DevOps Engineer/AWS Sys Admin - Linux - Initial onsite & 100% remote

  • Enquizit,
  • Washington, DC
Devops, AWS Cloud, Linux, Cloud Formation Scripting - Python/Unix Shell/Perl
Full Time, Fullltime/Long term
Work from home available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

DevOps Engineer/AWS Sys Admin - Linux

Enquizit Inc,


Enquizit is seeking a DevOps Engineer with a strong background in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Linux. We are looking for a talented, highly motivated, and innovative engineer with a track record of taking initiative. This individual must be capable of working in a fast-paced Agile environment, administering 24x7 client facing environments, and working cooperatively with a multi-functional team.


The Linux DevOps Engineer will take a lead role in the administration of infrastructure and applications in Amazon Web Services (AWS). He/she will be responsible for the applications architecture and support in Amazon Web Services. The DevOps Engineer will also participate in on-call rotation and after hours support as required.


Required qualifications:

  • Knowledge of AWS user, security, and networking configurations
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services: EC2, S3, CloudFormation, RDS, CloudFront, VPC, Route53, IAM, CloudWatch, Beanstalk, Lambda, etc.
  • Expertise in Linux systems administration
  • A detailed understanding of core network protocols and services (TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, REST/SOAP, FTPS/SFTP, DNS, SSL, firewalls, load balancers)
  • Good scripting skills in perl, python or bash
  • Experience scripting against APIs
  • Application performance monitoring (Splunk, Nagios, Cacti, New Relic, AlrtSite)
  • MSCS, BSCS or equivalent highly desirable
  • Technical certifications highly desirable


A strong candidate will also bring to the table some of the following:

  • Software development experience (Java, C, C++, etc…)
  • Experience with MySQL or Oracle
  • Experience with configuration Management tools (Salt/Puppet/Chef)
  • Experience with Apache, Tomcat, JBoss, Jenkins


The following attributes will be required to be successful:

  • A Bias for Action. Many decisions and actions are reversible and do not need extensive study. We value calculated risk taking
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, proactive, energetic and tenacious
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and resolution skills
  • Strong sense of ownership and responsibility
  • An interest in continuous improvement, innovation and simplification
  • The ability to translate business problems into practical, scalable technical solutions
  • Humility, integrity and the ability to be self-critical


Location: DC

Remote  :2-3 days travel every week to DC for the first 2 months. 100% remote thereafter with occasional travel to DC.


What we offer:

  • Competitive annual salary and bonus
  • 100% Medical for employee with employer HSA 
  • Low cost 401K plan with 3% employer match
  • Relocation package
  • Career Growth
  • Training and Certification opportunities
  • Tech Conferences


For more information on Enquizit, our clients and our partnerships, visit

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply to the position, send a copy of your resume and covering letter explaining why you would be a fit.


Ravi Sundar | Senior Recruiting Manager 

Enquizit, Inc |


Dice Id : 10524665
Position Id : DE122818DC
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