Applications Developer

Arlington, VA, 1099, W2

Client is supporting a U.S. Government customer to provide support for onsite incident response to civilian Government agencies and critical asset owners who experience cyber-attacks, providing immediate investigation and resolution. Contract personnel perform investigations to characterize of the severity of breaches, develop mitigation plans, and assist with the restoration of services. Client is seeking an Incident Response Cloud Application Architect to support this critical customer mission.

Remote work is allowed.


  • Employ security concepts, theories, insights, tools and methodologies to mitigate system weaknesses and vulnerabilities
  • Work directly with cloud incident response experts to provide timely support and problem-solving solutions in AWS environment
  • Design, develop, and enhance existing application code and automated deployment of software tools and virtual machines into AWS EC2 utilizing CI/CD and IaC principles
  • Resolve problems with software and respond to suggestions for improvements and enhancements
  • Implement recommendations for improving documentation and development process standards
  • Recommend new technologies and research processes
  • Ensure quality control and functionality


  • US Citizen; Must have an active DoD Secret Clearance; must be able to obtain TS/SCI clearance
  • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
  • BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Computer Systems Engineering or related degree. [7+ years of cloud application development experience with a High School diploma can substitute for a degree and 5+ years of experience]
  • 5+ years of directly relevant experience in AWS cloud application architecture with a working knowledge of Azure or Google Cloud
  • Expert level knowledge and experience with AWS EC2 and S3 architecture
  • Experience in cyber security with a few core Incident Response skills (DFIR, Reverse Engineering, Traditional Network Security, Storage and access security, Sandboxing, Compute security etc.)
  • Experience with multiple operating systems, to include Linux/Unix & MacOS
  • Experience in Linux scripting
  • Experience with Python or similar scripting languages
  • Experience with Redhat Ansible software
  • Experience with Gitlab and Gitlab-CI
  • Working knowledge of networking fundamentals and principles including firewalls, ports, protocols, routing and FQDN
  • Must be able to work collaboratively across physical locations

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