AWS Cloud Engineer - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.  At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Engineer, Senior to join our team in the Chantilly, Virginia or Denver Colorado area.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs engineering support and system administration of specialized cybersecurity applications and big data analytical systems to include installation, configuration, performance tuning, migration, troubleshooting, updates, and training
  • Assume a technical role in the administration and management of infrastructure solutions that are deployed in AWS in accordance with Security Guidelines
  • Integrate AWS into various databases, applications, and services by collaborating with Database Administrators and DevOps teams.
  • Use AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) to deploy, troubleshoot and customize cloud resources.
  • Design, customize, and document services based on COTS products using Agile development approaches and methodologies
  • Installing, configuring, maintaining and supporting applications and servers
  • Performing operating system and software installation, testing, patching and upgrades
  • Monitoring the Heath of internal environment and connections
  • Research new technologies that are applicable to current projects and make recommendations to improve performance, optimize operations, and reduce costs.
  • Assist with AWS technical designs and documentation

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the fields of computer science, computer engineering, or any related field
  • Must possess the required DoD Directive 8570 IAT Level II or higher certification
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant technical experience.
  • 3+ years specifically operating and managing AWS infrastructure.
  • AWS expertise (EC2, Accounts, VPC, Security Groups, EBS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of AWS user, security, and networking configurations.
  • Experience managing enterprise scale solutions that leverage the following AWS Services: EC2, S3, CloudFormation, RDS, CloudFront, VPC, Route53, IAM, CloudWatch, Beanstalk, Lambda, etc.
  • Experience in Linux scripting and automation using Bash, Python and/or Java
  • Experience with engineering and administrating the Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Beats)
  • Experience with Container Services like Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with automation tools including Puppet, Chef, and Ansible
  • DevOps experience of management of work within Sprint and Increment Planning
  • Working knowledge of JIRA, Git and Confluence
  • Ability to understand requirements (user stories) received and plan a workable solution that meets the customers need.
  • Experience scripting against AWS CLI.
  • Strong debugging experience
  • Understanding the needs for new initiative to build scalable, distributed and high-performance cloud environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • AWS or other Cloud Based Certifications.
  • Experience developing custom visualizations and dashboards (preferably in Kibana)
  • Experience with implementation and maintaining event streaming technologies, such as Apache or Confluent Kafka
  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence, and Git
  • Experience with JSON, NodeJS, AngularJS, and DB/data query
  • Logical problem-solving approach and the ability to clearly communicate technical system status, concepts, and proposed solutions to the customer
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to present in a group setting
  • Possesses a sense of urgency, strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work as an individual as well as with a team for supporting the overall project planning, integration and implementation.
  • Familiarity with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Softare

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • TS/SCI with CI Polygraph

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer.
  • Must be able to detect information on a computer screen
  • Work location will be in an office space in Chantilly Virginia or Denver Colorado.

The projected compensation range for this position is $114,900-$192,400. There are differentiating factors that can impact a final salary/hourly rate, including, but not limited to, Contract Wage Determination, relevant work experience, skills and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location (For Remote Opportunities), education and certifications as well as Federal Government Contract Labor categories. In addition, ManTech invests in it’s employees beyond just compensation. ManTech’s benefits offerings include, dependent upon position, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Retirement and Savings, Learning and Development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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