Title: Sr SysOps Administrator
Location: Newark, NJ
Position: 6 Months Contract (May Extend)
Candidate will work with development, security, infrastructure and operations teams to specify, configure, deploy and manage scalable, highly available applications and services on the AWS platform.
Will perform hands on configuration and management of AWS services via the dashboard and CLI console. Will work with internal teams to provision AWS resources as needed to support application requirements, develop and support tooling to facilitate automated management of AWS services and integration with existing management tools where appropriate.
Will also monitor the AWS environment to ensure efficient usage of AWS services, administer security policies and groups to ensure proper access in the development and production environments. Will identify and define appropriate operational best practices and guidelines for the AWS platform. Interaction with Developers and Application Architects: provides guidance and direction to other technical associates through direct participation in technical initiatives as a team member or subject matter expert. Specifically, the AWS Administrator will assist with defining and provisioning the appropriate set of AWS resource for a given solution. The AWS Administrator works with infrastructure and operations staff to integrate
existing infrastructure with the AWS platform and to trouble shoot problems with new or existing integration's. Evaluate other cloud provider solutions (Azure, Google, etc.) where applicable to provide solutions for AWS limitations and diversity.
Must Have 5+years of hands-on experience deploying and running applications on the AWS platform, experience with AWS networking and security , experience automatically scaling an application to support increases in traffic or a geographically dispersed user base, experience with Linux and Windows Servers, container (e.g. Docker) and abstraction (e.g. Cloud Foundry) technologies.
Must have Strong analytical and problem solving skills and communication skills!