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Senior AWS Architect/Engineer

Technology

Senior Network Engineer

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Description

Come join one of our high performing teams responsible for building and supporting enterprise open systems platform of the Social Security Administration (SSA) and their mission to meet the changing needs of the public, positively impacting at least 65 million American lives per month. The AWS Architect/Engineer is responsible for providing engineering and operational support of the AWS platform through monitoring, troubleshooting, identifying and addressing issues, and in deploying or installing applications or configurations approved for deployment.

Do you have most of these key required skills, education, or experience? Do you want to learn more about our telework posture? Are you an US citizen, US resident, or Visa candidate and think you might fit? We recommend you apply and start the conversation today! Join us in supporting our SSA contracts in Woodlawn, Maryland.

If this sounds like a mission you want to be a part of, keep reading!

TEAM CULTURE

Your passion and values might be a good fit for our teams if you answer “yes” to the following questions:

  • Are you looking for a company that puts employees first, with a focus on career, flexibility, and well-being?
  • Do you enjoy collaborating with colleagues and teammates and believe that the best ideas are fostered in an inclusive environment?
  • Are you searching for a team with a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive for daily mission success?
  • Are you comfortable with proactive outward communication and technical leadership?
  • Do you enjoy being a catalyst, solving complex problems, and providing innovative solutions?
  • Do you have the flexibility, creativity, and resilience to pivot the mission for success?
  • Do you have the courage to make tough ethical decisions with pride, transparency, and respect?

MENTORSHIP & CAREER GROWTH

Our teams are dedicated to supporting new team members in an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Experienced team members will be assigned to new hires for one-on-one mentoring, collaborative reviews, and coaching on customer engagement to help each new hire successfully onboard and demonstrate their skills. Projects and tasks are assigned in a way that leverages your strengths and will help you further develop your skillset.

DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

Every position we take is more rewarding when you know the why behind it. Know your work makes a difference to support those who need it most. If your passion is enabling life changing service to those around, you this is the place for you. Find you passion in a team environment where all members are valued regardless of contractor or employee status. Find your “Why” with us and take your place in our Leidos Family!!

  • Provide engineering and operations support for the AWS CCaaS platform.
  • Analyze application and platform and translate functional requirements into technical solutions.
  • Provide recommendations to solve technical business problems and identify opportunities and risks.
  • Provide cloud architectural, platform optimization consulting expertise to technical leads, cloud engineers, and other systems architects.
  • Document and review IT cloud architecture/infrastructure, and technology portfolio.
  • Provide recommendations and implementation of cloud technology standards policies and standards.
  • Attend all customer technical discussions/design/development meetings and provide technical inputs to further enhance the code quality/process.
  • Impact functional strategy by developing new solutions, processes, standards, or operational plans that position customer competitively in the marketplace with best practices.
  • All other duties as assigned or directed.

FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS (Basic Qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field and 12 years of experience. Experience may be substituted in lieu of experience.
  • Master’s or Doctorate degree may substitute for required experience.
  • 7+ years of experience in Ansible, Kubernetes, Containers, GitLab, Jenkins, Jira, Confluence and CloudFormation
  • 7+ years in AWS Cloud Services such as VPC, EC2, EKS, ECR, EFS, EBS, S3, RDS, DynamoDB, CloudFront, SQS, Elastic Load Balancing, Auto Scaling, Route 53, Cloud Watch and IAM.
  • 5+ years of experience practicing AWS Cloud Computing, DevOps, CI/CD, Infrastructure Automation, Configuration Management, and Quality Engineering Expertise.
  • Proficiency with integrating AWS applications with inhouse systems e.g., CRM, ServiceNow
  • Contact center migration experience from legacy systems to cloud hosted capabilities.
  • Experience working in Agile Practices (e.g. SAFE, Scrum)
  • Must be able to obtain a public trust clearance.

*** Selected candidate must reside within two (2) hours of SSA Headquarters in Woodlawn, MD

*** Selected candidate must be willing to work on-site at least 2 days a week.

FACTORS TO HELP YOU SHINE (Required Skills)

These skills will help you succeed in this position:

  • Strong understanding of cloud computing architecture and design principles.
  • Experience with infrastructure as code, automation, and deployment strategies.
  • Experience with deploying and managing cloud-based solutions in production.
  • Solid AWS Services Experience: Connect, EC2, Cloud Formation, VPC, ELB, AWS Security, S3, RDS, EBS, ECS.
  • Extensive hands-on experience with Infrastructure as Code (IAC) tools for automation (Ansible).
  • Hands-on experience with programming languages (e.g., Python, Ruby or PowerShell).
  • Experience with monitoring tools (Nagios, Splunk).

HOW TO STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD (Desired Skills)

Showcase your knowledge of modern development through the following experience or skills:

  • Experience with Lean / Agile development methodologies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience working in a team environment.
  • Hands-on and architectural experience with modern Cloud Native architectures.
  • Delivery (CI/CD) best practices and use of DevOps to accelerate quality releases to Production.
  • Design and build high-quality, scalable, and secure cloud-based solutions on the AWS platform.
  • Experience working in a PaaS/SaaS environments, Agile practices and service-oriented environments.
  • Self-starter, highly motivated individual who adapts and isn’t afraid to volunteer in a dynamic work environment.
  • Strong attention to detail with an ability to operate effectively across multiple priorities.
  • Adept at working independently, but also in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering technology solutions in a fast-paced, deadline driven enterprise environment.
  • Excellent understanding of change management, testing requirements, techniques, and tools to ensure high availability of systems.
  • Prior Federal government experience

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams and contribute to our communities. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. Every position we take is more rewarding when you know the why behind it. Know your work makes a difference to support those who need it most. If your passion is enabling life changing service to those around, you this is the place for you. Find your passion in a team environment where all members are valued regardless of contractor or employee status. We are excited for you to take your place in our Leidos Family.

Are you an US citizen, US resident, or Visa candidate and think you might fit? We recommend you apply and start the conversation today! Join us in supporting our SSA contracts in Woodlawn, Maryland.

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Original Posting Date:

2024-05-13

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

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.