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Sr. Cloud Engineer

Company: Agile5 Technologies, Inc.
Location: Washington
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Cloud Engineer

About Agile5: Agile5 Technologies, Inc., is a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) and information

technology services firm that specializes in the design, development, testing, integration, and

maintenance of enterprise software systems. We believe our employees are the company's most

valuable asset. We are invested in seeing our employees grow in their careers, while maintaining a

work/life balance. On an existing long-term contract our team has already won, we have an immediate,

full-time need for a skilled, energetic, and driven Sr. Cloud Engineer.

Sr. Cloud Engineer Job Description: Agile5 Technologies is in need of a Sr. Cloud Engineer ready to be

a member of a dynamic and fast paced technical program in Washington, DC. Our program has full lifecycle

Agile Software Development and O&M for our cloud and on-prem systems. Our program works to

develop and maintain a translation workflow tool to facilitate linguistics for the Intelligence Community.

The successful senior level cloud engineer will provide hands on interaction and support for the entire

team developing and implementing AWS services and support duties. The on-site cloud engineer will

also coordinate the O&M team as well as program leadership to schedule O&M activates for efficient

new deployments , integration of services, modifications, or standard deployment of upgrades. The

position will play a key role in designing and managing our operational environment while working

through the ATO achievement and into full operations.

Primary responsibilities:

Manage the complete AWS lifecycle including security, provisioning, and automation

Develop, integrate, and manage AWS VPC, and other networking components

Develop, integrate, and manage AWS services such as Lambda, SNS, SQS etc., using Java


Establish metrics and carefully monitor the utilization of AWS resources leveraging AWS

CloudWatch, CloudTrail and Splunk

Effectively monitor billing and develop cost optimization strategies

Automate infrastructure provisioning using CloudFormation

Automate repetitive mundane manual tasks using PowerShell script

Provide keen insights and recommendations on best practices and implementations from a SA


Work closely with Security Engineer to meet NIST-800-53 controls and server STIG/Vulnerability


Establish and maintain the architecture of multi-tier systems

Maintain access control and integrity of data throughout the application life cycle

Works with a cross functional operational team in a cloud based, Windows 2019 OS


Occasional support as Tier 2 and Tier 3 Help Desk support conducting operational duties

supporting security, configuration, networking, OS patching, application deployments, server

upgrades, and 3rd party software upgrades

Will work onsite in DC alongside the customer

Basic Skills:

BS/BA Degree and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters Degree with 2-6 years of

prior relevant experience (in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, System

Administration, Cyber Security)

Strong demonstrated working experience in the AWS cloud developing, integrating, and

managing AWS instances.

Cloud networking experience (Route Tables, NACLs, Security Groups, ports/protocols) to

facilitate both application functionality and firewall compliance

Function as technical SME in design, modification, and debugging bare-metal and virtual

Windows Servers

Self-starter with the ability to work independently

System hardening experience via GPO, registry, system configuration, and WSUS patch


Knowledge or experience with Risk Management Framework and Authority to Operates (ATO)

Strong communication skills

Ability working and engaging the customer almost daily

4 or more years of experience performing systems administration and O&M tasks for Windows


Desired skills:

AWS GovCloud, SC2S or C2S experience

Experience with Oracle RDS 19c databases

Security+ Certification

Certification as an AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate and/or AWS Certified SysOps


Security Clearance Level: Active Top Secret (TS) required. Candidates must already possess this clearance level upon applying.

Location: Washington DC

Status: Full time

Schedule: Day shift, Monday-Friday

Physical Requirements: Must be able to remain in a stationary position for long durations of time. Also, must be able to

continuously operate a computer and other office productivity machinery.

Travel Required: No

This job description is subject to change at any time.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Agile5 Technologies, Inc., Washington DC , Sr. Cloud Engineer, Other , Washington, DC

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