AWS Administrator in Columbia, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 9/27/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

**Hybrid role**

Eliassen Group is partnered with a large consulting company to hire a AWS Admin tasked with implementing several tools with an AWS environment. As an Admin you will work in the Amazon GovCloud and will support the AWS infrastructure for their Atlassian products, machine learning platform, and other cutting edge technology initiatives. You will also lead security related initiatives with IAM, conduct database encryption, and configure CloudWatch to monitor apps/AWS infrastructure.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident. COVID-19 vaccines are required for staff supporting federal programs that are operated within a government facility. Hiring candidates with a permanent residence within commuting distance to Columbia, MD.

Responsibilities of the AWS Administrator:
  • Create and manage cloud compute, storage, and services in AWS
  • Develop automation for provisioning, decommissioning services, and security patching
  • Understand and contribute solutions, along with identifying opportunities to reduce existing data center
  • Estimate AWS costs and implement mechanisms for cost optimization
  • Proactively stay current on new AWS offerings and services
  • Understand and provide solutions with a hybrid IT approach
  • Maintain technical documentation for support and disaster recovery needs
  • Meet or exceed SLAs on resolving open help desk incidents or requests
Requirements of the AWS Administrator:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or IT
  • At least 8 years of overall experience
  • At least 3 years of AWS Cloud experience
  • Programming proficiency - Python, Ruby, Go, etc.
  • Strong technical understanding of networking, security, system administration, and automation
  • Hands-on experience implementing security controls and compliance requirements
  • Knowledge of networking concepts - DNS, TCP/IP, firewalls
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • AWS SysOps Administrator certification preferred
Job ID: 360780

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic consulting and talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Our purpose is to positively impact the lives of our employees, clients, consultants, and the communities in which we operate. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in talent solutions, life sciences consulting, Agile consulting, cloud services, risk management, business optimization, and managed services enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA, and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence and deep networks, as well as national reach.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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