What are the skill sets required for a AWS Administrator?

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What are the skill sets required for a AWS Administrator?
Dec 4, 2018 in Career Counselling by Kanishk
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The skills a AWS Admin should have are as follows:

  1. Experience with Infrastructure as a service. 
  2. Experience with Disaster Recovery.
  3. Experience in installing, configuring and supporting servers .
  4. Experience on configuring and monitoring firewalls, routers, switches and other network devices. 
  5. Knowledge on working with TCP/IP protocol.
  6. Knowledge on LAN/WAN networking/distributed computing environment (client/server).
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answered Dec 4, 2018 by Shuvodip
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AWS Admin is a very high level profile and the skills required can be listed as follows:

  1. Experience in Cloud Computing for 3+ years
  2. Good command over algorithms.
  3. Understanding in Data Structure
  4. Experience in Networking
  5. Experience in Amazon Web Services.
  6. Experience in configuring firewalls.
answered Mar 26 by Rupsha
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Hi Kanishk, following skill set is required for an AWS Administrator:

  1. Experience with Cloud services (AWS is preferred)
  2. Experience with Linux as a power user or administrator with shell scripting skills
  3. Experience with scripting languages such as Python (Ruby or Perl is preferred)
  4. Experience with production deployment, monitoring and operational support; expert with devops tools and processes. 
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. 
  6. Know how on S3, Cognito, API Gateway, Step Function and Lambda.
  7. Experience with Java and/or Scala programing languages is preferred
  8. Experience with virtualization, provisioning and configuration management tools and technologies such as Cloud Formation, Ansible is preferred. (Also Chef, Puppet, and Docker experience is an asset)
  9. Familiarity with Agile software delivery, Continuous Integration/Delivery 
  10. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  11. Be an active team player with a strong agile mind-set and ready to thrive in a collaborative team with other strong engineers.
  12. Exceptional critical thinking, problem solving and troubleshooting skills with strong verbal and written communication skills
answered Apr 9 by Sumit

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