MS Windows or Linux Cloud Engineer

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The Judge Group
Apache, API, Bash, Foundation, IIS, Linux, Management, Networking, PowerShell, Python, Web Servers, Windows
Full Time, Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

We are seeking new talent to join our Cloud Ops team. So if you are a trained, motivated Windows Systems/Cloud Engineer with Strong PowerShell Scripting experience and are interested in a career delivering innovative solutions to our growing client base in higher education, then this is your ideal opportunity!


As a Sr. Systems Windows/Cloud Engineer, you will work with diverse technologies to build tools and automation to eliminate manual operations and craft repeatable processes, thereby maintaining a highly available server infrastructure for deploying instances, applying operating system updates, managing configuration changes, and system tuning. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operational support for Windows-based hosts and their services, monitoring, troubleshooting and resolving problems, along with collaborating with DevOps engineers to improve the platform. You will be responsible for documenting your tickets and projects, along with establishing best-operating practices. This is a mix of engineering and operations role with strong customer focus for a global, world-class SaaS provider operating 24x7x365. Qualifications & Requirements:
* 5+ years of experience with enterprise scale Windows server administration
* 2+ years of hands-on operational experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS). AWS Certification a strong plus.
* Solid knowledge of AWS platform and its services - including but not limited to: Created/Maintained AMIs, Route53, VPC, EC2, S3, EBS, ELB, SQS, CloudWatch, IAM
* Expertise in implementing and managing Active Directory, Active Directory Federated Services (ADFS), Distributed File System (DFS), Group policy management
* Experience working with Windows networking and high availability technologies such as failover clustering and load balancing
* Strong CLI and API scripting (Power Shell, Bash, Python) and automation skills (Ansible, Terraform, Puppet experience welcome)
* Experience with system health monitoring and optimizing performance (CloudWatch, SolarWinds, Nagios, SumoLogic, Splunk)
* Administration of web servers running IIS, Apache, Tomcat
* Exceptional problem solving skills
* Experience in enterprise scale cloud environment delivering PaaS and/or SaaS solutions
* Experience in multi-region, multi-tenant environment a plus
* ITIL Knowledge (Incident, Change and Problem Management) and tools (Service Now)
* Manage multiple projects simultaneously and able to adapt to changing business needs
* Work well with cross-functional global and remote teams
* Worked in an operational support role with after hours on call responsibilities

Education/Certifications preferred: 

* Bachelor's degree in a related field
* AWS Certification
* Any Microsoft certifications are a plus
* ITIL Foundation Certification v3 (a plus)


ID: 522879
Type: Temp to Hire
Salary: Contract to PERM or Full Time

Company Information

Working at the crossroads of people and transformative technologies, The Judge Group delivers innovative business solutions – powered by top talent – to help organizations reach their strategic goals and realize opportunities now and in the future. The Judge Group is a leading professional services firm specializing in technology, talent, and learning solutions. Our services are successfully delivered through a network of more than 35 offices in the United States, Canada, China, and India. The Judge Group serves more than 40 Fortune 100 companies and is responsible for the placement of more than 4,500 professionals annually across a wide range of industries. To learn more, visit
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