Cloud Engineer at Timmons Group in Richmond, Virginia

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

Job Description:

Company Description

Timmons Group is a multi-disciplined firm recognized nationally as a "Best Firm to Work For". We help government and private clients alike to scale and grow through GIS services. With over 30 years providing expert GIS services, our award-winning team is ready to provide the flexible services to meet the needs of any organization. Our service expertise ranges from traditional GIS architecture and system configuration to custom application development to Enterprise Asset Management. We pride ourselves in being technology professionals that differentiate our services with unrivaled customer service. We are dedicated to solving challenges and helping our clients achieve their vision. For more information,

Job Description

We are currently seeking an experienced Cloud Engineer to join our Richmond, Virginia office location.

The Cloud Engineer participates in all phases of the software development project lifecycle and is responsible for a wide variety of tasks. The Cloud Engineer assists in the architecture, design, development, implementation and maintenance of custom cloud-based solutions. The Cloud Engineer will work as part of our application development team to build and deliver best-in-class geospatial solutions for a variety of clients. They will gain exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function and may require occasional direction. Ideal candidates will have experience with cloud and GIS technologies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides unrivaled customer service and consulting to clients

  • Builds best-in-class geospatial solutions

  • Work collaboratively as part of our software engineering team to deliver outstanding solutions

  • Design, build and maintain entire cloud solution stacks as code

  • Automate and maintain CICD tools to support application development

  • Collaborate with project teams to implement agile engineering practices

  • Assisting with technical business development and cloud RFP responses

  • Researches technical problems and suggests improvements or solutions

  • Works with project teams to consult with clients on technical project decisions; offers customized, knowledge-based cloud development services to our clients


We are looking for a highly motivated, self-starter; flexible, detail-oriented, problem solver, who enjoys interacting with team members and clients; willing to work at a dynamic pace to complete tasks and meet deadlines; and share a commitment to our firm's vision, mission, and shared values.

Skills/Requirements of a successful candidate include but are not limited to:

  • Ability to work independently and productively on cloud infrastructure and services following limited direction from a technical lead

  • Ability to originate new concepts, strategies, or innovative approaches that have significant impact on our solution delivery process

  • Ability to develop IaaC that is maintainable, correct, robust, and efficient

  • Understanding and apply common cloud architectures to deliver working solutions

  • Experience with common cloud and software development technologies and programming languages (e.g. Bash, Powershell, Python) is necessary

  • Ability to analyze software performance issues and recommend solutions

  • Ability to work independently and tackle most tasks on their own and understand when they need to reach out for help

  • Ability to mentor peers

  • Ability to give accurate estimates of how long a given piece of functionality will take to implement and the probable challenges

  • Preferred experience with GIS (Esri and/or open source GIS such as GeoServer)

  • Preferred experience with AWS

  • Preferred AWS Associate or Professional level certification

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent work experience

  • Ideal candidates will have 3+ years of experience in information technology

Additional Information

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We are looking for high energy, creative, flexible, patient, self-starters who are willing to work at a dynamic pace. Candidates must share a commitment to our company's Vision, Mission, and Shared Values.

Timmons Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.