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Lead AWS Systems Engineer

St. Louis, MO 63105 | Fully Remote

Posted: 11/01/2022 Employment Type: Direct Placement Job Category: Infrastructure Technologies Job Number: 15735

Job Description

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.


We are currently looking for a Lead AWS Systems Engineer to join our team.

  • Seeking a Lead Systems Engineer - Azure to support our rapidly growing cloud enablement engine application and infrastructure portfolio.
  • You will collaborate with talented IT leaders to build, automate, and maintain our virtual environments, which enable delivery of innovative mobile and web solutions to our customers.
  • This role will automate configurations and templates for various Linux based services, measure and maintain reliability through instrumentation and monitoring, and interface with multiple development teams to provide services and support.
  • You will create and modify medium to complex code/scripts and developing complex application code independently within or outside various teams using applicable technology.
  • You will perform local development builds, being a primary contributor in code reviews, planning, testing, and coordinating of implementation activities.
  • Participate in on-call rotation, which includes 24 x 7 support of multiple production environments.
  • You will work with cloud vendors and external technical support on upgrades, problem resolution, and design issues. This is an exciting role in a fast paced, collaborative team that strives to build and foster close working relationships with its software development team clients.



Required Qualifications
  • Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field
  • 5+ years of combined software and infrastructure engineering experience
  • 3+ years of experience with Core Amazon Web Services around Route 53, EC2 (AMI, EBS, ELB, ASG), S3, CloudWatch, CloudFormation, ElastiCache, IAM, VPC, DynamoDB, SQS, and SNS.
  • Must be able to mentor team members and customers.
  • Experience leading the design and building web application cloud environments.
  • Experience in and demonstrable knowledge of Linux command line interface.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Bash Shell, & Python.
  • Experience with software design methodologies, information systems architecture, object-oriented design, and software design patterns.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to quickly triage problems, determine root cause and drive resolution.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Experience in Jira, Bitbucket, Maven and Jenkins.
  • Experience in Linux packaging (rpm, yum, dpkg, etc).
  • Experience with HTTP/Proxy servers (Apache, Nginx, Squid).
  • Experience installing, configuring, and troubleshooting application platforms, with a preference for experience in working with Java web application platforms (e.g., Tomcat, WebSphere, WebLogic, JBoss, etc.).
  • Experience with monitoring and alerting tools such as Dynatrace, Cloudwatch or similar.
  • Experience with log aggregation and management tools such as Splunk.
  • Experience working with configuration management tools. Examples: Puppet, Ansible, or other similar capabilities developed as in-house tools.
  • Systems performance tuning and load testing is a plus.
  • Familiarity with large-scale systems and methodologies.


Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.


Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Job Requirements

AWS, infrastructure

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Lisa Duncan

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