. If you see a position posted by The Squires Group and know the perfect person for the job, please send us your referral. For more information, go to .

The Squires Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Dice Id : 10115109
Position Id : 2019-9622
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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