AWS / Cloud Engineer III (50% telecommuting / remote)

JHC Technology

US Citizens only Must be able to pass federal background investigation & obtain Public Trust clearance 50% telecommuting/remote Must be located in (or willing to relocate to) DC Metro area Under general direction, the successful candidate will be responsible for performing Cloud Engineering duties such as Cloud readiness assessments, AWS architecture design, system evaluation, system analysis, AWS Infrastructure Operations, Optimization and Maintenance, Change and Configuration Management Support, Release, Control and Validation of Cloud Infrastructure Deployment and Migration and infrastructure assessment. The cloud engineer shall perform duties on tasks that require expertise in AWS/Azure/system/processor architecture, client/server architecture, operating systems, software applications, network protocols, routers, switches, remote access servers, and firewalls. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Maintain AWS Cloud Infrastructure in Optimal Configuration from both technical and budgetary perspectivesProvide Functional Escalation Support and Expertise to the Incident Management Processes involving AWS Infrastructure or related issuesProvide input and guidance to Personnel and JHC Cloud Architects/SMEs to the overall AWS Architecture and Design tenetsCompose and leverage AWS CloudFormation Templates for utilization, to ensure repeatable, sustainable AWS infrastructure is effectively managedDeploy, test and document development, pre-production, and production environmentsTrain and mentor Junior Administrators and EngineersCreate Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) resources such as subnets, network access control lists, and security groupsBackup cloud and on-premise resources, including in a hybrid environmentLeverage resource tagging to allocate costs and optimize resource planningCreate gold images / AMIs and employ auto scalingAssist in preparing cost analysis based on expected usageConfigure multi-factor authentication on virtual and hardware devicesCreate IAM users and groupsMaintain availability of critical USPTO AWS Cloud infrastructure. To include configuration changes to USPTO AWS Cloud Services (UACS) shared services, adhere to compliance requirements, PVT, PROD environments as approved and directed.Improve operational capabilities of UACS enterprise infrastructure as approved and directed.Maintain availability of production systems deployed into USPTO AWS managed area that are not covered in Project-Related Configuration Support or Prototype Configuration Support.Communication, including responding to C3, Alert distributions, support team requests, system business area requests, ESSD requests within 30 minutes of receipt, during business hours.Investigating reported and suspected outage issues, documenting issue, resolution, maintaining knowledge base of known issues.Review and enhance Operational Service Plans (OSPs), Run books, known issues knowledge bases, log defects. Basic Qualifications:Minimum Education: B.A. or B.S. degree in related discipline or equivalent experienceMinimum Years of Experience: Must have minimum of 4 years of experience in Cloud Engineering with 7+ years in overall technical engineeringMust have AWS Professional-Level CertificationUS CitizenshipAbility to pass a federal government background investigationExperience documenting technical requirementsMust have strong written and verbal communication skillsProficient at multi-tasking and proactive in work responsibilitiesSuperior attention to detailPassion for providing great customer service 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. - provided by Dice US Citizens only; Must be able to pass fed background check & obtain Public Trust clearance; AWS Pro-Level cert is required; 4+ yrs exp in Cloud/AWS engg; Excellent comm skills
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