Imagine Communications

  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – UK, Thames Ditton

    Job Locations UK-Thames Ditton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/6/2018 1:23 PM)
    Requisition ID
  • Company Overview

    Every day, Imagine Communications is delivering billions of media moments all over the world —anywhere, anytime and on any device.  Imagine Communications delivers innovative, end-to-end media software and networking solutions to over 3,000 customers in more than 185 countries, including the top broadcast facilities and the most technologically advanced sports and live-event venues.


    If you’re looking to join a market leader and take your career to the next level, contact us today!


    Imagine Communications Corp. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, marital status, ancestry, protected veteran status, genetics and any other protected group status or non-job related characteristics as directed by law.

    Specific duties include but are not limited to

    In the role of SysOps, you are responsible for the deployment, management, and operation of highly available, scalable, fault-tolerant systems on AWS & Azure. To utilize new and disruptive cloud technologies to solve complex business challenges and working in an ever-changing working environment that has only just commenced its journey to cloud


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Be a key player in the organization’s cloud adoption initiative, helping the business take advantage of scale, security and flexibility of the cloud.
    • Configuration, Administration, Installation & Updates/Upgrades of all cloud infrastructure, firewalls, databases, malware protection software, products, and services.
    • Participating in design and development meetings in order to ensure the infrastructure required for new projects is identified and put in place
    • Strong cloud solution design skills and “know-how” to design solutions with optimal end experience in mind
    • Be part of the team who owns end-to-end problems covering cloud environments in a structured, efficient manner within an Agile and ITIL guided environment.
    • Experience Composing Infrastructure Design & Technical Operations Documentation for both Project and Support Focused Work
    • You'll need to combine great communication skills with modern cloud technical expertise and superb problem-solving skills.
    • Liaison with architecture, engineering, operations and release teams across multiple offices, sharing best practice
    • Provisioning, maintenance, and monitoring of infrastructure assets on the cloud.
    • Ensure that there is adequate documentation for all Cloud architecture and processes and be technical support for both hardware and software issues our users encounter with cloud products
    • Proactively monitoring and implementing monitoring tools for the cloud environments troubleshooting issues as they arise and automating resolutions where possible
    • Identify and implement automation everywhere!
    • Perform training sessions inside and outside the team to share knowledge and skills across the business, ensuring knowledge transfer of any new Cloud product created by the Development team.
    • Posses server administration experience for Windows and Linux. Managing backup and recovery tasks
    • Supply on-call as per scheduled rotation


    Essential Requirements:


    • Strong knowledge of AWS service technologies and cloud technology experience
    • Experience working in a client-facing environment
    • Experience / knowledge of Agile / DevOps / SysOps / ITIL methodology and values.
    • Proven Solutions design experience
    • Ability to interpret business requirements into technical designs
    • Efficiently communicate both verbally and in written form
    • Solid understanding of fundamental server administration and networking technologies
    • Further experience or knowledge of SysOps / DevOps automation technologies such as Terraform, CloudFormation, Docker, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Kubernetes, Cloudwatch, Elasticsearch etc.


    Additional Desirable Requirements:

    • AWS Solutions Architect Certification
    • AWS SysOps Administrator Certification
    • Azure and Google cloud experience
    • Exposure to tracking, automation and collaboration tools (Jira, Git, Ansible, Salt etc.) would be useful but training can be provided.
    • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, JavaScript, Bash, Perl, Go, Ruby etc. advantageous.
    • Has worked on CI/CD solutions (Jenkins or equivalent)
    • ITIL Certified


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