Linux DevOPS Engineer

Atlanta, GA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 12/04/2017 Job ID: 47941 Industry: Other Area(s)
Linux DevOPS Engineer   Position Overview
The DevOPS Infrastructure Engineer will ensure the deployment, high availability, performance, and scalability of company’ s infrastructure in a 24/7 x 365 production environment. This position will be responsible for the automation of all system processes in both physical and cloud environments.
Core Responsibilities
*  Responsible for implementation, maintenance, planning and capacity management of the production and development environments
*  Build and maintain LAMP style websites in a highly scalable environment
*  Update, maintain and scale a Puppet infrastructure to manage all aspects of the production environment
*  Select and conduct Proof of Concept exercises on tools needed to support system processes or design and build custom sites and tools to support the infrastructure if none are available
*  Work together with Support, Development and QA engineers to troubleshoot and resolve escalated production issues
*  Establish operational best practices and standard operating procedures for deployment, support, break-fix, and systems management
*  Production deployment planning, testing and verification
*  Assess utilization trends and make appropriate design and implementation recommendations to scale the architecture
*  Available for 24x7 on-call support
Required skills:
*  Minimum 5+ Years experience with Linux (Red Hat or Centos preferred)
*  Minimum 3+ Years experience in system programming. (Bash, Python, Ruby, system level C – polyglots are highly preferred)
*  Virtualization platforms (VMWare, OpenStack, EC2, KVM, XEN)
*  Configuration management tools (puppet or chef)
*  Experience with Git or other DVCS (we want to see your github!)
*  Ability to design and maintain deployment processes in large environments
*  Writing and maintaining software build systems and supporting tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, Mock/rpmbuild)
*  Building custom infrastructure support tools to automate production processes   Qualified candidates will have experience with:
* Writing code to glue together various applications that were never meant to speak to each other to produce reliable automated solutions
*  Middleware Software – Jboss (Websphere, Weblogic acceptable) Apache, Tomcat
*  Database Software – SQL and/or NoSQL
*  Using Virtualization APIs – Amazon, Rackspace, KVM, XEN or VMWare preferred.
*  Linux Infrastructure – DNS, LDAP, SMTP, SNMP, NFS, DHCP, SSH
*  Security – Experience with 3 Tier Architectures, SAS70, PCI Compliance, Intrusion detection and security scanning.
*  Ticketing systems- Atlassian Jira or similar
*  Agile Development methodologies (we use sprints & kanban)   Nice to have:
*  Experience using monitoring tools such as Nagios, Cacti, and MRTG
* Experience with Open Source projects  
 
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