The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS), Office of Information Technology, is seeking a qualified candidate for the temporary contractor staffing position of AWS Administrator biased in Atlanta, Georgia.
The selected candidate will be responsible for the administration and maintenance of multiple AWS accounts within the state AWS infrastructure.
Establish configuration, compliance, and audit program to effectively manage AWS accounts and resources
Review cloud resources and cost drivers, compute, storage, network, managed services, database and service licenses, marketplace, and accounts
As part of our Managed Services offering for clients; monitor rightsizing, elasticity, storage optimization, and identify unused resources
Maintain cloud-based servers patching vulnerabilities, backup/restore operations, provision new servers, configure firewalls, configure monitoring systems.
Manage account containerization and tagging for internal cost centers and end client billing feeds
Monitor cost allocations, security compliance, budgets and set alerts across accounts, workloads, and users
Use AWS Config to monitor and track resource configuration
Set standards for resource configurations, evaluate configuration compliance, and risk, and remediate configuration drift
Use AWS CloudTrail for compliance audits by recording and storing event logs for actions made within AWS accounts
Set controls to monitor to assure compliance
Experience with monitoring tools, middleware software and ITSM tools a plus.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field from an accredited college or university and six years of operating systems analysis/administration experience
Associate degree in Computer Science or a related field from an accredited college or university and three years of operating systems analysis/administration experience
Five (5) years of Cloud Administration Experience
Excellent technical knowledge of IT Infrastructure, including switches, routers, wireless access points, server operating systems and hardware, storage arrays, and security applications
Strong system administration experience in Windows and Linux environments
Experience with automation using an established framework (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc.)
Strong technical knowledge of current protocols, operating systems, and standards
Able to read and understand technical manuals and procedural documentation
Experience documenting and maintaining configuration item information in ServiceNow or other ITSM platforms to support IT Asset Management functions
Experience in public cloud environments, including AWS and/or Azure
Experience working in an ITIL-driven environment and working knowledge of ITIL principles and processes Required/Desired Skills Skill Required /Desired Amount of Experience Consultant experience Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field combined with experience Highly desired 0 AWS Certified Required 0 Experience in AWS Required 8 Years Experience as a System Administrator Required 8 Years Experience in public cloud environments, including AWS and/or Azure Required 8 Years Experience with automation using an established framework (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc.) Required 8 Years Strong system administration experience in Windows and Linux environments Required 8 Years Experience in Cloud Administration Required 8 Years Questions No. Question Answer Question1 Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement? Question2 Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR. Question3 Candidate must be paid the rate of NA if selected for engagement therefore the SRP rate cannot exceed NA. Do you accept this requirement? Question4 The maximum mark-up for this engagement's SRP rate is 35%. To be competitive on pricing, a mark-up below the 35% threshold is suggested. Do you agree to propose a mark-up at or below 35%? Question5 This assignment is contingent upon customer renewal and availability of adequate funding. Do you accept this requirement? Question6 The selected candidate will be expected to start their engagement no later than 2 weeks (10 business days) from the client's selection date. Do you accept this requirement? Question7 Remote Work Permitted: Due to COVID-19, the client has agreed to allow the selected candidate to work remotely for the time being. However, the selected candidate must be available to report onsite as directed by the client. Do you accept this requirement?