AWS Engineer (Sr.) - U.S. Citizenship Required


AWS Engineer (Sr.) - U.S. Citizenship Required


Position Description:

  • CGI Federal has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. AWS Engineer. In this position, you will work with multiple IT disciplines in shaping, executing and sustaining the Cloud/Hosting strategy for a shared service platform focused on identifying and mitigating a wide range of cyber risks.
  • You will work closely with the Cloud Architecture and Operations teams to support the client’s mission, priorities, and unique challenges.
  • You will also support the implementation of cyber security COTS offerings focusing on next generation security solutions and technologies.
  • This position is located in our Lafayette, LA office; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable.
  • You will be required to be in our Lafayette, LA office two days per week.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Design and develop automated deployment and patching systems across multiple baselines (machine images and containers) that support an AWS based shared services platform for a broad spectrum of users and initiatives.
  • Work with emerging and innovative technologies to develop solutions supporting innovation efforts around data analysis, process improvement, machine learning and other software and systems that support the client’s mission.
  • Support users by establishing environments, support configuration changes and updates.
  • Proactively communicate and coordinate with multiple project teams.


Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Due to the nature of the contract requirements, US citizenship and successful passing of CGI background check is required prior to beginning work. In addition, candidates must have ability to obtain and maintain a DHS EOD/Public Trust clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and a minimum of 5 years of related experience; or a master’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of related experience.
  • Experience working in a DevSecOps environment.
  • Multiple professional program certifications in cloud, information systems security, or in other related fields, are strongly encouraged.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification.
  • Experience using Infrastructure as Code/automation technologies (Ansible/Terraform/CloudFormation) for Infrastructure Automation, Infrastructure Capacity Monitoring and Automated Scaling solutions.
  • 2+ years of Hands-on Experience in design, development and maintenance of AWS Glue jobs for targeted Data Transformation processes that include Extract, Transform and Load (ETL).
  • Ability to design and build Data Pipelines using AWS Glue, AWS Glue Studio
  • Ability to create and manage AWS Glue Data Catalog
  • Experience in data read/write using AWS Glue from multiple data sources including Apache Parquet files
  • Experience designing and/or implementing cloud-based and / or cloud-native solutions in production workloads.
  • 1+ years of Experience in building and deploying Applications using AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK)
  • Experience functioning in a DevSecOps practice using CI/CD automations.
  • 1+ years of hands-on experience designing and implementing container (Docker) solutions on Kubernetes or Amazon ECS.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the development of client deliverables and technical content.


  • Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute
  • Amazon Simple Storage Service
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Amazon Relational Database Svc
  • Amazon Simple Email Service

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: May 28, 2024
Application Deadline: July 29, 2024
Job Type: Full-time