Sr. Cloud Systems Admin

  • Location: Dallas Area
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #8046

Location: Dallas 

The ideal Cloud System Administrator for our team has internalized value of developing robust, scalable and maintainable Cloud solutions. Our Cloud System Administrator will design, implement, and maintain cloud-based solutions utilizing Terraform Infrastructure as Code (IaC), while providing support to our public cloud hosting environments, SaaS, DevOps, and internal cloud. If this is a challenge you seek, apply today!

Primary Job Duties:

  • Provide exceptional and professional customer service to internal staff and external clients.
  • Design, implement, and maintain cloud based solutions utilizing Terraform Infrastructure as code (laC) software.
  • Peer review version control pull requests for Terraform and other IaC software.
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools.
  • Administer services such as Active Directory/LDAP, DHCP, DNS, multi-factor authentication, and cloud-based equivalents.
  • Assist with projects involving server, network, and cloud infrastructure solutioning, implementation, and support.
  • Actively participate in high-level team activities such as suggesting architecture improvement, recommending process improvements, and conducting solution evaluations.
  • Follow change control policies when implementing changes within internal and customer environments.
  • Daily work is primarily ticket-based and focus is on internal-facing support with opportunities to assist hosted customers and participate in project work as business needs change and the candidate matures in their position.
  • Supporting DevOps practices, including build/deployment pipelines.
  • Create and maintain documentation and diagrams.
  • Work with more junior team members to train and grow them.

To become a part of our team, we are looking for the following education and Skill Set:

  • Bachelor’s degree (4 year BA/BS) or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience with operating system and network architecture and administration
  • 2+ years of experience with public cloud provider AWS
  • 1+ years of experience scripting experience in a common scripting language such as python, bash, perl, or ruby
  • 1+ years of experience coding, deploying, and maintaining cloud infrastructure with Terraform
  • Experience working in Git version control system
  • Experience with systems monitoring, log management and event analysis
  • Experience with Windows or Linux system administration
  • Experience supporting deployment pipelines
  • Experience with Ansible, Chef, Packer, or Puppet
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to design holistic cloud infrastructure solutions and oversee implementation via laC software
  • Ability to self-prioritize and self-manage multiple tasks and execute accordingly to meet deadlines
  • Ability to learn and implement new technologies quickly
  • Willingness to work flexible hours with occasional evening and weekend maintenance events
  • AWS Associate Solutions Architect certification or comparable AWS certifications



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