AWS Infrastructure Engineer

Our computer infrastructure team is looking for an AWS Infrastructure Engineer with education and experience building, managing, and supporting applications and infrastructure in the AWS environment. The successful candidate will have expertise building and administering infrastructure solutions in AWS in support of high availability applications. A strong experience and passion for AWS optimization, Linux systems administration, software build tools and web application architectures are necessary qualifications. The candidate should be interested in new technologies, collaborate with various technical teams, and passionate about supporting the infrastructure.

Our culture thrives around the ability to work well in a client-centric, collaborative environment, can demonstrate critical thinking skills, and present and explain complex ideas to a group. Open communication and working well with others are key.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage the secure, scalable hosting of numerous customer-facing applications in AWS environment
  • Work across the department to optimize the use of AWS, including cost optimization and resource organization
  • Operate and maintain numerous Ubuntu and CentOS based EC2 instances, production ECS clusters, and additional AWS services
  • Monitor core infrastructure services and provide support on a rotation basis
  • Manage software build management tools and releases across multiple environments using tools such as Gitlab and Jenkins
  • Administer security scanning and auditing of networks, hosts, security groups, and other network services
  • Collaborate closely with application development teams to ensure environments are stable, secure, and performant
  • Help scientists, data scientists, and various technical teams with system administration and cloud infrastructure tasks
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent with 3+ years AWS administration experience; -OR- 5+ years AWS administration experience
  • Demonstrated work experience with administering web servers (e.g., Apache, Nginx) and Java application servers (e.g., Tomcat)
  • Demonstrated work experience with AWS tools, optimization, and best practices
  • Solid experience in Linux administration, storage management, and user provisioning and administration
  • In-depth knowledge of underlying web and network technologies (HTTP, SSL, DNS, Application Load Balancer, etc.)
  • Proficiency in one or more of the scripting languages (Bash, Python, etc.)
  • Experience building out and managing continuous integration and deployment tools (e.g. Jenkins, Maven and Gitlab)
  • Experience in managing container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes, and provisioning containers to achieve scalable cluster-based architecture
  • A proven experience of managing security in AWS infrastructure by using various security best practices, standards, and tools
  • Willingness to perform 24×7 on-call on a rotation basis

Preferred qualifications

  • Working knowledge of infrastructure as code platforms, such as CloudFormation or Terraform
  • Experience defining and implementing core AWS network resources including VPCs, subnets and route tables
  • Knowledge of high availability AWS design patterns, including the use of application load balancers and auto scaling groups
  • Familiarity interacting with relational databases in both EC2 hosted and RDS managed environments
  • Experience supporting network infrastructure tools (VPN, network threat management, vulnerability assessment, and firewalls) are desirable
  • Familiarity with applying optimization and cost saving techniques in AWS storage services including EBS, S3, EFS, and Glacier
  • Up-to-date knowledge of common information security management frameworks and experience implementing technical controls to align with security policies

This full-time role will ideally be based out of Dover, NH. However, remote candidates will also be considered.

 

About Athenium Analytics

Athenium Analytics is an insurtech SaaS company that uses historical data and predictive analytics to help insurance carriers & other organizations measure and manage quality and risk. Our web-based tools, specializing in quality assurance and risk management, are trusted by global, national and regional insurers. While insurance is our primary industry vertical, we also develop solutions for the U.S. Intelligence Community. Leveraging big data, cutting-edge artificial intelligence and market-driven insights, our products help organizational leadership identify and understand risk to make smart decisions faster. Learn more at: https://www.athenium.com

 

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to careers@athenium.com