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AWS Cloud Native Developer - Remote

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AWS Cloud Native Developer - Remote

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud

City: Remote, US United States

Position ID: J1221-3384

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

At CGI Federal's Emerging Solutions Group, we are looking for engineers with a passion for security. The Cloud Security Engineers will focus on developing secure solutions, automating compliance and security for AWS, Azure and microservice applications. As a technical member of the cloud architect and engineering group, you will work closely with the Cloud Security Architect, AWS and Azure engineering teams to develop compliance as code to reduce the manual toil of federal compliance, increase security in the cloud and innovation on security. .

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Architect, build, implement, and scale cross-account or multi-cloud serverless solutions to support clients, delivery teams, and Managed Service Provider (MSP)/Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) practices.

• Create, update, maintain and expand the functionality CI/CD pipelines

• Design and deploy applications with containers, microservice orchestration tools and serverless technologies using modern serverless and container frameworks and IaC

• Help build cloud, microservice and serverless strategies and reference architectures for clients and CGI projects.

• Modernize and transform legacy monolith applications into cloud-native solutions (serverless or container-based).

• Mentor and coach others in cloud architecture and cloud-native development domains.

• Protype, create proof of concepts, test and demo out new functionality, solution and services to engineering teams and stakeholders.

• Work with proposal teams in designing cloud-native serverless or container-based solutions to meet Federal client requirements following industry best practices, FedRAMP compliance, and security-first design principles.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 5+ years of experience with AWS Cloud and development

• Detailed understanding of AWS core Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Function as a Service (FaaS) capabilities, features, and services and/or detailed understanding of cloud-native reference architectures.

• Detailed understanding of AWS core security and identity capabilities, features, and services including IAM and Cognito including SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) federation.

• Experience designing and implementing end-to-end event-driven serverless solutions with AWS services (Lambda, API Gateway, EventBridge, DynamoDB, Fargate, S3, SQS, SNS, etc.) and third-party REST APIs.

• Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines, including automation and standard deployment models (canary, blue/green, etc.).

• Experience designing and implementing serverless, AWS-native web application frontends (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.) and backends (API Gateway, Lambda, DynamoDB, etc.).

• Experience with NoSQL data modeling for AWS-native serverless data backends (DynamoDB).

• Experience implementing Infrastructure as Code (IaC) on AWS (CloudFormation, CDK, Terraform, etc.).

• Experience implementing CI/CD pipelines in Jenkins or AWS-native services (CodeBuild, CodePipeline, and CodeDeploy).

• Knowledge of Git for source code version control and Atlassian APIs (Jira, Bitbucket, and Confluence) for automation.

• Experience in Python. Working knowledge of at least other one high-level programming language (C#, Go, Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, Ruby, etc.) is a plus.

• Working knowledge of the command-line on at least one major operating system (Linux or Windows).

• Working knowledge of at least one shell scripting language (POSIX shell/Bash, PowerShell, etc.).


• Bachelor level technical degree or equivalent experience; Computer Science or Engineering background preferred

• Certifications - AWS Certified Developer Associate, AWS Certified DevOps Professional, and Security• Experience implementing and desire to become SME (Subject Matter Expert) on AWS AI, ML and Big Data services

• Familiarity with container orchestration (Docker, ECS, Kubernetes, EKS, etc.) and building container-based CI/CD and development environments.

• Experience in working with FedRAMP complaint projects

• Experience monitoring and troubleshooting event-driven serverless AWS solutions (CloudWatch, X-Ray, etc.).

• Experience with Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) programming in PySpark on AWS (Glue, EMR, etc.).

• Familiarity with code quality analysis tooling for at least one high-level programming language (linters, static analyzers, security scanners, style checkers, formatters, etc.).

• Familiarity with unit testing and test-driven development (TDD) in at least one high-level programming language.

Additional Requirements:

• Due to the nature of the government contracts we support, US Citizenship is required.

Est. Salary/Hourly Range (Colorado Only): $75,000 - 125,000*

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.



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