Cloud Administrator

Job Title: Cloud Administrator

Company: Online Tech, LLC

Location: Ann Arbor or Flint, MI or Indianapolis, IN

Market Overview

InfoPro Research shows the hosting and cloud computing market will grow to 340% of its current size by 2020. Online Tech, one of the Midwest's leading hosting providers, is poised to take advantage of this significant growth. Online Tech is a leader in secure, compliant, hybrid enterprise-class hosting. We deliver a full range of hosting solutions from colocation to private cloud computing from our seven audited data centers across the Midwest.

What We’re Seeking

A highly energetic "A" player who creates a win-win environment with highly developed technical, people, analytical, and leadership skills. Our ideal candidate will fully engage by contributing great ideas and maintaining the highest standards of client focus and accountability to help us build one of Michigan's success stories. This is a full-time exempt (salaried) position, day shift, Mondays-Fridays or Tuesdays-Saturdays, reporting to our Manager of Cloud Infrastructure, with occasional requirements for off-hours support for installations and emergencies. Twice a week for staff based in MI, there is work at other data centers in the geographic area (mileage reimbursed).

Job Overview 

Help our customers seize control of their cloud. At Online Tech, our Cloud Administrators are customer-focused tech enthusiasts who hate downtime, constantly think "automation," and know how to "get it done." Our products are the fuel that drives our customers forward in addressing their most significant and persistent business challenges. You're our ideal candidate if you're driven to automate the world away, are solution-oriented, know how to change the world around you, and are unafraid of facing and conquering the hardest problems. This is a special opportunity for a driven and hard-working individual.

Position Responsibilities

  • You will automate the tasks you perform every day - if you have a low tolerance for repetitious tasks, we want you on our team
  • Responsible for virtual infrastructure systems, Windows server, enterprise software, backup applications and storage platforms, including maintenance and administration
  • Delivers an exceptional experience to our clients in every interaction
  • Is an expert in uptime, service reliability, and sustainability
  • Drives standards, efficiency, and automation
  • Develops and executes designs for complex systems backed by excellence, confidence, and thorough engineering analysis
  • Develops, gathers, and leverages metrics to manage the server fleet, storage infrastructure, and complex computing systems to drive automation, improvement, and performance 
  • Takes responsibility for production system development from requirements to release, including detailed design, analysis, testing, and optimization
  • Performs other duties as required to help the Online Tech team achieve its objectives

Skills and Background

  • If you’re hungry, humble, and smart – apply! Read on if you want the details …
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • At least three years of experience in an enterprise technology role
  • Experience with various virtualization technologies (e.g., VMware, Azure, AWS, etc.) and broad understanding of public, private and hybrid cloud environments
  • Experience with enterprise operating systems required
  • Scripting, automation, or software development experience (work, academic, or other) required
  • Azure skills and experience are a plus
  • Must possess a strong drive to solve difficult problems with scalable, elegant, and maintainable solutions
  • Expert troubleshooter – unwilling to let a problem defeat you; unrelenting, persistent, confident
  • A penchant for thinking outside the box to solve complex and interesting problems
  • Manage stressful situations with calm, courtesy, and confidence
  • Desire to be a part of the fast-paced, high-energy entrepreneurial experience
  • U.S. citizenship or U.S. lawful permanent residency required

Compensation

Competitive base salary plus quarterly bonus, 401(k), health insurance, PTO and holidays, a great work environment and other benefits.

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