Jr. DevOps Automation Administrator (AWS)
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Newark, DE 19713
Hostway and HOSTING have merged, creating one of the largest managed cloud services platforms in the world. Together, Hostway HOSTING has been a global leader in managed and cloud hosting for over 20 years, serving customers ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, and specializing in hosting mission critical workloads and applications. We deliver highly secure, compliant, and always available solutions to thousands of customers worldwide and commit ourselves to:
+ Live by our Customer Pledge by giving each and every customer the exceptional service they deserve.
+ Providing unmatched technical expertise.
+ Empowering customers to run their apps where they run best, made possible by our hybrid cloud.
+ Providing customers with 24/7 phone access to real experts, including cloud-hosting experts who are committed to solving customer problems.
We are first and foremost a service company, enabled by technology… not the other way around. We believe that service is the core to creating a vibrant, “built-to-last” organization. If what we’ve said isn’t a mission you can get behind, or you are looking for a big paycheck to do more “directing” than “doing”… stop reading.
Still with us? You likely believe that there is more to a job than just getting paid, and that the mission really matters. Good. Because we believe that too.
For more information about Hostway HOSTING, please visit http://www.hostway.com.
The Jr. DevOps Automation Administrator (AWS) will be a subject matter expert in all things related to the AWS public cloud platform. In this role, we expect that this person will perform both architectural design
as well as execute the implementation of the envisioned solution. There will be heavy emphasis on automation. They will be responsible for understanding user requirements and work with the customer to ensure systems meet their documented needs. This person will serve as technical subject matter expert with clients, participating in meetings & calls to ensure customer needs are met. This person will also be adept at identifying, analyzing, troubleshooting and resolving technical problems. They are responsible for identifying trends, chronic problems, risks and root cause analysis as well as establishing plans for resolution of these issues.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Jr. DevOps Automation Administrator (AWS) will provide guidance and technical leadership to less-experienced team members and may be asked to assemble and perform training sessions on an as needed basis. This person will also be asked to develop documentation on new or existing systems. They will participate in special projects as required. Duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:
+ Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology
+ Handle Escalated customer facing issues as needed
+ Take part in Operational & Strategic Projects
+ Work with third party vendors as needed to resolve customer problems
+ On Call rotation for relevant issues
+ Other tasks as assigned
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
+ Required Certification: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
+ Heavy experience in design, implementation and migration to AWS.
+ Heavy understanding of automation and CloudFormation
+ More than 3 years of Systems Administration Experience (preferably in an enterprise or service provider environment)
+ 3-5 years of experience in a troubleshooting role
+ A solid grasp of networking fundamentals, preferably including hands-on experience with load balancers, switches, routers, etc.
+ Prior experience with VMware and/or other virtualization platforms
+ Demonstrated proficiency in Linux
+ Demonstrated proficiency with scripting languages such as Bash, Python, C, C++, Java or Ruby
+ Deep understanding of scalable computing systems
+ Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
+ Excellent at documentation
+ Must possess strong interpersonal skills
+ Must deliver an exceptional customer experience every day
+ AWS Certified Developer – Associate
+ AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate
Hostway offers a competitive salary and benefits including Paid Time Off, free Medical to Employees, Dental, retirement plan with 401(k) match, and much more. If you are interested in joining a profitable, growing, and dynamic company, we want to hear from you! Hostway is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by Federal, State or local law.
Hostway thanks all candidates for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.