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AWS Cloud Engineer

Coalfire Systems
Reston, VA 20191
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Coalfire Systems

Coalfire is an EEO employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to respecting one another, embracing individual differences, and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

AWS Cloud Engineer


Job ID: 2020-3412
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Solutions Engineering
Reston Office


Coalfire is the cybersecurity advisor that helps private and public sector organizations avert threats, close gaps, and effectively manage risk. Our professionals are among the most talented in the industry, and each and every day, they strive to provide the unbiased assessments, advice, and innovative solutions that help our clients meet their specific challenges and build long-term strategies to protect their organizations. For nearly 20 years, weve been on the cutting-edge of one of the worlds most important industries and were committed to making the world a safer place by solving our clients toughest security challenges.

Were growing rapidly and are currently seeking an AWS Cloud Engineer to support Product Development Team in our Reston, Va office.


This person is passionate about technology, curious, creative, and embraces challenges. Stays updated on new products and technology. Has hands-on experience with building and maintaining cloud-based environments. Has the ability to collaborate with peers and senior business minds to turn their visions into compelling solutions.

  • Develop cutting edge designs, architectures, and deployments across a myriad of technology stacks in leading cloud providers (e.g., AWS, Azure, and GCP) using Infrastructure-as-Code, automated orchestration, and configuration management techniques
  • Research and develop proof-of-concepts projects to validate new solutions
  • Partner with leading Cloud Service Provider (CSPs) and enterprises to meet security goals and pave the way for digital transformation and modernization
  • Conduct testing and data reviews to evaluate the effectiveness of current security measures
  • Author and peer review of detailed design documentation
  • Develop and deliver thought leadership pieces (blogs, webinars, speaking engagements, etc.)


  • BS or above in related Information Technology field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2+ years of directly relevant systems engineering and architecture experience including requirements definition, architecture development, development of use cases and stories, and systems integration & test
  • 2+ years of experience supporting cloud architecture, design, implementation, operations and automation in AWS
  • 1+ years of experience with Infrastructure-as-Code and orchestration/automation tools
  • 1+ years of hands-on experience with Terraform is required
  • 1+ years of hands-on experience working with AWS platform capabilities and core services (EC2, S3, IAM, Lambda, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of with AWS native container technologies (EKS, ECR, Fargate, etc.)
  • Flexibility and a desire to learn new tools, technologies and paradigms
  • Experience working within a small technical team (3-5) individuals using Agile product development methodologies
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills in a dynamic environment
  • Effective documentation skills, to include technical diagrams and written descriptions
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with professional attitude and demeanor
  • Critical thinking, and ability to balance security requirements with mission needs
  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently and accurately in a dynamic and fluid environment
  • Cloud-based certification (AWS Solutions Architect Associate or Professional)



Posted: 2020-09-22 Expires: 2020-10-23

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