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CGI Federal has an exciting opportunity for a DevSecOps AWS Engineer supporting our DHS CDM DEFEND program. This person will have a strong security focus and extensive experience to help with DevOps security initiatives and implement best practices in the areas of infrastructure, network security, and secure coding, as well as compliance and policy. The individual in this role will be part of an agile team and work closely with the Solution Architect and AWS Architecture team.
Your future duties and responsibilities
• Implementing several common Continuous Deployment use cases using AWS technologies, including blue/green deployment and A/B testing.
• Providing detailed specifications for proposed solutions including materials, effort and time necessary.
• Responsible for automating platform deployments, including DEV, TEST and PROD.
• Providing hands-on support for CI/CD and other automation initiatives (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Bamboo, Jenkins or similar technologies).
• Deploy updates, fixes and patches as needed.
• Distinguishing between the array of application deployment technologies available on AWS (including AWS CodeDeploy, AWS Opsworks, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Amazon EC2 Container Service and Amazon EC2 Container Registry) and decide which technology best fits a given scenario.
• Report on analytics regarding software and hardware usage.
• Monitor all systems for health (e.g. Datadog, New Relic, etc.).
• Assist other engineers in creating practical demonstrations of proposed solutions and demonstrating them to other members of various teams.
• Provide Level 2 technical support.
• Perform root cause analysis for production errors
• Develop scripts/tools to automate duties where possible.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.
• Candidates must have ability to obtain and maintain a DHS EOD/Public Trust clearance.
• Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of relevant experience.
• Solid understanding of and experience with provisioning and managing infrastructure as well as applications in cloud environments, preferably in AWS.
• Experience with identifying and implementing automation for CI/CD.
• Experience with scripting in Bash, Python, Groovy or Ruby.
• Experience with open technologies like Jenkins, Gradle, Maven, DevSecOps and related Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools, including Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Jenkins, GitHub, Puppet, Git and others.
• Experience working with XML, JSON and YAML for configuration.
• Experience working in an Agile environment.
• Understanding of federal cybersecurity guidance such as NIST SP 800-37, Guide for Applying the Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems: a Security Life Cycle Approach and NIST 800-137, Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) for Federal Information Systems and Organizations.
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