The Jr. Systems Engineer, Web Operations assists in implementing and maintaining systems and infrastructure hosted within AWS and limited on-premises systems. This includes responding to system outages, vulnerability mitigation and supporting tasks, such as DNS and SSL management.
This position is responsible for supporting Meredith’s public-facing internet properties as well as numerous backend solutions for development teams, clients and third parties.
Essential Job Functions
Supports, resolves, monitors and troubleshoots hardware and software problems.
Assists with systems integration projects ensuring delivery on time, cost effective solutions that meet functional specifications.
Supports and maintains implemented virtual infrastructure.
Installs new software releases, system upgrades, and patches.
Performs appropriate procedures, documentation, inventory assessment, and other tasks related to IT.
Maintains, monitors, analyzes system components and makes recommendations regarding system and application health.
Works with a team to automate management tasks, streamline processes, and perform standard administrative functions as needed.
Provides customer training and support on high-level technical problems with assistance.
Plays a role in implementing, testing, and maintaining disaster recovery plans.
Performs inventory and provides accounting for Meredith Corporation’s systems including installed software and server operating systems.
Develop knowledge of technologies and systems
Pursue certification or knowledge for career advancement
Perform team maintenance tasks
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Associate degree in Information Technology or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
One to two years of experience with Linux web hosting systems integration and/or management of Amazon Web Services resources.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have basic proficiency in the Linux operating system and Amazon Web Services.
Basic proficiency in the following:
Cloud Computing – AWS (EC2, S3, VPC, RDS, CloudFormation, ECS, Beanstalk)
Server operating systems (Amazon Linux 2, RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu, Amazon Linux)
Load balancing technologies (AWS ELB/ALB, HAProxy, F5)
Web servers (Apache, Nginx)
Web content management systems (WordPress, Drupal)
Source code management/deploy tools (Git, Jenkins, GitHub, CircleCI)
Enterprise performance and event monitoring systems (NewRelic, Splunk)
Strong understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, routing, switching and other related networking technologies.
Beginning understanding of a scripting or programming language (bash, python, go, perl, etc)
Exposure to a configuration management system (AWS CloudFormation, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc)
Awareness of server and system administration best practices.
Knowledge of client/server architecture.
Ability to maintain professionalism, good attitude and appropriate behavior with all Meredith personnel and clients.
% Travel Required (Approximate): Less than 10%
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