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SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. AWS Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual to fill the role of AWS Engineer. The AWS Engineer duties will entail Cloud Evangelism as well as researching, designing and engineering integration solutions for the client. The Cloud Architect must have experience in providing leadership and mentorship to small and high performing technical teams working in the development and operations of cloud and other virtualized environments.

  • Must have significant in-depth understanding of and experience with the creation of and use of cloud-based resources; as well as the migration of legacy systems to the cloud.

  • Must be able to identify strategies for addressing requirements.

  • Must have extensive experience analyzing requirements against fiscal, schedule, and performance concerns.

  • Must have extensive experience in taking client requirements and developing it into an architecture vision.

  • Must have experience in high volume and high availability cloud based network interconnectivity like VPC, VPN and VPC Peering

  • Must have experience in creating and conveying to the client and team members solutions based on cloud offerings and services.

  • Must take ownership for system solutions including but not limited to: AWS platforms, deployment platform and virtualized environment solutions.

  • Must have experience in establishing and enforcing standards and practices such as Agile

  • Must have extensive software and Hardware development experience and thorough knowledge of a variety of programming languages as well as development and deployment platforms.

  • Deep Dive Experience with compute, storage, Database, Developer Tool, security, identity compliance, Management & Governance, network & Content Delivery, Analytic and application Integration

  • Active Secret Clearance, with the ability to obtain Top Secret.

  • Minimum BS in Computer Science or related engineering degree

  • Intimate knowledge / Development in one or more programing languages (Java, Python, C/C++, C#, PHP, .Net, Node.js, Go and Ruby)

  • Utilized one or more cloud scripting languages i.e. JavaScript, PowerShell

  • Knowledge of JSON, YAML and XML

  • Intimate knowledge of system Administration of Windows and Linux servers

  • Knowledge and understanding of Virtual Networking principles such as DNS, TCP/IP, HTTP, CDN, Public and Private Subnets and VPN

  • Worked with AW services such as Route 53, CloudFront and Virtual Private Cloud

  • Knowledge of data storage options available and when to apply them (i.e. bucket storage using S3 to Relational Database Services (RDS) to full fledge Hadoop clusters.

  • Knowledge of Cloud Security foundations (i.e. securing AWS accounts, to data, to managing identity and access management (IAM) services as well as using security groups and access control list to secure networks)

  • Intimate knowledge of both front and back end technologies provided by the cloud vendor (i.e. Amazon)

  • Knowledge of basic Amazon services such as SQS, SNS and RDS

  • Working experience or knowledge of virtualization or services like virtual machines, EC2, Lambda and Serverless Computing

  • Working knowledge of Web Services and Api

  • Working knowledge of Containers such as Kubernetes and Docker

  • Knowledge of using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) to implement IaaS, PaaS, SaaS using CI/CD process

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and or worked in the following additional Cloud environments:

    • Google’s GCP
  • Microsoft’s Azure

  • Knowledge of and or worked with the following tools:

  • Terraform

  • Chef

  • Ansible

  • Jenkins

SkyePoint Decisions is a leading Cybersecurity Architecture and Engineering, Critical Infrastructure and Operations, and Applications Development and Maintenance IT service provider headquartered in Dulles, Virginia with operations across the U.S. We provide innovative enterprise-wide solutions as well as targeted services addressing the complex challenges faced by our federal government clients. Our focus is on enabling our clients to most efficiently and effectively deliver their mission – anytime, anywhere, securely. We combine technical expertise, mission awareness, and an empowered workforce to produce meaningful results.

SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9001:2015 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified small business and appraised at CMMI Level 3 (with SAM) for Services. We possess a common vision of excellence and foster a collaborative team culture built upon individual performance and accountability. We invest in our people and systems to create value for our clients. It is the SkyePoint Way. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with exceptional people and give back to the communities we serve.

SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

ID: 2021-2175

Job Type: Immediate Hire

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