Sr. DevOps Engineer
Contract | 6+ Months
As a member of the Application Development Team, the DevOps Engineer is expected to work with Dev, QA and Production Operations to serve as a technical SME responsible for activities. Automate infrastructure and platform service offerings. Create the design, implementation, and ongoing management of systems that deliver against strict requirements for functionality, scalability, performance, and reliability. Serve as a technical escalation point for critical pre-production issues and drive resolution of problems in the Development, and QA environments. Adopt, customize and implement industry standard DevOps policies and DevOps procedures. Develop and define process and procedure to proactively manage all pre-production and production environments. Work with multiple in-house Software Configuration Management (SCM) teams enterprise-wide to assist in new architectural needs and optimize existing environments to improve workflow and productivity.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering with at least 5 years of senior level server administration experience in large scale production environments
Experience working with Continuous integration/deployment pipeline using technologies or similar to GitHub, Jenkins, Maven, Gradle.
Experience with any container orchestration technologies Kubernetes, Docker Swarm or Mesosphere
Understanding and hands on experience setting up Elastic Search on any container platform
Understanding of information retrieval concepts, using tools such as ElasticSearch integrated with Java and angular based application to Elastic Search tier
Configuring elastic search clusters across different data centers
Worked on IAAS and PAAS offering products like GCP, Pivotal and AWS.
Proven track record implementing a metrics driven methodology and delivering high-level solutions in an agile environment
Expert knowledge or have implemented ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana)
Strong understanding of Development, QA workflow and process
Deep understanding of n-tier and client/server environment models.
Experience working with Database management, DB server clustering and database instance management
Proven ability to conceptualize and implement new infrastructure architecture based off business requirements. Experience with deployment configuration and automation
Proficient in scripting languages; and deployment configuration/automation
Experience with Kafka
Experience with Realm Object Server is a nice-to-have
Experience with mobile application deployments is a nice-to-have
Highly analytical, technically proficient and able to learn new tools quickly
Effective Communicator reporting accurate information that is clear, concise and visual. Must have superior oral and written communication skills
Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
Understanding of IT operations (server, databases, storage, network, security, COTS applications, storage)
Proven track record of delivering multiple parallel initiatives
Strong project skills to build/edit project schedules, managing dependencies, schedule shifting