AWS Systems Engineer
1d ago

Andworx is looking for an AWS Systems Engineer with a passion for connecting people and technology to join our team. As the AWS Systems Engineer, you will provide high-quality technical support to our Federal Government client including AWS operations and engineering services which includes designing, building, testing, implementing, and supporting cloud server and services technologies to meet functional, technical, operational, security, and performance requirements.

We are looking for a proactive, motivated individual with experience supporting federal government clients who possess excellent communication and writing skills as well as be an effective communicator within a team atmosphere.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 6 years of technical experience with operating systems, applications, web services infrastructure and external integration.
  • Experience in all or some of the following : AWS EC2 instances, IAM, NACLs, Subnets, Security Groups, RDS, Lambda, VPN connections, CloudWatch, and CloudTrail.
  • AWS certifications such as Architect or SysOps Administrator or other cloud computing certifications is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, business analytical and problem-solving / trouble-shooting skills.
  • Must be a self-starter with an ability to take initiative and lead.
  • Bachelor's Degree in information technology, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, Mathematics, or related field.
  • Active DOD Secret clearance or the ability to obtain clearance : eligibility for this job requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Required Certifications

  • DOD 857001.M compliant IAT Level II certificate (CCNA Security, CySA+ , GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, SSCP) or IAT Level II certification (CASP+, CCNO Security, CISA, CISSP) DoD 857001.
  • M operating system certification for IAT Level II


    As the AWS Systems Engineer your primary responsibility is to provide expertise in the design, implementation, configuration, and optimization of our client's AWS cloud environment :

  • Analyze, design, implement, document, and maintain AWS cloud environment and cloud servers.
  • Maintain, monitor, and administer AWS environment to include EC2 instances, IAM, NACLs, Subnets, Security Groups, RDS, Lambda, VPN connections, CloudWatch, and CloudTrail.
  • Conduct testing and integration of applications / databases within AWS.
  • Analyzes AWS cloud requirements for organization and information systems and provides, in writing, recommended solutions for management's consideration.
  • Assess and resolve Tier 2 and Tier 3 operational and performance issues with the AWS cloud environment, working with vendor support or other organizations as needed.
  • Automate recurring AWS operations activities using Lambda or other scripting and tools.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance in the installation, configuration and implementation of cloud products and technologies.
  • Establish best practices for AWS cloud environment and implements appropriate use of AWS operational best practices.
  • Leverage AWS Cloud Cost Management and implement operational cost control mechanisms.
  • Develop contingency and recovery plans to ensure continuous availability and accessibility of AWS cloud services.
  • Implement security procedures and tools and liaise with Cloud service provider.
  • Create and maintain SOPS for Amazon Web Services systems administration
  • Ensure the rigorous application of information security and information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of systems administration services.
  • Maintain, monitor, and perform tuning (and load balancing) on the servers and maintain an instance maintenance log of all changes
  • Perform data backup and recovery, monitor and analyze audit logs, and report any irregularities.
  • Develop organizational units in Active Directory (AD) and managed user security with group policies.
  • Link to external organizations such as Joint Service Provider (JSP) / DISA for integration of infrastructure and implementation of security operations.
  • Support implementation of security and Computer Network Defense (CND) including environment security such as route tables, security groups, IP address management, SSL certificates, etc.
  • Andworx gets things done! We are a collaborative team of digital transformation experts and IT professionals who have an entrepreneurial mindset.

    We ignite the enthusiasm of our customers by delivering innovative, creative, and high-quality solutions, all paired with unparalleled services.

    We are a team of life-long learners who enjoy excelling, coaching, and mentoring. Together we celebrate our achievements and learn from our challenges as we grow through each experience as a team.

    Additional Information

    Andworx is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

    Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit and business need.

    COVID Policy : Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.

    Andworx participates in the E-Verify employment eligibility program.

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