Senior Cloud Engineer/Lead

Rockville, Maryland
Work Type: Full Time

Senior Cloud Engineer/Lead - in this role, you will have the opportunity to design, implement, secure and enhance a cloud infrastructure and systems for one of the world’s leading health organizations. Your experience with cloud security, cloud data processing and storage will be used to create roadmaps for cloud integration, utilization, and maintenance. Working alongside other cloud and development engineering teams, you will collaborate with colleagues and client team members supporting network and architecture assessment, Authorization to Operate (ATO), threat modeling, vulnerability assessment, and security operations. The position is temporarily remote during the COVID pandemic, with the primary office and client location being in North Bethesda, MD.


· Apply appropriate security measures to safeguard government systems by implementing industry-standard best practices adequately and NIH mandated mitigations.

· Design and implement secure network solutions that meet customer requirements

· Assume a technical role in the administration and management of infrastructure solutions that are deployed in AWS in accordance with Security Guidelines

· 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


· 8+ years of cloud security experience, preferably in AWS

· Experience in Public Cloud Architectures, Cloud brokering solutions or Cloud Management Solutions for Public Cloud

· Experience with Infrastructure Automation, Infrastructure capacity monitoring and automated scaling solutions

· 2+ years of experience with Docker and 1+ year with orchestration (Kubernetes) administration and troubleshooting

· 3+ years of AWS experience

· 3+ years working in Enterprise DevOps model - Automation of application code deployment (Jenkins, Maven, Git, Nexus etc)

· Great Linux skills and experience in Scripting Python, Perl, Bash

· Experience with automation/management frameworks (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, SaltStack)

· Sound judgment, positive attitude, and creative outlook required.

· NIH experience preferred


  • 100% Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Paid Time Off (including Holidays)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401k matching
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)
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