Kforce Cloud Operations Engineer in Waltham, Massachusetts

Kforce's client in Waltham, MA is seeking a Cloud Operations Engineer to join a small, interesting privately held company.Key Activities:

  • Design and maintain hosting for both software products and for the engineering development processes

  • Enhance and support DevOps systems

  • Build better engineering tools and development systems

  • Participate in the design and implementation processes to accelerate delivery and improve the quality of code

  • Provide technical guidance and project leadership for new initiatives

  • Participate in the identification and deployment of new, potentially valuable technologies

  • Assess and optimize the cost of the hosting environment

  • Support the delivery of software updates

  • Participate in the design and implementation of a new hosting infrastructure

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, MIS or a related technical area

  • 4 years of experience in cloud infrastructure design and deployment or comparable technical background with leadership experience

  • Experience using AWS or technically comparable architecture or service offering

  • Expert knowledge of DevOps, Agile development, and cloud operational support processes

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience with Jira and Kanban/Scrumban processes a plus

  • Strong Linux administrative capabilities

  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python or Ruby

  • Experience with Docker, Kafka, Zookeeper, and Cassandra or similar background

  • Experience with EC2 or Kubernetes and or a strong grasp of the technologies

  • Experience with Splunk, DataDog, and Nagios or similar tools

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:115000.00Maximum Compensation:130000.00