Systems Engineer (Remote) #4229


  • US-Remote Employee Location
  • Information Technology
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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 that improves governmental operations each 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?


Job Overview


We are seeking a Cloud Engineer with experience in building and administering cloud computing environments in AWS and Azure.  Our team is responsible for a big data research project in the VA to promote research and development using large genomics datasets.  The prospective candidate will be a member of a highly motivated team, experienced in administering cloud environments like AWS or Azure.  The prospective candidate will be supporting software applications and tools for researchers.


Your primary job functions are as following but not limited to:


  • Lead or contribute to the architecture and design of new systems and tools in the cloud.
  • Improve and enhance existing systems and tools.
  • Monitor and report on the performance and security of our cloud environments.
  • Troubleshoot issues and support the operation of production software and tools.
  • Author and maintain technical documentation.



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics or equivalent.
  • Experience working in a scientific research environment is desired.
  • Experience with cloud computing is required, and familiarity with big data processing is a plus.
  • 5+ years of experience in Systems analysis, design, development, testing and support, with strong analytical and debugging skills.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Professional experience supporting apps or services and scaling at an enterprise level.
  • Experience supporting Open Source tools and frameworks, such as Spring, Hibernate, Junit and Angular.
  • Strong understanding of SOA methodologies and service architectures experience using web servers, application containers, caching technologies.
  • Knowledge of System Security is a plus
  • Knowledge of relational database design and development (SQL, stored procedures, data modeling) and understanding of NoSQL databases (Cassandra, MongoDB).
  • Experience with build tools, such as Mercurial, Git, Maven, and Jenkins.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.
  • Self-motivated: setting and achieving goals with little supervision.
  • Dependable: following through tasks assigned with consistency.
  • Team-oriented: easy to collaborate and willing to help others.

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

Compensation Range (In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act for remote or positions located in CO)


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