AWS Systems Engineer - Ascend offices in Austin or Grapevine, TX


Ascend Marketing is looking for a Systems Engineer who is eager to contribute and learn within rapidly advancing cloud/AWS-based marketing solutions. This is an opportunity to operate and develop cloud computing solutions. The ideal candidate with have significant expertise in supporting AWS infrastructure and will have been responsible for building and maintaining scalable, production systems using the latest cloud computing technologies. This individual will draw upon technical background, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills to provide innovative solutions supporting development teams. The candidate will be a rapid learner, open to new challenges, innovative, creative, self-directed, a good multitasker, and a great team player. Candidates should drive continuous process improvement and collaborate effectively with assertive cross-functional teams to solve problems and implement new solutions.


DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • MS degree in CS, CE, or EE.

  • Experience with AWS CloudFormation and Ansible.

  • Experience with Jenkins and CI/CD.

  • Experience with Docker.

  • Experience with applying data encryption and data security standards.

  • Experience in TCP/IP networking, architecture, and core technologies (such as DNS, DHCP, HTTP, Routing, VPN).

  • Understanding of tools like Splunk, Nagios, Prometheus, and other monitoring technology.

  • Development experience or improving an existing application.

     

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field with relevant work experience.

  • 2+ years of experience with supporting engineering teams with system administration experience on Linux systems.

  • Demonstrated competence with scripting languages: Python and Bash.

  • Experience with Network Administration and AWS services.

  • Able to quickly learn new technologies.

  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.

PLEASE NOTE, BEING AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. IS A PRECONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THIS POSITION.
PLEASE NOTE, THIS JOB IS LOCATED IN AUSTIN OR GRAPEVINE, TX AND MAY AT TIMES INVOLVE ON-CALL SUPPORT OUTSIDE OF NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS.

 

About Ascend Marketing

Ascend Marketing is an expert in the Customer Engagement arena, specifically within Journey Marketing. Ascend provides a range of services including strategic marketing, advanced data analytics, digital marketing, creative services, and advanced technology. Founded in 2004, Ascend provides marketing services to companies that range from well-funded startups to the Fortune 100, including Verizon, Nokia, and Acorda Therapeutics among others.

Send your resume to Victoria Milner at vmilner@ascend-marketing.com with a cover letter that communicates your interest in the position and highlights your qualifications in the areas above. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

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