AWS DevOps Engineer

| West Suburbs

Job Summary The Cloud Systems Engineer will ensure the stability, integrity and efficient operation of information systems that support core organizational functions and Ensono Clients. Responsibilities will include monitoring, maintaining, supporting and optimizing all operating systems assigned. This person will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT systems. A passion for improving processes and a commitment to customer satisfaction.
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Fully functional and self-directed
  • Provides formal mentorship
  • High complexity assignments- owner
  • Moderate complexity assignments - owner (1 or >)
  • Low complexity assignments - provide oversight/review
  • Regularly lead self and others and/or established as Product SME and/or established as specialist
  • Sees the whole picture and adjusts work accordingly
  • Determines need for and Responsible for installing and configuring server operating systems and build/utilize OS provisioning repositories where available
  • Writes batch and shell scripts for computer systems automation and information gathering.
  • Review computer systems performance and identify, recommend and implement corrective actions
  • Documents server design run books and mentors other with less experience
  • Develop guidelines and installation instructions for software programs and code upgrades
  • Build Operating system patch deployment schedules to efficiently execute mass patch deployments
  • Build code deployment methodologies and create run books for others to utilize
  • Responsible for storage configurations and general understand of SAN Storage and tools
  • Participate in the execution of Disaster Recovery exercises and own specific server tasks
  • Possess a full understanding of server hardware components, including blades, enclosures and/or physical servers
  • Knowledgeable with network design, components and computer systems interactions

 

Required:

  • Typically requires a minimum of 4 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience
  • One or more of the following OS Platform Requirements (varies on OS platform of position):
    • Linux 3+ years hands on administration with RHEL or other Linux environments
    • HPUX 3+ years hands on administration of HP-UX OS environments
    • Solaris 3+ years hands on administration of Solaris OS environments
    • AIX 3+ years hands on administration of AIX OS environments
    • Windows 3+ years hands on administration of Windows OS environments
    • VMware 3+ years hands on administration of VMware environments
  • Experience with system configuration automation (Scripting with Pearl/Python/Bash or DevOps tools like Chef/Puppet)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Results oriented team player who will work towards meeting team commitments
  • AWS experience in designing, provisioning, monitoring and managing the environment
  • One or more AWS Certifications such as SysOps Administrator Associate (CSOA), Solutions Architect Associate (CSAA), etc.

     

    Preferred:

  • AWS Professional level certifications (e.g. CSAP)
  • ITIL Foundations Certified
  • Understands the competitive landscape from both a business and technical perspective
  • OS Platform Preferred Requirements (varies on OS platform of position):
    • Windows: Microsoft Certified Technology Specialists ﴾MCTS﴿, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
    • VMware: VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
    • Linux: Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHSCA)
    • HPUX: HP-UX Certified System Administration
    • Solaris: Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Certified Professional (OCP)
    • AIX: IBM Certified System Administrator - AIX 7
  • Experience with system configuration and automation tools such as Ansible, Terraform, Puppet, Chef, SaltStack
  • Experience with DevOps and Agile frameworks is a plus
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Location

Our HQ is 22 miles from the Loop; near Belmont station, BNSF line. Plenty of places to eat & shop! 2nd office is in downtown Chicago on Madison Ave.

An Insider's view of Ensono

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I find the culture to be very open and collaborative. One can be on a call with a customer and ask your technical resource across from you a specific question or run into our CEO in the hallway while grabbing a cup of coffee. We allow feedback to be given and changes to be heard. Leadership constantly finds ways to make it an exciting workplace

Bailey Cahill

Senior Manager - Partner & Alliances

What does your typical day look like?

A typical day in our Full Stack DevOps world is collaborative, affords room for creative problem-solving, offers unique opportunities and challenges. Our work involves using cloud technologies to solve application’s needs, research datalake technologies and architect to process large amounts of performance data. We also lay 6 man variation of ping

Jake Frazier-Flores

Software Engineer

What are Ensono Perks + Benefits

Ensono Benefits Overview

Benefits include - generous maternity and paternity leave, generous paid days off and company paid holidays. Sabbatical, adoption, compassion and bereavement leave days, adoption assistance and flexible spending account. Healthcare and 401K eligibility on 1st day of work. Paid volunteer days.

Wellness programs - designed to help us be our best! Fitness week, Virgin Pulse® platform, wellness plans for credits and discounts on medical plan contributions.

Fun ergonomic workplace - free snacks, onsite gym & trainer, yoga classes, Beer O'Clock days.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Beer O' Cart every month!
Casual Dress
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Onsite gym available!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

15 options for coffee and chocolate drinks (its a coffee machine with an IP address after all!) Also, Starbucks machine with chai latte counts, right? And then after the free snacks and all the hot chocolate - get some steps in while checking your emails in our fitness center. We have associate discounts on various products and services locally and nationally.

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