Cloud Engineer at Buchanan & Edwards

Posted in General Business 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Herndon, Virginia

Job Description:


We're looking for game changers. People who love what they do and who they do it for. Providing consulting services in operational support, intelligence collection, reporting, and data governance, R2C is a leader in delivering solutions for high priority national security concerns. Are you ready for a change?

R2C is seeking a Cloud Engineer to support a client's operational requirements on a mission focused program within a challenging, dynamic setting located in the Herndon, Virginia Area.

We welcome the most challenging problems facing our national security and apply intellect, talent, and innovation to reach feasible and valuable solutions to each challenge. That means we expect our employees to bring their "A game," and you have the right to expect the same from the company that employs you. We want to hear your ideas. We want to hear your concerns. We want to make sure you have what you need to do the best you can on the job and grow in your career with us over time. Almost all companies say they have a culture of inclusiveness and that they value employee input, but R2C puts that statement to work every day. It's time for a change. Come and experience a company that actually cares.


TS/SCI w/ Poly


  • Provide subject matter expertise and guidance
  • Design, document, and verify the best solution meeting business needs and technical requirements following enterprise defined guardrails, governance, and security standsrs for cloud deployments.
  • Develop and document an operational model in an effort to maintain and operate the deserve design such as monitoring, performance, etc.
  • Utilize a deep knowledge and undersanding of AWS services


  • Experience establishing policies and standard operating procedures to enable consistent and repeatable execution.
  • Experience proposing appropriate changes to standards, policies, and procedure based on emerging business/technology trends and operational challenges with the existing guidelines utilizing performance metric and operational SLA
  • Skills in planning for adequate capability on systems based on utilization metrics and planned projects to establish supply and demand forecasts
  • Ability and experience in designing, documenting and verifying the technology solution that meets business needs and technical requirements and follows enterprise defined guardrails, governance and security standards for cloud deployments.
  • Ability to develop and document operational model to maintain and operate the service design, including, but not limited to, monitoring, performance and cap
  • Deep knowledge of the AWS services mentioned above plus
  • Deep understanding Relational DB service - RDS (Postgres, Aurora, MySql, Oracle), DynamoDB

  • Expert Cloud developer/Engineer with robust technical design capabilities and knowledge implementing design patterns.
  • Working experience in AWS Serverless architecture using Python, Lambda, API Gateway, ALB/ELB
  • Knowledge of Identity Access Management, Cross account S3/KMS access management
  • Hands on programming experience using Ruby, Python, Nodejs, Ansible,
  • Deep understanding of infrastructure as code using AWS Cloud Formation, CFN Stack Sets
  • Hands on experience with CI/CD technologies -AWS Code Commit, Code Pipeline, Code Deploy, Gitlab, Jenkins
  • Hands on experience with AWS Service Catalog
  • Working experience of automation & management of multi-account environment
  • Hands on experience with container orchestration technologies -AWS ECS, AWS Fargate, Kubernetes
  • Familiarity of Egress/Ingress access patterns including approved networking patterns across VPCs and Regions, private links, patterns/ configurations related to Route 53, CloudFront, ALB, and subnets for SaaS Products
  • Experience in logging & monitoring
  • Knowledge of Terraform is a plus

The Reports and Requirements Company, LLC (R2C) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Buchanan & Edwards, and provides consulting services in operational support, intelligence collection, reporting, and data governance. Located in Arlington, VA, R2C offers expertise on a variety of national security topics, with specific focus on operational support, technical operations, policies and management of large volumes of data, analysis of large amounts of data, & effective approaches to evaluating and sharing data, and innovative techniques for information collection. Our consultants develop and deliver training programs on subjects including cyber intelligence, data governance and information sharing protocols, intelligence collection, and reporting techniques. R2C has a mission first culture and boasts the benefits & perks of a small company with the resources, stability, and career mobility of a large corporation. R2C is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. R2C is an equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.