Randstad DevOps Engineer in Austin, Texas
date posted:Thursday, December 6, 2018
industry:Finance and Insurance
One of our Austin clients is seeking a DevOps Engineer to work in a team environment that will build, automate, and monitor the infrastructure platform for supporting services.
location: Austin, Texas
job type: Permanent
work hours: 8 to 5
Responsible for deployment, configuration, optimization and maintenance of infrastructure systems
Work closely with development teams to provide system engineering support, ensure production readiness, and solve systems problems within a complex environment
Scope, plan, and execute utilizing Agile methodology and JIRA/Confluence tools
Participates in code reviews and an agile development process
Designs and develops additional tools to improve development workflow
Assists the build team in optimizing and improving build systems
Develop scripts that support automation, innovation, and security initiatives to ensure a continuous delivery process.
Diagnose complex systems issues with multiple influencing factors
Create and review documentation and processes related to recurring issues, new procedures, and knowledge transfer
Work closely with the development team on upcoming features
Assist the support team with escalated customer issues
Incident response to system alerts during local day hours including potential evening and weekend incident response
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar field from an accredited four-year university required.
Experience with production application systems monitoring, performance optimization, root cause analysis, and advanced troubleshooting
6+ years of experience working in a web development and/or operations role and in Linux and Windows System Administration
4+ years of experience scripting with Bash, Python, or PowerShell
4+ years of experience setting up and monitoring uptime and performance management tools (New Relic, AppDynamics, Pingdom)
3+ years of experience working in a cloud hosting environment (AWS, Rackspace, Azure, etc.)
3+ years of experience managing databases SQL and/or NOSQL (i.e. Postgres, Mongo, MS SQL)
3+ years working experience of messaging services like RabbitMQ and persistence solutions at local and cloud.
Experience with Continuous Development/Deployment/Integration design and best practices
Experience managing and working with configuration management tools (Puppet, Chef, Salt Stack, Ansible, SCCM)
Experience with search engines (i.e. Splunk, Elastic Search, LogRythm)
Experienced with managing with SaaS based vendors a plus
Experience in TeamCity, Jenkins, or Octopus
Experienced with Atlassian JIRA as an Agile development management tool
Knowledge of cyber-security best practices
Experience with API management a plus
skills: Linux, Bash, Python, Windows, PowerShell, Cloud, AWS, SQL
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