AWS Administrator (175) at Next Phase Solutions and Services, Inc. (Baltimore, MD)

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What You Will Do
  • Configure and administer Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing technologies, infrastructure, and applications to meet the organizations requirements
  • Assist and support the deployment, management, and operation of scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems in the AWS cloud by working directly with the stakeholders
  • Develop, implement, and maintain software automation and scripts to orchestrate AWS cloud and virtualization technologies with defined scope, schedule, and expectations
  • View and analyze summary data on AWS cloud resource deployment and take appropriate action
  • Monitor requests and key metrics for AWS cloud resources, as well as the performance of systems in the cloud and perform remediation
  • Identify, manage, and resolve AWS cloud computing security risks and implement best practices as applied within a cloud environment
  • Provide subject matter expert technical support to customers using AWS products, solutions, and APIs
  • Identify and document product bugs and feature requests and work with internal support teams, external providers, as well as customers to implement effective solutions

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Proficient understanding of the AWS platform
  • Proficient understanding of Unix and Python
  • Proficient understanding with scripting languages, and software and infrastructure automation skills
  • Show initiative on assignments, and professionally execute projects with very little direction
  • Fully proficient ability to handle significant responsibility and accountability while executing complex assignments
  • Effective communication skills written and verbal
  • Able to accept integrate constructive feedback
  • Proficient ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of individuals


  • Experience creating templates with CloudFormation, and similar technologies
  • Experience supporting applications in AWS at an enterprise-level working with EC2, S3, RDS, EBS Volumes, ELB and Security Groups
  • 7+ years of Network Engineering experience
  • 3+ years of Cloud Service experience
  • 5+ years of hands-on AWS experience
  • Experience with network and/or system administration in Linux/Unix and/or Windows environments
  • Experience with Agile and DevOps or DevSecOps model
  • Experience with server scripting and modern deployment and configuration management techniques and tools (Ansible, Ops Works, etc.)
  • Experience implementing, migrating, managing, and operating systems/applications in an enterprise cloud computing environment
  • Hybrid Cloud Architecture experience
  • AWS Certifications (Professional Level - Architect or Developer)
  • Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Computing Engineering; additional experience / certifications may be considered in place of education
  • Preferred: Experience supporting government customers
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload based on the needs of the client
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and frequent changes in priorities
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent technical writing skills and proven experience on systems with complex requirements
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills with the ability to team with others to meet project objectives
  • Understanding of the system development lifecycle as implemented with Agile; SAFe knowledge a plus


Only individuals with permanent work authorization should apply. Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance. Fully-vaccinated status for COVID-19 is required as a condition of employment. Hiring candidates with a permanent residence within commuting distance to Columbia, MD.


Innovation. It's What Defines Us.

Next Phase Solutions and Services, Inc. provides insights and solutions for healthcare, engineering and science research. Next Phase commits to creating an environment where our employees achieve their full potential, increase their productivity, and expand their professional and personal horizons. We look for bright, innovative people that achieve results, understand the importance of being a productive and supportive team member, and put the customer's satisfaction first. Next Phase leadership is looking for new leaders, scientific and technical subject matter experts, and technically savvy people that are interested in putting forth the effort and commitment needed to grow our company.

Will you join us to share in the success?

Next Phase Solutions and Services, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


We offer a competitive total compensation and benefits package. Benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Medical Insurance (three healthcare plans to choose from), Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Company-sponsored Wellness Program

  • Our Well-being programs offer a variety of benefits that support our employee's physical, financial and lifestyle wellness. Enjoy walks around a beautiful lake, work out in our on-site gym, grab a healthy snack, enjoy bagel Fridays and lunches, attend yoga, benefit from a hybrid flex schedule, join a Fitbit group or sports team, or get some great financial advice - just to name a few of the well-being program benefits.

  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Company-paid AD&D Insurance
  • Company-paid Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance

  • Competitive paid-time-off programs
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid Maternity leave for mothers recovering from the birth of a child

  • 401K plan with 5% employer contribution (employee contributions are not required to receive 5% employer contribution)

  • Employees are reimbursed for professional development activities including classes, books, technical certification/testing fees, professional dues/subscriptions, professional licenses required for a position

  • Choose from two options to help keep your pets happy and healthy

  • Employees receive a $100/month Technology Allowance to use towards personal mobile phone and Internet plans
More Information on Next Phase Solutions and Services, Inc.
Next Phase Solutions and Services, Inc. operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Columbia, MD. Next Phase Solutions and Services, Inc. was founded in 2010. It has 100 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 9 open jobs at Next Phase Solutions and Services, Inc., click here.
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