AWS Cloud Systems Administrator

Capstone Corporation – Pensacola, FL

Capstone is seeking a full-time Systems Administrator with Amazon Web Services experience to support the Navys The Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPTE) TSS located in Pensacola, FL, or can be performed remotely.

The Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education enterprise is responsible for manning the Fleet and making sure that our Sailors are ready for the litany of jobs and tasks they will be asked to undertake in the Navy.

  • Maintain and create new cloud compute instances, storage, and other cloud services required to support development teams
  • Intermediate level of experience with backups, restore, recovery, and system health monitoring using AWS Cloud services
  • Deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS
  • Migrating existing on-premises applications/systems to AWS
  • Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements
  • Identify appropriate use of AWS operational best practices
  • Use AWS Cloud Watch to establish metrics and monitor the health/utilization of the AWS resources
  • Utilize AWS Cloud Formation to automate infrastructure provisioning and deployment to reduce time to production
  • Leverage resource tagging to allocate costs and optimize resource planning for budgeting, reporting, and governance
  • Leverage design components and capabilities for scalability, elasticity, and high availability
  • Install new systems, applications, and prerequisite software releases and upgrades, evaluates and installs patches, and resolves software related problems
  • Performs system backups and recovery using AWS services
  • Maintains data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity
  • Provide Tier 1/Tier 2 support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems
  • Produce weekly activity reports, oral presentations, briefings, standard operating procedures (SOPs), software development life-cycle (SDLC) documents and checklists, risk and issues logs and required artifacts.
  • Minimum education and experience:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Candidate must have 10 years expertise in software development, systems management, business processes, system/network/software/hardware integration and cloud infrastructure.
  • Minimum qualifications:

  • Experience and working knowledge of Cloud Platforms, in particular AWS.
  • Experience with Windows Desktop and Server Operating Systems including Windows and Linux.
  • Working knowledge of Security Configuration Compliance (Information Assurance Vulnerability Manager (IAVM/IAV Alert (*AVA)/IAV bulletins, STIG/SCAP).
  • Certification:

  • CSWF IAT Level II (CCNA Security, CSA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ ce, SSCP, or equivalent).
  • Clearance:

  • DoD Secret clearance.
  • Preferred skills:

  • Additional certifications such as Microsoft MTA, MCTS, MCITP, MCSA, MCSE, CompTIA A+, Network+, Cloud+, or AWS Certified Solution Architect - Associate Certification
  • Experience working in a Government or Military Environment
  • Experience with Certification and Accreditation (C&A), integration, operational training, deployment, transition, and maintenance of systems and services delivered to the Enterprise
  • Sustainment engineering support/technical solutions experience to resolve service incidents and identify and resolve root causes of problems associated with capabilities that are in operations
  • Able to work in a team environment with a high operational tempo and multitask
  • Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft O/S types, such as Windows Server (2008, 2012, 2016, and Windows Desktop (7, and 10) and accompanying Microsoft Windows technologies such as IE, IIS, .NET, and more
  • Knowledge and experience working with Group Policy Administration and Microsoft Active Directory
  • Job Type: Full-time


  • Information Technology: 10 years (Required)
  • Cloud Computing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • License:

  • DOD Secret Clearance (Required)
  • Work Location:

  • Remote/Work from home
  • Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Child Care benefits
  • Commuting/travel assistance
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