11 days old
2017-11-092017-12-07
  • Job Code
    587130

Position Summary -


This position will be responsible for the Installation/configuration, operation and maintenance of AWS environments, provisioning of Cloud infrastructure, systems configuration, deployment of patches, and implementation of security controls, supporting upgrades, and troubleshooting issues. The AWS Engineer is responsible for the operations of secure and highly available computing platforms, servers, and networks both physical and virtual.



  • Develops, maintains, monitors, and supports the infrastructure environment and the resolution of systemic issues
  • Defines and implementing disaster recovery plans
  • Takes the lead on cloud recommendations and security readiness
  • Determines what ecosystem security features can be utilized to meet applicable security requirements
  • Work with technical team and architect to implement, manage and secure cloud information systems
  • Defines improvements to increase system security/integrity, reliability and performance based on health check results
  • Seeks opportunities to improve and advance the overall security posture by conducting technical assessments aiming to replace legacy or inadequate security systems
  • Supports multiple systems or applications of medium to highly complex (complexity defined by size, technology used, and system feeds and interfaces) with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity, and accessibility
  • Manage LAN/telecom solutions and or products leveraged
  • Acts as the technical liaison between operations teams, engineers and architects, providing critical operational insight to upcoming implementations and strategies, including validation of ongoing solutions supportability.
  • Communicates events to stakeholders, IT teams, and leadership
  • Integrates solutions with other applications and platforms based on engineering requirements
  • Develops plans and performs routine maintenance tasks for infrastructure systems such as backups, patch management and hot fixes
  • Monitors database maintenance and provides appropriate recommendations, when required
  • Reviews and certifies support documents
  • Recommends settings changes to the operating system to improve performance and reliability
  • Develops, maintains, recommends, documents, and supports tools and back-end utilities to provide capacity planning management
  • Monitors database security integrity, performance and recommends changes
  • Reports security issues when appropriate and gathers required information
  • Analyzes audit trails to detect systematic security violations
  • Contributes and ensures compliance with policies, procedures and standards
  • Ensures IT system security baselines are met and security improvements are implemented across the server environments. Ensures adherence to security requirements.



  • Analyzes data from monitoring activities and define comprehensive, system wide improvements
  • Generates and validates network/telecom system baselines, including validation of documentation
  • Analyzes data from monitoring activities and defines comprehensive, system wide improvements
  • Adjusts bandwidth on routine basis and provides input to capacity planning activities
  • Monitors Technology Component Performance or LAN, WAN, Wireless, DAS/telecom system



  1. Knowledge/Skills Required



    • The incumbent will have strong communication skills
    • Minimum 7 years of Engineer level knowledge in Amazon Web Services cloud and Internet facing applications with a focus on security
    • Solid technical background in a hosted services environment including infrastructure networks, hardware, software and telecommunications
    • Proficiency with Infrastructure as Code using tools like AWS CloudFormation templates
    • Proficiency in using AWS EC2, Load Balancers
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Linux, hand on and related debugging
    • Minimum 3 years support engineering or system admin experience on Linux and Windows systems
    • Good working knowledge/experience on highly distributed virtual environment, networking, s/w build and deployment process
    • A solid grasp of networking fundamentals, preferably including hands-on experience with load balancers, switches, routers, etc.
    • Experience in a 24/7 production environment
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-intensity, Agile Scrum team work environment and exhibit flexibility as innovation is implemented
    • Engineer level knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange 2010 and SQL Server
    • Engineer level knowledge of security as it relates to cloud based infrastructure
    • Experience using automated monitoring tools
    • Ability to identify incident trends in order to elevate incidents in accordance with standard protocols
    • Able to gather relevant information systematically to troubleshoot and resolve issues
    • Excellent attention to detail, testing and documentation

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  • Information Technology

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