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Job #: R-00018119
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 Infrastructure Engineer (Greenbelt, MD)

Job Description:

  • More About the Role:
    The AWS Cloud Infrastructure Engineer will leverage their cloud expertise to 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:
    •Continue to 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.
    •Troubleshoot incidents as they arise and conduct post-mortems.
    •Develop documentation and processes to train IT support staff.

    You'll Bring These Qualifications:
    -Requires BS degree and 15-20 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 13-16 years of prior relevant experience.
    •10 years of System Integration and Automation experience.
    •10+ years working with AWS infrastructure.
    •Knowledge of AWS user, security, and networking configurations.
    •Experience with the following AWS Services:
    •EC2, S3, RDS, CloudFormation, VPC, IAM, CloudWatch, Lambda, etc. 
    •Experience with deployment automation tools such as Jenkins or Ansible.
    •Experience scripting in python or bash or comparable language.
    •Experience scripting against AWS CLI.
    •Experience with enterprise CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Github, and Artifactory.
    •Must be eligible for Public Trust clearance (U.S. Citizenship, or legal residency with limited foreign travel).

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Job Family:

Systems Engineering




Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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