Cloud Systems Engineer w/Active Top Secret Clearance

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Cloud Systems Engineer w/Active Top Secret Clearance

Roles and responsibilities
US Citizen with Active Top Secret Clearance Required.
Estimated duration Ongoing.
W2 with full benefits
Some travel may be required
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Pay range $65-75/hr.
Labor Category: Subject Matter Expert (Journeyman/Senior)

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 to 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 leading 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 design 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.

Required Skills:
• The candidate must be a citizen of the United States of America
• Active Top Secret Clearance Required.
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• Some Travel May be required.
• Requires a BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.  In lieu of a degree, 12+ years of relevant experience may be considered.
• 3 years’ of AWS infrastructure management experience in a classified environment
• 3 years’ experience with AWS patching and remediation
• Understanding of aspects of architect and design enterprise cloud solutions and AWS.

Desired Skills:
• 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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