Our client is looking for an experienced System Administrator / AWS Sys. Ops. to join their team of high performing IT, and web development professionals. Qualified candidates will have a verifiable record showing multiple years of success building and maintaining cloud-based solutions. Experience helping development teams build and deploy applications in public cloud and supporting production applications or workloads in a cloud-based environment is essential. Primary responsibilities will include administering, supporting and troubleshooting custom cloud-based and on-premise solutions. This position also includes responsibility for assisting in the design, implementation, support and management of companies enterprise infrastructure (both physical and virtual environments).
This position oversees provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, customer support, and maintenance of systems hardware, infrastructure application software, and related infrastructure. Employees in this role participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. Individuals ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, infrastructure applications, and related procedures adhere to organizational values.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
Supports and maintain current AWS infrastructure
Assists project teams with technical issues in the initiation and planning phases of new projects
Applies in-depth knowledge and experience in own discipline while continuing to acquire and develop higher-level knowledge and skills
Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve services
Builds in-depth knowledge of the organization, processes, and customers
Solves complex problems while applying judgment and discretion
Analyzes possible solutions creatively
Acts as a resource for colleagues, offering instruction, guidance, and direction to others
Serves as a technical escalation point for technicians and customers
Performs other job-related duties as assigned
The desired qualifications specific to this position include:
5+ years of system administration experience
2+ years of experience working in AWS platform, including:
Proficiency in administration of EC2, S3, Auto Scaling, and IAM policies
Ability to select the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements
Estimate AWS usage costs and identify operational cost control mechanisms
Evaluating, recommending, and implementing enhancements to the current architectural and AWS services
Understanding of AWS network, security and encryption technologies (e.g., advanced VPC concepts)
Solid understanding of Infrastructure as Code and related concepts on public cloud
Ability to code/script in languages commonly used by system administrators or DevOps team members (e.g., Java, Python, PowerShell, bash)
Experience with on-premise and cloud-based databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, DynamoDB)
Experience with GIT version control system
High School Grad / GED
Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience
Experience: 7+ years
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