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Job #: R-00013977
Location: Greenbelt, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil


Job Requisition:

AWS Cloud Engineer - Junior Level (Greenbelt, MD)

Job Description:

More About the Role:
The Junior AWS Cloud Infrastructure Engineer will support the implementation and production operations of AWS-centric infrastructure to support the digitally transformed 2020 Census enumeration. When the 2020 Census is underway, the USCB system-of-systems will be scaled up to become one of the largest production environments running in the AWS GovCloud. The ideal candidate communicates clearly, works well both alone and with others, enjoys learning, deploying and scaling new technologies, and is a proponent of automation/infrastructure as code.

What You'll Get to Do:
•Automate, scale, and patch our multi-region AWS GovCloud cloud infrastructure deployments via CloudFormation, Lambda and Jenkins.
•Automate application build and deployment pipelines.
•Design new capabilities with best practices and security at the forefront.
•Identify and improve on possible points of failure in the infrastructure/applications.
•Support troubleshooting incidents as they arise and participate in post-mortems.
•Develop documentation and processes to train IT support staff.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
-Requires BS degree or equivalent experience and less than 2 years prior relevant experience, preferably in software engineering discipline.
•Knowledge of AWS user, security, and networking configurations.
•Familiarity with the following AWS Services: EC2, S3, RDS, CloudFormation, VPC, IAM, CloudWatch, Lambda, etc. 
•Knowledge of deployment automation tools such as Jenkins or Ansible.
•Experience scripting in python or bash or comparable language.
•Experience scripting against AWS CLI.
•Familiarity with enterprise CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Github, and Artifactory.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Systems Engineering



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