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Cloud Engineer- U.S Citizens only

Company: REI Systems
Location: Sterling
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking an Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud engineer to join our team. In this role, you will use your understanding of cloud engineering, system administration, application development, and software testing to streamline cloud operations. The ideal candidate will have experience with complete cloud engineering and systems administration support, with broad basic knowledge of custom application deployment environments.
Serve as a primary point of contact for project management staff, architects, DevSecOps engineers, developers, and quality assurance engineers in the areas of installation, configuration, automation, build management, continuous integration, release management, capacity planning, and application performance.
Knowledge of IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS cloud services.
Solution and drive modernization of enterprise systems (Java, Angular,C# w/PostgreSQL) and build and deploy evolve Kubernetes based infrastructure in the Cloud. Cloud infrastructure to include DevSecOps Continuous Delivery (CI\CD) pipelines and development, security, testing, and production environments in a government-certified environment.
Articulate and guide implementation of key Design Patterns related to cloud enablement and work with solutions teams.
Experience with automated deployment and other integration tools such as Kubernetes, kubectl, Terraform in an AWS environment using exclusively Infrastructure as Code.
Deep experience provisioning and working Jenkins, SonarQube, Docker Containers, Artifactory, Fortify, Nexus, Selenium, ArgoCD.
Lead efforts to blueprint Continuous Delivery as code efforts.
Support Implementation of DevSecOps Infrastructure in consultation with DevSecOps Engineer
Architect and implement Continuous Testing Shift Left Practice for better quality outcomes.

Required Skills
Excellent UNIX/LINUX tools/utilities, shell scripting and administration skills
5 years in working with Kubernetes and infrastructure as code using Terraform and Ansible, with at least one year as a full-time, primary responsibility.
Bachelor's -degree in computer science or a related field with 4+ years of relevant experience.
Experience and deep understanding of principle and best practices in the implementation of Infrastructure as Code using Kubernetes, Json/YAML configuration files, Terraform, Ansible and Docker
5 years in working with AWS. Experience with implementation and proper use of AWS EKS, S3, KMS, Secrets Manager, API Gateway, CloudFront, Security Groups, and NACLs.
3 years in developing and supporting CI/CD pipelines using open-source tools, including Jenkins, SonarQube, Artifactory/Nexus, Selenium
Solid understanding of microservice concepts
Expert scripting skills (Bash, Perl, Python)
Technical knowledge of AWS managed services (VPC, EC2, EKS, RDS), including monitoring and analytics tools such as AWS CloudWatch, NewRelic
Full knowledge of installing and configuring Apache and Tomcat with a complete understanding of web application
Familiarity with implementation of FISMA compliance security controls including compliance with CIS benchmarks and STIG.
Understanding Git (GitHub/GitLab) revision control systems and implementation of GitFlow process
Strong knowledge of networking and internet protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP
Strong organizational, communication skills, and detail-oriented focus
Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Employer will accept a suitable combination of education, training, or experience.
Experience delivering solutions using Agile delivery practices.
Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Experience delivering solutions using Agile delivery practices.
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Experience enhancing the performance of -high-traffic -sites.

Work Authorization : - -US citizenship required, and DoD Secret Clearance preferred.

About REI Systems

Employees voted REI Systems a Washington Post Top Workplace in 2015, 2016, 2018, 2020, and 2021!

REI Systems has delivered innovative solutions that empower people and impact millions of lives since 1989. Our 600 problem-solving technologists and consultants are passionate about modernizing the government to fulfill its missions more effectively. Our customers include healthcare, national security, science and technology, and government operations in the federal, state, local, and non-profit sectors. We take a Mindful Modernization - approach in providing Application Modernization, Government Data Analytics, Grants Management Systems, Saas, and Advisory Services. Delivering domain expertise, best-fit technologies through agile execution, and a commitment to customer service is the REI Way. Learn more, visit

REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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