Hire IT People, LLC DevOps Engineer in boston, Massachusetts

DevOps Engineer

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Job ID :

6434

Company :

Internal Postings

Location :

boston, MA

Type :

Contract

Duration :

6 Months

Rate :

Open

Status :

Active

Openings :

1

Posted :

2 years ago

Responsibilities:

This is a hands-on position, which will require the following capabilities:

· Lead and contribute in the DevOps team to maintain and build out our infrastructure and servers currently operating onAWS.

· Evolve infrastructure, server, deployment strategies and testing to support our goal of 100% up-time and quick turnaround of deployments for the engineering organization.

· Continuously improve our infrastructure to be easy to deploy, scalable, secure and fault-tolerant - we are providing financial applications for the Fortune 500.

· Work closely with our Architects, Engineers, Product Managers and other clients and partners of the DevOps team to meet the needs of the organization to stay competitive - from the infrastructure up to the highest level of applications.

· Take on the same responsibilities of a DevOps engineer such as being on-call, writing deployment scripts, debugging applications, evaluating new technologies and more.

· Help build a pipeline of qualified DevOps candidates for future openings and lead the DevOps engineers.

· Drive the process in which our DevOps team operates and iterates/releases.

Requirements and Qualifications:

· You are smart with an intellectual curiosity that motivates you to keep on top of technical trends - but you also have deep knowledge in the tools of choice.

· You have supported Linux/Unix deployments for a company with a high traffic site in the cloud(we don’t do Windows).

· You have designed, monitored and managed scalable and fault-tolerant deployments and supported them in real-world scenarios.

· You have lead an Ops/DevOps team before (5 reports or more) for 2+ years - preferably at a startup.

· You have experience with continuous integration, log collection and analysis, builds and performance monitoring/tuning of your infrastructure.

· You are service-oriented, and enjoy working with engineers to make the software development process as painless as possible.

· You are comfortable writing scripts in ruby/bash/groovy/python (at least two of those).

· You are extremely reliable and we can count on you in times of need and are used to being on-call/pager duty.

· You have demonstrable experience with our stack - Cloud/AWS, Tomcat, MySQL, Cassandra, Apache, HAProxy, ActiveMQ etc.

Nice To Have:

· Previous experience working with distributed teams - directly interacting with the development teams.

· Experience with Puppet, Chef or Docker.

· Experience with network and server security.