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AWS Specialist

Job Description

AWS Specialist - Eindhoven - Implementation of best practices for AWS accounts and IAM

Start date: Asap
Duration: 3 month
Hours a week: 40

The Company
The R&D IT Infra Engineering Services is responsible for management and support of the R&D Design Environment (NxDI) infrastructure. The Design environment comprises a complex landscape of EDA Applications supported by High Performance compute/storage environments consolidated in 5+ regional datacenters. The design environment is used by over 10.000 designers located over 25+ premises. The state-of-the-art infrastructure has over 15.000 cores and few PBytes of data, serving over 2000plus CAD applications & versions. The infra services team are located globally. For our R&D-IT Domain, we are looking for an AWS Specialist.

The Job
For the implementation of best practices for AWS accounts and IAM following steps need to be taken.

  • Gathering information in order to get a good understanding of the current setup and use this information as input for the design phase.
  • Set up the design and form an implementation proposal based on AWS best practices and specific to the clients AWS landscape setup.
  • Execute implementation
  • Testing phase
  • AWS best practices like:
  • Lock away your AWS account (root) access keys
  • Create individual IAM users
  • Use groups to assign permissions to IAM users
  • Grant least privilege
  • Configure a strong password policy for your users
  • Enable MFA for privileged users
  • Use roles for applications that run on Amazon EC2 instances
  • Delegate by using roles instead of by sharing credentials
  • Rotate credentials regularly
  • Remove unnecessary credentials
  • Use policy conditions for extra security
  • Keep a history of activity in your AWS account

The Requirements

  • Fundamental knowledge of Amazon Web Service (AWS) authorization model.
  • Experienced with Linux Red Hat version 6.6
  • Knowledge of NxDI is a pre
  • Knowledge of Ansible is a Pre
  • Experience within a leading high-tech and/or international environment
  • Outgoing personality who enjoys a fast paced technology environment
  • Strong drive and team player mentality
  • Good communication skills with creativity

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me now.

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