DevOps Engineer with AWS #3965


  • US-VA-Alexandria
  • Software Engineering Services
  • Suitability/Public Trust
  • Fully remote
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GovCIO is currently hiring for Senior Engineer with DevSecOps experience to provide development, support, architecture, and leadership for a government application being moved into the AWS cloud. This position will be located in Alexandria Virginia and will be a fully remote position.


Builds and codes applications and/or modules using languages and environments such as Java, Angular, AWS. Provides patches and upgrades to existing systems. Involved in planning of system and development deployment as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards. May design graphical user interface (GUI) to meet the specific needs of users. Prepares operating instructions, compiles documentation of program development, and analyzes system capabilities to resolve questions of program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques, and controls. May build add-on modules using application program language. Primarily and AWS Cloud position with working knowledge of both AWS and Java development


• Participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle for AWS solutions, including planning, requirements, development, testing, and quality assurance
• Troubleshoot incidents, identify root causes, fix and document problems, and implement preventive measures
• Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training when necessary
• Demonstrate exceptional problem-solving skills, with an ability to see and solve issues before they affect business productivity
• Create blueprints for hybrid cloud infrastructures centered around AWS (network, server, storage, security, and management software topologies), Run technical workshops and advise customers on architectural and strategic IT decisions
• Ensure that a quality solution is delivered in a timely manner, within budget, and to our client's satisfaction
• Participate in architecture definition for Cloud Initiatives utilizing industry best practices and technologies
• Provide solutions incorporating cloud engineering best practices , Develop technical content like white paper etc

• Planning of the project together with other developers
• Development of the application structure for cloud solutions
• Creating a cloud product
• Debugging
• Carrying out disaster recovery
• Setting up blue-green environment
• Applying development optimization tools
• Automation of work processes, such as deployment
• Bug detection and fixing
• Creation of various product features
• Identifying the best cloud tech stack for the project
• Implementing modifications and updates after the release


Bachelor's with 8+ years (or commensurate experience)

Required Skills and Experience

• Bachelor’s or master's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering

• 4+ years of relevant work experience in solutions design and engineering, Experience with Amazon Web Services or similar cloud platform
• Build and configure delivery environments supporting CD/CI tools such as Gitlab Pipeline Runner and Gitlab using an Agile delivery methodology
• Experience with systems reliability, load balancing, monitoring, logging;
• Experience with fully automating CI/CD pipelines end-to-end, from code commits to production;
• Develop, document, and implement CI/CD strategy for management of Infrastructure as Code IaC baseline;
• Solid experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX/Linux based environments;
• Strong automation development skills. Needs to be proficient in Terraform and one or more automation languages [i. e. Ansible, Cloud Formations, Chef, Puppet, Terraform]
• Deep understanding of cloud component architecture: Microservices, Containers, IaaS, Storage, Security , Knowledge of routing/switching technologies
• Detailed understanding of cloud automation and orchestration approaches and tools
• 4+ years relevant experience of end-to-end Cloud Migration and transformation and solutions design and engineering
• Ability to provide solution to a project from conception through design and implementation
• Experience in multi-tier traditional application architectures and in service decomposition and micro services
• AWS Associate/Professional certification, Good oral and written English skills
• Expert coding proficiency
• Excellent knowledge of AWS tools
• The ability to conduct testing at different levels and stages of the project
• Knowledge of scripting languages
• Experience with DevOps
• Knowledge of optimization, automation, integration and productivity tools
• Knowledge of relevant libraries and security protocols

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Clearance preferred
  • Database Administration Skills
  • Architecture Design Experience

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $110,000 - $140,000 Annually

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