AWS Cloud Engineer

Employer
SLAIT Consulting
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
The right candidate will contribute to system design, capacity planning, operations and maintenance, implementation and sustainment activities across development, staging and production environments and work closely with Engineering and Program Managers to ensure proper and timely deployment of customer's solutions.Additional responsibilities include:Participate in system design planning, review, and implementation working groups.Participate in providing technology assessments in support of automation and technology migration initiatives.Recommend improvements; maintain/monitor production and non-production systems to ensure infrastructure performs at maximum efficiency.Provide support of our applications including escalation and system performance of production platforms.Develop and maintain plans to ensure successful recovery of operating systems in the event of a disaster according to DR policy.Perform systems analysis and tuning to ensure optimal operating systems response for multi-user applications.Implement/maintain IT security guidelines.Use innovative methods and technologies to identify and solve problems related to performance, scalability, reliability, and availability.Automating operational processes using scripting languages.Develop, implement, and continually improve system and network monitoring and alerting capabilities and procedures.Write knowledge base documents to improve operations, SOP and contribute to IT organization.Required SkillsAmazon Web Services operation, maintenance, implementation and design. Includes VPC maintenance/setup, EC2 management, IAM, Cloudtrail, Cloudwatch, EBS management, AMI and more.Windows 2008 systems administration or Linux systems administrationStrong scripting for task automation in Python or other complex languageCloud management system APIs.Strong written and verbal communication skills.Required ExperienceGeneral Linux (RedHat, CentOS) or Windows (2008, 2012) system administration practices.Strong scripting background for task automation and experience with cloud management system APIs.Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.Working knowledge of networking infrastructures, including LAN, WAN, VPN, etc.Ensuring that solutions leverage industry best practices.Demonstrated ability to generate and maintain technical documentation is required.