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AWS Operations Engineer

  • Location: Plano, 75024
  • Salary: 55.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 7 months ago

Long term contract in Plano, TX for an AWS Operations Engineer. Will be reporting onsite to the office, likely having a flex/hybrid schedule but relocation to the Plano area is required. Will be having on call responsibilities 1 week per month.
Will be part of the product cybersecurity team, playing an essential role in supporting the cybersecurity defense to the connected vehicle. This position will require the ability to develop cybersecurity services in the on-prem and Cloud environment to protect the ecosystem from sophisticated attacks.
Job Responsibilities:
Project Planning and Execution:
  • Develop, implement and maintain a program schedule, consisting of project schedule key milestones & deliverables, resources, and budgets using Project Management methodology in support of Product Owner. Will not be the Project Manager (PM) but need to be able to plan work and interact with the assigned PM.
  • Schedule meetings that have an agenda, goals, and expectations.
  • Proactive maintenance of all Private Certificate Authority Operations roadmaps.
  • Actively listen during meetings to identify action items, decisions, and write meeting minutes to capture meeting results.
Manage Cloud Environment (AWS/Azure):
  • Develop and implement monitoring of critical functions, file publications across on-premise and Cloud-based infrastructure to prevent outages.
  • Proactive monitoring of vulnerability management channels for threats and findings to be remediated within cloud environments.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with teams on Cloud operations.
  • Must have the ability to manage and operate the Cloud-based infrastructure with extremely minimal downtime (99.999% availability).
  • Manage operational infrastructure and troubleshoot issues if they should arise.
Manage On-Prem Pre-Production and Production Environment
  • Perform monthly production server patching duties.
  • Proactive monitoring of vulnerability management channel for threats and findings to be remediated within production environments.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with teams in addressing any concerns with production systems.
  • Perform and/or support on-prem RFC/Change Management processes/tasks in coordination with PM.
Manage the development and implementation of company CCS Ops processes and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Global Certificate Policy, and tools.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain CCS Ops SOP document tree.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain SOP updates and schedule resources for review.
  • Strong technical competence in use of the following tools:
    • AWS is a must have.
    • Scripting in any language is required.
    • Technical Roadmap is a must have.
    • Required proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
    • Required proficiency in MS Teams/SharePoint.
    • Azure, JIRA, Linux/*nix are preferred.
    • OpenSSL, Terraform, Wireshark are preferred.
  • Operational systems in Clouds, a bit of developing is good to have but not mandatory.
  • Strong expertise in the following skill stacks:
    • Knowledge of usage and troubleshooting of TLS Certificate configurations such as mutually authenticated TLS.
    • AWS architecture and operations expertise.
    • Facilitating communication between parties to understand resource, schedule, and scope conflicts and constraints and identify a mutually agreed upon path to success.
    • Fluent in English (reading, writing, speaking) for business and technical discussions.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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