DevOps Engineer

Really important client of ours in the Bethesda area has a need for full time perm DevOps Engineer with AWS experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with development teams to integrate their projects into the production AWS environment and ensure their ongoing support once there.
  • Be a DevOps champion - work closely with other internal teams to build security, reliability, and scalability into the development lifecycle.
  • Dive deep into the software stack to troubleshoot as needed.
  • Build engineering automation and productivity tools to streamline and scale applications in the production environment
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to application development, deployment and operations
  • Build from the ground up reliable infrastructure services in AWS to deliver highly scalable services
  • Work with a team of peers who are smart, professional, pull their own weight, and share a passion for what they're creating.
  • A few examples of technologies we work with on a daily basis:
  • Apache
  • Redis
  • AWS
  • Solr
  • Puppet
  • Splunk
  • Github
  • Jenkins
  • JIRA & Confluence


Qualifications:

  • 5 years of Unix/Linux administration
  • Very strong scripting and automation skills - you believe you can automate everything
  • Solid experience and background working with AWS services (EC2, VPC, ELB, S3, CloudFormation, RDS, SQS, etc...
  • Proficiency with the AWS CLI.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code
  • A solid Ops foundation - you're always thinking What happens if this fails when you build things
  • Experience working in an iterative based development environment using Agile/SCRUM or Kanban
  • Familiarity with build & release automation tools and methodologies like Jenkins and RunDeck


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