Acara Solutions is looking for AWS UNIX System Administrator for our client located in Columbia, MD
-The AWS UNIX System Administrator will serve on the Enterprise Portal team.
-The Portal provides the customer with single sign-on, and makes use of micro-services.
-The AWS UNIX System Administrator will ensure the system’s high availability, and maintain program Service Level Agreements (SLA’s).
-He or she will collaborate closely with developers and other technology personnel to develop, migrate and manage services in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environment, and in physical data centers.
-Learn and implement new technologies or build them independently.
-Identify potential scaling issues and help define how to monitor and fix them.
-Deliver continuous improvement of recipes, scripts and templates for reproducible deployments
-Monitor and maintain multiple public-facing web applications.
-Manage development repositories, build automation and application deployment activities.
-Participate in an on-call rotation.
Required Skills / Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.
-Minimum of 10 years’ experience automating and managing Linux infrastructure.
-Minimum of 3 years’ experience in building Linux/Unix VM’s/AMI’s from scratch.
-Minimum of 3 years’ experience in automating patch install and security hardening.
-Minimum of 5 years’ experience in hosting high available/traffic websites infrastructure.
-Minimum of 5 years’ experience in fine tuning webservers and web applications.
-Minimum of 5 years’ experience with fundamental internet protocols such as DNS, HTTP, and TCP.
-Minimum of 5 years’ experience with high availability technologies.
-Minimum of 5 years’ experience with network infrastructure.
-Minimum of 3 years’ experience using AWS Fed Ramp Services (hands-on).
-Minimum of 3 years’ experience with integrating with micro services as a SaaS (hands-on).
-Minimum of 5 years’ experience supporting a 24x7 Internet-oriented production environment.
-Minimum of 5 years’ experience with specifying, designing, and implementing system health, performance monitoring tools, and software management tools for 24x7 environments.
-Minimum of 5 years’ experience with ensuring efficient operations and failure mode analysis in large complex distributed systems.
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
-Health Care Industry or Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) experience.
-Expert with AWS EC2/AMI and cloud formation templates.
-Expert in configuration management systems such as Ansible Chef, or Puppet.
-Expert in any one of the following- Antivirus COTS products, encryption COT product, Ngini as SaaS, F5, role base authentication using Okta as SaaS, Workflow using Saviynt as SaaS.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical topics to management and non-technical audiences.
-Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to integrate information from multiple sources.
-Work independently and interact regularly with government and non-government stakeholders at multiple levels of authority.
-Works well as a team member in a fast-paced and often time-sensitive environment.
-Minimum of 5 years’ experience across multiple data centers, involving at least hundreds of servers.
-Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.
Aleron companies; Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, Viaduct, and Aleron?s strategic partner, SDI are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.
Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.