AWS Server Admin


Job Description

Company Description:
A leading-edge start-up technology organization developing innovative products in the social gaming industry, with a focus on 3D and music. Based in Manhattan, the organization is positioned to launch it’s highly anticipated social game Spring 2013. Developed by experienced entrepreneurs and technology experts, this is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant team.

Contact: Recruiting Department

AWS Server Admin Job Description:
We are looking to hire a consultant to help set up an AWS environment. This person will assist in setting up a scalable server and the local environment we will need to use it. They will also be responsible for installing our software onto the server. We are looking for candidates that have prior experience and will be able to provide us with their recommendations on how to best set up our needed environment.

What we're looking for (Responsibilities):

To set up and manage AWS environment, including EC2, S3, AWI and any other needed aspects.
Know information about how a server handles scaling and the best practices to help set up our database to best accommodate this scaling.
Show our developers how to use the local environment provided by AWI

What you need for this position (Requirements):
1+ years working within the AWS environment
Experience scaling web applications in a highly available environment
Excellent communication, organization, project prioritization, and time management skills
Keen troubleshooting skills
Knowledge and understanding of security and firewalls and secure best practices
Knowledge and understanding on multiplayer game/socket server would be a plus

Application Instructions:
Candidates must provide a cover letter and resume.

Location: New York, NY
Job Start Date: ASAP
Compensation: Based on Experience
This is a consultant position
Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job posting.
Please, no phone calls about this job.

Skills: gaming, management, troubleshooting