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AWS Cloud Administrator

Reston, VA 20190

Posted: 01/18/2019 Specialty: IT Infrastructure Job Number: 9102


Our direct client, one of the nation’s largest technology and consulting firms, is looking for an experienced AWS Cloud Administrator. Featured in the Fortune Magazine Top 10 list of the most admired companies in the world, our integrator partner’s focus is on Federal Government modernization programs. As an AWS System Administrator, you will support the transition of a mission-critical application to AWS GovCloud. You will be responsible for management and monitoring of AWS Development, QA and Production environment.

This long-term Federal project is located in Reston, VA, and is metro accessible. The program offers a fast-paced work environment, where team members are passionate about their work and the Agency’s mission. If this exciting project sounds interesting to you, apply with us today.


Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain the necessary clearance.


  • Perform systems administration functions on Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud infrastructure
  • Maintain and create new cloud compute instances, storage, and other cloud services required to support development team


  • Experience with:
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud infrastructure System Administration
    • Redhat OpenShift in AWS
    • Cloud Monitoring experience with CloudWatch and NagioXI
    • DevSecOps Experience with Jenkins, Docker, Fortify (installation)
    • Terraform Scripts
    • AWS with Elasticsearch, MySQL RDS, Oracle RDS
  • AWS SysOps Certification
  • Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain the necessary clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Federal Security Authorization for AWS-based systems 
  • Experience with networking experience with DHS OneNet and AWS GovCloud

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1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects, and a list of exciting clients.
2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard, we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."
3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism, and trust.
4. We Care About You – We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field.


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