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DevOps Engineer

Job Description

DevOps Engineer

Multiple positions available! The DevOps Engineer role is a direct hire opportunity with one of our clients in Durham, NC. Target salary range is $80,000 - $110,000. No sponsorship available.

Our client needs multiple DevOps Engineers to join the team and ensure the availability and performance of the next-generation cloud-based services. These engineers will build out operational capabilities to complement our secure, scalable, fault-tolerant, cloud-based web architecture that will serve as the underpinning for a new generation of products and services.

Responsibilities of the DevOps Engineer:
  • Deliver the necessary tools, processes and automation to deliver cloud-based services at 99.999% availability, 7x24x365
  • Work with other members of the Cloud Applications team to understand management and monitoring requirements for our cloud-based services
  • Recommend solutions / approaches / architectures / technologies to address our DevOps needs, including continuous deployment, instance provisioning, service-level agreement adherence, system/application/network monitoring, etc.
  • Work with members of the Cloud Applications QA team to identify opportunities to leverage existing automated QA tests in the production network
  • Work with members of the Cloud Applications development team to understand requirements for development, staging, pre-production, and production environments and assist in getting them deployed
  • Work with off-the-shelf/open source DevOps tools to deliver our services reliably, with high availability and resiliency in the face of unexpected loads/behaviors, including tools like Puppet, Chef, Hudson/Jenkins, OpsWorks, Cloud formation, scripting languages, automation tools, monitoring tools, etc.

Job Requirements

Desired Skills of the DevOps Engineer:
  • Extensive experience with Amazon and third party AWS automation tools such as Cloud Formation, OpsWorks, Elastic Beanstalk, Asgard, etc
  • Experience with monitoring and alerting tools such as Stackdriver, Cloudwatch, Sensu, NewRelic, or similar.
  • Experience with Kafka a major plus
  • Experience working with configuration management tools including Puppet, Chef, or other similar capabilities developed as in-house tools
  • Experience in and demonstrable knowledge of Linux system administration
  • Experience installing, configuring, and troubleshooting application platforms, with a preference for experience in working with Java web application platforms (e.g., Tomcat, WebSphere, WebLogic, JBoss, etc.)
  • Experience with log aggregation and management tools such as Loggly, Logstash, Sumo, Splunk
  • Software development background and skills a plus
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to actively listen and learn
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and be detail-oriented
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to take initiative and be proactive
  • Ability to work independently and be resourceful
  • Inductive and deductive reasoning
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to present complex information in a clear, concise manner
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in work experience (at least 2 years)

Apply for this position now through CareerBuilder, or by sending a Word resume to Carolyn Goldin at cgoldin AT To help ensure a timely response, include the reference code CBCG-4627 in the subject heading of your email message.

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Job Snapshot

Contact Name Carolyn Goldin
Contact Phone (919)981-6200 X317
Post Date 1/5/2015
Location Raleigh-Durham, NC
Base Pay $80,000.00 - $110,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Industry Computer Software
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID CBCG-4627
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