Job Description :
Role: UNIX System Administrator ( AWS/Cloud highly preferred)
Location:Baltimore, MD
Duration:6 months contract to hire
Phone and Inperson

Job Description
The UNIX System Administrator will ensure system’s high availability and maintain provided program SLA’s. This position will collaborate closely with development and other technology personnel to develop, migrate and manage services in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environment and also on-premise data centers.
Role and Responsibilities
Ensure system’s high availability and maintain provided SLA’s
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 and applications
Manage development repositories, build automation and application deployment activities
Participate in an on-call rotation
Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, related field or equivalent experience.
10-12 years of experience automating and managing linux infrastructure
Expert in building Linux/Unix VM’s/AMI’s from scratch.
Expert in automating patch install and security hardening.
Thorough understanding of fundamental internet protocols such as DNS, HTTP, and TCP.
Experience supporting a 24x7 Internet-oriented production environment, preferably across multiple data centers, involving at least hundreds of servers.
Demonstrable expertise around specifying, designing, and/or implementing system health, performance monitoring tools, and software management tools for 24x7 environments.
Familiar with the challenges surrounding efficient operations and failure mode analysis in large complex distributed systems.
Desired Education and Experience

AWS certification is preferable
Expert with AWS EC2/AMI and cloud formation templates
Experience supporting the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Expert in configuration management systems such as Ansible Chef, or Puppet

Thank you, and have a great day.

Syed Imam
Technical Requiter
SoftSages Technology
WMBE, E-Verified
Address: 17 Mystic Lane, Ste 2A, Malvern, PA 19355