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Location: Englewood, CO
Job Type: Contract to Hire
Job Code: JPC - 432

Job Description

Job Title: AWS Senior Principal Cloud Engineer

Location: Englewood, CO

CTH– 3 Months – Must be able to convert after 90 days

Visa– Any as long as they can convert to full-time within 90 days



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide AWS Infrastructure and Systems Administration functions to include support of products and services such as IAM, EC2, S3, AWS Networking & Content delivery (VPC, IGW, NGW, ALB, NLB, CloudFront, etc.) and core Security: Security Groups, Guard Duty, Cloud Trail, Config and WAF
  • Assist with the design and development of a multi-account, multi-region, highly available and highly automated AWS environment to support full software development life cycle and production of mission-critical applications (Control Tower, Organizations and Landing Zone Knowledge, CloudFormation / Terraform)
  • Understand and contribute to the creation of system support documents and operational procedures
  • Proactively mitigate business service disruptions with designed redundancy, backups, and highly available solutions. Maintain a highly available production infrastructure. Provide application support for product customers
  • Reactively troubleshoot outages, perform root cause analysis, and execute continual service improvements.



Experience and Requirements:

  • Knowledge of security technologies such as SIEM, Firewall, DLP and hybrid/Cloud Security environments (Elastic Search, Logz.io, McAfee CASB, Palo Alto Prisma)
  • Will have considerable AWS and Linux skills, as well we DevOps skills around CI/CD and experience with tools such as GitLab (deploying using runners, etc.)
  • Working knowledge and experience with project and portfolio management tools, preferably Service Now, Microsoft Project, and/or Jira
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels


  • 8+ years working with all core AWS Infrastructure Services
  • 3-5 years working with AWS Security, and fluency with the AWS APIs/command-line tools
  • Experience implementing /maintaining security for cloud-based systems /applications in AWS
  • Experience writing SOPs, system requirements, and other technical documents
  • Experience centrally monitoring systems for alerts and incident management functions
  • Incident response on Cloud, investigation on security issues
  • Scripting language experience (Python, Javascript, etc.), Strong working knowledge of AWS automation tools such as CloudFormation / Terraform. Working knowledge of RDS databases
  • Should possess one or more of the following certifications – AWS Certification(s) Solutions Architect, DevOps, SysOps and/or Security Architect; CISSP, SANS GCIH, or Vendor Certifications
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