Cloud Services Software Engineer
Atlanta, Georgia  

We have a Contract position for "Cloud Services Software Engineer" with one of our direct clients in Atlanta, Georgia for initial contract duration of  12+ months. No third party candidates considered for this position. US citizens and all those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.

Job Description

Our client is looking for a highly skilled Cloud-Services Software Engineer / Product Developer experienced with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud platforms. This technical professional is responsible for the planning, design, management, maintenance, and support of the cloud computing environment. We are looking for a

  • systems professional who enjoys working on complex system software, is customer-centric, and is passionate about improving healthcare through technology.
  • This role works as part of our product development team to build and deploy production environments.
  • You'll be part of a high-performing team in a fast-paced environment that has the entrepreneurial feel of a start-up. This is an opportunity to operate and engineer systems, and to gain top-notch experience in cloud computing. You'll be surrounded by people who are smart, passionate about improving healthcare, and believe that world-class service is critical to customer success.
  • This job is located in Herndon, VA. (Work at home during COVID-19 pandemic)

Additional Information:

Net-net:  looking for AWS Certified SW Engineer with specific experience in AWS API Gateway.  If a candidate does NOT have practical, hands-on experience with AWS API Gateway then there is no need to present them.  Preferred candidates will have used Hashicorp’s terraform to configure and provision the AWS API Gateway to conform to moderately complex business requirements.

Required Skills

Top 5 Needs:

  • AWS API Gateway
  • AWS Lambda
  • Nodejs
  • Postman API testing
  • terraform

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience developing and deploying software applications in a Linux operating system environment
  • 5+ years experience working with core AWS services
  • 2+ years of experience working with AWS HIPAA eligible services including CloudFormation, S3, Systems Manager, Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), RDS, Elasti Cache (ECS), Secrets Manager, Code Commit, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Guard Duty, KMS, EC2
  • 5+ software development experience in a combination of languages including PHP (with Laravel framework) and JavaScript.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent work experience.

Preferred Skills

  • Develop & deploy applications on AWS Serverless services (Lambda, Step Functions, API Gateway) Setup CI/CD pipelines using AWS DevOps Tools (e.g., for AWS - Code Build, CodeCommit, CodeDeploy, CodePipeline)
  • Configure AWS CloudFront
  • 5+ years experience working with core AWS services in a HIPAA-compliant environment (healthcare-focused organization)
  • Strong knowledge of API authentication and managing API sessions and calls.
  • 2+ years experience with Jenkins and Veracode
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux/Unix tools and architecture
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as New Relic, Horizon, and Telescope
  • Strong knowledge of web, security, and networking protocols to support a HIPAA-compliant environment.
  • Experience with security tools such as intrusion detection, log analysis, and network scanning.
  • Breadth of experience covering the "stack" of front-end web user interfaces and web servers through to back-end analysis and storage systems
  • Experience with web-based applications and/or web services-based application
  • A person that thrives and succeeds in a fast-paced environment where priorities shift fast
  • Master's or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science
  • Additional qualifications: 1 or more AWS certifications (Associate, Professional, etc.)


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