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Systems Administrator/Cloud Ops

Remote, OR
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


The System Administrator will support Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Linux environments. The System Administrator will be responsible for all aspects of the production lifecycle of maintenance, and administration, including but not limited to: deployment automation, continuous automation and integration, product release and support, running a scalable production environment for hosting the ARCOS platform, maintaining application/database availability and ensuring continuous 24x7 production uptime of our services.

The System Administrator needs to be familiar with AWS, Apache, Tomcat, PostgreSQL DB, Oracle DB, Ansible, Jenkins, Jira, Confluence and SaaS operations. 


  • Perform database administration tasks in a Linux environment, including maintenance, troubleshooting, tuning, optimization, installation, upgrades, backup/recovery, and data migration.
  • Design, develop, analyze, extract, load, and maintain Data using Apache, Tomcat, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL, PL/SQL, and Unix shell scripts.
  • Upgrade systems and processes as required for enhanced functionality and security issue resolution.
  • Create projects designed to add functionality required by the company or to address ongoing network failure issues.
  • Engage in Agile team practices such as backlog grooming, release planning, sprint planning, and auto deployment.
  • Design and implement optimal solutions that scale for very large data sets and learn best practices through code reviews and collaboration.
  • Work closely with Engineering, Development, Quality Assurance, Professional Services, and Technical Support to resolve issues that will affect the success of the assigned product offerings and schedules.
  • Determine future network needs and plans for network changes with departmental managers.
  • Manage AWS infrastructure, including WAF/Shield, Route 53 DNS, databases, malware protection software and other AWS processes.
  • Review application logs using Splunk.
  • Provide manager with regular status reports on development projects.
  • Create, configure, and manage production infrastructures utilizing modern cutting-edge cloud computing technologies.
  • Coordinate configuration changes, installs, upgrades, planning, scheduling and status reporting while following company change control procedures.
  • Automate common maintenance tasks and code deployments.
  • Triage and resolve complex problems, including network connectivity issues, that span multiple tiers of application/infrastructure.
  • Implement monitoring and reporting capabilities to assist the team in rapidly identifying issues.
  • Monitor the system daily and respond immediately to security or usability concerns.
  • Share in 24x7 on-call responsibilities, maintaining the availability and performance of Cloud Operations services.
  • Accurately document all processes and procedures for routine and non-routine tasks of position.
  • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Associate’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or the equivalent knowledge and experience or professional training, is required. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years of system administration experience, ideally in global management and operations of highly trafficked customer-facing applications.  Experience working in a 24x7 SaaS environment is preferred.
  • Extensive experience with distributed Linux systems administration and performance tuning.
  • Experience with AWS, including migrations, deployments, automation, creating and modifying instances and best practices in all major services they provide including but not limited to: networking, image management, compute, storage, monitoring and app-services.
  • Knowledge of Apache, Tomcat, PostgreSQL DB, Oracle DB, Ansible, Jenkins, Jira, Confluence.
  • Action oriented, decisive approach to work required, with the willingness to take a hands-on role when needed to ensure the deliverables are met on time.
  • Advanced knowledge of system vulnerabilities and security issues.
  • Experience with virtualization technologies.
  • Experience configuring and setting up deployments.
  • Experience working with databases including Shell and PowerShell scripting.
  • Solid understanding of networking concepts and troubleshooting. 
  • Proven ability to work effectively with highly reliable and highly available mission critical technologies with detail and results shown while meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to operate deploying automation, SaaS operations, internal and external SaaS infrastructure, security and cost management.
  • Solid understanding of technical issues and opportunities related to modern cloud infrastructure and operations.
  • High energy, motivated self-starter with ability to take direction and manage tasks with minimal supervision within an energized, collaborative, and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Experience with Oracle and PostgreSQL database administration is preferred.
  • Experience with international data sets preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.




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