Cloud Systems Manager

Florida, Lakeland-Winter Haven

Post Date: 05/04/2018 Job ID: 11619 Industry: IT Pay Rate: $130,000.00


The Manager of Cloud Systems will be responsible for cloud-based infrastructure and operations supporting the hosting of our SaaS-based software solutions. This is a leadership and hands-on role that includes managing and leading a small team of experienced System Administrators and being actively involved in architecting, provisioning, securing, configuring, automating, monitoring and maintaining highly available systems on AWS.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
: Manage and lead the efforts of 2-3 other Systems Administrators, providing tasking, technical direction and prioritizing of efforts to ensure coverage and execution of 24x7 operations, regular systems maintenance, service enhancements and growth projects
: Design, build, monitor, evaluate and modify system' s performance to ensure SLAs are met
: Analyze and isolate issues causing system inefficiencies and recurring problems
: Evaluate application infrastructure, identifying and fixing single points of failure
: Research and develop innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks
: Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted departments
: Perform periodic analysis and reporting to support capacity planning
: Ensure data back-ups, disaster recovery and information security are consistent with standards
: Develop and maintain configuration management software with Chef
: Establish and lead roll out of standard operating procedures and services
: Work with engineering and quality assurance organizations to establish DevOps culture and processes
: Self-driven, with strong sense of end-to-end ownership for infrastructure SLAs and issue resolution
: Natural problem-solver and change leader with drive for continuous improvement
: Ability to effectively prioritize and lead multiple, time-sensitive projects
: Leadership by example and team player with strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
: Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with ability to relay technical concepts in a way to be understood by a non-technical audience
: Very strong attention to detail
: Aptitude for learning and applying new technologies
Education and Experience:
: B.S.In Computer Science or related Engineering discipline desired
: 7-10 years of Systems Administration experience in a LAMP environment, minimum 3 years in a lead role
: Proficiency in programming and scripting using Bash and at least one of Python or Ruby
: Competency with Chef or similar configuration management software
: Certification, expertise and operations leader across AWS services in mission critical environments with at least 200 servers
: Expertise with containerization of legacy and new systems using Docker
: Proven experience supporting cloud-based environments for a SAAS-based business

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