Volunteer Opportunity

Amazon Web Services Cloud Systems Administrator

Posted by
Water for Humans
Seattle, WA

Water for Humans

Published 26 days ago

A few hours per week

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Systems Administrator(s) (AWS-CSA) will be responsible for working in a mixed Windows, Linux, and Unix software environment. The responsibility of the individual(s) is to manage the instances of the cloud infrastructure services and cloud servers. And, oversees and maintains, multiuser computing environment as per the requirements of the organization. The individual(s) in this position must have working technical knowledge of virtual machines (IaaS, Writing Code (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS). The candidate must be well versed in using Amazon Web Services server platform and be able to advise us on other appropriate AWS technologies..

The AWS-CSA will develop, configure, implement and manage the systems that comprise the underlying cloud platform. The individual(s) should monitor and alter the systems as per the prescribed methodology.

Job Description

The primary job responsibilities of the AWS-CSA are to work in coordination with the Co- Directors to develop and support cloud, windows, Linux or Unix infrastructure on the AWS cloud platform. In addition, provide technical assistance on both PC and cloud windows, cloud-based systems, and resolve operational problems. The professional will also assist in the administration of AWS cloud services and Windows server environment. Examples of potential tasks:

Install & Troubleshoot

The AWS-CSA will install and configure the Windows operating system in cloud IaaS providers. The individual is also the go-to personnel to resolve and provide any assistance about AWS system problems. They will manage the configuration and network security of the systems to make sure they are working correctly and they are up-to-date. It is also the individual’s responsibility to manage and upgrade operating systems.

Implement & Integrate

The AWS-CSA monitors and analyzes the capabilities and performance of the systems. They will implement new technologies, and integrate systems into the computing environment. It is the individual’s responsibility to document systems infrastructure for the convenience of the users.

Security & Strategies

The AWS-CSA should provide all the necessary assistance to the cloud servers, including security configurations, patching, and troubleshooting. The personnel also helps to maintain system security strategies, policies, and procedures.

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Systems Administrator(s) (AWS-CSA) will be responsible for working in a mixed Windows, Linux, and Unix software environment. The responsibility of the individual(s) is to manage the instances of the cloud…

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  • Remote Possible
  • Virtual Opportunity


Seattle, WA

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Water for Humans staff are not co-located (we all work out of our homes). Thus, the candidate must be able to work independently and be very comfortable working remotely via phone and the internet. Furthermore, we are most interested in candidates who would like to join us as a partner in this venture and make a long-term commitment to our mission in Latin America and beyond. This position is a great opportunity for someone looking to fill out his/her professional portfolio and gain important references.

Water for Humans operates in a team-oriented work environment and individuals are expected to demonstrate leadership qualities, perform with high standards of integrity, demonstrate maturity, listen actively, value self-understanding, exhibit deep commitment, use good humor and communicate effectively. Communication and documentation skills will be highly important in communicating with other technical / non-technical staff across continents.

Water for Humans is a nonprofit social venture enterprise working to bring clean cookstoves, sanitation and clean water to communities in need through partnerships with local communities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), social entrepreneurs, universities and governments. These partnerships ensure clean drinking water, create local jobs and protect local water assets.

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