Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • AWS Senior Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-NY-Rye Brook
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    FLSA Status
    Full Time Regular
  • Why LLS

    How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
    Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."



    The AWS Engineer will have a very good understanding and hands on experience designing, implementing, maintaining and monitoring AWS infrastructures. Responsibilities include plan, develop, execute and support application processes and maintain high availability of our environments. This position will also work closely with key members of the rest of Operations and our development team.


    • Deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS 
      Utilize the AWS EC2 features for provisioning, monitoring, scaling and distribution of compute infrastructure 
    • Setting up Private Cloud resources subnets, network access control lists, and security groups.
    • Evaluate cloud application requirements and make architectural recommendations for implementation, deployment, and provisioning applications on AWS. 
    • Incorporating new development projects into existing AWS structures 
    • Migrating of an existing on-premises application to AWS 
    • Implementing and controlling the flow of data to and from AWS 
    • Identifying appropriate use of AWS operational best practices 
    • Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements 
    • Configure software builds, provisioning and automate deployments to AWS environments.
    • Create and maintain tools and scripts to deploy and configure applications. 
    • Continually evaluate tools and technologies to improve the overall release process 
    • Maintain Linux environments including OS updates, software deployment, script creation, and backups 
    • Assist staff in the maintenance and administration of build/release systems 



    Education & Experience Requirements: 


    • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in performing system administrator duties using AWS, Linux (Red hat) environments
    • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science or related degree OR equivalent industry experience


    Position Requirements: 

    • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
    • Azure Experience Required
    • Technical support experience and/or customer-focused experience is a must
    • Plan, lead, and manage Cloud based Linux system administration experience with Web Services (AWS), VPC, EC2, and Open VPN
    • Must have strong troubleshooting/debugging skills and a passion for problem solving and investigation
    • Experience running web scale services on Amazon AWS
    • Experience in monitoring and setting up alerting for Cloud component 
    • Must have strong knowledge of Linux
    • Must have strong knowledge of chef, puppet or other Infrastructure Automation framework 


    Physical Demands & Work Environment:

    • Occasional travel to Chapters and events.
    • Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations.
    • Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations


    The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses. LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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