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Lead DevOps Engineer 

adzuna-us  |  United States  |  

United StatesCharmuth Rd, MD, 21093
Information Technology/Computing
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Client: Direct Title: Lead DevOps Engineer Location: Timonium, MD Duration: Long Term Contact Explanation Of Position Responsible for building and extending evolving continuous delivery technology platforms with the goal of moving changes to production faster and safer, while ensuring operational best practices are supported.

The position is highly technical and balanced between engineering operations roles such as systems configuration management and software development.

Able to architect, create and deliver redundant, scalable and secure enterprise technology solutions.

Solves complex problems that require both technical and business understanding.

Responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining production systems, including: release management, automation, system maintenance, and configuration and use of source code management systems and code build systems.

Helps automate and streamline our operations and processes while working closely with the Software Development groups and senior IT management.

Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations.

This Sr.

DevOps Engineer will also participate in knowledge sharing and skill transfer for team members starting or improving their DevOps Skills.

Details Of Position: Drives operational excellence for the connected services that delivers a24x7x365 operation.

Drives improvements & efficiencies in operational practices, tools & processes Uses knowledge of technology & operational best practices to drive the design, development & implementation of operational standards & capabilities that enable highly available, scalable & reliable customer experiences Understands & facilitates the validation, packaging, & delivery of development items to various target environments.

Creates, develops, & manages the deployment architecture for applications, Develops monitoring architecture and implements monitoring agents, dashboards, escalations & alerts Supports development team/processes, including user management, automated testing, & environment configuration.

Operational point of contact for development, operations & testing.

Oversees change management and configuration management operating mechanisms Understands where automation can be applied to various aspects of the development process & helps implement solutions to gain organizational savings.

Responsible for understanding 3rd party application automation products & applying them to development tasks in a reliable manner.

Create software and scripts to automate test, staging, and production service deployments Monitors development activities to detect faults or inefficiencies in the processes currently in use.

Drives root cause analysis (RCA) & risk management processes Continuous delivery in a cloud environment.

Configure, deploy, & run Open Source Software.

Develops & drives incident management processes, playbooks and stakeholder communication mechanisms Proactively explores new ways to improve user experience, reliability & performance.

Proactively keeps up to date on latest tools, trends, plugins, techniques & shortcuts.

Works cross-functionally to develop best-practices on building & maintaining secure infrastructure, CI systems, & service oriented tools Primary Skills: Experience with AWS cloud computing and virtual hosting environments (Rackspace, GCE) - Advanced Flexibility to work within rapidly evolving Agile development environments - Advanced Experience working with DevOps tools (e.g.

Docker, Mesos) - Advanced Experience with system orchestration like Puppet, Chef, etc.

Ansible and/or Ansible Tower - Advanced Experience working with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment tools - Advanced 5 years Linux or UNIX systems experience including perf monitoring, tuning of app/Web tier - Advanced Strong automation trouble shooting production issues experience - Advanced Experience in supporting (plan, build, automating) and troubleshooting complex system environments - Advanced Ability to multitask and take on new technologies - Intermediate Strong understanding of modern web architectures, web servers, frameworks & technologies - Advanced Deep understanding of operating systems, networking, and storage technologies - Advanced Expertise with cloud computing and the tools to manage operations at scale - Advanced Strong understanding of modern web architectures - Advanced Strong automation skills and knowledge - Advanced Experience with Virtualization: Vagrant, VirtualBox, Fusion, KVM, Xen, VM - Advanced Experience with Cloud computing tools and solutions: Eucalyptus, EC2, AWS, Openstack - Advanced Experience with Open source databases: Redis, MySQL, PostgreSQL - Advanced Experience with Configuration management: Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt - Advanced Experience with Provisioning: Yum, Kickstart, Apt - Advanced Experience with Build and packaging tools: Maven, Ant, RPM - Advanced Experience with Continuous integration tools: Jenkins, Hudson, Cruise - Advanced Experience with Automating infrastructure with Ansible, SaltStack Chef - Advanced Experience with cripting languages: Shell, Ruby/JRuby, Perl, Python, PHP, Bash - Advanced Experience with Debugging PHP, Node.JS, Python, and Golang - Advanced Experience with Optimizing MySQL and PostgreSQL queries and databases - Advanced Experience with Monitoring tools: Nagios, Ganglia, Icinga, Graphite, Cacti, Sensu, APM - Advanced Experience with MySQL, Postgres, and Couchdb - Advanced Experience with Web servers, frameworks, and technologies (e.g.

Node.js, PHP, Apache, Nginx) - Advanced Experience with Networking and networking protocols (e.g.

Wireshark, Nmap) - Advanced 2 years maintaining/monitoring physical Linux servers - Advanced Additional Skills: 4 years experience managing / developing systems in the cloud - Intermediate Experience with a highly available and scalable SaaS - Intermediate Writes & maintains well thought out code, understands the business problems being solved - Advanced Experience working with small, nimble development teams with remote team members - Intermediate Strong systems and application skills and knowledge - Advanced Thanks and Regards, Mayank Mishra Stellar Consulting Solutions, LLC. Phone: 678-935-7169 E-Mail: - provided by Dice