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AWS System Engineer

Digital Media Solutions

Los Angeles, CA | Posted: 6 months ago

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Digital Media Solutions is looking for an experienced AWS Systems Engineer to support our W4 division in our Los Angeles, CA office. Technology is the backbone for an ever-evolving digital marketing company. We are scaling to new heights and we’re looking for an energetic, creative individual with an “anything is possible” approach to problem solving.


  • Administer, monitor, and deploy systems and services on AWS and other remote servers.

  • Design and deploy the infrastructure and services for new applications.

  • Lead initiatives for upgrading and scaling our systems to improve security, availability,reliability, and performance.

  • Build, install, tune, and troubleshoot operating system services for optimum performance levels.

  • Keep up with Amazon maintenance requirements, avoiding unplanned outages.

  • Work closely with development team by rapidly deploying instances, monitoring operating efficiencies of the platform, and responding as needs arise.

  • Recommend and implement alternative solutions as needed.

  • Collaborate with technical leads to integrate an end-to-end design that's well documented.

  • Evaluate, implement, and integrate new technologies.

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, etc.

  • 5+ years’ of Linux administration in AWS environment

  • Managing a multi-region AWS Linux environment including: EC2, ELB, Route53, S3, RDS, Elasticsearch, Redshift

  • Apache, Nginx, PHP, MySQL, PostGres

  • Working in a load balanced, high traffic, highly available 24/7/365 environment

  • Logging/Monitoring tools

  • Bash and/or other scripting languages

  • Assisting with deployment in AWS and cloud environments

  • Participating in a 24/7 on call rotation

Also a plus:

  • AWS, Server Administration Certification

  • Macmind, GeoIP

  • DataDog, Logentries, Zabbix

  • Git, CircleCl

Candidates will be considered in totality of their skills and experience versus strict interpretation of “requirements.”

What we offer: 

  • Very competitive pay package based on experience

  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans

  • Domestic partner benefits

  • 401(k) with match

  • Flexible work schedules

  • Frequent social and community events

  • Annual retreat in Clearwater Beach, FL and events built around teambuilding 

This job was sourced from StackOverflow Jobs.