Cloud Systems Administrator

The Judge Group Inc.
Fairfax, VA
Apr 06, 2021
Apr 10, 2021
Full Time
Location: Fairfax, VADescription: The Judge Group is currently seeking a Cloud Systems Administrator to support a federal contract. For immediate consideration, please email a current resume to asmith@judge.comThe Cloud Systems Administrator will manage and monitor EC2, RDS, and supporting AWS services that make up our three-tier web applications. You will use containerization technologies such as Docker to deploy applications and manage a Jenkins server used to orchestrate deployments and security scanning. You will be responsible for documenting the infrastructure and support procedures; responding to incidents, requests, and outages; and monitoring cloud resource utilization and expenditures. You will also be encouraged to introduce efficiencies or new technology that will improve service or support. Finally, it is anticipated that you will also support Azure-based environments for specific projects that require it. ResponsibilitiesMonitor site availability and performance, taking action to correct or improve performance as warranted.Provision and de-provision cloud accounts and services in response to approved changes.Manage our development and test sites and cloud service utilization related to compute, storage, network and security.Recommend site configuration changes that will reduce cost, improve efficiency, or increase performance in alignment with projected demand.Estimating cloud costs and identifying operational cost control mechanisms.Keeping technical documentation up to date.Creating (where appropriate) automation, to streamline the provisioning and de-provisioning processes.Leading certain data/service migration projects.Performing software upgrades, kernel patching, and miscellaneous patches.Performing periodic security and vulnerability scans on cloud resources or supported customer systems.Required Basic QualificationsBachelor's degree1-2 years' experience providing cloud system administration support within an AWS environmentProven ability to design, develop, evaluate, and modify cloud systems and systems-oriented productsExperience designing and developing software cloud solutionsExperience supporting and developing software applications/operating systemsStrong Linux skillsUS Citizen, willing and able to undergo a US Government background investigationDesired SkillsExcellent verbal and written communication skills.Prior experience with software development, automated testing, or advanced scriptingExperience with Microsoft Azure cloud servicesContact: asmith@judge.comThis job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at