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AIT Worldwide Logistics AWS Cloud Administrator in Itasca, Illinois

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Position Overview:

AIT Worldwide Logistics is looking for an AWS Cloud Administrator, with exceptional interpersonal communication skills, capable of working independently, who has proven experience designing and implementing AWS solutions. The AWS Cloud Administrator, based at AIT?s headquarters in Itasca, Illinois, will provide a supporting role in AIT?s Infrastructure Team.

What You Will Be Doing Day-to-Day:

  • Leveraging common Infrastructure as Code tools to define AWS environments and workloads.

  • Utilize Configuration Management and Continuous Deployment tools to orchestrate delivery of applications to stateless and stateful stacks and resources.

  • Migrate operations of bare metal and VM hosted applications to containers and serverless.

  • Migrate operations of non-scalable and/or non highly available platforms to a high availability and scalable architecture (web applications, databases, storage, etc.).

  • Implement process automations for application and platform operations and delivery.

  • Implement optimized AWS architectures that account for cost, availability, and scalability needs.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What We Look for in Teammates:

  • A team player who works well with others ? being respectful to our teammates is a Core Value!

  • A strong work ethic with an appreciation for ownership, independence, accountability and autonomy in your role.

  • Resilient problem-solving skills with an analytical thinking approach

  • Growth mindset ? being passionate about your craft, always looking for ways to improve yourself and the company, being open to change and doing things differently.

  • Customer service focus ? we serve a wide variety of customers, both internal and external, and building relationships is a part of our culture!

Other Skills We Hope to See:

  • 2-3 years of experience with AWS administration

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent

  • Certifications related to cloud provider preferred

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code tools (CloudFormation, Terraform)

  • Scripting experience on Linux or Windows (Bash, Python, PowerShell) including use of the AWS SDK or CLI

  • Experience managing common security controls (IAM, Least Privilege, Firewall, Patching, Antivirus, etc.)

  • Experience with traditional VM, container (Docker, Kubernetes), or serverless based architectures

  • Experience utilizing git source control system

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff and management

What AIT Can Offer You:

  • Growing company with a record year in performance that continues to scale!

  • Opportunity to drive significant changes and make an impact across the organization

  • Hands-on and passionate CEO who understands the importance of hiring great talent ? passionately caring for co-workers is a Core Value!

  • Laid-back and open-door work environment

  • High Performance culture with a focus on a growth mindset where continuous improvement is embraced

  • Opportunity for advancement

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Full line-up of benefits

  • Tuition assistance

  • Volunteer program ? it?s also a Core Value ? we actively engage in our communities!

About AIT Worldwide Logistics:

Founded in 1979, Itasca, Illinois-based AIT Worldwide Logistics is a full service transportation management provider. With continental headquarters in Chicago, Amsterdam and Hong Kong, AIT?s offices form a vast network spanning the globe. By coupling a flexible business model with robust technology that presents end-to-end shipment visibility, AIT delivers precisely tailored supply chain efficiencies for almost every industry imaginable. Leveraging creative, competitively priced multimodal solutions, AIT removes the complexity from global logistics puzzles, helping companies thrive by regaining focus on the core goals of their business.

AIT Worldwide Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer ? M/F/Veterans/Disabled. If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact Human Resources at 630-766-8300 ext 5318 or email your resume to