Senior Cloud Engineer

Bethesda, MD

Posted: 08/01/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Industry: ERT Job Number: 230100

Senior Cloud Engineer
  • Senior Cloud Engineer is required for a 6 Month contract to hire position in Bethesda, MD.
  • Architect and maintain infrastructure solutions in AWS to host custom applications for scientific research using configuration management and immutable delivery practices.
  • Collaborate with software engineers, using DevOps capabilities, to implement infrastructure and security best practices during development and maintenance of custom scientific applications.
  • Develop and maintain custom PowerShell scripts to automate delivery and configuration of Windows servers.
  • Remediate known security vulnerabilities on Windows and Linux servers, and AWS cloud infrastructure.
  • Troubleshoot complicated technical issues impacting the Windows and Linux servers and AWS cloud environment.
    Required Skills:
  • Expert knowledge of AWS services such as EC2, VPC, RDS, S3, and IAM.
  • Experience designing secure infrastructure systems, adhering to standards issued by NIST.
  • Expert knowledge of Windows Server 20012 R2 and Windows Server 2016 operating systems.
  • Experience configuring, administering, and troubleshooting Linux servers, specifically RedHat Enterprise.
  • Experience with scripting such as Powershell, Bash, Python.
  • Understanding of different technologies and their dependencies and intersection points across enterprise IT such as networking, cybersecurity, server, database, and applications.

Desired Skills:
  • Expert knowledge in Certificate Services (PKI) and securing web applications.
  • Experience working closely with software developers to architect solutions for custom software applications.
  • Experience with Windows and Linux imaging technologies such as Microsoft Deployment Kit, Packer, and SmartDeploy.
  • Experience with Hashicorp products such as Vault, Terraform, and Consul.

Duration: 6 Month Contract to Hire


PLEASE NOTE: 3RD PARTIES/SUBCONTRACTORS/SUBCONTRACT AGENCIES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS POSITION.   SUBCONTRACT AGENCIES NEED NOT APPLY.
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