AWS Cloud Administrator – Amazon Cloud

AWS Cloud Administrator – Amazon Cloud

Seeking a full-time, experienced Cloud Administrator to work alongside web and the application team to support transition and operation of web sites / applications in Amazon Cloud.

Responsibilities include
• Deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS
• Migrating an existing on-premises application to AWS
• Implementing and controlling the flow of data to and from AWS
• Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements

• Identifying appropriate use of AWS operational best practices
• Estimating AWS usage costs and identifying operational cost control mechanisms
• Communicates orally and in writing to high level public officials, as well as a variety of audiences. Produce weekly activity reports, oral presentations, briefings, standard operating procedures (SOPs), software development life-cycle (SDLC) documents and checklists, risk and issues logs and required artifacts.

Desired Experience/Education:
• One or more years of hands-on experience operating AWS-based applications
• Experience provisioning, operating, and maintaining systems running on AWS
• Ability to identify and gather requirements to define a solution to be built and operated on AWS
• Capabilities to provide AWS operations and deployment guidance and best practices throughout the lifecycle of a project
• Experience scaling an application and/or its hosting environment to support increases in traffic.
• 7 – 9 Experience with Linux, Virtual Machines
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Experience with Nagios, NGINX
• Some experience with – Drupal, MySQL, WordPress, Puppet
• High awareness of customer service
• Very Focused and Challenged

Other Desired Skills:
• Interpersonal and communication skills, able to build rapport and communicate effectively at all levels and across disciplines
• Excellent writing skills
• Ability to work in a collaborative environment
• Detail-oriented, strong work ethic and high standard of excellence
• Fast learner, Achiever, sets high personal
• Must be able to work on multiple projects and consistently meet project deadlines