Lee Enterprises AWS Cloud Administrator in Moline, Illinois
AWS Cloud Administrator
Online & DigitalMoline, Illinois
Position at TownNews
TownNews.com, a technology firm in the Quad Cities area seeks an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Administrator to join our systems administration team. TownNews is a premier internet hosting provider for news and media companies and was founded as the International Newspaper Network (I.N.N.) in 1989 to help community newspapers with developing technology. Today, our integrated digital publishing and content management solutions power some of the most distinguished media organizations in the industry. More than 1,700 newspaper, broadcast, magazine and web-native publications rely on us for their web, print, mobile and social media products. Our complete solutions suite includes add-ons for data management, content exchange, over-the-top (OTT) video, business directory and more.Job Responsibilities:The Cloud Administrator will report to the Director of Network Operations. This position is responsible for setup and ongoing support of TownNews’s cloud infrastructure.Must be able to pass federal background investigation. Must be located in (or willing to relocate to) Quad-City area.Duties include but are not limited to:
Maintaining Townnews cloud computing infrastructure and all related information systems across multiple sites.
Participate in on-call rotation, respond to after-hours requests and/or issues
Work alongside systems and development teams to support transition and operation of client web sites / applications in and out of AWS.
Deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS
Identifying appropriate use of AWS operational best practices
Estimating AWS costs and identifying operational cost control mechanisms
Keep technical documentation up to date
Proactively keep up to date on AWS services and developments
You will monitor alerts for OS, storage, application and infrastructure to keep track of problems proactively
You will lead data/service migration projects
2-4 or more years of hands-on experience operating AWS-based applications
Experience provisioning, operating, and maintaining systems running on AWS
Ability to create scripts for AWS command line tools using bash, python, JSON, etc.
AWS related certification highly desired
Ability to identify and gather requirements to define a solution to be built and operated on AWS
Capabilities to provide AWS operations and deployment guidance and best practices throughout the lifecycle of a project
Experience with application / data migration to/from AWS
Experience scaling an application and/or its hosting environment to support increases in traffic
5 – 7 Experience with Windows and/or Linux
Experience with alerting services such as Nagios
Experience with NGINX and the HTTP protocol.
Experience with configuration and management software such as RPM, GIT, Puppet or Chef
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Deployment experience using common AWS technologies like VPC, Elastic Load Balancing, Application Load Balancing, lambda and regionally distributed EC2 instances, Docker, and more.
Ability to work in a collaborative environment
Detail-oriented, strong work ethic and high standard of excellence
Fast learner, Achiever, sets high personal goals
Must be able to work on multiple projects and consistently meet project deadlines
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate level or equivalent
All offers are contingent on successful completion of a background check and drug screening. If you are looking to join a dynamic team and meet the above criteria, please visit http://www.lee.net and submit your resume.