Cloud Computing Migration Specialist- Sr Engineer (Remote) in Cherokee Federal at United States

Website Cherokee Federal

This listing is about Cherokee Federal in United States
in 2022

About the job

Job Description

Join the team who values your skills and expertise. Cherokee Nation System Solutions (CNSS) helps federal agencies improve productivity and find innovative solutions. Taking a personalized approach, CNSS offers a complete line of innovative services and consulting to government agencies, including call center, application modernization, data utilization, advanced analytics and IT infrastructure. Your valuable skills can help us give customers the support they deserve and the quality they expect from our team – a team of experts, like you.

Cherokee Nation System Solutions is part of Cherokee Federal – a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation’s mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. For more information, visit


The Cloud Computing Specialist Senior provides Cloud based design, definition and development custom modules, features, and package integration from proposal to product. Document features, modules, requirements, and the risks of each Cloud based initiative. Design system architecture and interface control using requirements.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Includes the following:

  • IT Cloud Engineer to implement and support designed solutions in Amazon Web Services.
  • IT cloud technical implementation and development services that meet the requirements of the SDLC artifacts generated from the IT.
  • B uild, test, deploy, and support IT infrastructure in Amazon Web Services.
  • D evelop solutions using Infrastructure as Code methodology (AWS Cloud Formation Templates) to meet system requirements.
  • U pdate and manage the source code using NOAA approved source control tools (GitHub)
  • E nsure the documentation completes the clients Change Control process and any feedback provided by the IT Security Officer, System Owner or Enterprise Architect is addressed prior to moving solutions into production.


This position requires no supervisory/management authority.

Education And Experience

  • Bachelor’s (BS) Degree in Computer Science or related to Engineering/Research field. (Preferred)
  • 10 years’ experience with networking solution (routers, firewalls, load-balancer, gateways) and protocols (IPsec, routing).
  • 5 years’ experience with AWS cloud networking solutions to include but not limited to; VPC, Direct Connect, Transit Gateways, subnets.
  • 8 years’ experience with NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) and applying security best practices (zero-trust model, defense-in-depth, cloud shared security model).
  • 5 years’ experience with AWS cloud security experience (Identity Management, Federation, ACLs).
  • Experience with identifying and managing mitigations within the Cloud environment for National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53 required Security Controls.
  • Certification: AWS Advanced Networking – Specialty, or CCNP-level (Preferred).
  • Certification: AWS Security – Specialty, or CISSP (CIRT-006) (Preferred).

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Only US Citizens may apply.
  • Ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen.
  • Knowledge in Cloud based design, definition and development custom modules, features, and package integration from proposal to product.
  • Ability to document features, modules, requirements, and the risks of each Cloud based initiative.
  • Ability to design system architecture and interface control using requirements.
  • Ability to understand CSP FedRamp service offerings to enhance the security functioning within the CSP.
  • Ability to understand Third Party Tools available in CSP(s) to contribute to the security compliance and management.


Due to COVID the work will be performed 100% remote.

Cherokee Nation System Solutions, LLC (CNSS) – Cloud Computing Specialist (Senior-level)

Estimated Salary Range: $ 130,000 – $ 150,000

CNSS offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans for regular full-time employees, 401(k) with 100% match up to 6%, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more. Paid sick leave is provided in accordance with applicable law.

Pursuant to U.S. Presidential Executive Order 14042, Cherokee Federal is now requiring that all employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8th. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (i.e., Moderna or Pfizer) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (i.e., Johnson & Johnson). As a prospective employee, you will fall under this requirement and proof of vaccination will be needed for on-boarding, should you be selected. Limited exemptions for religious or medical reasons will be considered.

TEMPORARY NOTE: On Tuesday, Dec. 7, a federal judge issued an injunction blocking President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors (EO 14042). Cherokee Federal is monitoring the court case and awaiting a final ruling. As a result of the injunction, Cherokee Federal is halting the enforcement of the mandate, however, if the injunction is lifted and the mandate remains, Cherokee Federal must reenact its vaccine requirement

About The Team

Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 2,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, engineering and manufacturing and mission solutions portfolios – ranging from advanced data analytics and telehealth to cybersecurity, cloud and logistics.

Since 2012, our team of companies has won $6 billion in government contracts and completed more than 5,300 federal missions. Our 3,600+ employees work in 20+ countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why Cherokee Federal? Visit to learn why you should join our team!


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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