Lead AWS DevOps Engineer


On Site
$45 - $60 hourly
Accepts corp to corp applications
Contract - W2
Contract - Independent
Contract - Temp


Software deployment
Capacity management
Unix administration
Software development
Systems design
Amazon Lambda
Amazon Web Services
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
Cloud computing
Software asset management

Job Details

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Lead AWS DevOps Engineer in Juno Beach, FL.

* Lead AWS DevOps Engineer will define and document best practices and strategies regarding application deployment and infrastructure maintenance
* Design, implement, maintain, and support platform services associated with the CI/CD pipelines
* Configure monitoring and alerting systems for applications and platform services
* Work with leadership and be accountable for aligning the team to architectural, technical, functional, and performance guidelines related to CI/CD pipelines
* As a Lead AWS DevOps Engineer, you will define service capacity planning strategies
* Implement the application's CI/CD pipeline using the Jenkins, GitHub Actions or AWS CI/CD stack
* Write infrastructure as code using CloudFormation, CDK or similar

* Experience with the core AWS services, plus the specifics mentioned in this job description
* Experience with Docker and Kubernetes; Having used ECS or EKS
* Experience with monitoring solutions such as CloudWatch, Prometheus, and the ELK stack
* Experienced AWS DevOps responsible for making apps more scalable and reliable
* Experience with building or maintaining cloud-native applications
* Good background in Linux/Unix administration
* Knowledge of writing infrastructure as code (IaC) using CloudFormation or Terraform
* Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle and Agile methodologies
* Understand the current application infrastructure and suggest changes to it and oversee CI/CD pipelines to maximize productivity
* Exposure to Agile practices/Methodologies
* Previous exposure to large-scale systems design
* Proficiency in at least one language from our stack: C# TypeScript
* Strong notions of security best practices (e.g. using IAM Roles, KMS, etc.)
* Ability to troubleshoot distributed systems
* Past experience with the serverless approaches using AWS Lambda is a plus; For example, the Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM)

The pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future.

We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave.

Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law.

This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions.

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.

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