Careers at Vcentra:

Cloud Systems Engineer


Job Responsibilities

The Cloud Systems Engineer will be responsible for:

         Designing and implementing Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure to host multi-tier web applications, and deploying applications to the infrastructure

         Managing security, availability and performance of Windows and RHEL OS, web, application and database servers

         Monitoring the environment with tools provided by AWS and third-parties

         Responding to automated alerts, troubleshooting and resolving issues

         Supporting configuration changes through releases and patching cycles

         Maintaining Standard Operating Procedures, system design, build, and change management documentation

         Support development of incident response and disaster recover plan

         Perform system analysis and determine how to automate infrastructure creation/startup tasks

         Support testing and validation activities for certification and accreditation

         Update infrastructure requirements tractability matrix documentation

Job location:  Washington, DC

Job Requirements

Technical Skills and Experience

Minimum 7 years demonstrated professional experience with:

         Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 and later with Active Directory

         Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 and later installation, monitoring, backup/restore

         Web servers (IIS, ASP.Net, Apache, Tomcat)

         Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) installation and configuration

         Experience deploying web-based multi-tier applications

         Basic networking skills and understanding of HTTP, firewalls, load balancers, VPN


         Proactive, self-motivated, with a strong desire to learn

         Results-oriented team player with a "can do" attitude

         Creating and following standard operating procedures, improving processes

         US Citizenship and ability to pass a public trust background check

Preferred Qualifications

         Cloud computing platforms (e.g. Amazon EC2, OpenStack, Google Compute Engine, Microsoft Azure) --  AWS EC2, VPC, AWS firewall, ELB, EBS, S3 and IAM and other EC2 services a plus 

         Software AG/WebMethods Suite is a plus

         Develop deployment scripts for cloud using popular tools like Chef, Puppet

         A bachelorís degree or higher in a relevant field of study

         Industry certification in System Administration or Information Security

         At least 5 years of professional experience with Web application delivery type of projects, preferably working for a Federal/State Government or a customer with high requirements for Personally Identifiable Information (PII) protection.





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