Senior AWS Windows Engineer

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Downers Grove, IL
Information Technology, Telecommunications, Product Management
$120,000.00 per year
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Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description:

Seeking an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Engineer for a leading Managed Services Provider in West Suburban Chicago. You will be working on a variety of projects and solutions for household names using the latest technology including Terraform, Ansible, Powershell, Datadog, Jira, Bitbucket etc.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as the lead engineer on client deployment projects and product engineering projects.
  • Provide AWS subject matter expertise advice and assistance to pre-sales architects
  • Installation, configuration, and ongoing management of O/S and AWS services.
  • Implementing and maintaining custom client machine images and centralized configuration management to enable quick repeatable builds and auto-scaling.


  • 10+ years' experience in supporting highly customer-focused mission critical environments (eg high profile websites or enterprise infrastructure) essential.
  • 2+ years' experience of engineering, architecting, or supporting AWS solutions.
  • Excellent Windows knowledge (O/S, IIS, SQL, AD) - MCSE or equivalent level of knowledge.
  • Experience of implementing and supporting AWS based instances and services (eg EC2, S3, EBS, ELB, RDS, IAM, Route53, Cloudfront, Elasticache).
  • Hold a number of current AWS Associate Level Certification, ideally including AWS Pro Architect.
  • Experience of building and maintaining scalable and auto-scaled environments using automation and configuration management tools (eg Cloudformation/Terraform and Ansible/Puppet) beneficial or can be gained.
  • Scripting ability in Powershell ( with Bash/Perl/Python useful ).
  • Experience of using Git for version control useful
  • Linux experience/knowledge useful or can be gained.
  • Good knowledge of TCP/IP.
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