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Senior Cloud Engineer

Location: Tyson's Corner, VA, United States
Date Posted: May 15, 2024

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Job Description

Title: Senior Cloud Engineer
Location: Remote 
Terms: Full-time 
Clearance: Public Trust 
Travel: 0% 
Education/Experience: BA/BS degree and 10 years of experience or MA/MS degree or higher and 8 years of experience 


That’s RIVA. Our employee-first approach has manifested a culture that attracts the best and brightest. By investing in people firsts, and providing a flexible work environment, our employees have higher moral, higher productivity rates, and lower turnover. At RIVA, people are our #1 priority.

Position Description

The Senior Cloud Engineer will play a critical role in the implementation and maintenance of the USPTO's cloud-based Patent CMS and related systems. This position will be responsible for designing, deploying, and managing cloud infrastructure, ensuring scalability, security, and efficiency. The role will also involve collaboration with other teams to integrate cloud solutions with on-premise systems like S-DWP and components such as Event Hub and P-OA2XML.


  • Design, implement, and maintain cloud infrastructure solutions within AWS.
  • Collaborate with software development teams to deploy applications and services in the cloud.
  • Optimize cloud environments for performance, cost, and scalability.
  • Implement security best practices to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data stored in the cloud.
  • Develop automation scripts and tools to streamline deployment and management tasks.
  • Monitor cloud infrastructure for performance and reliability issues and implement solutions to address them.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in cloud computing and make recommendations for continuous improvement.


  • Expertise in AWS services, such as IAM, giRDS, Secrets Manager, VPC, ElastiCache, Data Sync, Route 53, ALB, SQS, SNS and Cloudwatch.
  • Proficiency in infrastructure as code tools such as Terraform / Terragrunt.
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts and protocols.
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and orchestration tools such as Kubernetes and AWS ECS.
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices and GitLab for CI/CD pipelines.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
RIVA Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any protect class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please email [email protected]. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.
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