Title: DevOps Engineer (AWS, IaC, Java)Duration: One Year ContractLocation: Redwood City, CANOTE: W2 contract only, no third parties pleaseWe are looking for a DevOps Engineer to help a client with their Amazon Web Services-related work.You should have at least a year of hands-on experiences with AWS.You should have strong communication skills, be detail oriented, and really passionate about Automation.You should feel comfortable in your ability to understand high level goals and be able to translate them into specific operational actions independently.Responsibilities:- Act as the primary point for operations support within the team interface with other operations teams.- Suggest and implement improvements to automate our infrastructure as code and automate our infrastructure and EC2 deployments (Terraform) as well as our build automation systems (Bamboo).- Strive for fully automated CI CD pipeline- Be a stakeholder regarding cost estimates, current AWS costs, cost trends, etc. for both production and development environments.- Manage IAM policies, provide access to various AWS resources; design and refine the workflows used to grant access.- Help configure AWS VPC or Direct Connect networks as needed.- Work with other operations teams within the firm to come up with optimal system setups.Refine DevOps escalation processes for live site issues participate in after hours operational support as needed.Skills:At least two years experience in a DevOps role and experience with AWS services in particular.You should be comfortable with the AWS command line tools as well as the console.Expected AWS knowledge:- EC2, Beanstalk, Cloudtrail Cloudwatch, S3, Kinesis, DynamoDB, VPC, ELB, IAM.- Some basic programming experience in Java, Python or Ruby. (You can identify actions that are redundant and help automate them)- You should be experienced with strategies to automate deployment and automate infrastructure, e.g. Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, etc.Education:B.S. in Computer Science (or equivalent) and at least three years hands-on experience maintaining unix based services.