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AWS UNIX System Administrator

Job Attributes

Job Id:

30803

Job Category:

Information Technology

Job Location:

Columbia, MD  21045

Security Clearance:

Public Trust or Uncleared

Business Unit:

Piper Companies

Division:

Piper Enterprise Solutions

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: AWS UNIX System Administrator

Length: 6 Month Contract with Potential for Permanent

Compensation: Competitive based on Education and Experience

Work Status: US citizen or a Green Card holder

Clearance: Must be able to obtain a Public Trust


Summary:

Piper Enterprise Solutions is currently looking for an AWS UNIX System Administrator in Columbia, MD. This team provides the customer with single sign-on, and makes use of micro-services. The AWS UNIX System Administrator will ensure the system’s high availability, and maintain program Service Level Agreements (SLA’s). He or she will collaborate closely with developers and other technology personnel to develop, migrate and manage services in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environment, and in physical data centers.


Responsibilities for the AWS UNIX System Administrator:

·      Learn and implement new technologies or build them independently

·      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

 

Qualifications for the AWS UNIX System Administrator:

·      Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

·      10 years of experience automating and managing Linux infrastructure

·      Expert in building Linux/Unix VM’s/AMI’s from scratch.

·      Expert in automating patch install and security hardening.

·      5 year of experience in hosting high available/traffic websites infrastructure.

·      5 years of experience in fine tuning webservers and web applications.

·      5 years of experience with fundamental internet protocols such as DNS, HTTP, and TCP.

·      3 years of experience using AWS FedRamp Services (hands-on)

·      3 years of experience with integrating with micro services as a SaaS (hands-on)

·      5 years of experience supporting a 24x7 Internet-oriented production environment, preferably across multiple data centers, involving at least hundreds of servers

·      5 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.



Preferred qualifications for the AWS UNIX System Administrator:

·      Health Care Industry or Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) experience

·      AWS certification

·      Expert with AWS EC2/AMI and cloud formation templates

·      Expert in configuration management systems such as Ansible Chef, or Puppet

·      Expert in any one of the following: Antivirus COTS products, encryption COT product, Ngini as SaaS, F5, role base authentication using Okta as SaaS, Workflow using Saviynt as SaaS

·      Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical topics to management and non-technical audiences

·      Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to integrate information from multiple sources

·      Ability to work independently and interact regularly with government and non-government stakeholders at multiple levels of authority

·      Works well as a team member in a fast-paced and often time-sensitive environment


Keywords:

AWS Unix System Administrator, Unix, System Administrator, Sys Admin, SA, Information Technology, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Linux, AWS, Amazon Web Services, Cloud, SaaS, F5, Okta

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Job Id:

30803

Job Category:

Information Technology

Job Location:

Columbia, MD  21045

Security Clearance:

Public Trust or Uncleared

Business Unit:

Piper Companies

Division:

Piper Enterprise Solutions