Linux Systems Administrator with AWS

Linux Systems Administrator with AWS


Job Description


Strong Amazon AWS experience with EC2, EBS, S3, VPC, and other AWS services
Experience with VMware ESX, backup, recovery, and clustering
Applied knowledge of system security and best practices
Active working knowledge of Bash (advanced scripting experience a plus)
Experience with any Subversion platform
SAN/NAS (NetApp)
Active working knowledge of OSI networking model, LDAP, routing, ARP, DNS, and VPN
Experience with database platforms (i.e. PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, Interbase, Firebird, SQLite, etc.)
Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills
Experience with automated monitoring of systems and network equipment (experience with the following software/technologies preferred: Nagios, Syslog, Splunk, Cactl and SNMP) is a plus
Experience with Cisco network equipment (IOS, ASA) is desired
Experience with VPN troubleshooting is desired
Experience with Java application deployment and maintenance with JRockit, Tomcat and JBoss is desired
Experience with reverse proxying web servers is a plus
Experience with NSD is a plus
Experience with Windows 2003 AD, GPOs, automated software installation, and Linux auth integration is desired
Experience with Apache, JBoss or Oracle Application Server configuration and/or maintenance is desired
Bachelor’s degree in related area and 3-5 years experience preferred
Will accept 6-8 years of experience in lieu of degree
Linux certification, including familiarity with Debian, Ubuntu and Red Hat

Applicant must meet ALL of these requirements.


Position Objective:

This position requires an experienced Systems Administrator to implement and maintain infrastructures for COMPANY and its subsidiaries. The Systems Administrator will be responsible for managing operating systems and networks in the office as well as our data center. Additionally, the Systems Administrator should have strong experience with Amazon AWS. As Systems Administrator, you will analyze and resolve problems associated with the operating system's servers, networks, hardware, applications, and software. You will also monitor system performance and ensure compliance with security standards.

Job Requirements:

Installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of Linux systems
Installation and deployment of physical and virtual machines
Configuration and deployment of Amazon AWS services
Deployment of in-house applications
NAS setup and maintenance
Management of cloud technologies including Amazon AWS
Configuration and deployment of open source web applications


Infrastructure Maintenance 35%
Infrastructure Provisioning and Deployment 25%

Infrastructure Design 15%
Infrastructure Architecture 15%


Must be customer focused and able to work in a collaborative environment
Must be capable of working in a fast-moving and agile environment
Must understand the importance of building right-sized technology solutions
Must be able to align technology with the organizational goals and objectives
Must be able to work with business analysts to discuss and learn requirements
Must have strong communication skills
Must be self-motivated and proactive
Must have strong time management, prioritization and scheduling skills
Must be able to foresee risks, and communicate appropriately

Skills: linux, amazon, vmware, troubleshooting, apache, management, design, agile