AWS/Linux Administrator (Remote, Secret Clearance Required)

ECS Federal

ECS is seeking a AWS/Linux Administrator (Remote Option) to work in our O'Fallon, IL office.

Job Description:

ECS is an expert technology firm focused on AWS cloud solutions as an AWS Premier Partner, Audited AWS Managed Service Partner and AWS Reseller. We specialize in migrating custom developed and COTS applications into AWS and offering a complete suite of managed service solutions for our customers to include design, architecture, devops, systems administration, big data, security, and 24x7 cloud support services.

ECS has an opportunity for a Cloud Administrator to join our team of AWS experts who are focused on shaping and delivering on our strategy to build broad use of Amazon's computing web services.

Required Skills:

Active Secret Clearance
Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product and technical challenges
Deep understanding of AWS technologies
Deep understanding of DevOps and Continuous Integration
Current hands-on implementation experience migrating on-premises applications to AWS required
Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product and technical challenges
Three years of experience including at least 2 years of customer facing cloud projects is required. AWS Cloud certification is required
Highly technical and analytical possessing 2 or more years of IT platform implementation experience.
Strong verbal and written communications skills
BS level technical degree Preferred
Desired Skills:

Strong practical Linux-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment
Familiarity with Windows-based systems administration in a cloud or Virtualized environment
Experience building sophisticated and highly automated infrastructure
Prior success in automating a real world production environment
Experience with at least one of the cloud migration COTS tools, and/or AWS native migration services.
Experience with CloudFormation and JSON
Strong scripting skills with Bash, Perl, Python, PowerShell
Experience with revision control source code repositories
Familiarity with Chef, Puppet, or Ansible with many nodes
Familiarity with monitoring tools like Nagios
Experience with seamless/automated build scripts used for release management
Understanding and experience with code deployment
Understanding of SOA and REST
Track record of implementing and administration of AWS services and production environments
Experience with Microsoft Azure offerings a plus
ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 2300+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.

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