AWS Systems Engineer - MPK

Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Contract

Post Date: 01/22/2018 Job ID: 21259 Industry: System Administrator

AWS Systems Engineer

Scope of Responsibility, Problem Solving and Impact
  • Contribute to engineering and operations effort
  • Assignments typically given at the granularity of individual tasks or small projects
  • Accomplishes medium complexity projects with little supervision
  • Implements features and fix bugs with minimal direction
  • Has sustained self-driven productivity and impact whereby day-to-day tasks are completed without supervision
  • Leads small project and small project team and helps determine direction for the team
  • Understands and applies the fundamental concepts and knowledge for AWS and Operations, proactively suggests improvements
  • Maintains effective communication with manager and other task relevant stakeholders
  • Skillfully communicates with all project-relevant stakeholders
  • Responsible for deploying our enterprise solution.
  • Interface with team members, product managers and engineers to solve business/functional deployment issues.
  • Provide troubleshooting and root cause analysis for production issues that are escalated to the engineering and administration teams.
  • Engage in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis and system tuning.
  • Take personal accountability and ownership for AWS infrastructure issues and concerns



Knowledge, Expertise and Influence
  • Maintains effective communication with manager and other task relevant stakeholders
  • Has strong understanding of relevant operations and engineering work to drive impact and solve problems; identifies and drives small changes
  • Understands the business functions they work with, and gets support from those teams as needed and causes the business to feel supported; Suggests improvements
  • Strong experience administering a cloud based environment such as AWS, Azure or other.
  • Experience in building and configuring DB Clusters.
  • Experience in AWS deployments.
  • Understand database backup and database restoration processes.
  • Working knowledge of web application architectures and application servers such as JBOSS or Apache Tomcat.
  • Experience with the provisioning and maintenance of Microsoft and Linux/Unix Servers in a cloud environment.
  • Knowledge of or experience with development and implementation of Java based solutions, XML, HTML, and related technologies is required.
  • Experience leading or as a senior member of an enterprise Operations team
  • Knowledge of testing techniques/methodologies and how to apply them.
  • Strong knowledge with Lean and Agile delivery methods and principals
  • DevOps experience - collaboration between development, QA, and IT operations.
  • Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Python)


Communication & Influence
  • Skillfully communicates with all project-relevant stakeholders


Julie Selders

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