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Wireless AWS Engineer

Company: Qwinix
Location: Aurora
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are

Qwinix is a cloud-native consultancy and Google Cloud Partner. Driven by a distinguished engineering core, Qwinix works with clients to modernize their infrastructure, develop powerful digital experiences and processes, and strategically adopt innovative cloud solutions.

We are on a mission to close the gap between next and now. Through great people and great technology, we are able to solve the world's most pressing problems and build remarkable experiences, processes, and products for our clients.

We pride ourselves on fostering a growth-centric culture through every step of a Qwinix employee's journey. From comprehensive onboarding practices to career development incentives, we strive to help our employees build a brighter tomorrow for themselves and their clients.

The Software Engineer will be working on our customer-facing application development teams in our Denver office. They will be working in an extremely collaborative and fast-paced environment helping to develop applications for our call centers and customers across the country.


What You Will Do

High-level job responsibilities with Fortune 250 Client:

The AWS Cloud Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for AWS solutions development, architectural design, and overarching IT operations and maintenance activities of a secure AWS infrastructure encompassing multiple accounts and external interfaces running primarily on Centos Linux and Microsoft Windows. The ideal candidate should have professional experience operating multi-account AWS environments, interacting effectively with customers and development teams, gathering and analyzing requirements for the design of new systems and infrastructure which satisfy business requirements. Must have the ability to see big picture requirements and distill them into concrete tasks and execute independently in a timely fashion.

The successful candidate will evaluate and implement enhanced approaches to deliver AWS infrastructure services with built-in automation to increase efficiency and lower human intervention and administrative level of effort. Will have considerable AWS and Linux skills, as well as DevOps skills around CI/CD and experience with tools such as Ansible, Jenkins, and Cloud Formation. Will be a part of the operations team supporting Development, Test, QA, Stage, and Production environments, and will effectively manage technology vendor relationships and ensure proper controls and oversight are provided.

Provide comprehensive systems administration functions on Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure to include support of AWS products such as: AWS Console root user administration, Key Management, EC2 Compute, S3 Storage, Relational Database Service (RDS), AWS Networking & Content delivery (VPC, Route 53, ELB, etc.) Identity & Access Management, Cloud Watch, Cloud Trail, Cloud Formation, Auto Scaling, Cost and Usage Reports, and more
Assist with the design and development of a multi-account, multi-region, highly available and highly automated AWS environment to support full software development life cycle and production of mission-critical applications
Administer, operate, and maintain Amazon Web Server EC2 instances
Complete recurring system and security updates to mitigate risk and improve overall infrastructure information security
Maintain a highly available production infrastructure
Provide application support for product customers
Create new AWS cloud compute instances, storage, and other cloud services
Analyze EC2 instance and S3 storage performance and resize to meet performance requirements and to control costs
Evaluate, recommend, and implement enhancements to the current architectural and AWS services
Monitor infrastructure and pro-actively mitigate potential incidents before service degradation occurs
Proactively mitigate business service disruptions with designed redundancy, backups, and highly available solutions
Reactively troubleshoot outages, perform root cause analysis, and execute continual service improvements
Understand and contribute to the creation of system support documents, operational procedures, and build scripts/Cloud Formation templates
Provides day-to-day operations and on-call escalation support for all AWS client, server, storage, and network services
Work with Development teams to install, test, and implement against business requirements
Create and maintain automation scripts to increase system efficiency and lower administrative level of effort
Complete ongoing performance tuning and system optimization to better meet business needs
Lead and participate in technical discussions to aid system design, analysis, and troubleshooting

Additional Responsibilities
Attend and host meetings and provide support in the form of targeted agendas, meeting notes, communications, and follow-up delivery
Maintain relevant and current professional knowledge via in-house training, online resources, attendance at professional events, and personal investment in continued education and certification
Monitor industry trends for changes, risks, releases, and advancements in cloud services and technologies
Analyze and review existing processes and procedures to determine areas of possible improvement that will lead to gains in efficiency and security

Who You Are


B.S. / B.A. degree or equivalent required

8+ years of relevant professional system engineering or administration experience, with significant exposure to a variety of technologies and domains
3-5 years working with AWS, deep understanding of AWS concepts, and fluency with the AWS APIs/command line tools.
Experience implementing and maintaining cloud-bases systems and application in Amazon Web Services (AWS).
5+ years of advanced working knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems
Experience automating server configurations to include standard build installations and system security hardening
Python scripting experience is required
Experience with core network services to include: DHCP, DNS, VLAN, load balancing, etc.
Experience writing standard operating procedures, system requirements, and other technical documents
Experience collaborating with cross functional teams to achieve a shared project goal
Experience centrally monitoring systems for alerts and incident management functions; preferable with Amazon CloudWatch and Control Tower
Scripting language experience (Python, NodeJs, etc.)
Strong working knowledge of automation tools such as (Puppet, Jenkins, and Chef)
Working knowledge of software-defined lifecycles, product packaging, and deployments
Working knowledge of RDS database such as PostgresSQL, Oracle, and MySQL


AWS Certification(s) - One or more of the following: Security Specialty, Solutions Architect, SysOps Administrator or DevOps Engineer Associate or Professional

Where You Will be Located

Onsite - Littleton, CO

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Keywords: Qwinix, Aurora , Wireless AWS Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Aurora, Colorado

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