MASTER DEVOPS ENGINEER

Location: RICHMOND, VA
Date Posted: 08-02-2018
We are pleased to present the following job opportunity with our client!  Take a look and if you meet the requirements please submit your resume and we'll be in touch if you're a good fit!
 
As a DevOps Engineer you will be challenged with the responsibility of working on cutting-edge solutions in an advanced cloud environment. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with passionate professionals in the DevOps and developer community. In addition, you will bring strong expertise in AWS and excellent communication skills, and a passion for documentation. You will be insatiably curious - you ask why, you explore, and are not be afraid to share your ideas. Last but not least, you love learning new technologies—we’re always evolving!
 
What you'll be doing:
  • Design and implement appropriate environments for those applications, engineer suitable release management procedures and provide production support.
  • Influence other teams and broader Engineering groups in adopting Cloud technologies, processes, and best practices.
  • Work with DevOps leaders in other groups to define and align on standard operating procedures and best practices
  • Automate the provisioning of environments: cooking up some recipes with Chef or Ansible, and deploying Docker containers.
  • Developing and enabling continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) for search system components.
  • Frequent technologies used in this role would be: AWS, AnsibleElastic Cache, Chef, Docker, Terraform, Linux Shell Scripting, RubyBash Scripting, and Jenkins, and Python.
  • Troubleshooting problems, involving the appropriate resources and driving resolution of issues with a focus on minimizing impact to our customers.
  • Provide on-call support and possibly some after-hours work as needed.
  • Participate in the Agile DevOps design, development, testing, and release of new capabilities and features with focus on release and post-production support.
  • Represent production support for the suite of apps in the domain in Agile stand-ups, planning sessions and deployment activities.
  • Drive improvements to processes and design enhancements to automation to continuously improve the production environment.
 
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or military experience
  • At least 3 years of experience with AWS
  • At least 2 years of experience implementing automated environment delivery and developing automation workflows and routines
  • At least 2 years of experience in infrastructure design, implementation and delivery
  • At least 1 year of experience working with Agile Development Practices.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certified AWS Architect
  • Experience with Open Source tools such as Ansible, Chef and Jenkins
  • Strong grasp of automation and monitoring tools (ability to automate repeatable tasks via scripting)
  • Ability to define and deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems
  • 1+ years of experience working with Agile Development Practices
  • 2+ years of programming experience with automation or development in Python, Ruby, or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience Production Support experience in LinuxUnix/Windows environments
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

KP Recruiting Group 
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