Cloud Systems Analyst
Company: DataStaff, Inc.
Posted on: November 21, 2020
DataStaff is seeking a Cloud Systems Analyst for a contract to
hire opportunity with one of our direct clients in the
Fayetteville, NC area. The Cloud Systems Analyst is a hands-on
operational position requiring technical knowledge and expertise
within cloud and virtualization. Must have the ability to develop,
test, evaluate, and maintain multi-tiered production environments
on and off premise. Expertise to include the best security
practices and standards such as NIST 800-171, 800-53, PCI DSS,
FERPA, GLBA, HIPAA, etc. Cloud Systems Analyst will receive
direction from the Information Technology (IT) Security Engineer.
Job Duties Provide expert subject matter services for all cloud
services including but not limited to AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google,
etc. Provide subject matter expertise on cloud automation and
security. Install, operate, maintain, and upgrade Microsoft, Linux,
and VMware hosts. Installs operating system software, patches, and
upgrades within cloud environment. Works with IT leadership to
design new cloud infrastructure plans and services. Develop,
document, and validate policies, processes andor procedures
relating to a variety of cloud concepts and standards. Analyzes
systems performance to identify potential opportunities for
improvement in areas such as the virtualized environments, hardware
infrastructure, backup and archive systems, data storage
environment, and cloud environment systems and services. Analyze,
troubleshoot, and resolve instance, software, and network related
cloud issues. Develop cloud security metrics. Applies technical
knowledge to be a resource for all areas of the community on
implementation of applications, security tools and solutions.
Assist in the design, installation, implementation, documentation,
and maintenance of the clientrsquos disaster recovery processes.
Works along-side IT security analyst and other MIS staff to
properly setup and maintain cloud applications free of risks and
vulnerabilities. Work with 3rd party cloud vendors to obtain
security assessments through software monitoring tools to reduce
risk and vulnerabilities to the client. Assist with the project
development stages of organization, design, implementation,
maintenance, and analysis. Establishes, cultivates, and maintains
effective working relationships with internal partners and external
constituencies, managing outreach to key partners and leveraging
these relationships to best support the seamless execution of
admission events. Occasionally required to perform maintenance
activities andor respond to emergencies outside the scope of a
ldquonormalrdquo working day, 8 am to 5 pm. Frequently required to
stand, bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, and walk. Occasionally required
to climb stairs. Must occasionally lift andor move up to 30 pounds.
Required to use hands to handle, or feel object, tools, or
controls, and reach with hands and arms. Hear Audible equipment
indicators and verbal communications in the environment. Must see
with sufficient close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, and depth perception and focus adjustment to
differentiate lightcolor intensity and evaluation of perceivable
changes in the environment. Perform related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of Microsoft and Linux server based Operating Systems and
Hypervisors. State government rules and regulations.
Troubleshooting, problem-solving techniques and repair techniques.
Ability to Maintain and manage an extensive cloud electronic mail
system. Develop solutions to cloud automated tools and processes.
Demonstrate a thorough understanding of cloud server vetting and
patching. Plan, organize and prioritize work with a minimal amount
of supervision Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and
in writing. Interpret, write, and apply policies, procedures,
rules, and regulations. Work under pressure on multiple tasks,
completing them accurately and in a timely manner. Education A
Bachelorrsquos degree from an accredited College or University in
computer technology, computer science, information security, or
related field. Certifications AWS Certified Solutions Architect -
is preferred CompTIA Cloud - is preferred MCSA Cloud Platform
certification ndash highly preferred Google Cloud Platform ndash
Google Cloud Platform ndash is preferred Required Skills 2 Years -
Two years of working in an IT computer field required 3 Years -
Three years of hands-on technical experience in the cloud
administration 3 Years - Demonstrated technical expertise in
leveraging cloud concepts and optimizing best practices is required
3 Years - Experience with Windows serverLinux administration in a
platform is a must 3 Years - Office 365 administration is required
3 Years - Proven technical methods in solving cloud issues
involving IT environments 2 Years - Networking concepts (TCPIP,
DNS, DHCP, VPN) and server database administration (MS SQL, My
SQL). 3 Years - The following or similar technologies Azure, AWS,
Google, Office 365, VMWare, Cloud Essentials, etc. 2 Years - FERPA
3 Years - Identify risks, vulnerabilities and remediate immediately
to reduce exposure. Highly Desired Skills 2 Years - Active
Directory, Active Directory Federation Services, and LDAP 2 Years -
Information Technology Security concepts and best practices 2 Years
- Client Server technologies and VMWareHypervisors Virtual
Infrastructure 2 Years - Ticket tracking system 2 Years - Database
concepts, installations, best practices 2 Years - NIST 800-171,
800-53 2 Years - PCI DSS 2 Years - GLBA 2 Years ndash HIPAA This
opportunity is available as a W2 position with a competitive
benefits package. DataStaff, Inc. offers medical, dental and vision
coverage options as well as paid vacation, sick and holiday leave.
As many of our opportunities are long-term, we also have a 401K
program available for employees after 6 months.
Keywords: DataStaff, Inc., Fayetteville , Cloud Systems Analyst, Other , Fayetteville, North Carolina
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