AWS Cloud Enigneer

  • Mclean, VA
Ansible, Python, Jenkins, AWS
Full Time, Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 6 null
Depends On Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Cloud Engineer

Location: Tysons, VA

Duration: 5 months with possible contract to hire


The Data Persistence team is seeking a Senior AWS Cloud Engineer (AWS, Jenkins) to join their team in McLean, VA. The data technology operations function drives quality, efficiency, and effectiveness across data organization. The Associate is a core member of the Service Excellence team responsible for a wide-range of functions, as well as implementing changes to new and/or existing processes and procedures. The person in this position will drive enterprise initiatives which needs teamwork & communication skills, attention to detail, proactive thinking and the ability to adapt to change quickly. The right person will also identify opportunities for process improvement via automation


- Hands on experience in building and deploying CICD pipelines using Jenkins or similar tools

- Ability to develop reusable automated build and deploy pipelines in DevOps environment

- Experience with Python/Scala or similar programming languages

- Experience with AWS services like VPC, Security Groups, IAM, Route53, Lambda, Cloud watch, EC2, etc.

- Experience implementing infrastructure as code projects – Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, etc.

- Experience in developing testing frameworks to automate test cases before deploying to production

- Familiar with developing and using micro services on the cloud

- Look for opportunities for process improvements & automation

- Fully understand the data technology operations and enterprise initiatives and drive data teams’ compliance with them

- Understand the enterprise wide policies and guidelines and ensure department wide compliance

- Be voice of leadership on complex projects and emerging technologies

- Proactively engage team members and project leads to ensure system changes or enhancements consider audit controls and IT standards before implementation

- Create and disseminate reporting and metrics for her organization

- Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as, meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrating respect for others

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related field

- At least 2 year of experience with AWS based services and Open Source technologies

- At least 1 year of experience using one of the following: CloudWatch, Data Dog, Splunk, ELK

- At least 2 years of experience with technology operations optimization in service management, problem management, release management or configuration management

- At least 2 year of experience with DevOps (Tools like Jenkins, GitHub, or Artemis)

Preferred Qualifications:

- At least 6 years of experience in data product centric organization

- At least 3 years of Financial Services Industry experience

- Knowledge/or experience with Incident management tools (e.g. HPSM, Service Now, etc.)

- Knowledge about Emerging software delivery methodologies (Scrum & Kanban) & technologies

- Ability to influence software development teams to reach desired objectives

- AWS certification

- ITIL certification

- At least 4 year of professional experience in at least one of the following programming languages: Java, Scala or Python

- Experience with Agile Methodologies like Scrum and Kanban

- Experience with security & patch management processes

- Experience working in a “you build it, you own it” culture

Posted By

Albert Barigala

Dice Id : iconma
Position Id : 19-01382
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