Cloud System Administrator

Job Location US-CO-Denver
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/6/2018 2:12 PM)
# of Openings


GTRI has quickly become one of the leading high-end solutions providers and technology consulting firms in the U.S. We focus on helping clients align IT investments with business strategy, reduce costs, and bridge the technology gap with emerging technologies and their adoption. Our end-to-end consulting solutions address client needs in IT Strategy and Planning, Infrastructure, Convergence, Cyber-Security, Data Storage & Transport, Network Architecture, Systems Management, and Project Management. Our integrated IT solutions help businesses develop their technical architectures, organizations, and core business processes for competitiveness, profitability, and growth.


We have a strong commitment to our values; business integrity and strong ethical practices, complete customer satisfaction, and employee recognition & growth.



Job Description:

The Cloud System Administrator has deep, technical, hands-on experience helping clients harness cloud computing to transform their businesses. The ideal candidate has a strong product and market background, strategic thinking and business savvy. This role also includes understanding and disseminating practical knowledge on new technologies, products, and capabilities to the practice and GTRI as a whole.


This person is a team player, working to collaborate in managing a large AWS-based Windows infrastructure – including understanding set-up and automation of AWS. The person who will succeed in this role is a meticulous, self-starting, customer-friendly personality who can work well in a team atmosphere, and also has the ability to take projects and run with them successfully.


  • Manage set-up and automation of AWS Cloud solutions from end to end (focused on Windows infrastructure)
  • Automation patching and managing tickets for our customers that can vary widely in nature
  • Work with Senior Architect, DevOps, and Professional Services team to design cloud architectures for complex, large-scale applications.
  • Ensure cloud and application architectures are appropriate for cloud hosting and be the trusted advisor of the DevOps and cloud infrastructure teams
  • Provide recommendations and proposals to client on solutions to improve service levels and operational efficiencies
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Windows administration & automation (e.g. patching)
  • Proficient with AWS console
  • SQL DB
  • Python
  • Postgres
  • Linux
  • Excellent oral and writing skills



  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate) or AWS Certified DevOps Engineer or equivalent experience (EC2, IAM, S3...)
  • Proficient with Ansible scripting
  • Proficient with using GitHub for code/script repositories


Physical/Mental Demands & Environment:

  • Must be able to meet up to 15% local travel requirements.
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Must be able to spend a majority of the day sitting at a desk working with a computer.


Education (Minimum Requirements):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline


Additional Requirement:

  • US Person
  • Ability to pass a NACI background
  • Favorable Adjudication for a Medium Background Investigation completed by OPM.



Global Technology Resources, Inc fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity.  It is our policy to provide employment, compensation and other benefits related to employment based on qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.  In accordance with requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation upon request during the application process to eligible applicants in order that they may be given a full and fair opportunity to be considered for employment.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we intend to comply fully with applicable federal and state employment laws and the information requested on this application will only be used for purposes consistent with those laws.



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