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Cloud Systems Engineer | $103,000 | Nashville, TN in Nashville, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/30/2018

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Job Description

We are seeking a talented Cloud Systems Engineer to work with and assist our operations and development teams. This position will involve both traditional sysadmin duties as well as design, implementation, and maintenance of the surrounding cloud architecture.


  • Maintain and support existing web servers and cloud infrastructure
  • Assist in the design and implementation of secure Linux and Windows web servers
  • Assist in the design and implementation of system architectures in our cloud environment
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for AWS and Linux
  • Assist development team in the design of new solutions
  • Develop tools that will improve ability to work with cloud infrastructure
  • A focus on security, recoverability, and maintainability in all designs and solutions


  • BS or MS degree in engineering, computer science, or related field
  • At least 2 years of experience as a Linux sysadmin
  • At least 2 years of experience working with an IaaS platform preferably AWS
  • 4 - 7 years relevant experience
  • Skilled in designing and maintaining secure Linux web servers
  • Experience with automated configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef, Cloudformation, etc.
  • Experience with distributed revision control tools Git or Mercurial
  • Experience maintaining relational database systems like PostgreSQL a plus
  • Experience with Java, Tomcat, or Apache HTTP Server a plus
  • Windows server administration a plus
  • A passion for learning and keeping up to date with the latest tools and technologies
  • A strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Must be able to work onsite at our Nashville location