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Cloud Infrastructure Administrator / Sr. AWS Engineer

Washington, Washington DC, United States
Title Cloud Infrastructure Administrator Sr. AWS Engineer Location Washington, DC Duration 6-12 Months Client AMTRAK FYI - Background check will be conducted before start. This is Onsite opportunity. Consultants are working from home currently till AMTRAK reopens. SUMMARY OF DUTIES This role is responsible for infrastructure support for various applications on AWS and Azure cloud platforms. The position entails cloud infrastructure implementation, optimization, monitoring, administration, oversight and incremental enhancement of Amtrakrsquos platform and applications. Implement best practices, security recommendations, right-sizing resources to save cost using CloudHealth, performance tuning, tagging, vulnerability mitigation, OS patching, OS hardening. Responds to change and trouble tickets, monitoring the platform for failures, exceptions, and threshold issues, tuning, and optimizing applications performance, testing applications for product upgrades and patches, communicating with customers and upper management about platform andor ticket status. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AWS Service Total EC2 instances, EC2 Windows, EC2 Linux, EC2 Databases Instances, RDS Database Instances, Elastic Cache, DynamoDB, RedShift, Lambda, ElasticBeanstalk, S3 Buckets, EFS, FSx, Storage Gateway, VPC, IAM UsersGroupsRolesPolicies, Kinesis, Datapipeline, Glue, API Gateway, AWS Workspaces WORK EXPERIENCE Must possess at least 7 years of IT experience with broad knowledge and deep understanding of IT Architecture, Infrastructure setupmanagement, Operating Systems setup, Database setup, Applications setup, Network setup, Cloud implementations, Datacenter and Cloud Migrations, HADR setup and BackupReplication Technologies. Must possess at least 4+ years of experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) andor Azure Cloud Services. Must have a deep understanding of Windows and Linux Operating Systems Excellent troubleshooting skills with proven ldquoin the momentrdquo troubleshooting and incident response of AWS and Azure cloud based eco-systems. Must have a deep understating of Cloud Monitoring tools like AppDynamics, SignalFx and CloudWatch Must have a general understanding of SQL and Oracle Databases Must have an understanding of networking concepts OTHER REQUIREMENTS Must be able to provide after-hours support. Must be able to work in a collaborative environment. Ability to work independently as well as work well with others in an integrated team environment and must be self-motivated. Ability to demonstrate planning, organizing, and implementing skills which allow the successful completion of tasks by a specific due date. Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, work well with others in an integrated team environment, and must be self-motivated Excellent verbal and written communication skills with team members and management Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. PREFERRED EDUCATION Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or computer science, or equivalent

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