AWS Network Engineer

Columbia, MD

Company Name :IBA Infotech LLC

Type : Contract

Primary Skills : Amazon Web Services, (IAC) frameworks, CI/CD, Network Theory, App and Web server configuration

Location : Columbia


Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with Software Engineering teams to evaluate system specifications, with regards to provisioning and delivery of infrastructure¬∑ 
  • Create and maintain IAC using industry standard platforms.
  • Engage in capacity planning and demand forecasting; software performance analysis and system tuning.
  • Administration of Red Hat Linux (VM level), to include configuration, patching, and overall server health.
  • Analyze all aspects of existing application infrastructure and recommend modifications that will enhance application reliability, availability and scalability.
  • Experience using performance monitoring tools to identify system performance issues and bottlenecks.
  • Analyze dump files and error codes.
  • Document Root Cause Analysis for escalated issues and/or complex troubleshooting.
  • Troubleshoot research and analyze complex network design and architecture problems.
  • Familiarity with log aggregation tools such as Splunk.
  • Analyze and document the infrastructure to achieve and maintain auto-scaling.
  • Provide Support for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD).
  • You will be involved in solving moderately complex problems.
  • Participate in on-call rotation to maintain application availability.
  • Other responsibilities as determined necessary.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor /Master Degree in applicable areas of expertise or equivalent experience.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect/Sysops/Devops ‚Äď Associate/Professional (certification).
  • Previous Cloud Experience with Amazon Web Services.
  • Detailed experience designing fault tolerant and highly available systems.
  • Experience with automated configuration and deployment; Chef, Puppet, Terraform, or other Infrastructure as Code (IAC) frameworks.
  • Previous System Admin experience; preferably Red Hat.
  • Knowledge of, or experience with, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD).
  • Past experience troubleshooting complex infrastructure problems in an enterprise environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of network theory; protocols (TCP / IP, UDP, ICMP, etc.), MAC addresses, IP packets and their framing, DNS, LDAP, OSI layers, and load balancing).
  • Past experience with app and web server configuration and maintenance (JBoss, WebSphere, Apache Tomcat, or similar).
  • Ability to communicate analysis, including trends and opportunities, to improve service availability.
  • Experience supporting, configuring and engineering applications.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work experience as a system admin, and/or a network engineer.
  • Deep understanding of industry relevant security controls (boundary/perimeter protection, data loss prevention, encryption, etc.).
  • Proponent of immutable infrastructure.
  • Experience in software development environments.
  • Past experience as a system administrator or network engineer.
  • Thorough understanding of networking, especially VM environments.