Ref No.: 15-02987
Location: Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
Start Date: 11/17/2015
 Unix System Admin with Amazon Expertise
A leading provider of IT Managed Services is looking for a Systems Admin to provide service to its clients in the Alexandria, VA area. This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated professional with a proven track record to develop, implement, and support various initiatives in the area of IT Ops and Dev Ops. Because of the very wide breadth of systems that will be configured, supported and maintained, the ideal candidate must have a wide knowledge base including, Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, RDS, CloudFront, CloudWatch), UNIX like/FreeBSD Servers, basic networking and ability to support custom applications.
Required Experience:
  • At least 5 years of experience in Unix/Linux/FreeBSD Administration
  • At least 5 years of experience in general Network & System Administration
  • At least 2 years of experience in Amazon Web Services management
Required Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of UNIX like operating systems. FreeBSD experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of networking and networking protocols. Ability to use various network troubleshooting tools
  • Strong knowledge of virtual environments
  • Ability to manage Amazon Web Services deployments
  • Ability to write shell scripts. Knowledge of Ruby preferred
  • Ability to manage MySQL database and run queries
  • Knowledge of DevOps tools such as Chef preferred
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and automate processes
  • Ability to quickly find solutions to unfamiliar problems (research skills)
  • Knowledge of security practices (PCI-DSS)
  • Ability to follow change controls and security procedures
    This is a Full Time position in IT support. As such, some of the support we do is scheduled afterhours and sometimes emergency after hours support is required. There will be some opportunity to work from home. Interested candidates should be in the close proximity of Alexandria, VA. All standard benefits are included such as medical and dental. Salary will be based on experience. Please send your resume with expected salary range.