Principal AWS Systems Engineer - Palo Alto, California United States - 20975

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 20975
Title: Principal AWS Systems Engineer
Job Location: Palo Alto, California - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
USA
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Principal AWS Systems Engineer to be part of a global software company who are a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications. They are headquareted in Palo Alto (California) and have offices in Denver (Colorado), Austin (Texas) and Brisbane (Australia). Customers are their focus and they work hard at providing user friendly applications to medium to large enterprises. 

Palo Alto, CA based Permanent role!

Key Criteria - 

  • 10+ years of experience in Linux Administration
  • Experience with AWS in an enterprise environment
  • EC2 deployment and management
  • Understanding of what it means to run a global large-scale virtualized infrastructure in the Cloud
  • Comfortable with Perl, Python, Ruby, etc to automate projects

JOB DESCRIPTION

Are you a Senior Linux System Administrator with experience in AWS? If yes, work at an enterprise software leader in cloud corporate performance management (CPM) solutions!

The Role:

  • Linux System Administration
  • Experience with configuration management: Puppet and/or Chef
  • Managing, deploying, and securing Linux (CentosOS/SUSE preferred)
  • Support product development through scripts and tools writing (Bash, Perl, Python)
  • Support QA function by enabling automated testing, continuous build, and the release process
  • Provide support to deployment and production issues during and off regular office hours
  • On call: 1 week primary, 1 week secondary, 2 weeks off
  • Create, setup and run performance tests to help determine optimal hosting configurations

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • 10+ years of experience in Linux Administration
  • Experience with AWS in an enterprise environment
  • EC2 deployment and management
  • S3 management
  • Networking infrastructure including ALB/ELB
  • VPCs and Security groups
  • Understanding of what it means to run a global large-scale virtualized infrastructure in the Cloud
  • Comfortable with Perl, Python, Ruby, etc to automate projects
  • Source code control (GIT preferred)
  • Monitoring: Nagios (preferred)
  • Operating Systems: Linux (CentosOS/SUSE)
  • Software: Jira, Jenkins, Confluence

Nice to have:

  • AWS Certifications
  • Experience with automation including deployments and configuration management
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Grafana, Graphite, Prometheus, collectd
  • Experience with other monitoring solutions such as Icinga or Zabbix.

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree