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AWS Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00101
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 11 Years
Start Date: 02/08/2018
Job Title: AWS Engineer
Location: Midtown, NYC
Job Type: Contract
Duration: Long Term
Contact: Stuart Schwartz - sschwartz@techlink.com - 201-786-2425

Summary:
  • Our client is responsible for the build and support of vital technology solutions supporting the scheduling, acquisition, processing, and distribution of content and Corporate System applications.
  • The team is a fundamental part of innovation and successful Technology teams.
  • They are looking for an experienced AWS engineer to help form a cloud platform engineer team to support the Data & Analytics Platform.
  • This individual will work with the director to lead the team of DBAs to deliver platform automation and security best practices.
  • This person must possess excellent verbal, written and presentation skills, and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively train other team members.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • AWS Security, IAM, VPC, VPN, Roles, Policy, Groups, etc
  • Automation using Ansible for patching and key rotation, and golden AMI image creation.
  • Manage Ansible templates
  • Configure and install tools with a highly available architecture
  • Design IAM groups and security policies
  • Review and fix security vulnerabilities at network/subnet/security groups level
  • Create security standardized templates
  • Create password management strategy and implementation
  • Install custom software and automate installation process
  • Optimize Redshift database for performance
  • Design a golden image strategy to handle continuous security updates
  • Create a patching strategy
  • Review resource configuration for maximum usage
  • Train team members on these responsibilities
  • Work closely with team members in a collaborative environment
REQUIREMENTS:
  • 5+ years of established track record in architecting and engineering an data lake environment for data analytics
  • Experience working with data and the engineering team. Someone with a DBA background would be a huge plus.
  • AWS certification is preferred
  • Expert knowledge in AWS resources including but not limited to VPC, subnets, network access control lists, security groups, EC2 instances, S3 buckets, IAM, Route 53, EMR
  • Extensive knowledge in managing S3 data layers and databases including Redshift and Postgres
  • Hands-on experience with Ansible and Python
  • Hands-on experience with expert level knowledge of Linux/Unix, PowerShell
  • Background in network security architecture and database tuning
  • Strong communication skills and teaching skill when working with a team who are relatively new to AWS. Willing to train the team.
  • Proven problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent technical experience
All offers of employment at TechLink, Inc. are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

Background checks will include: Social Security Verification, Prior Employment Verification, Professional References, Educational Verification, Criminal History, Motor Vehicle Records and E-Verify.