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Cloud Engineer

Company: Node.Digital
Location: Sterling
Posted on: January 13, 2023

Job Description:

Cloud Engineer

Location: Dulles, VA

Node is seeking to Enhance Cloud engineering practice by automating manual business and IT processes in Amazon Web Services (AWS) with common Infrastructure as Code services such as CloudFormation, CodePipeline, SSM Automation Documents, Config Rules.

As a part of a Systems Team, the Systems Administrator provides a wide variety of systems administration functions, with emphasis on building, maintaining, and refining a full stack, centralized DevOps CICD pipeline.

Job Responsibilities:

--- Provides ongoing systems administration, technical support, upgrades, and troubleshooting services.

--- Provide full coverage for Linux or Unix system administration functions to support the DevOps tool sets.

--- Install, configure, support, and maintain middleware (e.g., JBoss, Apache, Tomcat, Nginx, etc.) to support the DevOps tool sets.

--- Works closely with application and product teams in understanding their specific automation requirements and implementing with them an optimal CICD pipeline.

--- Write unit tests and integration tests to validate infrastructure code.

--- Identify engineering defects in the existing code base and constantly improve the code quality.

--- Maintain configuration and support documentation.

--- Manage assigned project components to deliver services in accordance with established objectives.

--- Develop, through programming and scripting, automation to further expand and refine the DevOps tool sets.

--- Work closely with the software development teams in defining their DevOps CICD pipeline and processes and implement and configure the DevOps tools with them.

--- Incorporate AWS native cloud services and features to enhance the performance and resilience of the DevOps tools and infrastructure.

--- Contribute and collaborate to design, document, and publish DevOps and cloud standards, principles, guidelines and best practices.

--- Seek opportunities to increase the business value of the DevOps tool chain through research and investigation, application team input, automation options, POCs, etc.

--- Proactively stays abreast of new AWS offerings and services Transform development processes for existing applications into a continuous integration, continuous delivery driven software development lifecycle Required Skills Experience with AWS services to support native cloud support of DevOps tools Operational Support and DevOps technologies


Required Skills:

--- Must be a US Citizen

--- Must have an active Secret clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

--- Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability - 8+ years of directly relevant experience

--- Experience building CI/CD pipeline configurations to orchestrate provisioning and deployment of both large and small scale systems.

--- Experience with one or more of the following scripting languages (Shell, Python, JavaScript, Typescript and PowerShell)

--- Proven experience in Serverless Architecture, Containers orchestration tools like OpenShift, EKS, Docker Swarm, ECS, Kubernetes, developing Cloud Formation Templates, knowledge of SAM templates preferred and/or Terraform Design,

--- Develop and integrate highly complex DevOps pipelines, including build automation, CICD, Infrastructure as Code, security, monitoring, logging, and alerting Experience in provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of version control systems (Git),build tools and continuous integration tools (CloudBees, Jenkins)

--- Proficient with application build and release processes and DevOps

--- Experience with both Linux or Unix environments

Desired Skills:

--- Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Ansible or other comparable products

--- Experience working in an agile development environment

--- Experience with software development using java, RESTful services

Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical field. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for

each year of degree level education.

Desired Certifications: --- DoD 8570.1 IAT Level II --- AWS Certification is preferred.

Company Overview:

Node.Digital is an independent Digital Automation & Cognitive Engineering company that integrates best of breed technologies to accelerate business impact.

Our Core Values help us in our mission. They include:


Identifying the-RIGHT PEOPLE-and developing them to their full capabilities

Our customer's "Mission" is our "Mission". Our-MISSION FIRST-approach is designed to keep our customers fully engaged while becoming their trusted partner

We believe in-SIMPLIFYING-complex problems with a relentless focus on agile delivery excellence

Our mantra is "-Simple*Secure*Speed-" in delivery of innovative services and solutions


Medical (90% Coverage for Employee)



Basic Life (100% Coverage for Employee)

Long Term Disability (100% Coverage for Employee)

Health Saving Account


Three weeks of PTO

10 Paid Holidays

Pre-Approved Online Training

Keywords: Node.Digital, Sterling , Cloud Engineer, Other , Sterling, Virginia

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