AWS Cloud Administrator

Posted · Add Comment Published: March 14, 2019
Reston, Virginia
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Our client, a financial services firm, is looking for a full-time AWS Cloud Administrator to join their newly formed Consumer Technology team. This position is responsible for managing their AWS Infrastructure to ensure all instances are built and managed according to their security controls and standards.


  • Perform systems administrator functions on AWS FedRAMP moderate compliant environment
  • Manage the provisioning, installation, and configuration of cloud assets for consumer tech team
  • Build and maintain policies with security team to ensure there are change control procedures in place
  • Collaborate with security team to ensure the FS-ISAC AWS Policy is developed and met
  • Ensure data integrity and access controls are applied when using IAM module
  • Configure analytics on application heartbeat, performance, and availability of system health
  • Collaborate with application and managed service vendors to ensure change policies are met
  • Build and manage the continuous release promotion cycle through automation using SDLC
  • Implement a sound rolling update strategy for all the environments to ensure high availability
  • Comprehend different containerization, continuous integration, and source control concepts
  • Identify potential issues on an application deployment and help debug issues on platform


  • Computer Science or equivalent undergraduate degree preferred
  • Certifications preferred (AWS SysOps Administrator)
  • Experience working on a highly compliant cloud environment; preferably FedRAMP
  • 10+ years working in Information Technology of which 2+ years are in IaaS Cloud preferred
  • Experience managing tools that power cloud services, CI & CD pipelines (Terraform/Jenkins, etc.)
  • Understanding of AWS Lambda, RDS, IAM, SSO, Route 53, CloudFront, DNS, Routing
  • Experience and command over Linux & RHLE & AL2 administration
  • High availability and disaster recovery builds & Strong scripting skills
  • Basic hands on experience with RDBMS, window functions, recursion, and putty
  • Compliance & Audit Certifications in like SOC2, ISO 2700x, etc.

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