Cloud Engineer (Remote) (Ability to obtain Secret) (2006)

SMX Remote
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November 19, 2022
Jackson, MS

Cloud Engineer (Remote) (Ability to obtain Secret) (2006)at SMX(View all jobs) (~~~/)

United States

SMX is seeking a driven and talented Cloud Engineer to join our thriving Cloud Services business unit. This role is 100% remote. This individual will help deploy, configure AWS services in alignment with DoD requirements. Services are focused on AWS native services and will focus on items surrounding EC2, S3s, centralized logging, networking, security and dashboards.

The individual will be capable of working independently in the role when needed, able to act with a sense of urgency, and willing to contribute as an active member of the SMX Cloud community. A strong focus on quality, communication, customer success, and results, the individual will be working alongside some of the best Cloud technologists in the market, jointly driving to successful project execution.


  • Participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed to meet customer's needs;

  • Coordinate coding, testing, implementation, and documentation of solutions

  • Advise on ways to improve applications by leveraging AWS and or other cloud services, which result in cost savings or functionality improvement;

  • Analyze, define, and document requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware, and operating system environment

  • Provide implementation guidance based on best practices to the team throughout the life cycle of the project.

  • Define and document cloud solution architecture(s) including technical designs and diagrams;

  • Build and deploy production systems in AWS;

Required Skills and Experience

  • Position is 100% remote

  • Ability to obtain Secret clearance

  • Possesses or is able to obtain an Associate Level AWS Certification within 90 days

  • Must have AWS Experience and certification is highly preferred.

  • 5+ years of experience and knowledge of AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, and Git;

  • Experience with Jenkins or Maven, Git/version control, NoSQL databases (mongoDB);

  • Familiar with data structures, schemas, and infrastructure;

  • In-depth knowledge of AWS services and hands-on experience in AWS provisioning;

  • 5+ years of experience in development of network and system management solutions;

  • Front-end and back-end design, development, automation, and testing;

  • Strong understanding of Cloud-based application deployment architectures;

  • 3+ years experience with event-driven architectures and RESTful API design

Desired Skills and Experience

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate or Professional

  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate or Professional

  • Excellent leadership, peer management, and communication skills;

  • Interest in being involved internally and growing a small business (entrepreneurial spirit);



Our tradition of delivering innovative, technical solutions dates back to 1995, however, you may know us better by one of our legacy company names: Trident Technologies, Smartronix, Datastrong or C2S Consulting Group. With the support of OceanSound Partners, our private equity investment sponsor, we began operating as one business starting in 2019 and became SMX in 2021. We operate in close proximity to our clients around the globe and have core locations in Alabama, California, DC Metro, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

Today, as SMX, we are one team and together empower government and commercial enterprises to become more effective, innovative, and resilient, no matter what challenges they face.

SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Vaccination within 60-days of hire, or an approved accommodation, is a requirement of the position per Executive Order 14042 (unless precluded by State law). If a candidate is not vaccinated, they may request an accommodation once offered the position, and the accommodation must be granted prior to the employee starting in the position. Candidate will have 60 days to get vaccinated.

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