Pyramid Systems, Inc.

Sr. Cloud Engineer

Posted Date 2 months ago(1/17/2023 3:00 PM)
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Pyramid is looking for a hands-on Senior Cloud Engineer with Agile, Cloud, and DevOps experience to join recently awarded contract supporting the Department of Homeland Security.


  • Understand the current cloud architecture and responsible for development, implementation, and support of the cloud infrastructure.
  • Build, automate and manage complex multi-tier stacks developed using heterogeneous technology platforms in AWS.
  • Support multiple agile development teams.
  • Practices sound security engineering principles with good understanding of FISMA and NIST 800-53 controls.
  • Support deployment and troubleshooting activities in serverless/containerized environments using tools like Kubernetes, Docker, and AWS ECS.
  • Support the development of all required documentation to support engineering, security and operational processes and keep them up to date.


  • US Citizenship Required 
  • Must be able to pass and maintain a DHS clearance.
  • At least 5 years or more experience in the field in the related industry
  • Advance knowledge and hands-on experience in architecting, implementing, and operationalizing multi-tier production stacks in AWS.
  • Experience with deploying, testing, and managing enterprise applications in the cloud environments including production.
  • Passionately practices Infrastructure as Code using tools such as Terraform, AWS CDK, or similar.
  • Lives and breathes automation pipelines using AWS CodePipeline, GitLab, or similar.
  • Strong system administration experience in Linux with fluency in Bash.
  • Strong understanding of AWS networking services, including VPC, route tables, VPC flow logs, VPC peering, ALB/NLB.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Kubernetes, Cluster Management, Docker/Containers and how to troubleshoot Kubernetes deployments is required.
  • Knowledge and hands on experience with programming and infrastructure automation is highly desirable.
  • Experience securing cloud environments is highly desirable.
  • Fluent in at least one major programming language such as TypeScript, Java, Python similar is highly preferred.
  • Familiarity with different auditing mechanisms/tools within AWS environment and integration with Splunk is preferred.
  • Strong team player who loves to collaborate and mentor with an infectious can-do attitude.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills to communicate well within cross-functional teams and business/operations stakeholders
  • Attention to details


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field


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