GDIT is looking for a hands-on AWS Cloud Engineer to join our large IT infrastructure program in support of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) based in Research Triangle Park, NC. As a hands-on Engineer, you will work within a team of architects and engineers to design and implement secure AWS Cloud solutions. This role will assist in developing technical architectures, design documents, and operational documents based on best practices and tailored to the clients’ needs and infrastructure. You will work with software developers to assess, design, migrate or transform legacy solutions to the Cloud. In this role, the candidate should have a strong understanding of application, server, network security, and government requirements such as FISMA, FedRAMP, and ATO process.
All in all, you should bring a solid engineering/technical background with hands-on experience conceptualizing, strategizing and deploying Cloud solutions. Position is for full time employment and will be based at GDIT’s office in Research Triangle Park, NC. Teleworking/remote workers will also be considered.
Proven extensive technical knowledge of the AWS platform
Thorough working knowledge of the DNS resolution process including DNS tools and migration.
Thorough working knowledge of common networking gear, e.g., switches, firewalls, segmentation, default ports for common protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, etc.), and subnetting.
Thorough understanding of Health Check options (TCP, HEAD, GET), and how to suspend servers and read loadbalancer rules.
Basic working knowledge of IDS, LogMon, WAF, and DDoS mitigation.
Intermediate understanding of the implementation, limitations, and ideal use cases for a hybrid hosting environment.
Thorough understanding of enterprise cloud storage technologies
Thorough working knowledge of network troubleshooting using tcpdump.
Understands the link between a customer’s technical environment and their business demands.
Deep understanding of migration processes.
Ability to manage through difficult situations internally and with external customers.
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
Ability to communicate technical info and ideas so others will understand.
Strong problem solving and negotiation skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with customers and all functional team members.
Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups.
BS or equivalent plus 10 years IT experience is desired
5+ years experience with AWS Cloud Services
Experience with Microsoft Azure a plus
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.