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Kforce Release Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Kforce has a client that is seeking a DevOps Engineer in Boston, MA.Summary:The primary objective of the DevOps Engineer is to evaluate and implement releases to our on-premises hosted environment and releases of our mobile application to Android and IOS devices. The DevOps Engineer shall maintain the git repo, CI/CD pipelines and to support and monitor the infrastructure in Azure DevOps, reporting directly to the Manager of DevOps. Our current toolset includes: TFS Git/Azure DevOps, NET/C#, JavaScript, Navision, MSMQ, SQL Server, and Xamarin.The PPL plans a move to the Azure Cloud, and we need to plan out the infrastructure that powers our solutions in Microsoft Azure. The DevOps Engineer would be responsible for building and automating CI/CD pipelines, support and monitor infrastructure, planning, forecasting, tracking operational costs and structure code releases. This is an exciting opportunity to join organization poised to move to the cloud.Principal Responsibilities And Duties:

  • Support the Release engineering team, in collaboration with ITS, choose, deploy, and manage the necessary software development tools

  • Define and build and refresh the development, testing, staging, and production environments.

  • Build a reliable CI/CD pipeline

  • Build the necessary monitors, alerts, for our solutions

  • Play a key role in advising on Cloud Architecture and available managed services along with the trade-offs between services and components

  • Write code/scripts to automate certain engineering processes, mostly related to deployment.

  • Participate in process improvement and setting engineering best practices with the team

  • Participate in on-call, remote or on-site support and maintenance activities as needed

  • Ensure our SDLC practices and standards are followed

  • Assists with special projects or other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in MIS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field experience desired

  • Certification preferred

  • 5 years of DevOps experience

  • 5 years of experience using a scripting language (PowerShell, Python, etc.)

  • 3 years of experience with highly available cloud storage (Azure Tables/Blobs/Queues, SQL Azure, HD Insight, etc.)

  • Experience with Azure DevOps and App Center

  • Proven experience troubleshooting and resolving live issues in highly available environments

  • Experience with Azure IaaS and PaaS offerings

  • Experience with Networking technologies

  • Experience with Windows based environments

  • Programming experience using a high-level language (C#, Java, Node.js, TypeScript etc.)

  • Experience with SQL Server database, TSQL and deployment

  • Exposure to Mongo database

  • Exposure to Splunk monitoring

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Management:

  • This position has no direct reports

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:Hours

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