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IT Cloud Administrator

The Cloud Systems Administrator is part of the Pechanga Resort Casino (PRC) Cloud Team, and is responsible for delivering Cloud solutions to the PRC Development team and other PRC departments based on their requirements. The Cloud Systems Administrator is responsible for building scalable, available, and secure architecture solutions based on architectural standards, availability of services, cost, network, security, and storage and governance considerations.

All Team Members will display a Four Diamond commitment to customer service through the delivery and maintenance of the Quality Standards established by Pechanga Resort Casino.

• Implement highly available, scalable and secured cloud infrastructure with a focus on AWS.
• Build solutions using AWS design principles and architectural best practices.
• Ensure proposed designs will integrate with all system components and meet the delivery and capacity requirements.
• Enable and support the monitoring, availability, latency and overall infrastructure health.
• Implement DevOps best practices in accordance with strategic business objectives.
• Ability to troubleshoot issues related to networking, storage, interdependencies, security, etc.
• Build highly available, cost-efficient, fault-tolerant, and scalable distributed systems.
• Ensure the stability, integrity and efficient operation of the infrastructure.
• Manage other tools, including DataDog, CloudKnox, Palo Alto PrismaCloud, CloudCheckr, Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud.
• Manage Linux-based tools; position requires experience with Linux and scripting.
• Write and enforce security policies in a cloud environment.
• Assist in reviewing logs, writing alerts, and tag management.
• Configure and maintain permission sets and access privileges to all cloud resources.
• Continuously manage the configuration of all AWS Org environments and AWS services.

Accountability: This position does not have supervisory duties. Incumbent is responsible for protecting the assets of Pechanga Resort Casino and for maintaining and providing a positive and professional work environment.


• Bachelor's degree or equivalent in IT, computer science, or related field.
• Minimum of five (5) years or more of relevant work experience.
• Equivalent combination of education and progressive, relevant, and direct experience may be considered in lieu of minimum educational/experience requirements indicated above.
• 1+ year working in an enterprise level environment designing and building server, storage, and network solutions in virtualized environments.
• 1+ year of experience implementing private/public and/or hybrid cloud solutions.
• 1+ year experience in container technology like Docker, Kubernetes or EKS.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: This position requires the ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals. This position also requires the ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the community. The position also requires the ability to write justifications and recommendations, along with the ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors as required.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY: The position requires the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. This position also requires the ability to accurately interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
• Must qualify to obtain and maintain a Class “A” gaming license.
• Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record as defined by the Tribe’s insurance carrier.

Advanced knowledge of:
• Working in cloud-based environments
• Linux system administration
• Windows system administration

Other Qualifications:
• AWS RDS, Redshift, Glue, as well as basics such as IAM, S3, EC2, and Lambda.
• AWS Load Balancing (ALB, NLB, GLB)
• AWS Security Services (AWS Trusted Advisor, GuardDuty, CloudWatch, Inspector, WAF, CloudTrail and SecurityHub).
• Docker, Kubernetes, and EKS.
• Must have a high aptitude for understanding packet traces, logs, security event flow, and related technologies.
• Hands-on experience of technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, and virtualization

Familiar with:
• AWS Networking (VGW, TGW, DGW)
• Public cloud and private cloud architectures.
• Docker, Kubernetes, and EKS
• AWS CLI, PowerShell, Terraform.
• Linux based tools.

• Ability to be self-motivated and resourceful with limited supervision.
• Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
• Ability to work in a highly matrixed and culturally diverse casino environment.
• Must be able to take direction and follow through with assigned tasks.
• Ability to prioritize initiatives and communicate effectively with leadership on these priorities.
• Ability to handle complex issues and problems.
• Must be flexible and willing to travel, work nights, weekends and holidays, and be on-call.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by Team Members within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of Team Members assigned to this job.

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The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Consistent with federal law, it is the policy of the Pechanga Band to give preference in hiring, promotions, and transfers into vacant positions to qualified Pechanga tribal members, Pechanga tribal member spouses, and non-member American Indians.