McIntire Solutions Cloud/AWS Engineer in Bethesda, Maryland
Seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Engineer, Senior to join our team in the Chantilly, Virginia or Denver Colorado area. \
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Performs engineering support and system administration of specialized cybersecurity applications and big data analytical systems to include installation, configuration, performance tuning, migration, troubleshooting, updates, and training
Assume a technical role in the administration and management of infrastructure solutions that are deployed in AWS in accordance with Security Guidelines
Integrate AWS into various databases, applications, and services by collaborating with Database Administrators and DevOps teams.
Use AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) to deploy, troubleshoot and customize cloud resources.
Design, customize, and document services based on COTS products using Agile development approaches and methodologies
Installing, configuring, maintaining and supporting applications and servers
Performing operating system and software installation, testing, patching and upgrades
Monitoring the Heath of internal environment and connections
Research new technologies that are applicable to current projects and make recommendations to improve performance, optimize operations, and reduce costs.
Assist with AWS technical designs and documentation
Bachelor’s Degree in the fields of computer science, computer engineering, or any related field
Must possess the required DoD Directive 8570 IAT Level II or higher certification
Minimum of 5 years relevant technical experience.
3+ years specifically operating and managing AWS infrastructure.
AWS expertise (EC2, Accounts, VPC, Security Groups, EBS, etc.)
Knowledge of AWS user, security, and networking configurations.
Experience managing enterprise scale solutions that leverage the following AWS Services: EC2, S3, CloudFormation, RDS, CloudFront, VPC, Route53, IAM, CloudWatch, Beanstalk, Lambda, etc.
Experience in Linux scripting and automation using Bash, Python and/or Java
Experience with engineering and administrating the Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Beats)
Experience with Container Services like Docker and Kubernetes
Experience with automation tools including Puppet, Chef, and Ansible
DevOps experience of management of work within Sprint and Increment Planning
Working knowledge of JIRA, Git and Confluence
Ability to understand requirements (user stories) received and plan a workable solution that meets the customers need.
Experience scripting against AWS CLI.
Strong debugging experience
Understanding the needs for new initiative to build scalable, distributed and high-performance cloud environment.
AWS or other Cloud Based Certifications.
Experience developing custom visualizations and dashboards (preferably in Kibana)
Experience with implementation and maintaining event streaming technologies, such as Apache or Confluent Kafka
Experience with JIRA, Confluence, and Git
Experience with JSON, NodeJS, AngularJS, and DB/data query
Logical problem-solving approach and the ability to clearly communicate technical system status, concepts, and proposed solutions to the customer
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to present in a group setting
Possesses a sense of urgency, strong organizational and problem solving skills
Ability to work as an individual as well as with a team for supporting the overall project planning, integration and implementation.
Familiarity with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Softare
Security Clearance Requirements:
TS/SCI with CI Polygraph
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