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Job #: R-00104608
Location: Baltimore, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Civilian Health Solutions Operation has an opening for a Sr. Cloud Engineer to support a large healthcare contract.

We are looking for a highly experienced AWS Cloud Architect to join our team. The successful candidate will have strong knowledge of Serverless Architectures and DevSecOps operations on AWS platform. They will be responsible for architecture assessment, cost optimization, system monitoring and observability.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Provide architecture and implementation guidance for AWS Infrastructure, Serverless technologies, JEE and Python

• Support the Enterprise Portal, which is the gateway to many CMS applications

• Analyze system performance and architecture assessment

• Develop and implement cost optimization strategies

• Implement system monitoring, observability, and logging solutions

• Ensure availability, scalability, performance, and security of the platform

• Collaborate with stakeholders and development teams to ensure smooth deployment and operations

• Prepare technical documentation, such as architecture diagrams, user guides, and deployment playbooks

• Stay up to date with the AWS cloud platform and technologies

Required Skills and Qualifications:

Required Skills:

  • Experience with core AWS platform architecture, including areas such as: Organizations, Account Design, VPC, Subnet, segmentation strategies.

  • Experience in monitoring the operations and security of EC2, container and AWS services.

  • Familiarity with executing Stacks, StackSets, CloudFormation scripts, etc.; Familiarity with network connectivity, AWS Direct Connect and AWS Site-to-Site VPNs

  • Familiarity with logging with CloudWatch, CloudTrail, etc.

  • Ability to execute implementation plans in the AWS environment for a variety of initiatives ranging from load balanced EC2 scaling groups to Lambda functions.

  • 5-6 years of working experience on Load Balancing Technologies (emphasis on F5, others might be an added advantage)

  • Experience working with Webserver technologies like Nginx, Apache, and IBM HTTP

  • Experience in AWS API Gateway, Lamda and Terraform.

  • Ability to manage AWS resources and native cloud services and products.

  • Experience working within a Continuous Integration environment using Docker, Kubernetes.

  • Experience with Git, GitHub, Bit Bucket versioning systems.

  • Ability to Monitor and manage system resources and application performance.

  • This individual should have worked with several monitoring tools such as, New relic, Kibana, Elasticsearch, etc.

  • This individual should have worked with several building tools such as, Maven, Gradle, ANT, Grunt etc.

• 7+ years of experience in designing and deploying AWS cloud solutions

BS Degree in technical field. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

All candidates supporting the CMS programs must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years prior in order to be considered.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

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