The AWS Cloud Solution Architect is responsible for the engineering of business and technical solutions leveraging AWS. Delivery responsibilities in the areas of cloud network administration, security administration, instantiation, provisioning, optimizing the environment, third party software support. Supporting the Dev team with migration from On-premise to Cloud. Implementing security best practices, and analyzing the partner compatibility. Automation of manual tasks using Ansible, Python following the standard DevOps practices. Key Responsibilities: Manage and support 24x7 AWS environments. Automate the manual pre-provisioning, deployment and post-provisioning tasks by using Ansible, Python, Shell scripts and adhere to the standard DevOps practices (CI/CD). Devise and implement security, operations best practices. Implementing development, production environment for cloud environment. Backup, Archive and Recovery planning and execution of the cloud. Throughput monitoring, load balancing, improving the overall system health by optimizing the key AWS resources. System and IT Operations. Real-time troubleshooting and problem resolution. Patching and system updates. Desirable Skills: Hands-on experience with AWS and strong understanding of AWS capabilities and limitations. Thorough understanding of Cloud Computing virtualization technologies, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and Software as a Service. Cloud delivery models and the current competitive landscape. Thorough understanding of infrastructure (firewalls, load balancers, hypervisor, storage, monitoring, security etc) and have experience with orchestration to develop a cloud solution. Should have good knowledge of AWS services like EC2, S3, Glacier, ELB, RDS, SQS, SWF, EBS, Auto Scaling etc. Working experience with setting up an environment using Cloud Formation templates (CFT’s) will be added advantage. Should have experience in using AWS APIs and building automation scripts invoking the APIs. Knowledge of IaaS, PaaS, SaaS along with Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud technologies. Knowledge of monitoring, logging and cost management tools that integrate with AWS. Hands-on experience with database architecture and modeling, RDMS and No-SQL. Should have a good understanding of data archive/restore policies. Skills & Attributes: Working experience on AWS services. Working experience in writing Shell Scripts. Working experience in Linux and Windows administration. Working experience on any of the RDBMS and NoSql. Good presentation, communication skills. Good team player. Qualifications: 4 Year Engineering Degree. Minimum 5 years of IT experience. Minimum 3 years of AWS hands-on experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language Desirable Certifications: Certified Solutions Architect (Associate or Professional) Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate Must be willing to provide 24x7 on-call support on a rotational basis with the team.
Roles & Responsibilities Participate in 12×7 shifts working with a global team in follow the sun model. ( No Graveyard or Night Shift) Provide remote infrastructure support for our SaaS, PaaS, IaaS products across globally distributed data centres Automate OS and application deployments using tools such as WDS, Cobbler and Puppet Conduct regular patch management and system maintenance to ensure the health of platforms/servers Set up health checks for systems & applications in monitoring tools like Zabbix, Nagios, SolarWinds etc Troubleshoot and fix issues meeting SLA’s and operational standards Manage incidents and escalations as per policies/procedures to meet incident management and uptime SLAs Liaise with engineering teams for RCA’s, permanent resolutions on issues using tickets and chat conference rooms Identify repetitive tasks and automate using Bash / Ruby / Perl Contribute to operations handbook Investigate and assess alerts for hardware and schedule replacement or tests Initiate emergency maintenance as needed for failed/failing hardware (drives, RAID controllers, power supplies, etc) Provide guidance to L1 monitoring regarding hardware status/health, complicated server health analysis Ensure smooth hand-offs between shifts