Senior Cloud Engineer
Falls Church, VA 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description
Job Title
Senior Cloud Engineer
# of Hires Needed
Date Needed By
Information Technology
Bachelor's Degree
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type
CTAC HQ - Falls Church, VA 22042 US (Primary)
0 - 10%
Job Description

CTAC is seeking an innovative and talented Senior Cloud Engineer. This position is responsible for architecting, implementing, maintaining, securing and supporting our client's cloud environments, DevOps workflows and services. Candidate should be a self-starter, lead-by-example and possess excellent communication skills (oral and written).


  • Design, architect, implement, maintain, audit and improve infrastructure, services, security and applications
  • Project documentation
  • Mentor other team members on technology and processes
  • Participate in client audits

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 7 years related work experience
  • Experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environment (EC2, S3, RDS)
  • Advanced level of Linux experience (administration/hardening/compliance)
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals
  • Advanced linux scripting (Bash, Python, etc)
  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous deployment tools, services and methodologies (Jenkins, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, Git, etc)
  • Experience with configuration management (Puppet, Ansible, Chef, etc)
  • Experience with monitoring and metrics (Sensu, Nagios, CloudWatch, NewRelic, etc)
  • Ability to learn, understand and adapt new technologies

Desired Skills (a plus):

  • Experience with one or more infrastructure as code tools (Terraform, CloudFormation, etc)
  • Experience with one or more audit and compliance tools (Nessus, Lynis, Config, etc)
  • Public sector contract experience
  • AWS and other Certifications

Clearance Required:Ability to obtain and maintain a Level 5 Public Trust Clearance

CTAC is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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