Determining Hours For AWS Cloud Engineer to Finish Project

I need to estimate the hours needed for an AWS project if the employee has Developer, SysOps and Solutions Architect certs.

1. Identity and Access Management
2. Replication of Data Across 2 regions
3. Logging: AWS Service Change Trail, Network Traffic, System logging
3. Virtual Private Cloud
4.  Multi-Tier Stateless Firewall
  • ○ Interface Server DMZ
  • ■ Stateful firewall DMZ ­ Remote Admins
  • ○ Web Accessible/Serving
  • ○ Internal Processing
  • ○ Database/Protected
5. Managed PostgreSQL instance
○ Daily backups
○ Stateful security/firewall
6.  Server Hardening
○ Updated patching and automated security patch upgrade
○ OS based firewall configuration
○ Dependency package authentication and installation
○ System based intrusion detection/prevention
○ Duplication system logs in CloudWatch
○ Automated bots data offload to secure storage
Fin VangelisAsked:
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Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software EngineerCommented:
You need to write a detailed project plan, specifying the deliverables and the hardware that will be used, before asking for a time quote.  What you have listed above is what the business community calls "fuzzies" instead of goals.

For example, take 3 above, "3. Virtual Private Cloud."

A good start, but still nowhere near detailed enough, is:

Implement a virtual private cloud on a Brand X server model foo using Windows Y.  The software that will be used is Vendor A's VPS Master Revision X.Y.  Hardening against attack using Vendor B's EncryptoMax Version G.H to level K.  Compatibility required with Windows 7, 8, 10, RT and Green Hat Linux.  Implement no less than 200 TB of storage using Vendor T's NAS RAID product NASPick version U.V, with at least one level of redundancy.  The following documentation will also be required:  Hardware, software, troubleshooting guide, user guide.
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Shalom CarmelCTOCommented:
Based on the specs, between 100 and 3000 man hours.
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