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Sr. DevOps Engineer

Permanent Position in Scottsdale, Arizona

Post Date: 11/08/2019

Rate: 140000.00

Education Level: Bachelors

Reference: Job # 175211


Full time opportunity for a Sr. DevOps Engineer with a market leader in electronic credential exchange, in Scottsdale, AZ.

Rate: $140+, DOE

Summary:

You will be part of the Production Services team answering calls for operational advice across the company engineering organization. We work very closely with all of the software development groups to bring a “full-stack” perspective on how applications and infrastructure should work together. 

Primary Responsibilities:

Qualifications and Requirements:

Nice to have, but not essential:

Education & Experience:

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Sr. DevOps Engineer

Permanent Position in Scottsdale, Arizona

Job Overview

Post Date

11/08/2019

Rate

140000.00

Education Level

Bachelors

Reference

Job # 175211

Full time opportunity for a Sr. DevOps Engineer with a market leader in electronic credential exchange, in Scottsdale, AZ.

Rate: $140+, DOE

Summary:

You will be part of the Production Services team answering calls for operational advice across the company engineering organization. We work very closely with all of the software development groups to bring a “full-stack” perspective on how applications and infrastructure should work together. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain company's infrastructure with cloud providers (such as AWS) as well as on premise virtualization technologies such as VMWare and Openstack utilizing automation tools (such as Chef and Terraform)
  • Networking design and optimization, WAN/LAN, switching, load balancing and firewall management
  • Support various software engineering teams as an “ops” person, attending team meetings and advising in an operational best practice capacity
  • Design and safely perform changes to our production environment following a defined change management process
  • Triage and address requests for operations assistance, automate recurring requests and/or make them self service
  • Identify key system metrics and ensure adequate monitoring coverage for new and existing services
  • Design and develop IT infrastructure with an emphasis on security, data confidentiality, system integrity, availability and reliability
  • Plan, develop, maintain and document the technical infrastructure for business continuity plan
  • Monitor operating capacity and plan for future growth
  • Troubleshoot and participate in the resolution of production systems, network and application issues
  • Take part in a 24x7 on-call rotation for production and other customer facing environments

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Expert in building and managing Linux operating systems, especially Ubuntu, RHEL and CentOS
  • In depth knowledge of Linux internals.
  • Ability to write advanced shell, Ruby and other languages
  • Track record of automating complex tasks and troubleshooting highly complex systems
  • Fluent in Continuous Delivery concepts
  • Experience with configuration management systems and concepts (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt, etc.)
  • Experience with IaC (Infrastructure as Code) tools such as Terraform or Cloudformation
  • Expert in the usage of revision control systems, especially Git as part of your daily work
  • Experience with various containerization technologies, specifically Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with network security and administration, specifically with firewalls, switch and load balancer administration. In depth knowledge of network design and security protocols.
  • Experience customizing, managing and scaling monitoring, metrics collection and graphing systems, such as Prometheus and Grafana
  • Experience operating within and knowledge of regulatory and compliance obligations (PCI DSS, FERPA/HIPAA)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Nice to have, but not essential:

  • Professional experience in a web application shop, especially in a DevOps and "continuous deployment" environment
  • Familiarity with automated host provisioning tools such as Terraform
  • Experience with key-value store and service discovery platforms such as HashiCorp Consul and Vault for secrets management
  • Experience with mission-critical databases, particularly MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Experience monitoring and tuning Java and PHP application stacks
  • Familiarity with full text search platforms, such as ElasticSearch and Solr
  • An understanding of caching and scaling strategies at all layers

Education & Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and a minimum of 7-10 years of practical work experience are required.
  • Position can be located in Phoenix, AZ or Denver, CO. 

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