Randstad DevOps Engineer in Austin, Texas

DevOps Engineer

job details:

  • location:Austin, TX

  • date posted:Thursday, December 6, 2018

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Finance and Insurance

  • reference:659807

job description

DevOps Engineer

job summary:

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

education: Bachelors



  • 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)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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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