Devops Engineer with Messaging Queue


Job Description

The DevOps Engineer is responsible for maturing the DevOps mindset within the agile teams using techniques such as Acceptance Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery to provide quality products with seamless integration across Development, Quality Assurance, Infrastructure, Operations, and Release Management roles.

The successful candidate will be a servant leader who develops and supports a learning organization model through coaching, training, and mentorship. The successful candidate will be one that can adapt as necessary for unintended consequences of this change initiative and one that understands the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team. Cross training of the team is a part of this role.

Candidates will work in a DevOps team environment and are expected to work on both tactical and strategic assignments. This candidate will be primarily responsible for helping teams prepare for the move into the public cloud (Azure) while helping maintain and automate legacy on-prem applications. Candidates are expected to handle the manual work while figuring out how to automate it.

Required Skills:

Any Azure experience is preferred, but I would try someone with only AWS who has any message bus experience
The more we go down the path with this role, the more the manager thinks someone coming from a Development background is the right fit
Any development language or framework is fine, paired with any message bus, message que, enterprise message que/bus,
Apache product line of any sort would be nice??

Do NOT need to come from a Devops envionment
Do NOT need Terreform

Contract to hire? Yes
Locations: Open to Nashville; Boston; Chicago (Schaeumberg office), Raleigh; San Diego (be careful on rate and conversion salary, we have some wiggle room); Minneapolis, Atlanta, DC
Interview Times: I ve blocked out an hour on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 1 PM CST for my group. This series starts next Tuesday 6/9/2020
Support Visa Sponsorship? (No)
Skills Matrix in 'Files' Tab

Skill set order preference:

Pulsar/Kafka/Storm/ Spark (any apache product)
RabbitMQ/any messaging
Work with messaging systems on an app/dev side vs. infrastructure
Devops background NOT needed, fine with only app dev background
If they have adaptability, they can be trained. POC skill set would be seriously considered they are in the early stages on this project, so they may be able to grow along with the team. They are in the design stage of this project.
In the past they used oracle which could scale vertically but not horizantally (upgrade). Developing a distributed messaging bus they are supporting the system by creating new applications, integrations and providing operation support.

Example: When a client is onboarded, if there are load balancing issues, this team manages that. Stand up and transfigure nodes in message bus.

This role falls on the infrastructure side focused on configuration.


Pulsar/Kafka batching experience storm experience is helpful as it is similar
Any distributed database is helpful.
Any experience with distribution messaging systems is helpful
Publishing and subscribing for messaging systems streaming
Kafka used for streaming, but can be used for pubsub
Streaming messages on any capacity is helpful. Pubsub model experience
Operations and support of a distributed system is different than a monolithic system support
They will be partnering with other people to build instances for this message infrastructure
Monitoring, operations, management would be huge

Job Description:

- Any Azure, AWS, Cloud experience would be nice
- IT experience on web-based products
- Message Queuing/Enterprise Service Bus experience
- Experience with at least 1 scripting language such as Perl, Python or PowerShell.
- 1 years of experience with programmatic interaction with a relational database


- Message queuing experience (Preferably Apache Pulsar, Kafka acceptable)
- Previous design and architectural experience with messaging systems
- Git (contributions on Github++)
- Monitoring tools experience (Splunk, Dynatrace, SignalFx, VictorOps)
- Scripted environments experience
- Configuration as code experience
- Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) experience
- Database change automation experience
- Real-time automated metrics and reporting experience
- Troubleshooting and monitoring for any messaging system

Posted By

Jasmine Liev

Dice Id : york
Position Id : 11306
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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