Chainbridge Solutions is a dynamic software development company that relies on cloud technologies to deliver high-quality applications. In support of this objective, we are seeking a Cloud Engineer to join our growing team. As a Cloud Engineer, you will design and develop solutions to complex applications problems, infrastructure issues, or other technical concerns for a mission critical Department of Justice program.  You will work with loosely defined requirements to design project experiments, build proofs of concept, conduct technical demonstrations, and/or present technical details to a variety of audiences. You will facilitate software engineering efforts and experimentation using DevSecOps Automation pipelines and Infrastructure as Code methodologies and tools, securing operational project applications, data, and code.

Responsibilities:

  • Works with product owners to develop requirements, user stories, and designs for Cloud based applications using Agile Test-Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Automated Testing methods. 
  • Manage Chainbridge Solutions’ internal and customer-based application architectures, Apache Tomcat and Apache Web Server
  • Provision and oversee AWS environments for development teams and customer installations
  • Gather middleware requirements, configurations, and support development of infrastructure as code hosting solutions
  • Perform basic Linux administration tasks including patching, monitoring, starting and stopping services
  • Support software releases for customer sites outside normal business hours, handling all application server changes or actions
  • Offer AWS and Middleware architecture guidance to customers and Chainbridge Solutions team members
  • Migrates a large logistics application from an on-prem environment to a cloud environment. Communicates with senior leadership on migration status and advises on best practices for managing the application in a cloud environment.
  • Defines and recommends alternative solutions to management as potential courses of action that best meet the organization’s goals. 
  • Works with JIRA, AWS, DevOps, or equivalent technologies to manage application software requirements, user stories, test cases, and test defects. 
  • Configures and utilizes cloud-native services to provision and manage infrastructure resources such as, but not limited to:
    • IaC (Infrastructure as Code), including routine environment standups.
    • CloudFormation or similar service that allows description and provisioning of all the infrastructure resources used within the GovCloud environment.
    • Cloud Monitoring tools such as AWS (Amazon Web Services) Cloud Watch.
    • EC2, EBS (Elastic Block Storage), Auto-scaling, S3 Storage, S3 Glacier Storage, and Simple notification servers or equivalent

Required Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizen able to secure a public trust clearance
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID
  • 6+ years of IT experience
  • 3+ years of experience with Apache Tomcat and Apache Web Server configuration, maintenance
  • 2+ years of experience in DevOps Engineering
  • Experience working with AWS as a Cloud Engineer for a minimum of 3 years, including support for production environments
  • Experience monitoring AWS infrastructure and application running on AWS to identify and fix issues
  • AWS certification minimal SysOps Administrator, preferred Solutions Architect
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work off-hours for weekend releases and patching tasks on occasion.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in cloud engineering, with two (2) or more years’ experience with DoD cloud environments (developing, deploying, and maintaining operational cloud environments).
  • Security first mindset with experience with applying security best practices to AWS environments including hardening and patching operating systems
  • At least 2 years of experience with infrastructure as code using terraform and/or ansible
  • At least 2 years of experience in Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience working directly with client

Desired skills:

  • Expert as a Linux System administrator
  • Experience working with government clients
  • DevSecOps tools 
  • Software configuration management tools 
  • Cybersecurity experience 
  • Automated Testing experience
  • Fully vaccinated against Covid-19
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