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Job Id:

25572

Job Category:

Software Applications & ERP

Job Location:

Columbia, MD  21209

Security Clearance:

Confidential / Public Trust

Business Unit:

Piper Companies

JOB DESCRIPTION

AWS Unix System Administrator- Columbia, MD:

Piper Companies is currently looking for a AWS UNIX System Administrator to work in our client’s Columbia, MD office.  The AWS UNIX System Administrator will ensure the system’s high availability and maintain program Service Level Agreements (SLA’s).  In this role, there will be collaboration with developers and other technology personnel to develop, migration and management of services in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environment, and in physical data centers. This position’s key responsibilities include portal system administration, managing dev/ops, and managing AWS.

AWS Unix System Administrator Responsibilities:

  • Identify potential scaling issues and help define how to monitor and fix them
  • Deliver continuous improvement of recipes, scripts and templates for reproducible deployments
  • Monitor and maintain multiple public-facing web applications
  • Manage development repositories, build automation and application deployment activities
  • Participate in an on-call rotation- 24x7 environment
  • Works well as a team member in a fast-paced and often time-sensitive environment

AWS Unix System Administrator Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • AWS certification is preferred
  • Primary monitoring tool desired: Splunk
  • AWS FedRamp Services (hands-on)
  • Extensive experience automating and managing Linux/ Unix infrastructure
  • Expert in building Linux/Unix VM’s/AMI’s from scratch.
  • Expert in automating patch install and security hardening.
  • 3 plus years in hosting high available/traffic websites infrastructure.
  • At least 5 years of experience in fine tuning webservers and web applications.
  • Proficiency with fundamental internet protocols such as DNS, HTTP, and TCP.
  • 3 plus years of experience with integrating with micro services as a SaaS (hands-on)
  • 5 plus years of experience with specifying, designing, and/or implementing system health, performance monitoring tools, and software management tools for 24x7 environments
  • 5 years of experience with ensuring efficient operations and failure mode analysis in large complex distributed systems.

AWS Unix System Administrator Compensation:

  • Salary Range: $120,000- $140,000
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401K
  • Contract to hire position

Please submit resumes to Julie Bruchalski at jbruchalski@pipercompanies.com

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Job Id:

25572

Job Category:

Software Applications & ERP

Job Location:

Columbia, MD  21209

Security Clearance:

Confidential / Public Trust

Business Unit:

Piper Companies