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Arlington, Virginia - USD Full Time Posted: Saturday, 9 November 2019


We need an AWS Cloud Engineer with hands-on experience with SUSE Linux. You'll serve as a key advisor (ie, trusted advisor) as a federal agency implements SAP HANA and migrates to the cloud using AWS.

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  • Design, architect, deploy, and maintain cloud solutions
  • Advise engineering and software engineering team as they migrate from on-premise to cloud infrastructure
  • Maintain and improve existing infrastructure, eg, autoscaling, new services, optimizations, etc.
  • Help build a highly automated infrastructure
  • Optimize cloud workloads for cost, scalability, availability, governance, compliance, etc.
  • Guide and/or provide hands-on support to administer production, staging, and deployment environments
  • Advise and assist on SUSE Linux capabilities
  • Articulate solutions on various topics, eg, cloud migrations, enterprise implementation, private and hybrid clouds, etc.
  • Partner with multi-disciplinary teams to teams to understand requirements and plan architecture and solutions
  • Work closely with a software engineering team implementing SAP HANA
  • Use automation tools like Ansible for provisioning, configuration, deployment, etc.
  • Advise and assist on architecture and strategy across the enterprise
  • Use continuous integration and deployment (CI/CID) tools like Jenkins, Travis, Bamboo, Nexus, etc.
  • Maintain and improve existing build and deployment processing using CI/CD tools
  • Apply insight and expertise across AWS services
  • Work with virtual machines
  • Apply knowledge of Scripting and automation using tools like PowerShell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.
  • Apply knowledge of enterprise-level systems design, networking, software, hardware, integration, etc.
  • Apply DevOps best practices
  • Help protect and preserve the enterprise's security posture
  • Enable and empower engineering teams to implement STIGs (security technical implementation guides)
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to refine the security baseline and harden key components


  • Demonstrated experience across scope of responsibilities
  • Competencies in AWS and SUSE Linux
  • Competencies in cloud, storage, networking, etc.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Strong preference for AWS certification(s)
  • Preference for Agile certification(s)


  • Washington DC 20534


  • Eligible for SECRET security clearance


  • No travel required

West 4th Strategy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, pregnancy, political affiliation, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law.

Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual's primary Workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of the time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of the time.

Arlington, Virginia, United States of America
West 4th Strategy, LLC
West 4th Strategy, LLC
11/9/2019 8:11:44 AM

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