Optimize Partners

CloudOps Engineer (AWS) (Optimize Partners)

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  • Location
    New York, NY, United States
  • Salary ($ per year)
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  • PostgreSQL
  • Ansible
  • AWS
  • Cloud Services
  • Linux System Administration


Optimize Partners is looking to hire Systems Administrator as a consultant to perform CloudOps support on behalf of our client - a progressive late stage B2B SaaS cloud technology start-up in NYC. Our client is building a private cloud for US Federal Government Agencies. This will be a long-term consulting project - ~ 6 months to ~ 1 year - with real potential to become a full-time permanent role. Due to the sensitive nature of the work, and according to Federal Guidelines, this consultant must be either a US Citizen or Green Card holder.


  • Provisioning, installing, configuring, operating, and maintaining virtual servers, operating systems software and related infrastructure within AWS
  • Implements agreed-upon secure baseline configurations, incorporates secure configuration settings for client's cloud/DB applications and solutions, and assists with security impact analyses and configuration monitoring activities
  • Performs technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure
  • Performs periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning
    Responding to incidents, service outages and other problems
  • Performs daily system monitoring, verifies the integrity and availability of all server resources, systems and key processes (e.g., reviews system and application logs, verifies completion of scheduled jobs, backups, etc.)
  • Performs regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions (e.g., Reviews vulnerability reports, assesses risk of vulnerabilities, proposes corrective actions or mitigating controls, etc.)
  • Co-lead the client's CloudOps Continual Service Improvement initiatives, which includes: ITIL-based KPIs to benchmark the performance ITSM Services (e.g., Incident Response, Information System Contingency, Configuration-Change Management, CloudOps tools, Requirements, policies and procedural guidelines, etc)


  • Linux
  • AWS
  • Postgresql
  • Ansible
  • Bash / Python
  • FedRamp (nice to have)

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