Enterprise Information Services, Inc.

  • AWS Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

    Job Location US-DC
    # of Openings
    Targeted Job Start Date
  • Overview

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Defense Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) is responsible for coordinating Federal efforts to detect and protect against the unauthorized importation, possession, storage, transportation, development, or use of a nuclear explosive device, fissile material, or radiological material in the United States, and to protect against attack using such devices or materials against the people, territory, or interests of the United States. This project will provide a full range of technical services in the areas of IT policy, planning, implementation, operations, and sustainment to assist the DNDO Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) in accomplishing its support to DNDO missions and functions.



    • Take ownership of automating virtual infrastructure deployment and configuration, and develop CI/CD best practices across the team.
    • Contribute to best practices across the team, and be able to work in unsupervised fashion to complete tasks in an agile Kanban environment.
    • Brief senior leadership and end users about the benefits of the solution, and the technology choices made.
    • Maintain existing infrastructure and develop new virtual infrastructure for applications as they are onboarded.
    • Lead the creation of CI/CD pipelines for applications, and script existing and new infrastructure using repeatable CloudFormation scripts.
    • Assist in hybrid cloud deployments, and contribute to best practices across the team.
    • Brief senior leadership and end users at varying levels of familiarity with cloud technologies, about the technology selections, best practices, and benefits of our approach. 

    Additional Detail:

    • Author CloudFormation scripts, and help maintain existing script repository
    • Work independently in an agile Kanban environment to complete tasks, report status, identify blockers, and pro-actively resolve issues
    • Set up, configure and maintain a Jenkins-based CI/CD pipeline
    • Communicate clearly in written and verbal form with varying audiences of developers, BAs and other stakeholders
    • Self-starter, with an ability to pick up new AWS and scripting technologies 


    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited school
    • Active Secret clearance (US Citizenship required)
    • 2+ years' experience with AWS Infrastructure provisioning for fault tolerance and high availability
    • 2+ years of experience with Hybrid Cloud
    • Practical experience and deep understanding of:Well Architected framework
      • CloudFormation (Infrastructure as code)
      • CI/CD stacks in AWS
      • Lambda used in conjunction with S3, CloudTrail and EC2
      • AWS CLI or Python/Ruby/C#/NodeJS AWS APIs
      • CloudWatch and CloudTrail
    • Scripting AWS (AWS CLI, CloudFormation, and using the AWS APIs)
    • Creating and maintaining a DevOps pipeline in AWS (tools like Jenkins, Chef, Ansible)
    • VPCs, Subnets and designing for security
    • Ability to present architecture to clients of varying levels, from Developers, Business Analysts and Senior Client Leadership
    • AWS Certification is a plus
    • 8+ years of practical experience developing multi-tier enterprise applications in Java, C# or any other object oriented language

    EIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/V/Disabled.


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