Remote Cloud Administrator

  • GovCIO
  • Virginia, USA
  • Nov 23, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers—people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can't do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We're changing the face of I.T. - from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we're excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


Configure, deploy, improve, and administer AWS-based resources.

Build, install, configure, STIG, test and deploy AWS infrastructure and DevSecOps platform components as new requirements arise.

Build, install, configure, STIG, test and deploy Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows servers.

Diagnose and troubleshoot issues related to operating system(s), infrastructure, platform, network components and software, as they arise.

Perform routine systems administration, monitoring, and maintenance (e.g., version upgrades, patching, account management, routine troubleshooting) on AWS-based instances.

Conduct routine audits of platform components and software to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and other relevant guidelines.

Support the management and monitoring of numerous AWS-hosted features and services and maintain backups and disaster recovery of these resources.

Produce documentation as needed on relevant systems operations and maintenance procedures to inform changes to applications and/or the platform.

Document and propose improvements to business processes workflows.

Attend regular and ad hoc client meetings to coordinate/monitor customer satisfaction and overall program performance.


Must have a valid IAT level II certification (i.e., CompTIA Security+(ce))

Must have a valid DoD Secret clearance

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate certification or equivalent; Certification in relevant technologies (MCSA Server, RedHat Certified System Administrator).

High School with 10+ years (or commensurate experience) 

Required Skills and Experience

8 years of progressive Systems Administration experience.

3+ years working with AWS cloud technologies.

Demonstrated experience and understanding of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows server administration in an AWS environment.

Demonstrated experience and understanding of migration of applications and deployment of servers in an AWS environment.

Demonstrated experience and understanding of deployment, configuration, and maintenance of server environments in an AWS environment.

Demonstrated experience and understanding of information security practices (for example: cryptography, privilege separation, RBAC, INFOSEC, auditing, patching, OS hardening) in an AWS environment.

 Preferred Skills and Experience

Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with customers and internal cross-functional teams.

Excellent technical documentation and reporting skills.

Effective written and oral communication skills.

Experience working in an Agile environment.