AWS/DevOps Engineer (Application Support)

docker, Python, VMware, AWS, application tuning, Cloud Engineering, Cloud, virtualization, automation software, application support
Contract W2, Contract Independent, 6 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Duration: 6 months + possible extensions or CTH

Position Summary:
This individual will be part of an IT team whose chief objective is to ensure continuous secure installation, implementation, design, administration and support of client s primary IT applications and delivered services. The position requires the ability to understand, comply with and operate within IT governance policies and procedures to protect the integrity of the data, applications and systems supported by the college.

The role requires the use of industry established best-practices and standards to ensure efficient configuration, implementation and administration of third party local and/or SaaS college wide applications as required. He or she will be responsible for efficient capacity planning, proactive monitoring and provisioning to minimize downtime. The individual will have ownership and participate in various projects as assigned. The position requires that the individual has the capacity to learn and adapt quickly to change while maintaining a generous demeanor that is positive and productive.

The successful candidate will act as a subject matter expert for third party and/or SaaS college wide applications including: data flows, scheduled jobs, interfaces and knowledge of the data warehouse, to ensure operational and configuration data is available for internal users. The role requires the ability to utilize communication, presentation and problem-solving skills to translate stakeholder requirements from a formal requirements document through the design phase as well as the ability to consistently train personnel on new applications software. The role must be able to do customer analysis to improve and create customized application workflows that provide innovative solutions to common problems. The ability to clearly document and communicate application usage and application administration is a necessity.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s degree with a technology focus (or 5-10 years work experience)
  • 2 years of work experience
  • Administration and tuning of application stacks (e.g.,Tomcat, JBoss, Apache, Ruby, NGINX)
  • Solid Cloud experience, preferably in G-suite, VCenter, WYSE Management Suite, AWS, Workspace 1, JAMF, ProDoc, Box
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware, VDI, Virtual Box, Docker)
  • Experience with automation software (e.g., Puppet, cfengine, Chef, Ansible Salt)
  • Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python, PHP)
  • Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP, VLANS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Okta Certification
  • ITIL Certification
  • ITSM Certification
  • MCSD Certification
  • MTA Certification
  • AWS Certified Developer
  • Salesforce Certification
  • PMI Certification
  • Knowledge of major administrative or educational software applications, such as finance, human resources, or student systems
  • Understanding of Relational Database Theory; Knowledge and experience with administering Service Desk solutions, Digital Desk, MDM solutions, DLP solutions, Google Apps for Education, ID Card solutions, Print services solutions, a variety of third party applications, SQL and/or AIX application administration

Physical Requirements:

  • Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment.
  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
  • Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.


  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Dice Id : ylcon
Position Id : 5997771
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