AWS System Administrator

  • Full-time
  • Job Type (exemption status): Exempt position - Please see related compensation & benefits details below
  • Business Function: Data Analytics Engineering
  • Work Location: Bangalore Hallmark Office (IBS)--LOC_WDT_IBS

Company Description

At Western Digital, our vision is to power global innovation and push the boundaries of technology to make what you thought was once impossible, possible.

At our core, Western Digital is a company of problem solvers. People achieve extraordinary things given the right technology. For decades, we’ve been doing just that. Our technology helped people put a man on the moon.

We are a key partner to some of the largest and highest growth organizations in the world. From energizing the most competitive gaming platforms, to enabling systems to make cities safer and cars smarter and more connected, to powering the data centers behind many of the world’s biggest companies and public cloud, Western Digital is fueling a brighter, smarter future.

Binge-watch any shows, use social media or shop online lately? You’ll find Western Digital supporting the storage infrastructure behind many of these platforms. And, that flash memory card that captures and preserves your most precious moments? That’s us, too.

We offer an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices and platforms for business and consumers alike. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital®, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.

Today’s exceptional challenges require your unique skills. It’s You & Western Digital. Together, we’re the next BIG thing in data.

Job Description

            Configure AWS Cloud Management and to monitor carefully and manage its services with high priority.

•                    Monitor the health or utilization of AWS resources on a full scale by developing custom scripts on Amazon CloudWatch.

•                    Deploys automation infrastructure by using the AWS Cloud Formation, Ansible or Terraform.

•                    Improves the resources and works on resource tagging to designate costs and thoroughly plans budgeting, governance, and reporting.

•                    Manages full AWS Lifecycle, Provisioning, Automation and Security aspects of AWS Big Data Platform

•                    Configures and fine-tunes cloud infrastructure systems for performance and cost

•                    Automate performance monitoring and availability metrics and corrective actions.

•                    Maintains Data Integrity and access control while using AWS application platform.



     BS or MS in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.

•                    10+ as a system administrator supporting enterprise computing platforms and systems.

•                    6+ years running operations and maintenance of AWS production infrastructure 

•                    4+ years developing and deploying Ansible script for infrastructure automation.

•                    1+ year experience in using CloudFormation

•                    Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well-Architected Framework

•                    Experience developing with Python.

•                    Experience with containerization using Docker or Kubernetes, preferably on AWS.

•                    Experience working in AWS via the CLI

•                    Required Certification: AWS Certified Sysops and AWS Certified Solutions Architect and AWS Certified Data Analytics

•                    Experience with performance tuning & troubleshooting, identifying, and resolving contention in CPU, memory, networking, disk I/O, etc.

•                    Excellent analytical, logical thinking, and problem-solving skills. Organized/ attention to detail

Additional Information

Western Digital is committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees and will not discriminate based on their race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster.

Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution.

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