Senior DevOps Engineer - Cloud Platform

Duluth, GA | Scout

Post Date: 08/03/2017 Job ID: 46496 Industry: DevOps Engineer

Responsibilities:

Play a key role as a Senior DevOps Engineer on our newly formed SW team focused on developing Cloud Platform that will serve each of our major industries – Financial Services, Retail, Hospitality and Travel.  In this role, you will be responsible for the overall success of product/solution deployment including designing automated installations, maintenance of stable production environments and on-time production releases.  Your key day-today responsibilities will include:
  • Delivering production code at a regular cadence using Agile techniques, tools and methodologies
  • Building  automation tools and components to aid in  installation and provisioning of cloud-based applications in AWS, Azure, or similar cloud providers
  • Collaborating with the SW development teams and ensuring products and services are pushed into production
  • Automating the deployment of products and services and actively monitors to ensure uptime and effective performance of applications and data centers
  • Acting as an escalation point to address issues with outages and operations and actively forecasts to proactively address issues and minimize downtimes 
  • Managing the entire deployment process, including the production environments and the user acceptance testing process

Requirements:
  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • A deep understanding of the value of continuous delivery and want to help teams release frequently and often to production,  with high quality.
  • Ability to tackle problems both at the large scale (think hundred-node clusters) and the small scale (think individual atomic locks).
  • A drive to continually learn new technologies, tools, and methodologies, including those out of your comfort zone.
  • A solid understanding of core computer science fundamentals including common data structures, algorithms, and concurrent programming.
  • Experience using at least one scripting language such as Ruby, Python, JavaScript, or similar
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent analytical capabilities.
  • Passion for developing clear, robust, and testable software.
  • BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience

Preferred Skills:
  • Prior experience solving automation problems such as deployment orchestration, continuous integration, etc.
  • Past experience with Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or similar
  • Familiarity working with Amazon AWS or similar cloud provider.
  • Introductory working knowledge of Docker and container management systems like Kubernetes
  • Experience in setting up continuous integration/continuous delivery pipelines
  • Background working on publicly available, production systems
  • Skill with additional programming languages such as Java, C#, C++, Scala, Go, Clojure, etc.
  • Familiarity working with OpenShift and Kubernetes
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