Amazon Web Services (AWS) Engineer

at Leidos
Location San Antonio, TX
Date Posted November 21, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Job Description:

Leidos has a career opportunity for an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Engineer at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX. Candidates must already possess a TS/SCI security clearance.

The AWS Engineer is responsible for 1) architecting advanced business enabling solutions for Air Force Commercial Cloud Services (AFC2S) teams utilizing services from IC ITE; 2) providing technical direction for AF customers migrating to C2S; 3) playing a key role in integrating all cloud solutions and strategies into the Risk Management Framework and overall business practices; 4) possessing the technical understanding to provide expert guidance about AWS, IC ITE GovCloud, IC ITE Commercial Cloud Services (C2S), and other federal government community or emerging cloud frameworks. 


- Current / Active TS/SCI security clearance

- DoD 8570 IAT Level II equivalent certification

- 4-8 years of experience with cloud services (Azure, AWS, etc)

- Experience designing, developing, deploying, testing in AWS architecture Advanced knowledge of AWS Services including: Management - CloudWatch (Events/Logs), IAM, CloudTrail, EC2 Systems Manager IaaS - EC2, VPC, EBS, ELB, KMS, Config, SNS, SQS, SES, SWF, S3, Glacier Data Management - Redshift, RDS, EMR, Data Pipeline, Kinesis, DynamoDB Other - Server Migration, Storage Gateway

- Hands-on experiences with CloudFormation and Lambda Proficiency and experience with AWS developer tools and workflows (AWSCLI, CloudFormation, etc.)

- Demonstrate experience in transitioning large, complex applications to IC ITE Development, Test, and Production environments

- Experience in deploying enterprise services such as Domain Name System (DNS), Directory Services, and Host Base Security System (HBSS)

- 4 - 8 years of System Administration experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Amazon Linux, and Windows OS

- A team player capable of high performance and flexibility in a dynamic working environment

-Bachelor’s degree (or 4 years of experience in lieu of degree).

Desired Qualifications:

- Special Access Program (SAP) experience

- Experience with programming and infrastructure automation (JSON, YAML, Python)

- AWS associate level certification or above

- Other industry certifications a plus

- Strong Linux knowledge

- Familiarity with cloud data and computing concepts

- Excellent briefing and writing skills

- Experience implementing Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) for various systems

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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