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1634 - AWS Cloud Administrator

North East Chicago, Illinois
US Citizenship

We are seeking motivated professionals to join our team as AWS Cloud Administrator(s) in the SysAdmin team and Cloud OS section. We have openings for Junior Cloud Administrators through Principal Journeyman AWS Cloud Administrators These positions are supporting a recent award on MEPCOM. These positions are in Northern Chicago, Illinois and may also support the opportunity for remote/telework.


  • Maintains smooth operations of multi-user computer systems
  • Monitors and manages system resources, including CPU usage, disk usage, and response times to maintain operating efficiency
  • Setting up administrator and user accounts including usernames and passwords
  • Maintains system and software documentation
  • Tuning system performance
  • Installing system wide software and allocating storage space
  • Maintains configuration management of production and test systems
  • Interacts with users and interfaces with vendor products
  • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software
  • Coordinate’s installation of hardware/software, and responsible for backups and recovery
  • Develops and monitors system, network, and security policies and standards
  • Supports asset management of hardware equipment and licenses
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor equipment products
  • Keeps current on advances in the field of systems administration


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related discipline (May consider 6 additional years of experience in lieu of degree)
  • 3 -7  years as a Systems Administrator
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in computer and information system management in a server environment
  • Experience in computer networks and hardware
  • Experience working in a cloud environment
  • Current IAT Level II certification (CompTIA Security + CE, GSEC, CCNA Security, or SSCP)
  • Experience interfacing with system users. Project Leaders, and vendors
  • Experience in setting up accounts, groups, and passwords
  • Experience with configuration management tools
  • Experience with Windows and Linux systems


  • Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Minimum 6 years as a Systems Administrator
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in computer and information system management
  • Experience supporting a DoD customer’s Information Technology environment as a Systems and/or Network Administrator
  • Experience with automated tools for Configuration Management (ex., GitHub) and Systems Administration
  • Additional current CompTIA certifications in addition to the basic requirement
  • Knowledge and experience with Cloud Computing relating to Microsoft Azure and/or AWS architectures.
  • Microsoft Azure/AWS Administrator Certification


  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a security clearance as needed.