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  • Job Title:

    AWS Cloud System Administrator
  • Location:

    Pleasanton, CA
  • Duration:

  • Job Description:

    Top Must Haves - Experience and Proficiency in  the following:
    • 6+ years of overall IT experience
    • 4+ years of AWS Cloud management experience with below skill set
    • AWS Certified DevOps and / or Solution Architect certification
      • Excellent knowledge of Linux systems, and Windows systems
      • Experience in AWS provisioning, operations, and management of AWS environments
      • Experience with AWS solutions using AWS services
      • Knowledge of IaC (Infrastructure as code)
      • Extensive experience in Cloud Formation scripting and deployment
      • Experience in blue-green deployment
      • Experience setting up alerts / alarms / notifications in AWS cloud
      • Experience setting up / maintaining multi AZ infrastructure including HA and DR in AWS.
      • Experience in supporting a Hybrid cloud environment
      • Experience with JSON and Yaml scripting
      • Experience with code repositories SVN, Azure DevOps Server 2019 (Azure Repos)
      • Experience with continuous integration tools Jenkins, Azure Pipelines
      • Experience with Ansible
      • Experience with Powershell Scripting
      • Experience with Linux Shells
      • Experience with Python scripting
      • Strong grasp on configuration management
      • High-level understanding of networking standard protocols and components such as: HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP, ICMP, the OSI Model, Subnetting and Load Balancing
      • Experience with Application Security Testing tools a plus
      • Strong scripting skills in wsadmin, Jacl, Jython, Shell, PowerShell, and VB Script 
    Primary Work Location:  Pleasanton (Local Candidates Only and Role will be remote until office reopens)

    • Design and deploy AWS solutions using AWS services (i.e. EC2, S3, Glacier, ELB, RDS, IAM, Route 53, VPC, Auto Scaling, Cloud Watch, Cloud Trail, Cloud Formation, Security Groups, API Gateway, SSM, Route table, Endpoint service, etc.)
    • Provision, management, and day-to-day operations of AWS environments
    • Implement alarms / alerts / notifications using AWS services (i.e. Cloud Watch)
    • Implement AWS Multi AZ accounts for HA and DR
    • Work with engineers to support adoption of AWS cloud.
    • Design, Implement and maintain AWS cloud infrastructure.
    • Design AWS infrastructure that minimize operational costs through push-button deployment at scale with near-zero downtime.
    • Maintain and Monitor AWS Cloud platform.
    • Manage code repositories, continuous builds and artifact repositories.
    • In addition to being responsible for designing and implementing AWS cloud infrastructure, the candidate will work closely with end-users to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
    • Develop and maintain configuration management solutions.
    • Document all processes and setup in detail.
    • Provide technical guidance, knowledge transfers and mentorship to State Fund internal engineering
      peers as required and lead technical staff responsibilities.
    • Server Maintenance based on updates, system requirements, data usage, and antivirus requirements.
    • Responsible for the design, implementation, and support of large scale web farm infrastructure across multiple data centers supporting the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering.
    • Help engineering implement new technologies in development for future production deployment.
    • Working with team to analyze and design web farm infrastructure with 99.99% up-time with server virtualization, clustering, database, disaster recovery, and geographic redundancy.
    • Reporting server farm operational status by gathering, prioritizing information
    • Build out a robust system to auto-scale our platform and work closely with our engineering team to diagnose how to build this, how to manage this and what triggers to measure.
    • Actively monitor and administer the applications and hosting environment to increase efficiency, improve reliability, and minimize downtimes
    • Triage and provide technical solutions to environment related issues encountered by new and existing applications
    • Support developers with change requests, uptime, and performance related issues
    • Documentation of work in regards to bug reports, systems analysis, application monitoring, and common task reporting
    • Author internal documentation, such as environment diagrams, installation/configuration documents and release notes.
    • Assist in establishing and implementing configuration management program and policies.
    • Troubleshoot and debug environment and infrastructure problems found in the production and non-production environments.
    • Measurement, optimization, and tuning of system performance and ensuring that systems will run reliably and are highly available in a 24/7 production environment.
    • Automate systems monitoring tasks using standard monitoring tools.
    • Manage and control the continuous release promotion cycle (manually short-term, through automation long-term) including the following environments: development, integration, staging, QA, Load and production.
    • Develop deployment scripts on a lifecycle automation platform for the orchestration, integration and automation of build promotions and software releases.
    • Provide 24 by 7 production support
    Experience with Flexpod Environments is a plus
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