Job Description :

Job Title: AWS Engineer/Applications Engineer I

Location: Denver, CO

Duration: 6 Months

Pay Rate: 58 - 63$/hr on C2C/1099

Note: Selected candidates need to be on board Onsite. They need to pick their on- boarding documents and equipment manually. No expenses will be paid for travelling

Job Description:

This role will lead and collaborate with the Project Vendor, the Solution Architect and the OIT AWS team, for the provisioning, testing, configuration, migration and management of the UIM project's AWS infrastructure. The candidate must have strong experience with AWS cloud technologies and AWS services. This role will be responsible for assisting with the administration, network, security, and access management within the AWS Virtual Private Clouds that host the UIM system. This position will work with the OIT cloud team to implement best practices for AWS services and help improve AWS knowledge transfer, and assist with importing orphaned AWS resources into management under standard Infrastructure as Code tooling. This position will also support data migration activities for the system that leverage legacy services and enable many endpoints receiving data via batch methods. The AWS Architect will partner with infrastructure, devops, and application teams to recognize existing guidelines, policies and standards to ensure the delivery of cloud solutions to solve complex problems. This role will also help implement standards, create detailed reference documentation, participate in service restoration activities, and mitigation of networking and communication issues

The ideal candidate will have:

Minimum of 5 years of Cloud architecture and management experience.

Architecture level knowledge of AWS.

Design, deployment, and life cycle support for AWS workspaces, Elastic Cloud Compute, Elastic Load Balancers, Simple Storage Service, Relational Database Services, Virtual Private Cloud, Cloudwatch, RDS, FSx, Certificate Manager, and Route 53

Demonstrated success planning and executing the migration of complex applications and infrastructure services.

Demonstrated experience with Infrastructure-As-Code and infrastructure deployment with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines

Creation of design documents/diagrams to show environment topology and data/process flows

Experience with disaster recovery planning, implementation, and testing

Experience analyzing and implementing cloud cost/performance optimization

Enabled and supported infrastructure for moving large amounts of data.

Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills to resolve complex problems.

Strong collaboration, communication and coordination skills to achieve optimal participation from project resources.

The AWS Architect will use appropriate and secure infrastructure practices to ensure the confidentiality, availability and integrity of the UIM systems and its data. The role will work directly with agency staff, vendors, and the OIT AWS support team in fulfilling and executing the requirements of assigned IT tasks. This work shall be performed in a way aligned with the technical strategy, business needs, contract requirements and within the OIT approved technical architecture. Preferred experience is the managing and leading the technical infrastructure for large projects leveraging AWS services. *AWS Solutions Architect Professional certification required.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to the work assignment, to include Computer Sciences, Computer Information Systems, Cybersecurity or other related technical degrees.

5 years of professional experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position to include AWS Engineering support in an Enterprise Environment.

Required/Desired Skills

Skill Matrix

Skill Matrix


Years of Experience

Overall IT Experience

Communication (1 - 10)

AWS Engineer - AWS Engineering support in an Enterprise Environment

Cloud - Cloud architecture and management experience


Testing - Experience with disaster recovery planning, implementation, and testing


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