Job Description :
AWS Network Engineer with 9+ Years of experience

Location: Tyson, VA or Columbia, MD

Duration: 3+ months.

Candidates have to be in US for more than 3 years.

Interview process: In person interview only.

Must be on our W2.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The candidate will participate in designing and deploying dynamically scalable, fault-tolerant DEV/TEST/PROD systems on the AWS Cloud platform, that are highly available and highly reliable, in support of a migration effort for existing applications. The Cloud Engineer will develop new solutions and will perform initial setups to optimize AWS services in the future. This candidate will also be expected to train the operational team that will oversee and support the production applications and the infrastructure. Candidate will work to implement continuous integration and deployment of code, to our cloud hosted environments, with the goal of accelerating development and reducing manual efforts.

Primary Responsibilities

· Work with Software Engineering teams to evaluate system specifications, with regards to provisioning and delivery of infrastructure·

· Create and maintain IAC using industry standard platforms.

· Engage in capacity planning and demand forecasting; software performance analysis and system tuning.

· Administration of Red Hat Linux (VM level), to include configuration, patching, and overall server health.

· Analyze all aspects of existing application infrastructure and recommend modifications that will enhance application reliability, availability and scalability.

· Experience using performance monitoring tools to identify system performance issues and bottlenecks.

· Analyze dump files and error codes.

· Document Root Cause Analysis for escalated issues and/or complex troubleshooting.

· Troubleshoot research and analyze complex network design and architecture problems.

· Familiarity with log aggregation tools such as Splunk.

· Analyze and document the infrastructure to achieve and maintain auto-scaling.

· Provide Support for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD

· You will be involved in solving moderately complex problems.

· Participate in on-call rotation to maintain application availability.

· Other responsibilities as determined necessary.

Required Qualifications


· A Bachelor /Master Degree in applicable areas of expertise or equivalent experience.

· AWS Certified Solutions Architect/Sysops/Devops – Associate/Professional (certification

· Previous Cloud Experience with Amazon Web Services.

· Detailed experience designing fault tolerant and highly available systems.

· Experience with automated configuration and deployment; Chef, Puppet, Terraform, or other Infrastructure as Code (IAC) frameworks.

· Previous System Admin experience; preferably Red Hat.

· Knowledge of, or experience with, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD

· Past experience troubleshooting complex infrastructure problems in an enterprise environment.

· Knowledge and understanding of network theory; protocols (TCP / IP, UDP, ICMP, etc, MAC addresses, IP packets and their framing, DNS, LDAP, OSI layers, and load balancing

· Past experience with app and web server configuration and maintenance (JBoss, WebSphere, Apache Tomcat, or similar

· Ability to communicate analysis, including trends and opportunities, to improve service availability.

· Experience supporting, configuring and engineering applications.

Preferred Qualifications

· Previous work experience as a system admin, and/or a network engineer.

· Deep understanding of industry relevant security controls (boundary/perimeter protection, data loss prevention, encryption, etc.

· Proponent of immutable infrastructure.

· Experience in software development environments.

· Past experience as a system administrator or network engineer.

· Thorough understanding of networking, especially VM environments.