AWS DevOps Engineer

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Software Guidance & Assistance
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Job Description

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Systems Software Programmer III for a Contract to Hire assignment with one of our premier Financial Services clients in Houston, TX or Jacksonville, FL.

NOTE: this is NOT a C2C eligible position.


Responsibilities :
  • Assist in defining automated monitoring, deployment and repair strategies using a wide variety of Ops tools and monitoring platforms
  • Build and maintains tools for deployment, monitoring, and operations as well as troubleshoots and resolves issues.
  • Assist with the design deployment processes and mentors teams to assist with improving their processes.
  • Automate the deployment and provisioning of cloud-based environments via automation tools such as Cloud Formation, ARM Templates, Terraform, Ansible, etc.
  • Champion the development and use of reusable automation templates within the enterprise.
  • Develop policy scripts to enforce and validate required corporate controls and configurations for cloud services.
  • Migrate on-site solutions to cloud-based offerings.
  • Perform architecture reviews of cloud solutions based on corporate standards and cloud best practices.
  • Determine how existing applications, legacy systems, databases, Web interfaces and/or hardware, which may be currently operating on multiple platforms, work together to meet the new and emerging Cloud requirements for the enterprise.
  • Define and discerns key aspects of problems that require analysis and research, and develops an integrated Cloud solution within a broad technical and business context of significant or strategic impact to the enterprise.
  • Modify, install and prepare technical documentation for Cloud system software applications.
  • Monitor systems capacity and performance, plans and executes disaster recovery procedures, and provides Tier 2 technical support.
  • Diagnose, isolates and de-bugs software problems and performs problem resolution.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.
  • Experience in DevOps environment in a large enterprise is desired
  • Experience engineering Cloud-based solutions in AWS highly preferred
  • Experience using industry-standard automation and deployment tools, such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Git, Docker, Kubernetes, Artifactory, etc.
  • Familiarity with TFS, Team Build, or MS Build Scripts is a plus
  • Demonstrated proficiency in cloud automation tooling such as Cloud Formation, ARM Templates, Terraform, Ansible, etc. in the deployment of cloud-based solutions
  • Understanding of fundamental cloud architecture, such as EC2, VPC, Security Groups, networking fundamentals, serverless, storage, and identity
  • Experience and proficiency in software development and scripting with technologies such as Java, .NET, Python, JavaScript, Node, Shell Scripting, and HTML/CSS a plus
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines
  • Experience with general web server and application server administration, e.g. Nginx, IIS, Apache, etc. desired
  • Experience working on UNIX / LINUX platforms a plus
  • Understanding of database management technologies, such as MS SQL, Oracle, MySQL, AWS RDS, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, Hadoop, etc. a plus
  • Experience building and supporting .Net / Windows OS or Java / Linux OS applications
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to develop partnership-oriented relationships with business executives and functional leaders, especially as it relates to operations and technology
  • Must be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment with focus on timeliness, documentation, and communications with peers and business users alike
  • Experience with project management a plus.
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels within Black Knight or outside the organization (executives, regulators, clients, etc.)
  • Results-oriented, business-focused, and successful at interfacing across multiple organizational units
  • Any AWS Certifications are a plus


Company Information

Founded in 1981, Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc. is a privately-held, Certified Women’s Business Enterprise with over 30 years experience providing IT staffing to our diverse portfolio of clients across all industries with a strong presence in finance, insurance, utilities, and government vertificals.
Dice Id : sgainc
Position Id : 20-00463
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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