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Cloud Operations Specialist

Job Location: Singapore

Regional Description: Singapore

Job Number: 00440704


- Job description

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Job Description

The AWS cloud operations specialist is expected to implement solution and develop procedure for ‘keep the lights on” activities for applications hosted in Amazon Web Services (AWS), based on a set of defined guidance and practices. Automation and DevOps are two key characteristics of the solution. Hence, candidate is expected to to write script (e.g. AWS CLI script and develop AWS CloudFormation templates. The candidate is also expected to enable the client’s operations team through knowledge transfer, and on-the-job training during post-implementation support.


Key Responsibilities

  • Configure and monitor availability and performance metrics
  • Develop and manage resource utilization, billing, and optimization process
  • Analyze performance bottleneck based on monitoring data
  • Configure and manage security polices, compliance policies, and access controls to AWS resources (e.g. Amazon EC2, Amazon Elastic Load Balancer, Amazon VPC, Amazon RDS etc.)
  • Configure and manage audit for AWS resources
  • Develop and operate backup/restoration procedure
  • Develop and operate patch management procedure
  • Develop or update CloudFormation script to automate provisioning of AWS resources
  • Where applicable, develop AWS command line script or CloudFormation script to automate tasks
  • Respond and resolve production incidents related to AWS resources as well as operating systems running on EC2 instances (e.g. Redhat Enterprise Linux etc.)

Skill and Experience Requirements

  • 1 - 2 years’ experience as a systems administrator in a systems operations role
  • Experience with maintaining operating systems at the command line (shell scripting in Linux environments, cmd or PowerShell in Windows)
  • Minimum of one year hands-on experience with the AWS platform
  • Professional experience managing/operating production systems on AWS
  • Monitoring and auditing systems experience
  • Hands on experience with the AWS CLI and SDKs/API tools
  • Good grasp of fundamental security concepts with hands on in experience in  implementing security controls and compliance requirements
  • (Preferred) Experience in running DevOps

Certification Requirements

  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate
  • (Preferred) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional

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