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AWS Infrastructure Engineer – Work From Home

This is a 100% Remote opportunity. Candidates located in the Chicago area is a plus.

The AWS Infrastructure Engineer will have a wide variety of responsibilities and skills that compliment a hosting environment designed with security and stability in mind. This role will be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of infrastructure within the data centers and public clouds. This is a hands-on position that requires complete transparency and trust.


– Highest level of Linux Administration and Engineering for internal and external infrastructure.
– Administration of Linux operating systems.
– Administration of LAMP/LEMP environments.
– Deploying mass system security updates with automation in mind.
– Consulting services related to Magento and Cloud Hosting solutions.
– Work directly with high stakes customers to ensure success.
– Monitor customer communication channels to meet SLA requirements.
– Participate in Slack and ticketing systems to support customers.
– Field escalated support requests by telephone, email and ticketing system.
– Work within a project management system that focused on completing and documenting projects that are assigned outside of the escalated support queue.
– Troubleshooting of local and remote Linux operating system environments concentrating on a LAMP/LEMP stack.
– Operate and maintain infrastructure deployment systems using such as Cobbler, Ansible, etc.
– Support Linux multi-tenant, virtual, and dedicated platforms focusing on web hosting.
– Manage the provisioning and deployment of internal, multi-tenant, virtualized, and dedicated platforms.
– Investigate abuse and security vulnerabilities while creating and documenting policies related to Linux security.
– Utilize monitoring solutions such as Nagios, Icinga2, Cacti, Observium, and Cloudwatch.
– Assist the infrastructure team with predictive asset allocation with load testing.
– Build on current AWS infrastructure design and architecture to provide a high availability mission critical hosting platform.
– Management of customer migrations onto the company’s network.
– Design and management of disaster recovery solutions.


– 5 years in Linux system administration.
– 3 years in AWS hosting management.
– Deploying bare metal infrastructure using automated tools such as Cobbler and Ansible.
– Creating automation using bash or python.
– Engineering Linux based hosting solutions.
– Monitoring Cloud and data center based infrastructure.
– Deploying automated Linux kernel and system updates.
– Troubleshooting Magento based ecommerce solutions.

Preferred Skills:

Languages: Bash, Python, JavaScript, React
– Operating Systems: Linux, Unix, OSX
– Application Management: Apache, NGINX, HAProxy, Varnish, MySQL, MariaDB, Postgres, Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, Cacti, Elasticsearch Logstash Kibana (ELK), Docker, KVM, cPanel, Magento, WordPress, WooCommerce, Drupal, Cobbler, Ansible, Git, Bitbucket, Asterisk, FreePBX, Redis, Memcache, CloudFlare, NFS, Firewall, Iptables, SELinux, Samba, Kubernetes, Drone, Jenkins
– Infrastructure Management: Automation, Kickstart, Load Balancing, DNS, TCP/IP, SMTP, SNMP, DHCP, LVM, TFTP, Icinga2, Nagios, Observium, Cacti, New Relic, AWS, EC2, RDS, ELB/ALB, S3, EFS, Elasticache, Elasticsearch, Route53

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