Cloud Engineer

    • Herndon, VA


Who we are
Smartronix is a U.S. based, highly regarded information technology (IT) and engineering solutions provider specializing in Cloud Solutions, Cyber Security, Systems Integration, Worldwide C5ISR and Data Analytics, and Mission-Focused Engineering. Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Maryland, Smartronix has more than 10 operating offices with approximately 800 employees at strategic locations worldwide. Across today's demanding and ever-changing technology and warfare landscapes, we continue to provide innovative, secure, and agile solutions that transform and modernize operations and contribute to our national security and well-being.

Who Are Our Employees?
Our employees are encouraged to think big and collaborate every day. We ensure that each employee is not only aware of our strategic vision; they are a part of it. This is because we know that our employees are critical components to the company's ever-growing success. Committed to ensuring the highest levels of customer satisfaction, Smartronix is structured around the programs and technologies we support to provide optimal and seamless operations. Due to our talented workforce, we have maintained a reputation for excellence, helping to assure the missions of our Department of Defense, Public Sector, Fortune 1000, and other Government and commercial customers.
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Who we are looking for
We are seeking a driven and talented Cloud Engineer, with a DevOps or development background, to join our thriving Cloud Services business unit and work with some of the best Cloud Architects and Cloud Engineers in the market. This individual will bring a passion for technology, a strong technical skill set, and proven experience in the DevOps or development space. #CJPOST
What to expect

  • Be a positive force within the team
  • Be ready to roll up your sleeves
  • Work effectively within a delivery-centric professional services organization
  • Navigate client-facing engagements and work in tandem with other vendors
  • Support execution activities across the full project lifecycle
  • Contribute to technical discussions both internally and with customer or vendor teams
  • Focus on cloud-native services and optimizing the customer landscape through adoption of these services
  • Define and engineer solution capabilities that satisfy customer business drivers / requirements and meet service delivery objectives
  • Produce Infrastructure as Code artifacts
  • Build and use CI/CD pipelines
  • Take on serverless or container-based solution development
  • Produce high-quality, well-written technical documentation, including design plans, implementation diagrams, data flow mappings, and as-built documents
  • Take ownership of solutions, assignments, actions items and issues, and remain accountable for their completion
  • Work effectively with other team members, customers and key stakeholders and foster team success
  • Provide transparent and regular status updates in requested format
  • Be willing to learn, collaborate, contribute and improve
  • Achieve and maintain AWS or other cloud certification levels
What you need to succeed
  • A "sure can!" attitude
  • Bachelors degree in a technical discipline
  • 3+ years of experience in a role that encompasses both software development and systems engineering
  • Ability to dissect a technical architectures into engineering plans and development tasks
  • Ability to develop and deploy Production-ready AWS solutions through Infrastructure as Code
  • Experience writing Terraform and AWS CloudFormation templates
  • Experience developing DevOps solutions from scratch using tools such as Ansible, Jenkins, Packer, AWS Code* and related products
  • Ability to build code pipelines and support deployment activities
  • Ability to write scripts in Javascript, Bash, Python, or similiar
  • A good understanding of foundational cloud components (e.g.: VPN, Direct Connect, IAM, CloudWatch, "cross account" capabilities)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytic, organization, presentation, customer service and facilitation skills
What would set you apart
  • Experience working across multiple vendors or directly with customer teams in support of common goals
  • Hands-on experience writing and deploying AWS Lambda functions
  • Experience writing or modifying Puppet code
  • Basic knowledge of containers and related services
  • Basic knowledge of serverless architecture patterns (or AWS Serverless Application Model) and their components

Check out the Smartronix Cloud Assuredâ„¢ website for more information on our end to end cloud solutions & capabilities:


Travel Requirements Up to 25%

Clearance Level Required 02. Public Trust

US Citizenship Required Yes

Category Cloud

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

Smartronix is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation. Smartronix is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


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