Hybrid Remote AWS Cloud Systems Engineer #4810


  • US-Remote Located in DC/MD/VA
  • Cybersecurity & Intelligence
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GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation governmental operations that improve the citizen experience every day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


 Works closely with enterprise IT, Delivery, and other functional area partners to ensure adequate security solutions are engineered and deployed in cloud environments and together with other platforms to mitigate identified risks sufficiently, and to meet business objectives and regulatory requirements. Serves as a cloud security and engineering consultant to help project teams comply with enterprise and IT security policies, industry regulations, and best practices. Implements new cloud security technologies, architectures, and security products that will support security requirements for the enterprise and its customers, business partners and vendors. Evaluates secure solutions, based on approved security engineering standard. Deploy, maintain, and support systems, network appliances:

  • Document design decisions and ensure DoD compliance and STIGs.
  • Manage security operations in cloud environments
  • Be responsible for configuring and automating our applications in our AWS instance


  • High School with 10+ years (or commensurate experience)
  • Active Secret Clearance

Required Skills and Experience

  • Security + w/ce certification
  • AWS Cloud certification
  • Document design decisions and ensure DoD compliance and STIGs.
  • At least 4 years of experience in a security engineering or architecture role within infrastructure, network, cloud and multiplatform environments.
  • At least 4 years of experience with security issues, techniques and implications across virtualization, Amazon Web Services, and cloud.
  • At least 4 years of experience with security infrastructures within cloud environments.
  • At least 4 years of experience with networks and systems security.
  • At least 4 years of experience with network and system security principles including defense in depth, granularity of privilege.
  • Knowledge of optimization, automation, integration and productivity tools.
  • Knowledge of relevant libraries and security protocols.
  • Excellent knowledge of AWS tools.
  • Creating and configuring virtualized systems in the AWS environment.
  • Performing infrastructure upgrades and updates to maximize system efficiency while minimizing downtime.
  • Deploying applications in AWS using EC2 instances and Elastic.
  • Building tools for deployment, monitoring, and troubleshooting of system resources in an AWS environment.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Designing and implementing secure network solutions that meet business requirements.
  • Creating blueprints using Cloud Formation templates for common workloads.
  • Maintaining, testing and implementing disaster recovery procedures.
  • Implementing automation using scripting languages (e.g., Python, Perl) to manage AWS services.
  • Developing software components in Java/Python .NET that interact with AWS cloud services by leveraging the AWS APIs.
  • Have containerization, (Kubernetes, Docker) troubleshooting and support tasks.
  • Linux servers troubleshooting and support tasks.
  • Oversee governance and mitigate risk.
  • Coding proficiency.
  • The ability to conduct testing at different levels and stages of the project.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages.
  • Experience with DevOps.


COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

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