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AWS Cloud Engineer

Centreville, VA 20121
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Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Parsons is seeking a Senior Software Engineer / Cloud Engineer with a focus on migrating existing applications to the cloud, particularly the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Government instance. The role involves leading an effort to develop a repeatable process for the containerization and deployment of software components to AWS. The candidate will work with the team to inform the development of a comprehensive deployment strategy. The systems are developed at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ as part of the U.S. Army's network modernization effort.


  • Participate in and/or conduct Technical Exchange Meetings (TEMs)
  • Develop a deployment strategy utilizing AWS managed services, custom-developed containers, and Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) instances
  • Codify deployment of software components, managed services, and infrastructure
  • Collaborate with system software subject matter experts


  • 5+ years of experience working in a professional cloudenvironment
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, or a closely related field
  • A minimum of 3 years AWS experience, preferable with GovCloud
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain and Secret clearance
  • Experience configuring and using AWS managed services (RDS, Fargate, Cloudwatch, Load balancers)
  • Familiarity with infrastructure as code (Cloudformation, TerraForm, etc.)
  • Experience using Docker containers

Preferred/Desired Skills:

  • Experience working in a secure, Department of Defense or similar environment
  • One or more AWS certifications
  • Certifications in Linux, Microsoft, networking, or security
  • Experience using and/or maintaining Atlassian tools (e.g., Jira, Bitbucket/Git, Jenkins, Confluence, Nexus)
  • Working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare, or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of Linux, Windows, and scripting

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $130,000.00.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.


Posted: 2021-09-24 Expires: 2021-11-14

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Centreville, VA 20121

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