Leidos is hiring a
AWS Cloud Engineer

Arlington, Texas, United States 🇺🇸

Full-time, Onsite

$81.3K - $146.9K / Year

AWS ☁️Ansible 🤖Cloud Architecture 🏛️

The Enterprise and Cyber Solutions (E&CS) Operation within Leidos’ Defense Group is seeking an experienced AWS Cloud Engineer to support the Compartmented Enterprise Services Office (CESO) Task Order for the GIG Service Management – Operations II (GSM-O II) contract.   This person should be a seasoned, self-motivated, and professional with at least 5 years of hands-on engineering and administration experience in virtualized Information Technology environments.  A skilled technician knowledgeable and experienced in infrastructure as code environments, automating patches and system configurations, and with designing and engineering commercial cloud environments, architectures, and designs.   

This position is based in Arlington, VA and is 100% on-site.


Provide continuous development and continuous integration to include operational engineering and integration, release management, implementation & migration, and training & knowledge transfer.

  • Design, build, and maintain capabilities utilizing the current Amazon C2S enabled architectures and tools to include Ansible, Cloud Formations, JMETER, EC2, ELB, RDS, Lambda, Terraform, and S3.
  • Document and deliver an approach for automated acceptance testing, including tools and processes
  • Document and deliver an approach for automated integration and regression testing, including tools and processes
  • Manage and sustain the integration and testing environments on the unclassified and classified infrastructure both on premise and in the cloud to validate all capabilities and technologies prior to being deployed on the production environment.
  • Stage new and upgraded services components or services to integration and testing environment.
  • Develop any required scripts associated with the scope of operational procedures
  • Perform modifications and adjustments to new and upgraded services components or services as a result of testing and validate results.
  • Improve and sustain the unclassified and classified CESO environments. Mature and engineer improvements to the cloud infrastructure and architecture to support continuous development and continuous integration utilizing modern practices and tools.
  • Maintain documentation of code developed in support of CESO environments.
  • Participate in the release management process.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must currently have a TS/SCI with the ability to obtain and maintain a CI Poly.
  • BA/BS and 5+ years of relevant experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • 4 years’ extensive experience in Cloud Technologies and infrastructure-as-code concepts.
  • 4 years’ experience in implementing Amazon C2S enabled architectures and tools to include Ansible, Cloud Formations, Terraform, JMETER, EC2, ELB, RDS, Lambda, Puppet, Docker, GIT and S3.
  • 4 years’ Experience Leveraging Object Oriented Programing (OOP) programming. ( Python, Rudy, Java, Php)
  • IAT Level II Baseline Certification (e.g. CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, SSCP)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experienced with DISA and DISA’s support to mission partners


Original Posting Date:

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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