Fairfax, VA

Job ID: 127315 Industry: Government


Cloud System Administrator

This Job requires an active Secret Clearance

Program Background:

This program is responsible for cloud innovation for the customer. This program is going through a transformation that leverages the Amazon Cloud Services (AWS) to build big data capabilities. The admin and cloud specialist will be part of a transformation that leverages the Amazon Cloud Services (AWS) to build big data capabilities. The selected candidate must be aware of all activities associated with the design, test configuration, qualification, certification, operation, and requirements of the product/project. The admin and cloud specialist will support a large complex physical and AWS environment, from a coordination standpoint as well as communication with the customer.

Daily Responsibilities:

This person is going to work daily with public Clouds and cloud technologies such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Compute Engine (GCE). They will work across a Multi-platform system and will utilize their skills and experience with both Windows & Linux Web Services & APIs

They will have to come in and design, develop, and implement the operational support of mission critical solutions in large scale environments.



Load balancing

• Advanced experience with AWS Operations

• Experience with AWS application development

• Experience with AWS scripting and monitoring

• Technical background in both Linux and Windows environments 

• Understanding of databases including basic SQL skills

• Expert knowledge/experience in:

• Solid understanding of technologies including: Networking – TCP/IP, QOS, VPN, Virtualization and VMware, Layer 7 Routing




Applications/Platforms – Java, .NET, node.js, Ruby

Scripting – Python, bash, or Ruby

Configuration Management – Chef, Ansible, or Puppet

Databases – Microsoft SQL, PostGreSQL, MySQL, Couchbase

Log Aggregation and Analysis Tools, i.e. Splunk


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