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SysOps Engineer in Ashburn, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Ashburn, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $50.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

The SysOps Engineer will be responsible for executing, testing, and rolling out solutions to support the infrastructure for individual projects and scenarios in the cloud.

  • Coordinates with development and customers to ensure that requirements from development are understood and implemented as expected
  • Coordinates with IT Vendors and ensures they are meeting expectations
  • Gathers requirements to define a solution to be built and operated
  • Provisions, operates and maintains systems and network infrastructure
  • Collects metrics and generates reports on system performance
  • Interfaces with a ticket tracking system for issues escalated from Tier I support and creates new issues self-identified
  • Ability to support periodic “on-call” after hours support


  • 3+ years of experience providing direct AWS operations and deployment experience with Amazon Web Services EC2, ECS, RDS, VPC, IAM, Route53, S3, and other AWS Services
  • Creating automated deployment and test environments to interact with AWS
  • Direct experience deploying, managing, and operating scalable / highly available / fault tolerant systems on AWS
  • Migrating existing on-premise applications and services to AWS
  • Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on compute; data; or security requirements
  • Identifying appropriate use of AWS operational best practices
  • Creation and configuration of alarms in CloudWatch
  • Performance monitoring AWS application nodes and software
  • 2+ years of direct hands-on experience operating AWS-based applications
  • Experience with TLS Certificate Management and security protocols
  • Experience provisioning and maintaining VPNs   
  • Expert level Linux/Unix command line
  • Knowledgeable and able to use Internet Technologies such as HTTP, DNS, DHCP, TCP, IP etc.
  • Experience with installing and configuring Apache and Tomcat
  • Ability to thrive in a constantly changing technical environment with shifting priorities

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer