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Systems Admin w/ AWS
Ref No.: 18-02292
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Position Type:Contract
Systems Admin w/ AWS
Arlington, VA
3+ Months to start
W2 Only

  • Good understanding of all phases of Software Engineering (e.g. Requirements, Design, Implementation, Testing)
  • Demonstrated understanding of System Administration for Linux/Unix and Windows servers
  • Demonstrated understanding of Hardware/Software installation, administration and maintenance
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Knowledge of web technologies, preferably Apache/Tomcat
  • Understanding of backup and disaster recovery processes and configuration
  • Strong troubleshooting skills to resolve Infrastructure related problems
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field required
  • System administration experience desired
  • AWS experience desired, particularly EC2, RDS, CloudFormation, and/or DynamoDB services
  • Network administration experience desired
  • Oracle/SQLServer/MySQL/Postgres database experience desired
  • Experience in IT Help Desk environment desired
  • AWS DevOps experience is desired
Responsibilities:
  • Provision new / rebuild existing cloud servers and configure services, settings, directories, storage, permissions etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Develop and maintain installation, configuration and operations procedures.
  • Perform regular system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all cloud systems, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
  • Provide Tier I-III support per request from various constituencies. Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
  • Repair and recover from infrastructure or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies.
  • Install, configure and support Operating Systems - Redhat/CentOS Linux and Windows
  • Responsible for infrastructure systems and software, including maintenance, support and updates
  • Maintain and update Infrastructure documentation.