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Sr Systems Engineer – AWS #103800

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Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 09:24:41 -0400

Location: Allentown, PA

Industry: IT

Job Type: Temp/Contract

Skill Set: Mid-Senior level (4-10 yrs)

Pay/Rate: 1.00/HOUR


The individual must perform the following set of duties:

  • Manage, support, and maintain all technical aspects of AWS hosted environments, including all related components/systems.
  • Manage, support, and maintain all technical aspects of the infrastructure's network, backup platform and associated systems.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain the standards for all infrastructure technologies.
  • Maintain strict security standards compliance and ensure responsible security practices are implemented.
  • Approve and manage the technical scope and deliverables for infrastructure activities.
  • Serve as a key stakeholder in all infrastructure related incident response, troubleshooting and resolution efforts.
  • Serve as a technical owner for all appropriate RFCs (request for change).
  • Provide input and own a share in delivering against the technical roadmap.
  • Develop and maintain a complete and comprehensive documentation.
  • Provide hands-on support, guidance, and/or assistance to help fulfill emergency requirements or incidents where needed.
  • Develop a collaborative working practice with key internal stakeholders such as Security, R&D, etc.
  • Keeps up to date on relevant technology and industry trends.
  • Assist and provide guidance to other team members on complex technical issues.
  • Be part of a team who works a rotating schedule that will include some overnight and weekend coverage as needed.
  • Other job duties as assigned.


Qualifications for this role would include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • AWS Cloud Practitioner certification
  • Experience in Terraform, Terragrunt
  • Experience in GitHub
  • Experience in development environments such as Atom and Visual Studio Code
  • Comprehensive understanding of CI/CD methodologies
  • Deep understanding of the fundamentals required to build highly available and scalable services.
  • Experience in the implementation of structured design and architectural processes in a production environment.
  • Experience in performance and capacity planning.
  • Comprehensive, hands on experience in highly available production environments with virtualization, storage, networking, automation technologies, and a wide variety of operating systems.
  • Comprehensive understanding of server hardware and virtual hardware, storage hardware, and datacenter topology and architecture.
  • Solid understanding of core virtualization and storage fundamentals.
  • Comprehensive understanding of and experience with prevalent infrastructure technologies such as Fiber Channel, ISCSI, Ethernet, TCP/IP, and VLANS.
  • Ability to troubleshoot effectively in a high-pressure environment.
  • Willingness to coach and/or train peers on technical matters.
  • Must be detail oriented, possess good communications skills and habits, and like to work in a highly transparent environment.

Preferred (but not required) experience:

  • AWS Developer or DevOps certification
  • Experience with DevOps development processes/methodologies
  • Experience with Docker, Jenkins, Ansible, Octopus
  • Experience in JavaScript and/or Python
  • Experience building and supporting high volume SaaS product infrastructure