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TECHEAD is seeking qualified applicants for the following Contract-To-Hire position – Cloud Engineer/Architect / Telecommute VA – (JOB-17539). If you are looking for a new opportunity and this position looks to be a fit, please apply to see the TECHEAD difference that has made us successful for 30+ years!

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Job Description:

AWS Cloud Engineer/Architect

REMOTE – Must work EST hours


**Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance**

Techead is seeking an AWS Cloud Engineer/Architect to support our Virginia based client. This is a fully-remote position but requires the selected candidate to work Eastern Standard Hours. You will be responsible for delivering enterprise-level, security-first AWS services with a focus on technical spec, development, set-up, support, and maintenance of cloud-based services.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Have a strong “security first” advocacy and encourage when creating all AWS services 
  • Write scalable and maintainable Python 3.x for AWS services (e.g. Lambda, Fargate)
  • Design, develop and monitor Websockets and RESTful APIs
  • Utilize AWS to create cost-effective and efficient services for file migrations
  • Create clean and organized CDK templates and deploy stacks
  • Manage the security and organization of files in S3
  • Manage Cognito user pool to control API Gateway access
  • Evangelize microservice-based architecture using containerized applications
  • Advance the Site Reliability Engineering practice – monitoring/alerting, auto-scaling, security, & self-healing system stability
  • Stay current on industry trends; innovate through research, proof of concepts, and demos
  • Collaborate and pair with the Platform team to ensure knowledge and expertise is shared & developed
  • Ensure compliance with applicable security and privacy standards and regulations
  • Participates in the recruitment of team members
  • Training and mentoring peers and management
  • Shared responsibility for 24×7 research and resolution of production system problems through participation in an on-call rotation

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 7+ years of experience with AWS infrastructure as code using Python, TypeScript, and JavaScript.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong working knowledge of:
    • CDK
    • Cloudformation
    • API Gateway
    • Lambda
    • Route 53
    • JWT, API w/ Websockets, Mutual TLS
    • S3
    • ECS/Fargate
    • DynamoDB
    • SQS

TECHEAD’s mission is to make our on-site associates successful by placing them in the right environment so they can grow and prosper. How we treat and respond to our clients and employees is a reflection of who we are and makes us stand out from the rest. Keeping our business focused on building and maintaining relationships with our employees and clients is the key to our success. We won’t strive for anything less.

TECHEAD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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