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Cloud Engineer, All Levels (future)

DC - NoVA - MD Area, Atlanta, GA, Tampa, FL, and Remote
CLEARANCE          Dependent on the future Job Opportunity.
Anything from TOP SECRET w/SCI & CI Poly  to  Public Trust

WORK LOCATION               Dependent on the future Job Opportunity.
Includes the “DC Area” (i.e., Washington DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia); Atlanta, Georgia; and Tampa, Florida.

REMOTE WORK   Dependent on the future Job Opportunity.
Many Public Trust jobs are Remote Work.  Some jobs requiring a clearance allow some Remote Work.

TRAVEL  Dependent on the future Job Opportunity.
JOB DESCRIPTION               As an AWS Cloud Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing an AWS cloud infrastructure to ensure the optimal performance, scalability, and security of enterprise applications. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to develop and deploy cloud-based solutions that align with our business objectives.  Leading by example, you will leverage your strengths and background in AWS cloud technologies, excellent problem-solving skills, and fervor for quality, precision, and customer satisfaction to deliver exceptional solutions and services.

If you are a self-motivated individual with a passion for cloud technologies, driving innovation, and a desire to modernize and advance operational support and services, we want to hear from you.  Apply Now!
  • Job Duties 
  • Design, deploy, and manage enterprise-scale AWS cloud infrastructure, ensuring high availability, scalability, and security.
  • Collaborate with development teams to architect and implement cloud-native solutions using AWS services such as EC2, S3, Lambda, RDS, and CloudFormation.
  • Develop and maintain automation scripts and infrastructure-as-code templates to streamline the provisioning and management of cloud resources.
  • Monitor and optimize the performance of AWS resources, implementing best practices for cost optimization and resource utilization.
  • Implement and maintain cloud security controls, including identity and access management, network security, and data encryption.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to cloud infrastructure, ensuring minimal downtime and optimal system performance.
  • Stay up to date with the latest AWS services, features, and best practices, and provide recommendations for their adoption within the organization.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and implement cloud governance policies, compliance frameworks, and disaster recovery strategies.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of hybrid cloud solutions, integrating on-premises infrastructure with AWS services.
  • Education              
  • Bachelor of Science in a Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Certification(s)               
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional or equivalent certification is required.
  • Experience              
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in designing, implementing, and managing AWS cloud infrastructure.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, PowerShell, or Bash.
  • Strong understanding of containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • In-depth knowledge of cloud security best practices, including experience with AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), VPC, and Security Groups.
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) pipelines using tools like Jenkins or AWS CodePipeline.
  • Familiarity with infrastructure-as-code tools such as AWS CloudFormation or Terraform.
  • Solid understanding of networking concepts, including TCP/IP, DNS, and load balancing.
  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools such as AWS CloudWatch, Elastic Stack, or Prometheus.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex issues in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities, with a proven track record of working effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment is highly desirable.
  • Professional
    Attributes & Values  
  • We are seeking someone who embodies the following professional attributes and values:
    • Integrity and Accountability:  Someone with a principled character and who consistently demonstrates honesty, integrity, and accountability in their work, and who takes responsibility for their actions and upholds high ethical standards.
    • Respect and Diversity:  Someone who sincerely treats others with dignity, civility, consideration, and fairness, and genuinely values how different perspectives and experiences have the ability to enhance and foster an inclusive work environment.
    • Effective Communication:  Someone who consistently conveys written and verbal information and communications professionally and in a timely manner and ensures accurate and comprehensive delivery with the first conveyance.
    • Interpersonal Skills:  Someone who projects a courteous and affable demeanor is essential for successful workplace interactions. We are looking for someone who possesses strong interpersonal skills, fostering positive relationships and promoting a collaborative atmosphere.
    • Continuous Improvement:  Someone who regularly, proactively, and honestly assesses their performance and skills, and pursues ways to grow and improve, whether via professional development, welcoming constructive feedback, introspection, engaging more, seeking direct or peripheral knowledge, etc.
SoundWay is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE):  
SoundWay embraces diversity and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, gender, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic/class.  Our commitment to equal employment opportunity ensures a fair and inclusive workplace for all.  Join our team and be part of an organization that values diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Apply now and let your skills shine in a welcoming and respectful environment.
ABOUT SOUNDWAY Continued Service to Country through Contracting.
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BENEFITS                                       SoundWay Pays 100% of the Employee’s Premium for the below benefits and *SoundWay pays a portion of the additional cost to add a spouse, partner, child(ren), or family.
  • Medical Insurance*
  • Dental Insurance*
  • Vision Insurance*
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Protection
Additional Competitive Benefits Include:
  • 10 Paid Holidays a Year
  • Paid Time Off (combined vacation & sick time off)
  • Matching 401K Voluntary Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Professional Development Funds
PERKS                                       Perks for Everyone Include:
  • Flexible Work Schedules1
  • Employee Referral Bonus - $2000 Minimum
  • Employee Recognition –  Award$ & SWAG
  • Giving Back Sponsorship – Employee-Recommended
                                                  Events, Charities, & Recipients
ABOUT US                                       Founded by a service-disabled Army veteran, SoundWay is committed to
Continued Service to Country Through Contracting

We achieve our commitment by being true to our Mission, to
Help our Clients Succeed,  Our Employees Excel  
& to have a Positive Impact in All We Do.

SoundWay is an Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and Mission Support small business providing professional services and solutions to the federal government (Government) and businesses since 2011. 

SoundWay is an SBA-certified HUBZone, SDVOSB, and WOSB small business.

Our Government clients span several civil agencies, the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC). 

Our business clients primarily include those with Government contracts who must comply with FAR2 52.204-21 Basic Safeguarding of Covered Contractor Information Systems (cybersecurity requirements)

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)
& NIST SP 800-171

SoundWay is a leader in the Government Cybersecurity Compliance industry, ranked as one of 2023’s Top 250 Managed Security Services Providers (MSSP).  SoundWay is a Cyber-AB Authorized C3PAO; one of fewer than 50 C3PAOs nationwide.  And SoundWay’s flagship managed service, CAMO, is a game-changing and affordable approach for obtaining and maintaining CMMC compliance and certification.

Information Technology Professional Services
SoundWay provides a variety of information technology engineering, development, testing, integration, and administration professional services spanning AWS and Azure Cloud – including migration, Docker, Kubernetes; systems and software – .Net, C languages, Java, Python, Java Scripting, BASH; and databases – Oracle, My SQL, Mongo. 

Mission Support Services
Providing a variety of services that directly support our clients objective and mission, including  human capital / manpower analysis and planning, intelligence analysis / collection lifecycle support services, and knowledge management.
1   Flexible Work Schedules are dependent on the work to be conducted.
2  Federal Acquisition Regulation

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