• SysOps Engineer

    ABBTECH Professional Resources, Inc.Ashburn, VA 20147

    Job #902408965

  • SysOps Engineer

    Location: Ashburn VA

    The SysOps Engineer provides information technology support and administration for Comsearch and reports to the Operations Manager. The successful candidate has demonstrated knowledge and experience working with all aspects of system and networking administration, including but not limited to provisioning, installation, configuring, operation, and maintenance of both the systems and applications in a hybrid cloud-based/on-premises environment. The SysOps Engineer will be responsible for executing, testing, and rolling out solutions to support the infrastructure at Comsearch, as well as infrastructure for individual projects and scenarios in the cloud, in addition to other duties as assigned.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Coordinates with development and operations to ensure that requirements from development are understood and implemented as expected

    • Coordinates with IT Vendors and ensures they are meeting expectations

    • Implements services on a Cloud Platform and integrates them with back office processes

    • Manages issues in a ticket tracking system and assign priority

    • Gathers requirements to define a solution to be built and operated

    • Provisions operates and maintains systems


    • Include demonstrated competencies and physical, mental, & interpersonal skills.

    • AWS Architect / SysOps certification and/or experience with the following:

    • Providing AWS operations and deployment experience with Amazon Web Services EC2, RDS, VPC, IAM, Route53, S3, and other AWS Services •Creating automated deployment and testing environments.

    • 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

    • One or more years of hands-on experience operating AWS-based applications Experience with Docker •Expert level Linux/Unix command line and comfortable working with Windows •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 Experience with supporting mission critical software

    • Skill and drive to own and solve complex issues with minimal oversight

    • Ability and desire to learn and apply new knowledge and engineering concepts as it relates to the business

    Additional skills that are preferred:

    • Administering LDAP and Active Directory

    • Experience managing Postgresql, MySQL

    • Experience with Terraform or other IaC

    • Experience with Solaris OS

    • Experience with AWS hybrid cloud environment

    • DevOps tooling such as Chef and Jenkins and BitBucket, Maven, JIRA, Confluence, Docker

    • Familiarity with DevOps Toolchain "Code, Build, Test, Package, Release, Configure, Monitor" and Agile method.

    • must have: AWS certification & experience

    • Linux experience

    • Information Security experience

    Schedule Mon - Fri 8-5 (flexible)- on site full time to start and than ok with remote 2-3 days per week

    ABBTECH is an EOE/Minorities/Women/Disabled Individuals/Veterans

    Updated 05/20/2019