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AWS Cloud Engineer - Advisory Services

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AWS Cloud Engineer - Advisory Services
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McLean,  VA
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AWS Cloud Engineer – Advisory Services

Tyson’s Corner, VA



Talent Orchard has been contracted to support a Big Four professional services firm in their search to add an AWS Cloud Engineer to their Advisory Services Sector. Initially this individual will be tasked with building a tool the firm will use internally, but will ultimately be used for external clients.



  • System design and implementation for cloud platforms (IaaS, PaaS) with focus on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Work with architects and engineers to establish baseline environments and help support ongoing operations
  • Support application developers with continuous integration and deployment
  • Build and maintain automation scripts for code/technical configurations to support project requirements
  • Participate in system controls implementation and testing as appropriate
  • Assist support engineers in troubleshooting issues and other quality assurance steps as requested
  • Prototype/POC development to enable client specific and general go-to market solutions



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
  • 4+ years hands on experience with Windows and Linux system administration and cloud management tools
  • 2+ years’ experience using AWS EC2, S3, Elastic IPs, EBS, Security Groups, VPC, RDS
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Bash, Shell, Ruby or Python
  • Understanding of version control systems (Perforce, SVN, Git, etc.), including branching and merging strategies
  • Experience working with automation tools (Chef, Puppet, etc.) and Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins, etc.)
  • U.S. citizenship required


Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with GovCloud and/or AWS Certifications is a plus



Talent Orchard LLC is an SBA (8A), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business, and Woman Business Enterprise Certified firm that provides the following services to clients in the commercial and public service sectors:

  •  Human Capital
  •  Professional Services
  •  Accounting/Audit Readiness
  •  Network/Cyber Security & IT Infrastructure
  • Software Development/Engineering

Established in 2010, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery.

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