Sr. AWS Cloud Engineer (2197)

at SMX in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Sr. AWS Cloud Engineer (2197)at SMX (

United States

SMX is seeking a Sr. AWS Cloud Engineer to act as the liaison between the client and operations teams for support and escalations. Communicate service delivery health to all stakeholders and explain any performance issues or risks. Ensure Cloud orchestration and automation capability is operating based on target SLAs with minimal downtime. Hold performance meetings to share performance and consumption data and trends. This work will be a combination of on-site and remote in either the Washington DC, or Chantilly, VA offices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Develop cloud formation templates to build immutable infrastructure on AWS

+ Able to work in an agile, cross-functional team

+ Develop AWS lambda functions in Python or other languages for operational or business functional purposes Evaluate, respond to, and resolve AWS service issues leveraging AWS support when needed

+ Drive technical innovation and efficiency in infrastructure operations via automation and orchestration Conduct capacity planning analysis and cloud budget planning

+ Manage the monitoring, updating, optimization, redundancy, stability of cloud systems

+ Manage AWS services such as IAM, EC2, S3, VPC, Lambda, SNS, Cloudwatch, Redshift, RDS, Config, ECS, EKS, ALB, security groups

+ Work with AWS engineers on Kubernetes (EKS), ECS and Docker containers

+ Assist other teams with provisioning and getting appropriate access to AWS resources.

+ Work with the team to estimate the cost footprint of new AWS resources and services and conduct general forecasts for our AWS architecture.

+ Support AWS infrastructure changes during planned maintenance windows, as well as ad-hoc support for unplanned outages.

+ Ensure Cloud orchestration and automation capability is operating based on target SLAs with minimal downtime.

Desired Skills:

+ Experience with Diode experience is a plus

Required Skills:

+ 5+ Years of relevant cloud development experience

+ Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

+ AWS CloudFormation

+ AWS Architecture

+ AWS DevOps and Development

+ Top Secret clearance

+ Bachelor’s degree required preferably in computer science or related field

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Our tradition of delivering innovative, technical solutions dates back to 1995, however, you may know us better by one of our legacy company names: Trident Technologies, Smartronix, Datastrong or C2S Consulting Group. With the support of OceanSound Partners, our private equity investment sponsor, we began operating as one business starting in 2019 and became SMX in 2021. We operate in close proximity to our clients around the globe and have core locations in Alabama, California, DC Metro, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

Today, as SMX, we are one team and together empower government and commercial enterprises to become more effective, innovative, and resilient, no matter what challenges they face.

SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including disability and veterans.

Vaccination within 60-days of hire, or an approved accommodation, is a requirement of the position per Executive Order 14042 (unless precluded by State law). If a candidate is not vaccinated, they may request an accommodation once offered the position, and the accommodation must be granted prior to the employee starting in the position. Candidate will have 60 days to get vaccinated.

Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.

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Job Posting: JC233454006

Posted On: Feb 02, 2023

Updated On: Mar 26, 2023

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