AWS Engineer

CGI Group in Fairfax, VA

  • Industry: Information Technology - Information Security Specialist/Forensics
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $110,450.00 - 163,060.00 / Year*
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Position Description:

CGI is one of the top 5 largest global IT companies spread across 40 countries with endless opportunities to expand and grow. As a CGI Federal Member, you have the opportunity to be a shareholder at CGI and join a family of 77,000 members strong.

CGI Federal has an exciting opportunity for a Mid-Level AWS Engineer. In this position you will work with multiple IT disciplines in shaping, executing and sustaining the Cloud/Hosting strategy for a shared service platform focused on identify and mitigate a wide range of cyber risks. You will work closely with the Cloud Architecture team to support the client's mission, priorities, and unique challenges. You will also support the implementation of cyber security COTS offerings focusing on next generation security solutions and technologies.

Your future duties and responsibilities:
* Design and develop automated deployment and patching systems across multiple baselines (machine images and containers) that support an AWS based shared services platform for a broad spectrum of users and initiatives.
* Work with emerging and innovative technologies to develop solutions supporting innovation efforts around data analysis, process improvement, machine learning and other software and systems that support the client's mission
* Support users by establishing environments, support configuration changes and updates
* Proactively communicate and coordinate with multiple project teams

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
* Due to the nature of the contract requirements, US citizenship and successful passing of CGI background check is required prior to beginning work. In addition, candidates must have ability to obtain and maintain a DHS EOD/Public Trust clearance.
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience/combined education.
* Expertise in the area of cloud technologies to include on/off/hybrid models.
* Experience using Infrastructure as Code/automation technologies(Puppet/Chef/Ansible/Terraform/CloudFormation) for Infrastructure Automation, Infrastructure Capacity Monitoring and Automated Scaling solutions.
* Experience functioning in a DevOps practice using CI/CD automations.
* Experience implementing and supporting COTS products in the cloud.
* Experience with Infrastructure Automation, Infrastructure Capacity Monitoring and Automated Scaling solutions.
* 1+ years of hands-on experience designing and implementing container (Docker) solutions on Kubernetes or Amazon ECS.
* Linux administration experience strongly preferred.
* Demonstrated ability to contribute to the development of client deliverables and technical content.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability and initiative to set goals and execute.
* Ability to work within a team environment with a solid work ethic.

Desired Qualifications:
* The desired candidate will have experience in the design, deployment & integration of on premise and hybrid cloud solutions.
* Experience scripting component "glue" using Python or equivalent technologies.
* Security relevant certifications: CISSP, CISM, CISA, Security, and CEH.
* Understanding of federal cybersecurity guidance such as NIST SP 800-37, Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems: a Security Life Cycle Approach and NIST 800-137, Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) for Federal Information Systems and Organizations.


What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information.
Associated topics: attack, cybersecurity, iam, idm, leak, malicious, phish, protect, security officer, violation

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