Cloud Administrator - A-TEK, Inc. Bethesda, MD Bookmark Share Print 56 0 0

Listing Description

A-TEK is seeking a Cloud Systems Administrator (CSA) who will be responsible for managing and maintaining the cloud infrastructure services and servers in mixed software environments. The CSA will lead and oversee a multiuser computing environment to meet the needs of a major Federal Agency. The administrator must have strong technical knowledge of virtual machines, writing code, and software as a service. The Cloud Architect position guides strategic direction and provides overarching architectural leadership for the program team & customers to evaluate and subsequently deploy Cloud solutions.

  • Provide support to developers and production services operating in NCBI's Amazon AWS and Google GCP environments.
  • Participate in discussions of ongoing technical and management efforts, including new architecture.
  • Participate in evaluation and implementation of new technologies.
  • Ongoing operation and maintenance of existing services
  • Assist with development of tools to help monitor and manage the cloud environments and enforce established policies.

  • Required Qualifications:
  • Strong experience with Linux systems administration, particularly CentOS 7 or RedHat 7.
  • Experience managing Cloud resources within Amazon AWS or Google's Cloud Platform, particularly:
  • User management 
    Roles and permissions
    Compute instances
    VPCs and subnets
    Firewall rules/security groups
  • Experience writing scripts to automate management tasks.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently.
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Familiarity with networking concepts (subnetting, basic routing, UDP, TCP, ICMP)
  • Ability to manage firewall rules.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Some programming experience, applicable to developing cloud management tools (one or more of Bourne/bash shell, ruby, python, perl)

  • Preferred Experience (Nice to Have):
  • Familiarity with managing continuous integration tools such as TeamCity, Jenkins, or GitLab.
  • Experience with MS Windows systems administration
  • Experience with Active Directory and Active Directory Federation Services
  • Experience managing resources with puppet.
  • Experience writing code to automate management of cloud resources via their native CLI or API
  • Experience with cloud automation tools (packer, terraform, cloud-init)
  • Experience with enterprise monitoring tools such as Nagios, Splunk, Telegraf, Influxdb.
  • Experience with cloud monitoring tools such as CloudWatch and CloudTrail.
  • Familiarity with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence, bitbucket)
  • Experience with git
  • Experience with container technologies (docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift)
  • Experience programming in Bourne/bash shell, ruby, python, perl
  • A-TEK, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected Veteran status.

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