AWS Chef Administrator(Need Passport no an linkedin)/No OPT/CPT

Location: fairfax, VA
Date Posted: 09-19-2018
AWS Chef Administrator(Need Passport no an linkedin)/No OPT/CPT
Fairfax, VA
Contract:: 6 Months Extendable
Main Responsibilities
  • Lead small team of Systems Administrators in a Linux, Apache, server environment supporting a high volume ecommerce site and corporate office
  • Monitor performance and resource utilization of physical servers, virtual servers, storage, etc.  Identify resource and performance issues; make and implement recommendations to resolve those issues
  • Configure and manage server management agents and logging
  • Configuration and monitoring of AWS environment and technologies including: CHEF, Cloudwatch, SQS, ALBs, Aurora, WAF, & Alien Vault
  • Creation and deployment of AMIs as well as dynamic scaling of AWS environment
  • Perform basic System Administration functions including: hardware installation, OS installation, OS configuration, Driver updates, Firmware updates, and Patch installation
  • Perform compilation, installation, configuration, and administration functions for Apache web server
  • Work closely with 3rd party hosting providers and content delivery networks
  • Manage Security of the Operating Systems
  • Develop documentation on system administration processes and procedures.  Assist in educating others in the IT Department as well as End-users
  • Comply and enforce established security standards to satisfy PCI-DSS requirements
  • Comply with the established computing controls in order to satisfy Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • After hours work is occasionally required.  This is estimated at an average of 1-2 hours per week from home.  In addition, the sys admin may be asked to work odd hours or on the weekend as the business requires. 
  • Ability to implement automation tasks in aLinux environment
Education & Experience Requirements
  • Solid experience managing Linux in a distributed infrastructure is a must
  • Expertise in CDN management & configuration is a plus
  • Working knowledge of MySQL is required
  • Experience with varnish and memcache are pluses
  • Hardware clustering, load balancing, and virtualization (VM Ware, virtualbox, xen, etc.) are all pluses
  • Experience with perl is preferred
  • Working knowledge of Nagios, Cacti, and Datadog are pluses
  • Analytical skills and a desire to learn the business processes that they will be supporting  
  • Ability to interact with business users, database administrators and application developers
Kiran Kumar
Key Business Solutions, Inc.
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