Advam is seeking a strong collaborative team player to work within our DevOps Team.
Leveraging your strong background in Microsoft .Windows technologies the qualifying candidate will be administering, maintaining and supporting applications, hardware and configurations deployed globally across both our Amazon Web Services footprint and physical datacentres.
Candidate will perform a wide variety of software/hardware configuration/maintenance and operational support tasks of many varied back end systems, including, but not limited to, Windows/Linux server OS/software, server class hardware, VMware VSphere, AWS Infrastructure.
Candidate will be responsible for active monitoring and reporting of environments, working with development and support teams to ensure uptime/stability.
The position is on-call and the candidate will be expected to ensure the coverage of frequent after-hours deployments/maintenance windows.
The position focuses on streamlining deployment and security architecture. This also includes expanded responsibilities surrounding all infrastructure support including application monitoring, software build machines, and software support servers. The candidate should have a penchant for solving tough technical problems, and a dedication to ensuring high-availability.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Administration of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Infrastructure.
Provide second level support to ADVAM’s parking e-commerce platforms.
Monitoring and understanding security events with WAFs, IDS/IPS, and access logs.
Installation, configuration, and administration of Windows/ Linux Servers.
Networking (TCP/IP) configuration including Firewall ACL's and security.
Installation, configuration, and administration of virtualization infrastructures running on VMware suite of products.
Creation, Management and Configuration of Virtual Machines, Clone and Templates.
Collecting, monitoring and analysing systems performance data for improved performance.
Perform custom application maintenance, to include debugging, installing new application releases, patching.
Develop, document and maintain procedures for administering, maintaining, and supporting infrastructure.
Create automated tasks with shell scripts (PowerShell, batch, python).
Requirements and General Skills:
Must be able to design, implement and support solutions based on the needs of the business and based on industry professional and security best practices.
Must be able to design and implement best practice AWS architectural footprints.
Work independently as part of a team, including cross-functional teams.
Exhibit excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Pay attention to details and be organized.
Interface with a multitude of diverse personalities in a professional and consistent manner.
Identify problems, recommend solutions and perform triage in a team environment.
This position requires the successful candidate to be part of an on-call roster to ensure 24x7 availability for support and after hours work in order to support the availability and uptime requirements of the business.
Minimum of 5 years of IT/Engineering experience. 1 year in a 24x7 support environment.
Proven experience administering and supporting Microsoft .net technologies in a virtualized environment.
History working with web technologies.
Experience with virtual infrastructure and support (VMWare/AWS).
Highly proficient with implementing and administering AWS.
Must be familiar with most versions of Windows.
Experience with MSSQL Databases will be highly regarded.
Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Information Sciences Technology or related fields.
Equivalent experience will be evaluated and considered.
AWS experience essential and certification(s) a plus.
AWS Certified Solutions Architect, SysOps Admin, or Advanced Networking.
Microsoft .net knowledge in a virtualized environment is required.
Proficient with a terminal in a Linux or Window environment.
Experience with deployment of applications/code.
Experience with development / CI applications such as Bamboo, Bitbucket.
Knowledge of networking concepts.
Proficiency in managing systems within multiple sites including fail-over redundancy.
Experience with Active Directory and Windows Server administration is a plus.
Server Hardware configuration, installation, and maintenance experience.
Understanding of Internet security best practices.