CACI International AWS Cloud Operations Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia
AWS Cloud Operations Engineer
Job Category: Information Technology
Time Type: Full time
Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None
Employee Type: Regular
Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%
Type of Travel: Local
CACI has an exciting opportunity for an AWS Cloud Operations Engineer to join our program supporting the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The AWS Cloud Operations Engineer will be responsible for managing production application Amazon AWS systems including operations & maintenance.
More About the Role:
Engineer, install, maintain, configure, and optimize server operating systems (Windows and Linux) and hosted applications hosted in AWS cloud environment
Perform analysis for collaboration of network / system needs and participate in planning, designing, upgrading and deployment of enterprise datacenter hardware and software using a project-based timeline
Apply appropriate security measures to properly safeguard government systems by implementing industry standard best practices and DHS mandated mitigations
Support the distribution of security patches throughout the enterprise using enterprise level tools such Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Yum server
Participate in on-call rotation to handle and resolve high severity technical escalations
Design, build, test and deploy highly scalable and resilient cloud-based applications on private and public clouds
Designing and implementing appropriate environments for those applications, engineer suitable release management procedures and provide production support
Influencing other teams and broader Engineering groups in adopting Cloud technologies, processes, and best practices
Redesigning legacy applications for Cloud implementation
Automating the provisioning of environments with Chef, Puppet, Ansible
Troubleshooting problems, involving the appropriate resources and driving resolution of issues with a focus on minimizing impact to our clients
Participating in the Agile DevOps design, development, testing, and release of new capabilities and features
Collaborating with product owners (researchers and software developers) to identify and design topologies for custom business and scientific applications in AWS as part of our container PaaS, or as a custom solution.
Providing guidance for adhering to best practices for optimal and secure use of cloud technologies.
Assisting development teams in migrating their products from on-prem infrastructure to AWS
Working with other Cloud Solutions Engineers to develop prototypes and enhance or expand fundamental capabilities offered in the PaaS and containerized or serverless workloads.
Participating in a daily stand-up meeting to report your accomplishments, plans for the day, and any roadblocks you encountered.
Driving improvements to processes and design enhancements to automation to continuously improve the production environment
Prepare, participate, present in Change Management process, Technical Review Board, and Change Control Board
Document all work and updates in Service Now, JIRA, Confluence
Document standard operating procedures (SOP), work instructions, guides, network diagrams, knowledge base articles
Ability to obtain DoD security clearance
Ability to obtain a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Entry on Duty (EOD)
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent + 10 years of applicable experience
3+ years of Amazon AWS cloud support experience in a production environment including network, security, deployment, and automation
At least one Amazon AWS cloud certification
3+ years supporting operating systems (Microsoft Server and Redhat Linux) and applications in a production environment including scripting
Experience collaborating across multiple functional/technical teams to deliver a project
Provide on-call support for emergencies
Ability to communicate with client on a business level and translate their needs into a technical solution
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in interpersonal and written formats
Previous DHS experience
Experience with Deployment Management tools such as Chef, Ansible or Puppet
Knowledge of commonly used AWS services, such as IAM, VPC, CloudWatch and CloudTrail, Route 53, RDS, SSM and Lambda.
Experience working with Agile Development practices.
Knowledge of IT strategy and management desirable.
Experience in technology delivery in a DevOps environment
What We Can Offer You:
We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Pay Range: The proposed salary range for this position is $101,800-$218,800. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.
As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.