Lead DevOps Engineer

API, Amazon CloudFront, Amazon EC2, Amazon Route 53, Amazon SQS, Amazon S3, Amazon RDS, Amazon Web Services, Cloud, Jenkins, DevOps, EBS, Continuous integration, Continuous delivery, Virtual private cloud, Virtual machines, Terraform, Scripting, Python, Provisioning
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

Want local candidates because the person needs to come to the office once a month or once in two weeks
Job Description

The Lead DevOps Engineer works with software developers to automate and accelerate the testing, release, and deployment of company's products quickly and reliably. The Lead DevOps Engineer will have a background in development, operations, and full-stack implementations. They will also have experience programming in a high-level language such as Python, Java, C# or C++ to script installation, configuration, and provisioning. They will be providing continuous delivery solutions in a local and AWS cloud environment and have experience with the core suite of tools for this purpose.

The Lead DevOps Engineer will utilize Continuous Integration practices and tools such as Jenkins or other CI tools. They will have experience in the use of configuration management automation tools such as Terraform in creating continuous delivery systems. They employ industry Continuous Delivery patterns and collaboratively work with other members to achieve successful continuous delivery solutions.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or closely related subject; an advanced degree is preferred. In addition, 5 or more years of experience in designing large and complex IT operations in a multi-product development environment is required. The Lead DevOps Engineer will be responsible for helping grow the DevOps team and mentoring and teaching existing team members with a goal of growing into the Manager of DevOps position. As such, the ideal candidate must have experience clearly explaining solutions to complex problems and demonstrate the ability to lead and impart knowledge effectively to other engineers.
Duties And Responsibilities
 

  • Design and deploy scalable, highly available, secure, and fault tolerant systems on AWS for the development and test lifecycle of our products.
  • Focus on building Dockerized application components by integrating with AWS EKS.
  • Develop CI/CD pipelines for code deployment of python microservices and server-based applications.
  • Develop environment provisioning scripts with Terraform for configuration of our AWS environments.
  • Implement auto-scaling of microservices for varying daily traffic demands.
  • Participate in the migration of local data-center applications into AWS.
  • Work with technical leadership to continually optimize cost/performance in AWS.
  • Passion for solving challenging issues.
  • Attend daily sprint standup meetings.
  • Promote cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve common goals and deadlines.

Required Experience
 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a closely related field.
  • 7+ years of experience implementing DevOps solutions.
  • 3+ years of experience of implementing DevOps in AWS.
  • Technical lead experience is required.
  • Demonstrated competency with AWS services including but not limited to EKS, EC2, EBS, S3, Glacier, RDS, VPC, Route53, ELB, IAM, ECR, Fargate, Lambda, API Gateway, ElasticCache, CloudFront, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, SQS, SNS.
  • AWS DevOps Engineer Professional or AWS SysOps Administrator Associate, or AWS Developer Associate certification preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience with at least one programming language, Python preferred.
  • Experience managing Gitlab CI, Jenkins or similar environments.
  • Creating workflows for continuous service integration, testing, and deployment (CD/CD). This includes setting up automatic code pulls from Git, building the code, packaging it (into regular builds and/or containers). Deploying the builds into AWS and/or traditional virtual servers hosted in the company datacenter.
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Position Id : 00LeadDevOps
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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