CloudOps / DevOps Consultant - West Coast

BIND, Configuration Management, Hadoop, HTML, HTTP, Java, Jenkins, Management, Metrics, Project, Python, Research, Scheduling, Security
Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Independent, C2H W2
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Title:  CloudOps / DevOps Consultant – West Coast

Location: Seattle (preferred) or San Francisco
Type: Contract
Job:  KR308633420
At IGNW (formerly InfoGroup Northwest), we use our deep technical insights, local market knowledge and rock-solid relationships and reputation to create exceptional business outcomes for people and companies every day. We are based in Portland, OR with global partnerships to deliver the industry's top technical solutions and talent to every one of our clients. Our clients, consultants, contractors, partners and employees choose IGNW because we tackle the tough problems, and we care deeply about people while we do it.
We are proud to foster a great team working environment, to offer highly competitive compensation and to offer full benefits packages including medical, Flexible Spending Accounts, dental and vision. If you would like to learn more, join our team, or explore how IGNW can benefit your business, please reach out today!!
Project Scope:
Our client, a diverse and progressive young company, is looking for a Mid to Senior level Cloud Engineer to improve and enhance the security, reliability and availability of microservices running in Amazon AWS. This position will do DevOps Automation in an operational management capacity (you will not be developing).  In this role you will get the chance to demonstrate how business/application metrics can be an enabler in enhancing infrastructure functionality, scalability, performance and reliability. Our team has been challenging the status quo of our engineering systems to run more efficiently and deliver higher value.
The team's challenge is to accelerate the corporation’s engineering organization’s innovation and research. They build systems that efficiently and reliably make their technical community a better place, and are bringing state of the art technologies such as Docker, microservices and serverless computing  into production right now. 
*Ensure the highest level of uptime and Quality of Service (QoS) for our users through operational excellence.
*Be an escalation point for all production issues and partner with App teams to drive incident management process.
*Collaborate with App teams to build reliable, secure and faster microservices.
*Design and maintain production monitoring systems.
*Troubleshoot performance and stability issues using a wide variety of tools.
*Recommend and implement exceptional engineering practices towards ensuring performance, reliability, and measurability at massive scale.
*Experience with configuration management tools such as Chef, Ansible or Puppet
*Experience with any public cloud based provider such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Compute.
*Expertise in open source monitoring systems (Prometheus, Sensu), NewRelic and Splunk.
*Experience with Service Oriented Architectures (SOA), Docker Containers and scheduling frameworks (e.g Kubernetes, Amazon ECS).
*Experience with Jenkins or other CI/build tools.
*Familiarity with distributed data platforms (e.g. DynamoDB, Hadoop, EMR, Spark, PostGIS, ElasticSearch).
*Experience with languages (Python, Java).
*Must be adaptable; ready to learn and be trained to what client needs them to work on.
*Maturity, judgement, negotiation/influence, analytical, and leadership skills.
*Excellent communication skills a must
*BS or higher in Computer Science.
**No Corp to Corp or 3 rd party resumes can be accepted for this position.**
Please note: Our clients may require that candidates pass a drug and/or background check.
To apply, please send your resume to:

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Position Id : KR308633420
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