AWS Engineer

Synectics for Management Decisions, Inc
Alexandria, VA
Jan 22, 2022
Jan 28, 2022
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Company DescriptionSynectics is a client-focused research, statistics, technology, and data science consulting firm devoted to "making data meaningful."A' We are a blend of academics and technicians who support federal agencies and other clients. Our core expertise includes IT for grants management; IT for public health databases; application development; data warehousing; and business intelligence. Our grants modules have securely processed over $75 billion in federal funds in one fiscal year - an amazing feat. And we are an amazing place to work, as we champion innovation, communication, and collaboration.Job DescriptionSynectics for Management Decisions (SMDI) is seeking an AWS Engineer to join their growing team. The qualified applicant will become part of the Datawarehouse and Business Intelligence services (DWBI) project for a large federal agency in Alexandria, VA.AWS Engineer is responsible for development and support of cloud-based solutions. Solutions include moving assets from on-premise to cloud environment, evaluation and optimization. AWS Engineer will collaborate and work as a team to ensure the success of the team.Responsibilities/DutiesAdvise engineering and software engineering team as they migrate from on-premise to cloud infrastructureOptimize cloud workloads for cost, scalability, availability, governance, compliance, etc.Guide and/or provide hands-on support to administer production, staging, and deployment environmentsPartner with multi-disciplinary teams to teams to understand requirements and plan architecture and solutionsApply insight and expertise across AWS servicesApply knowledge of scripting and automation using tools like PowerShell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.QualificationsGood working knowledge of AWS Services including Compute, Storage Networking, Database, Management tools, Security, Identity and ComplianceExperience implementing and debugging workloads in AWSExperience building infrastructure inside of AWS via code. Familiarity with tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation is a plus.Ability to actively communicate, interact and solve critical customer problems.Ability to think and act strategically and proactively.3+ years of experience in Information Technology1+ years of experience in Amazon Web Services (AWS) migration, Architect, DevOps, or administration1+ years of experience with cloud automation and scriptingAWS Certifications a plusAdditional InformationSynectics is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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