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Within the Cloud Services (Data Center) team, the Cloud Systems Administrator - Americas, manages and administers public Cloud service solutions.

As such, the Cloud Systems Administrator is responsible for having an advanced understanding of public Cloud industry technology and tools as well as enterprise standards and methodologies.

The Cloud Systems Administrator - Americas administers and deliver solution architectures based on standards that meet the strategic needs of the business in 11 countries within the Americas. This involves working effectively with the Cloud Engineering team, its Architects & Solution experts, Cloud Service Providers, Third-Party consultants and those in the other Hubs (Europe, Middle East/Africa, & Asia). The role will work as part of the Cloud Services Automation and Reliability Team, conducting daily systems administration work, supporting the Cloud environments and works as part of a team of administrators including Vendor and Third Party resources.

The Cloud Systems Administrator is also in charge of developing, extending & maintaining scripts, security configurations, and automation tools to ensure rapid deployment of services in accordance with business needs and company standards.

This role also engages in efforts to support, resolve & document issues that arise in the environment, which may include reviewing designs & recommending improvements to the architecture.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
Deliver public Cloud architecture, deploy and support Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions (primary) & Azure (limited / secondary scope) using the best practices of infrastructure as code and DevOps
Conduct daily technical administrative work to ensure the availability, stability and security of Cloud operation solutions
Supports the patching and upgrades of applications and operating systems in the environment.
Collaborate with Cloud experts in the other Hubs to support the Cloud architecture and AWS services roadmap for Americas
Understand and document the technical requirements for new services or service enhancements
Advise on technology decisions & provide service implementation estimates
Review & provide input on proposals from an architectural perspective, including feasibility, practicality, technical viability, consistency & solution costs
Support the overall architecture design & implementation, ensuring it meets requirements & performance goals
Identify reusable/preconfigured service components or standard products from the market to leverage & assemble the service/solution
  • 3 to 7 years of experience in IT infrastructure in large multinational companies
  • In depth knowledge of AWS solutions & 2 to 5 years of experience in deploying AWS solutions in a complex environment (multi-regions, high availability, scalable, ...)
  • Practical programming and scripting experience with relevant technologies such as Python
  • Experience in building an AWS landing zone deployment, including security layer
  • Demonstrated experience in infrastructure as code (Cloud Formation) to deploy AWS stacks
  • Demonstrated experience on Lamba development to automate operations
  • Experience in AWS costs optimization
  • Knowledge of DevOps & Operations Automation, using Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment tools
  • Strong appetite for the latest Cloud technologies, trends, standards, products, & applicability
  • Able to think creatively & exploit opportunities
  • Critical thinking & problem solving skills
  • Able to simplify & synthesize complex situations with consideration to all elements
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • AWS and Azure certifications desired
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or other relevant area (or equivalent experience)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Spends 70% of the time sitting & 30% of the time either standing or walking while in the office.
  • Occasionally stoops, kneels, crouches, climbs, balances, crawls, & reaches.
  • Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone.
  • Visual capacity enabling frequent use of computer equipment.
  • Frequent use of eye, hand, & finger coordination enabling the use of automated office machinery.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving office machine parts.
  • Must be able to work in a smoke-free & drug-free workplace.
  • Must be able to travel by plane, train, etc. 20-25%.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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