• Location: USA, Texas, Houston
  • Salary: Up to £135000 per annum + Bonuses
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 19th Sep, 2019
  • Reference: 091919cg_1568905451
Job Description

Professional or Specialty AWS Certifications are considered a plus for this position.

Role & Responsibilities

* Proactively ensure the highest levels of system and infrastructure confidentiality, integrity, and availability
* Design, install, configure, test, maintain, and monitor infrastructure, software applications, managed services, containers, operating systems, and system management tools
* Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
* Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
* Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
* Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
* Provide second- and third-level support
* Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
* Manage vendor relationships
* Manage multiple interconnected virtual environments, both on-site (Houston, Louisville) and off-site (AWS)
* Provide 24x7x365 operations support for IT services
* Other duties, as assigned

Skills & Qualifications

* This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject and 5-8 years of experience in the field or possess an equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Amazon Web Services (AWS) including EC2, ECS, RDS, Lambda, CloudWatch, Systems Manager, Config,
* Automation software (e.g., OpsWorks, Puppet, Chef)
* Scripting languages (e.g., bash, JavaScript, Perl, Ruby, Python)
* Building a continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline
* Installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX/Linux and Windows servers.
* Monitoring systems (Datadog)
* Experience with Agile development and methodologies


* Medical

* Dental

* Vision Coverage

* Life Insurance Plans

* Disability

* Accident Insurance

* Paid Parental Leave

* Paid Time Off