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Cloud Security Engineer

Company: Avantus
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused data, cyber and space services and solutions company. As a mid-market powerhouse with an intentional blend of elite talent, infrastructure and speed to impact, Avantus leads with technical and domain expertise for its Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal Civilian customers.Helping to solve some of the toughest national security problems and government missions, Avantus' offerings enable services at scale, including: cyber technologies and operations, data and software solutions, digital engineering and integration, intelligence analysis and operations, transformation and advisory services and more.We are seeking a skilled cloud security engineer with experience operating in secure/restricted Government cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP).This engineer must be responsible for providing expertise to development teams in the areas of infrastructure automation (infrastructure as code), cloud-native services, and serverless technologies. The engineer should be comfortable working in an Agile environment using leading DevSecOps practices.Proven track record of deploying and configuring enterprise services on classified networksExpertise installing, configuring, deploying and maintaining enterprise services such as GitHub Enterprise, SonarQube, Jenkins, Chef Server, etc. Proactively evaluating new technologies to meet emerging needsComfort using whatever scripting language is appropriate (Bash, Python, etc.) for automating and scripting tasksStrong understanding of Linux environmentsPrior experience serving in a technical role such as a systems engineer, application developer, DevOps engineer, or cloud engineerPossesses a desire to be "hands on" with new technology products and evaluate their technical specifications against mission requirementsExperience working in an Agile development environment with two- to four-week sprintsSelf-motivated, quick-thinking, and strong analytical abilitiesTS/SCI clearance with polygraph required #AvantusClearedJobThe status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements under Executive Order 14042 are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemptionExpertise in building and deploying solutions using AWS CloudFormationStrong experience with configuration management tools (e.g. Chef, Ansible)Expertise in configuring and maintaining DevOps CI/CD pipeline using Jenkins, AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodePipelineExperience and expertise using a variety of AWS technologies (e.g. EC2, S3, ELB, IAM, Route 53, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Lambda, SNS, SES, etc.)Bachelor's degree or higher in a technology related fieldAWS or Azure certifications such as the certified solutions architect; specialty or professional-level certs a huge plusExperience with Elastic Search and KibanaExperience running CI/CD life cycles in a multi-environment situationAvantus Federal is an equal opportunity workplace and a Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or veteran status, as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by requesting an accommodations application. Avantus encourages members of historically underrepresented communities to apply and hires individuals solely based on their qualifications for the role. We strongly commit to embracing diversity and ensuring equal employment opportunities for all.

Keywords: Avantus, Chantilly , Cloud Security Engineer, Engineering , Chantilly, Virginia

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