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AWS DevOps Engineer

Location: Tampa, FL
Date Posted: 11-28-2017
Seeking an AWS DevOps Engineer to design, build, and deliver enterprise solutions in a public cloud.
  • Build solutions that enable performance, availability and stability in our systems, services, and products at scale
  • Perform a wide variety of technical and administrative duties in overall systems design, development, and delivery
  • Work in conjunction with IT, engineering, and business groups to understand functionality, scalability, performance, security, and integration requirements
  • Develop and maintain in-depth understanding of the platform, applications, systems, and database architecture
  • Manage the establishment and configuration of PaaS/SaaS infrastructure in an agile way by storing infrastructure as code and employing automated configuration management tools with a goal to be able to re-provision environments at any point in time
  • Develop and implement instrumentation for monitoring the health and availability of services including fault detection, alerting, triage, and recovery (automated and manual)
  • Be accountable for proper backup and disaster recovery procedures
  • Develop, improve, and thoroughly document operational practices and procedures
  • Drive operational cost reductions through service optimizations and demand based auto scaling
​Required Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Strong experience (2+ years) building and maintaining production systems on AWS using EC2, RDS, S3, ELB, Cloud Formation, etc. and familiarity interacting with the AWS APIs
  • Equal comfort with traditional datacenters a plus
  • Proficient in high level script languages (Python and/or Ruby) as well as script environments like bash
  • Strong experience administering Linux (Centos, RHEL, Ubuntu) systems.
  • Thorough understanding of configuration management concepts and software such as Chef, Ansible, or Salt Experience with monitoring, metrics, and visualization tools for network, server, and application status (Zenoss, Sensu, Nagios, Graphite, Collectd, Ganglia, etc.)
  • Experience with hardware and software firewalls, IPS, WAF, and additional security layers (LDAP, SSO, 2Factor)
  • Experience with continuous integration, testing, and deployment
  • Experience with RDBMS (PostgreSQL and MySQL) and NoSQL (Cassandra, DynamoDB, Couchbase, Mongo)
  • Solid understanding of fundamental technologies like DNS, Load Balancing, SSL, TCP/IP, networking and security best practices
  • Experience analyzing and resolving performance, scalability and reliability issues
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
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