Gunnison Consulting Group Inc
  • Suitland-Silver Hill, MD, USA
  • Full Time

AWS Cloud Architect/Engineer

Gunnison is growing! Join our team!

Gunnison is seeking Senior Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Architect Engineer interested in working on challenging and rewarding assignments supporting our largest client. This position will be an integral part of a team supporting a massive data collection and analytics effort.

Location: Suitland, MD - Easily Accessible by car or Metro, free parking

AWS Cloud Architect/Engineer  


  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot applications in an AWS GovCloud Big Data research computing environment
  • Help setup and maintain software tools, such as Hortonworks Data Platform, as well as the R, Python, and SAS programming environments
  • Implement security controls in accordance with defined control requirements and remediate identified vulnerability and compliance findings.
  • Deploy scalable, highly available, software applications on the cloud-computing environment.
  • Select appropriate cloud services to design and deploy software applications based on project requirements.
  • Size, provision, setup and configure cloud resources based on given application requirements
  • Migrate complex research applications to the cloud-computing environment.
  • Implement scripts to monitor and send alerts to users when their applications exceed specific, defined thresholds for computing resources
  • Deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems on the cloud computing environment.
  • Design, manage, and maintain tools to automate operational processes.
  • Provide support, as needed, to implement and administer security controls, and ATO process.
  • Provide support, as needed, to set up and administer user accounts.
  • Implement and administer third-party software products needed to support systems and applications, including development toolkits.


  • 10+ Years of total experience
  • 3+ years of experience in deploying scalable, highly available applications on the cloud
  • Certified AWS Cloud Architect/Engineer certification
  • Experience in deploying scalable, highly available applications on the cloud.
  • Bachelor's Degree in CS, IST or a related field of study
  • Ability to pass a US Government Background investigation (national agency check, Secret or TS not required).


  • SAS (including Viya products), Python, and R environment/application maintenance
  • Subversion or GIT repository maintenance

AWS Cloud Architect/Engineer

Why Join Gunnison?

  • Gunnison takes on ambitious projects.  We target fun, challenging work that requires creative thinking and innovation.  Quality is our top priority.
  • Gunnison's employee benefits meet or exceed what other companies in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area offer.
  • Gunnison is a family-oriented business. As a small firm, there is a great sense of camaraderie and employees are treated like family. This is an atmosphere we fully intend to maintain, even as we continue to grow.
  • Gunnison's revenues have grown steadily since the firm's founding in 1994. Our growth rate over the past decade is 19% per year.
  • Our employee resources, financial resources, and client base are all expanding. Just as important, we have solid partnerships with several other firms, providing specialized niche expertise to fulfill unique customer needs. The vast majority of our work is from repeat customers.

Employee Benefits

Gunnison's employee benefits meet or beat other companies in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. We invite comparison.  Click here for details

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

Employer Must be eligible for employment in the United States

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