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Jonathan Thomas Associate Account Manager

Phone Work (480) 702-2080
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Job Info

Category Contract
Employment Type W2 Contract
Compensation $0.00 - $0.00
Location United States, California - 92127

Client Introduction

Are you interested in working for a place with a busy environment working with great people. Are you interested in working in a fast paced position from home? Do you want to work with one of the best product based companies in the country? Do you have experience with FedRamp? Do you want to work with a company that you know is safe and wont be bought out any time soon? Our client is currently running interviews in the next 2 weeks and we are currently filling those interview blocks for them! 7 spots left! This position provides a great opportunity for learning new skills and meeting new people from the comfort of your home office. This role will be temporarily remote.

Our client helps businesses unlock value by turning data into their greatest asset. They are the cloud data analytics platform company, built for a hybrid multi-cloud reality, solving the world's most complex data challenges at scale. Collectively, they endeavor to serve equal parts innovator and contributor. Because their mission isn’t just about the collection of data – it’s about revolutionizing the future of transportation to save lives, optimizing energy costs to make the planet a cleaner place, and using data to predict and identify cancer risks.

Job Description

Our client is seeking a DevOps Engineer to join their Cloud organization and leverage their technical acumen to design, develop, implement, and support their federal government Cloud solutions.

This role is open to US citizens residing within the US only.

Job Responsibilities

Responsible for supporting Identify and Access Management (IAM) and Privileged Access Management (PAM) in accordance with FedRAMP, and NIST 800.53 standards

Improve system monitoring and observability through log analysis, dashboard creation, and automated alerts based on established service level objectives (SLO) and service level agreements (SLA)

Work with Cloud and security architecture teams in specifying technical requirements to support shared components deployed according to DoD RMF and Mil-Spec requirements

Build automation frameworks and systems to improve time to delivery using modern CI/CD systems

Review and update the FedRAMP System Security Plan (SSP), policies, and procedures as needed

Perform and improve operational functions, such as reliability and maintenance of productions systems

Identify opportunities to leverage automation to improve security and build the tools necessary to execute improvements

Participate in on-call for escalated support of production customer and systems


Meet the requirements needed to obtain a US Security Clearance

5+ years of Cloud Operations / Engineering experience 
3+ years of experience with a strong focus on automation in a large-scale SaaS environment
Strong knowledge of NIST 800-30, 800-37, 800-53, and FIPS 140.2 publications

Previous experience working within government compliance standards including FedRAMP, FISMA, and DoD RMF required

Strong hands-on system administrator experience on public cloud platforms on at least one of the big three (Google Cloud, AWS, and Azure) required 

Experience with automated configuration management and deployment using tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and Python required 

Experience with automated test and build systems such as Jenkins, Maven, Ant preferred
Experience with Monitoring and reporting tools such as DataDog, New Relic, Nagios, and Graphite 

Experience working in a hybrid environment preferred 
CCSP, PCI QSA, CISSP, or CISA certifications a plus

Required Experience

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related field preferred  

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