AWS DevOps Engineer

automation, scripting and DevOps tools, CloudFormation, Python, Ruby, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins, Packer, Github, CloudCommit, CloudPipeline, Docker, Rancher
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

AWS DevOps Engineer

We're looking for DevOps engineers well versed in AWS and experienced in automation, scripting and DevOps tools (e.g. CloudFormation, Python, Ruby, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins, Packer, Github, CloudCommit, CloudPipeline, Docker, Rancher, etc). 

Ideal candidate has multiple AWS certifications and at least one professional certification.


  • Administer and provision infrastructure in AWS environment using automated scripts (e.g. CloudFormation, Ruby, Python, AWS SDK, Ansible)
  • Build and deploy applications and other artifacts from code to various environments using existing infrastructure (using tools like Jenkins, CodeBuild, Packer etc)
  • Standardize, automate and document setup of development, test, and production environments
  • Design and implement DevOps processes and procedures
  • Understand, implement, and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation
  • Define and deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems on AWS
  • Help define best practices for source control, continuous integration, automated testing and release management
  • Collaborate with peers on work estimation/planning and implementation of new versions/features of tools
  • Build tools for internal use to support software engineering best practices
  • Bring new automation technologies to improve the velocity and quality of our engineering efforts


  • Three or more years’ experience provisioning, operating, and managing AWS environments
  • Understanding of deployment, management and operations of large scale Unix/Linux deployments
  • Linux/Unix scripting experience related languages
  • Window scripting experience
  • Experience in automation and testing via scripting/programming
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is required)
  • Understanding of agile and other development processes and methodologies
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment methodologies


  • Experience with Relational databases, ideally Postgres, SQL Server, Aurora, Amazon RDS, and Redshift
  • A working understanding of Java and J2EE Architecture
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Docker, Jenkins, Salt, Puppet or an equivalent
  • AWS Professional Certifications
  • Experience with use of Lambda, SQS, DynamoDB, and other services
  • Experience implementing HIPAA compliant environments


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, or Math a plus

Posted By

Julie Raetz

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Position Id : 182174
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