AWS Cloud Engineer

Fairfax, VA

AWS Cloud Engineer

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Position ID: J0524-1315

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

We are seeking AWS Cloud Engineers who are passionate about solving challenging client problems with emerging technology solutions. As a CGI AWS Cloud Engineer, you will be joining the International Affairs (IAF) group to support the mission of U.S. security, economic well-being, and world-wide relations. Working with various clients in the US federal space, IAF supports missions that foster national security, foreign relations and resilient democratic societies. Since 1976, CGI has partnered with the U.S. federal government to support a wide variety of organizations and unique missions building solutions that support clients around the world.

This position is located in our USA VA Fairfax -- USAVAFAI01 office with work performed at client site in Washington, D.C.; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Apply problem solving skills to modernize overall technology solutions that will directly impact client missions.

• Develop, coordinate, and administrate AWS infrastructure.

• Participate in technical architecture solution efforts by interfacing with feature and product teams to understand business needs, working alongside functional team members.

• Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities with the ability to support multiple work streams and drive assimilation of new techniques and solutions.

• Participate in team problem solving efforts and offer ideas to solve client issues.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

An interim Secret clearance is required to begin working onsite with our client, and a Secret clearance must be maintained throughout the project duration. Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or a related discipline.

• Knowledge of networking concepts such as Ports/Protocols/IP.

• Ability to troubleshoot common VPC infrastructure issues in regards to Network ACLs, Security Groups, Direct Connect, VPC Peering, and Transit Gateway.

• Experience deploying and maintaining solutions built on AWS IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service), and SaaS (Software as a Service) offerings.

• Knowledge of AWS Security and Management Services (CloudTrail, CloudWatch, KMS, IAM).

• Understanding AWS storage concepts related to EBS and S3.

• Understanding of serverless compute solutions through the use of Lambda.

• Knowledge of Git for source code version control.

• Good working knowledge of using Infrastructure as Code (AWS CloudFormation, AWS CDK, Pulumi, Terraform) to design and deploy resources.

• Knowledge of at least one programming language (C#, Go, Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, Python, Ruby,etc) or shell scripting language (POSIX shell/Bash, PowerShell, etc.)

• Ability to develop and contribute while working seamlessly via collaboration tools.

• Ability to learn quickly, adapt to new technology, and keep current with industry certifications.

• Understanding of Agile and DevOps methods and mindset.

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required:

Preferred Certifications:

AWS Cloud Practitioner

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and license and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $76,300.00 - $165,200.00.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company.

CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive compensation

• Comprehensive insurance options

• Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan

• Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time

• Paid maternity and parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

• Member assistance and wellness programs

Due to the nature of this government contract, US Citizenship is required.




  • Analytical Thinking

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, 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, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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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. Dependent upon role and/or federal government security clearance requirements, and in accordance with applicable laws, some background investigations may include a credit check. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

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.