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AWS Systems Engineer

AWS Systems Engineer

Location: Washington, DC

Clearance: Top Secret


Searching for a skilled candidate to provide system administration and O&M support for a production Windows application operating in multiple Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments . The successful candidate will be performing O&M support in AWS cloud environment using cutting edge technology. The developer will work in conjunction with other government and contractor developers to assist in all facets of development and O&M for the application. O&M support will include, but is not limited to, system patches and upgrades, and problem resolution. The employee will need to possess strong systems administration skills in a virtual environment. A successful candidate will need to possess a strong Computer Science background with either a Bachelors or Masters degree in this field.


  • Infrastructure architecture, systems engineering and administration. Responsible for analyzing and implementing security policies and requirements; troubleshooting and resolving system and application issues; monitoring application stability and vulnerability; Responsible for Windows upgrades to include patching and security upgrades

  • Designing and developing small to medium-scale virtual infrastructures environments using AWS technologies

  • Managing network protocols to integrate internal systems and applications with external network service providers

  • Operating, securing and maintaining multiple AWS VPC Windows virtual environments ensuring continuous operations and availability

  • Building, customizing, and deploying Windows AWS machine images (AMI), deploying EC2 instances, RDS MSSQL instances, security groups, NACLs, AWS Load Balancers (ALB), custom IAM Roles, S3 storage, CloudFormation stacks/templates, Lambda Functions, CMKs, and CloudWatch/CloudTrail services, and other AWS services as needed

  • Microsoft SQL Server to include building, deploying, upgrading and maintains multiple databases both stand-alone and mirrored RDS MSSQL databases

  • Windows Active Directory, DNS, IIS, and MSSQL server technologies

  • Network routing, subnetting, filtering and host-based firewall technologies

  • Implementing FISMA/DISA STIG security regulations, guidelines, and mitigation strategies

  • Implementing AWS security best practices

  • PowerShell scripting and system automation experience to include YAML or JSON scripting


  • 10 years of experience engineering hardware and designs for large-scale enterprise applications

  • 5 years experience with Microsoft Windows and Amazon Web Services (AWS) multiple virtual environments

  • Experience with PowerShell scripting, system automation, and infrastructure as code

  • 5 years experience coordinating activities of technology product and service vendors and leading technical infrastructure design activities

  • A TS clearance and SCI eligibility

ABBTECH is an EOE/Minorities/Women/Disabled Individuals/Veterans

Salary Range
$89,000.00 - $120,000.00
per Year
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Washington, DC, 20022, US