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AWS Cloud Engineer

Alexandria, VA · Information Technology

Direct hire. This is not a temp to perm or temp opening. Seeking Cloud Engineer with AWS and Windows Server administration experience. Must be US Citizen or Greencard to attain Public Trust clearance. Location is Alexandria, VA. Salaried job with full benefits up to $145,000 but will depend on experience.

Firm is looking for a motivated cloud engineer to join a team at National Technical Information Service (NTIS). The team will monitor and sustain a variety of interconnected IT cloud and hybrid systems. The scope of work includes support for build out, administration, the operational environment, cloud migration, security, and configuration management.

Job Description:

The scope of work includes contractor support for the design and development of production systems for the existing and rehosted NTIS environment. This includes support for administration, the operational environment, cloud migration, security, and configuration management. The team is lean and agile, so must be self-motivated. The primary objectives include:

Technical Duties and Functional Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate should be able to perform the following:

· Experience managing AWS (e.g., EC2, S3, Security Policies)

· Scripting experience a plus (e.g., Ansible, AWS-CLI, PowerShell)

· Extensive experience with Windows 2008/2012/2016 Server

· Perform administration and manage SharePoint and Office 365

· Experience with supporting cloud migrations and cloud computing services

· Experience working with IIS, SQL Server

· Support large internet facing applications

· Strong customer support skills

· Proven effective written and verbal communication skills

· Proven effective teaming and inter-personal skills

· Ability to work on multiple projects/tasks at once and operate in a dynamic, fast-paced, team-oriented environment and possess organization skills to balance and prioritize work

Job Requirements, Skills, and Certs:

· Be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance

· Must have 1+ years of experience in AWS

· Must have 6+ years of experience in Windows Administration

· Must have good communications skills

Additional Information about Position and Company

  • Salary: up to $145,000 based on years of experience and knowledge/expertise
  • Company benefits:
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • 3 weeks PTO
  • 10 paid Federal Holidays
  • 401(k) plan with matching funds
  • Long- and short-term Disability coverage
  • Company sponsored Life Insurance coverage
  • Hiring Referral Bonus
  • Reimbursement for approved technical training/exams


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