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GovCIO Cloud Automation Engineer (Remote) in Topeka, Kansas


GovCIO is currently hiring for a Cloud Automation Engineer. This position will be a fully remote position located within the United States.


This is a hands-on software engineer position to define, build, test and deploy high-quality platform capabilities & features that will support reusability, perform at scale, be supportable, and be extensible. Apply system thinking and solve complex technology challenges of enterprise level, support decentralized & distributed systems and provide platform services for other delivery teams. Key job responsibilities.

  • System Design and Analyze: Analyze business requirements and specifications to design automation and integrated systems that meet the operational needs

  • Design and develop IT infrastructure Automation solutions using scripting languages i.e., Python, PowerShell, Bash, REST, YAML, and JSON etc.

  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience of multiple infrastructure automation tools and technologies such as Ansible, Puppet, Azure Resource Manager, and Terraform.

  • Working experience of DevOps tools, GIT, CI/CD Pipelines, Jenkins, etc.

  • Integrate Automation solutions with other IT tools and platforms.

  • Implement Infrastructure as Code (IaC) principles to build and manage infrastructure in a consistent and repeatable way.

  • Monitor and maintain automation scripts to ensure they are running smoothly and efficiently.

  • Develop and implement best practices for automation development and operation.

  • Stay up to date on the latest trends and technologies in IT infrastructure automation.

  • Collaborate with other IT teams, developers, and stakeholders to understand their needs and develop effective automation solutions.

  • Document your work and share your knowledge with others.

  • Decentralized Computing: Subject matter expert to ensure platform decentralized infrastructure deployment capabilities are operational & continuously improved. Provide expert consultancy on infrastructure setup and networking during platform deployment & implementation.

  • Automation: Collaborate with & provide guidelines to agile delivery teams to develop and maintain automation patterns & implementing CI/CD pipelines

  • Built-in Quality: Ensure quality is built into daily artifacts check-ins instead of inspected later. Support collective ownership, adhere to standards and processes, continually improve product quality through refactoring, reducing technical debts and meet compliance & IT security audits.

  • Platform Adoption: Ensure the platform capabilities & services are our end-users’ preferred choice by focusing on understanding/anticipating technical needs, usability, ease of onboarding, increasing productivity and time-to-market.

  • Ecosystem Interoperability: Ensure the platform capabilities & services can be easily interconnected with other partner platforms for network effect, scalability and combining individual digital services into comprehensive end-to-end patient journey offerings.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or above in Computer Science or related field with 10 years experience.

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in developing, building, and deploying into decentralized clusters/nodes, hybrid (Cloud & Edge) deployments and a developer portals/services or APIs

  • Infrastructure automation (Cloudformation, Terraform)

  • Containerization (Rancher, Docker, K8S, Harbor, Helm Charts)

  • CI/CD frameworks and tools (Gitlab, Jenkins, Artifactory, Ansible)

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • A postgraduate qualification (e.g. MSc; or higher degree qualification in a relevant area) would be desirable

  • Strong hands-on experience supporting CI/CD development and production pipelines at large scale

  • Strong skills with a programming language using modular, reusable code methodologies

  • Agile development methodology

  • Ability to operate successfully in an unstructured, fluid environment - comfortable ‘taking a position’ with imperfect or incomplete information

Clearance Required: Ability to obtain and maintain a suitability/public trust clearance.

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.

Posted Pay Range

The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Posted Salary Range

USD $125,000.00 - USD $145,000.00 /Yr.

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Location US-Remote

ID 2024-4228

Category Information Technology

Position Type Full-Time