Cloud System Engineer


Job Description:

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a continuing requirement for Secure Enterprise Network Systems, Services, & Support (SENS3) for the continued operations and maintenance and evolution of the Homeland Secure Data Network (HSDN) and the Classified Local Area Network (C-LAN). This position will be for project support, setup, and maintain infrastructure (SCCM, AWS, AZURE etc...) and their configurations. The position is a self-lead position to not only work incidents, outages, but the deployment/extension of the backup architecture for both networks on cloud technologies.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Support the development of enterprise software solutions within AWS. This position involves maintaining systems engineering activities that support building and delivering new systems supporting remote desktops and cloud technologies.
  • Support AWS management, including baseline, security configurations, patching, and troubleshooting.
  • May collaborate with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for administration of AWS native services such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Simple Storage (S3) and Amazon Simple DB/RDS data bases, AWS Identity and Access Management IAM.
  • Configure, secure, and tune cloud infrastructure systems.
  • Learn existing system capabilities and work to support the installation of the new capabilities and enhancements, to include Cloud Migration.
  • Sets up administrator and service accounts and troubleshoot creates/updates and maintains system documentation, interacts with users and evaluates vendor products, deep understanding of monitoring AWS instances and services.

Basic Qualifications
  • BS and 4 - 8 years of experience
  • 3 years' experience with Amazon Web services (AWS) in a classified environment
  • 2 years' of AWS infrastructure management experience in a classified environment
  • 2 years' experience with AWS patching and remediation
  • Understanding of aspects of architect and design enterprise cloud solutions and AWS.

Preferred Qualifications
  • AWS certification(s)
  • Experience with AD, DNS, DHCP, LDAP, TCP/IP, F5, PKI services
  • Experience with configuring and applying Security Technical Information Guidance (STIGs).
  • AZURE experience or certifications.

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