We need an AWS Cloud Engineer.
Design, architect, deploy, and maintain cloud solutions
Advise engineering and software engineering team as they migrate from on-premise to cloud infrastructure
Maintain and improve existing infrastructure, e.g., autoscaling, new services, optimizations, etc.
Help build a highly automated infrastructure
Optimize cloud workloads for cost, scalability, availability, governance, compliance, etc.
Guide and/or provide hands-on support to administer production, staging, and deployment environments
Advise and assist on SUSE Linux capabilities (preferred but not required)
Articulate solutions on various topics, e.g., cloud migrations, enterprise implementation, private and hybrid clouds, etc.
Partner with multi-disciplinary teams to teams to understand requirements and plan architecture and solutions
Work closely with a software engineering team implementing SAP HANA
Use automation tools like Ansible for provisioning, configuration, deployment, etc.
Advise and assist on architecture and strategy across the enterprise
Use continuous integration and deployment (CI/CID) tools like Jenkins, Travis, Bamboo, Nexus, etc.
Maintain and improve existing build and deployment processing using CI/CD tools
Apply insight and expertise across AWS services
Work with virtual machines
Apply knowledge of scripting and automation using tools like PowerShell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.
Apply knowledge of enterprise-level systems design, networking, software, hardware, integration, etc.
Apply DevOps best practices
Help protect and preserve the enterprise's security posture
Enable and empower engineering teams to implement STIGs (security technical implementation guides)
Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to refine the security baseline and harden key components
Demonstrated experience across scope of responsibilities
Competency in AWS
Competencies in cloud, storage, networking, etc.
Preference for experience with SUSE Linux and/or SAP HANA
Strong preference for AWS certification(s)
Preference for Agile certification(s)
Washington DC 20534
Eligible for SECRET security clearance
No travel required
West 4th Strategy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, pregnancy, political affiliation, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law.
Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual's primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of the time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of the time.