DevOps - Dev Operations Engineer with Windows/Linux system administration

DevOps - Dev Operations Engineer with Windows/Linux system administration
Full Time, Contract W2, 12+ Months
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Senior Dev Operations Engineer (DevOps)

Location - Pleasanton, CA

Duration - 12+ Months


•             Minimum of 10+ years of robust Windows/Linux system administration experience.

•             OS Level and Application Security Vulnerability assessment and remediation

•             Advanced Knowledge of Windows Operating Systems

•             Advanced Knowledge of Linux Redhat Operating Systems

•             Advance understanding of IIS and Apache Web Servers

•             Strong Windows Server 2016, 2012, and 2008 and deep knowledge of OS upgrade and migration

•             Firm knowledge of virtualization technologies such as VMware

•             Firm knowledge of basic MS SQL\T-SQL

•             Scripting experience and fluent in at least one scripting language such as PowerShell or Python

•             Experience with system automation and deployment tools such as Ansible.

•             Knowledge about containerization tools like Docker, OpenShift.

•             Strong background in networking, load balancing, and firewalls.

•             Actively monitor and administer the applications and hosting environment to increase efficiency, improve reliability, and minimize downtimes

•             Triage and provide technical solutions to environment related issues encountered by new and existing applications in the environment

•             Troubleshoot and debug environment and infrastructure problems found in the production and non-production environments.

•             Measurement, optimization, and tuning of system performance and ensuring that systems will run reliably and are highly available in a 24/7 production environment.

•             Automate systems monitoring tasks using standard monitoring tools.

•             Manage and control the continuous release promotion cycle (manually short-term, through automation long-term) including the following environments: development, integration, staging, QA, Load and production.

•             Develop deployment scripts on a lifecycle automation platform for the orchestration, integration and automation of build promotions and software releases.

•             Experience with Flexpod Environments is a plus.

•             Good knowledge of Cisco IOS, both Cisco Nexus and non-Nexus series switches, Cisco routers and other Cisco networking gear.

•             Solid understanding of data center related technology and colocation environment

•             Provide 24 by 7 production support



•             Ability to think and operate as a team player

•             Proven track record of project delivery results.

•             Extremely strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to assess and clearly communicate technical and project risk.

•             Ability to act as a consultant and provide recommendations to the IT / Design Team.

•             Ability to operate as independently or as part of collaborative effort

•             Demonstrate strong project leadership and ability to develop strong working relationships with State Fund technical personnel.

•             The candidate should be amenable to gradual evolution of responsibilities with the Web/Server/Application Administration spheres

•             The candidate must be able to learn quickly, work in a fast-paced, team-driven environment and have the ability to communicate well with technical and non-technical personnel.

•             Willing to work after hours and weekends (as needed) in order to deploy product releases in predefined, maintenance windows.

•             Must be able to multi-task, manage details, and keep sight of overall objectives



•             Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (e.g. Computer Science, IT, or similar disciplines).

•             Equivalent work experience implementing and operating enterprise level data center and/or office networks.

•             MCITP, MCSE and/or MCPD, RHCE or CCNA is a plus.

Dice Id : buxton
Position Id : APS1107
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