Sr. Cloud / AWS Engineer (75% Telecommuting/Remote)

US Citizens only; Must be able to pass federal background check & obtain Public Trust clearance; Must have 1+ Professional-level AWS certification; Must have 4+ yrs of AWS exp; 7+ yrs of IT exp
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

Sr. Cloud / AWS Engineer for HazDev USGS (US Geological Survey) – Denver Area

75% Remote/Telecommuting

25% On-site in Denver CO area


Must be able to pass federal background check & obtain Public Trust clearance

Must have 4+ yrs of AWS exp

Must have 1+ Professional-level AWS certification/s -- or 2+ Associate-level AWS certification/s:

  • Professional-level AWS certs: Solutions Architect; DevOps Engineer
  • Associate-level AWS certs: Solutions Architect; SysOps Administrator; Developer


Job Description:

The successful candidate will conduct technical cloud implementation activities for one or more government or commercial customers. This is a remote position and requires extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC), code-drive deployment, and AWS CloudFormation management. They will assist the Lead Cloud Architect with providing technical direction and guidance to the team(s) of JHC’s Cloud Engineer, Developer and Administrator resources per customer requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • and ability to pass a federal government background investigation
  • Minimum Years of Experience: Must have minimum of 4 years of experience in Cloud / AWS Engineering/Development with 7+ years in overall technical engineering
  • Minimum Education: B.S. Degree in related discipline or equivalent, additional experience
  • Must have at least 1 Professional-Level AWS Certifications (Solutions Architect, DevOps)

Required Technical Competencies:

  • AWS CloudFormation in-depth knowledge
  • Containerization – Docker Swarm or Kubernetes (EKS)
  • Serverless architecture in AWS (Lambda)
  • Experience with AWS Organizations and Resource Access Management (RAM)
  • Extensive experience with git version control, git branching, and CI/CD practices
  • Proficiency in one scripting language (BASH, Python, PowerShell or other language)
  • Experience with Lambda infrastructure automation through CloudFormation deployment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or higher in engineering or information systems study
  • Contributor to Open Source community

Preferred Technical Competencies:

  • GitLab, GitLab CI, and configuration of GitLab Runner
  • Solid understanding of Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Configuration management solutions (e.g. Ansible, PowerShell DSC, Chef, Puppet)
  • Programming Languages (JS/Typescript, DotNet Core, Java, C)
  • Advanced-level knowledge in networking and routing
  • Experience with AWS security tools and applications (e.g. Inspector, Config)
  • Strong background in Microsoft-based applications

About JHC:

JHC offers full-time team members with a first-class benefits package, including company-paid health, vision, and dental insurance for employee and family, as well as paid time off, 401k, and cell phone and gym membership reimbursement. JHC Technology is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business. We look for innovative engineers that want to push boundaries, especially around cloud. We focus on four key areas: Cloud, Virtualization, Mobility, and Collaboration. We do significant work on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, as well as with SharePoint and Citrix. We work in the Federal Government, Commercial, and non-profit space. We work with small organizations that are just getting started in cloud all the way up to enterprise and agency data center migrations. We look for every opportunity to form repeatable and automated processes to streamline work and cost.


Dice Id : 10514331
Position Id : 6189118
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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