AWS Linux Admin

AWS Linux Admin

  • 2 Year
  • 45 - 55
  • 1121Days Ago
  • In-person

Job Description

Location: Baltimore, MD

Duration: 24+ months
Phone and In-person

USC or GC--Independent



? Responsible for designing, building and supporting a secure cloud platform and linux based instances based on industry standards, best practices and guidelines

? Determine technical standards and specifications and lead the design, build and support of shared services cloud platform components

? Providing professional support services and/or the integration of their respective products.

? Implement the products based on best Practices

? Review the current architectural landscape and make appropriate recommendations.

? Must be able to compare various solutions and determine the one which best fits the need.

? Designs, develops and maintains linux based instances and backend applications.

? Deploy and maintain web application technologies and middleware solutions on linux platform.

? Researches new technologies and products for their applicability to business processes.

? Provides tier 1 and tier 2 support for the platform


? A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline.


? This position requires a minimum of eight (8) years of experience in System administration and development experience

? At least file (4) years of experience working with design and implementation of systems and applications at Amazon Web Services (AWS).

? Sets up administrator and service accounts and troubleshoot creates/updates and Maintains system documentation, interacts with users and evaluates vendor products, deep understanding of monitoring AWS instances and services

? Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform capabilities and best practices architectures, and engineering solutions within multiple Cloud accounts and services

? Experience working in AWS via the CLI and management console. Knowledge and experience architecting and configuring Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs)

? Experience working with administrator and service accounts and troubleshoot Creates/updates and Maintains system documentation, interacts with users and evaluates vendor products

? Operations for firewalls, routers and switches and the ability to formulate access control lists (ACLs) via the Command Line Interface (CLI).

? Strong knowledge of software evaluation principles and practices.

? Development and implementation of vulnerability remediation strategies. Configuration and execution of vulnerability and web application scans. Customization compliance scans to meet agency established baselines.

? Experience with automating server configuration for security including logging, key changes, and system hardening.

? Experience writing process requirements, technical design documents, and standard operating procedures.


? Experience collaborating with cross functional global and remote teams with diverse backgrounds.

? Demonstrating good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

? Experience planning and implementing secure networking practices such as: application segmentation, network segmentation, NAC and other access control testing/validation, updating access control SOPs

? Understanding of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well Architected Framework

? 4 years of experience with design and implementation of systems and applications at Amazon Web Services (AWS).

? 3 years of experience working with configuration management tools

? 3 years of experience with Ansible, Ansible Tower experience is preferred.

? 3 years of experience working with RHEL AMI is preferred.

? 3 years of experience implement Linux/Unix Security and privileges access

? Proven technical knowledge of network, internet systems, databases and operating systems including Linux, Microsoft in AWS.

? Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards, including configuration management, change management, LDAP, DNS, data protection, systems monitoring, and log management (SIEM).

? Working knowledge of programming languages, including Perl, Python, and shell scripting.

? Proven experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of software systems and related products.

? Proven experience with systems planning, security principles, and general system management best practices. • Working technical knowledge of current software protocols, and Internet standards.

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