AWS Cloud Engineer


AWS Cloud Engineer


Position Description:

  • At CGI Federal's Emerging Solutions Group, we are looking for AWS Cloud Engineers to deliver IT excellence and create innovative solutions in the Cloud.
  • Work with fellow AWS and Azure architects and engineers to create solutions, automation and applications.
  • Leverage AWS services and APIs to create cloud native applications to support clients and ESG’s MSP practice that can scale across accounts.
  • This role will be split between client delivery and development efforts.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Become subject matter exports and evangelize the latest technologies and tools to provide better efficiency and solution to other teams.
  • Build and configure build plans, code pipelines and create automated solutions that can be re-used
  • Design and implement secure solutions and architectures for cloud, multiple cloud and hybrid to support clients, delivery teams, and Managed Service Provider (MSP)/Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) practices.
  • Document all configuration, management and optimization changes to the cloud environment
  • Implementing cloud governance, build, deployment and monitoring standards for the clients
  • Support federal clients in AWS deployments, migrations, operations and maintenance activities.


Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • 3-5 years of experience with AWS Cloud
  • Ability to convert requirements, documentation and diagrams into deployable templates and code to execute the Cloud Architect’s vision of the solution
  • Embrace and focus on emerging technology and evangelize to the technical teams and projects
  • 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 at least one programming language (C#, Go, Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, Python, Ruby, etc.) or shell scripting language (POSIX shell/Bash, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Git for source code version control and orchestration deployment using CI/CD pipelines
  • Needs to have the ability to develop and contribute while working seamlessly in a distributed team via collaboration tools
  • Must own ability to learn fast, adapt to new technology and keep current with industry certifications
  • Understanding of Agile and DevOps methods and mindset
  • Using Infrastructure as Code (AWS CloudFormation, AWS CDK, Pulumi, Terraform) to deploy resources


  • AWS Certified Developer – Associate, AWS Certified SysOp Administrator - Associate or AWS Certified Solution Architect - Associate and Security+ or higher Certifications
  • AWS Security and Management Services (Certificate Manager, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, Config, GuardDuty, KMS, IAM, Security Hub, Secrets Manager)
  • Bachelor level technical degree or equivalent experience; Computer Science or Engineering background preferred
  • Developing Serverless applications leveraging AWS services (DynamoDB, Event Bridge, Lambda, S3, SQS, SNS)
  • Experience in supporting container-based applications, microservices patterns and API`s in AWS (Docker, AWS ECS, AWS ECR, AWS Fargate, AWS EKS, Kubernetes)
  • Knowledge of at least one of federal compliance standards (CMMC, DoD SRG, DoD STIGs, FedRAMP and NIST) is preferred.
  • Knowledge of cloud networking patterns and services, such as load balancing, overlay networking, VPN and multi-datacenter networking
  • Knowledge with Configuration as Code tools/services (Puppet, Ansible or AWS SSM) for orchestration of EC2 OS level configuration and compliance
  • Understanding and desire to work with AI (Artificial Intelligence), ML (Machine Learning) and Big Data services and solutions.

Additional Requirements:

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


  • Agile & DevOps
  • AWS Technical Professional
  • Continuous Integration
  • Infrastructure as a Code

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: August 19, 2022
Application Deadline: October 19, 2022
Job Type: Full-time