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Senior DevOps Engineer

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Maintain and enhance the CI/CD pipeline with stack such as AWS, Rancher, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Linux, Windows, MongoDB, and Terraform.

Responsibilities

  • Actively report and collaborate with the IT team
  • Help the IT Director with DevOps initiatives budget requirements
  • Foster and mentor Jr. DevOps Engineers within the group
  • Lead the weekly meeting with the R&D Team regarding DevOps
  • Lead the design and implementation of automation solutions within the IT, DevOps and R&D teams
  • Build and maintain tools, solutions, and microservices associated with deployment and our operations platform while reducing the risk of security and errors
  • Actively troubleshoot any issues that arise during testing and production, catching and solving issues before launch
  • Actively perform security tests within the DevOps environment and our web-based SaaS application
  • Test our system integrity, implemented designs, application developments, and other processes related to infrastructure, making improvements as needed
  • Update our processes and design new processes as needed to optimize performance
  • Monitor the different environments, implement monitoring solutions that identify both system bottlenecks and production issues
  • Manage code deployments, fixes, updates, and related processes
  • Work with open-source technologies as needed
  • Assess and recommend new automation technologies
  • Responsible for AWS/Azure DevOps environments, Internal DevOps environments
  • Deploy, manage, and troubleshoot Rancher Kubernetes and AWS EKS clusters
  • Manage Docker containers with Nexus Repository
  • Manage GitLab instance
  • Manage Kubebench and SonarCube for security vulnerability checks in clusters
  • Automate AWS infrastructure (EC2, VPC, EKS, ELB) using Terraform
  • Maintain and update DevOps initiative
  • Use monitoring systems to make sure all systems are running at 100% using Graylog, Prometheus and Grafana
  • Manage backup of DevOps environment with the help of the Systems Administrators
  • Promote DevOps culture within the company
  • Provide off-hours support if required

Environment

This position is available for remote/home office work from a number of USA, Canada, UK, or EU locations. You will be working in a mixed time zone with colleagues in Europe and North America.

As we strive to maintain a highly functional and motivating work environment, the candidate is expected to bring a positive attitude, respect, and support his/her colleagues and contribute to building and improving teamwork.

Required Skills & Knowledge

  • 4+ years of hands-on experience automating infrastructure in a cloud environment, preferably AWS or on-premises solutions
  • 4+ years Linux Administration
  • Experience with Windows Administration
  • A willingness to learn new skills and master new tools as needed
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to conduct effective group and individual training sessions, and the ability to prepare “how-to” documentation
  • An ability to take direction and perform well in high-pressure situations
  • Practical experience with infrastructure-as-code (with tools like CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible, Chef, etc.)
  • Knowledge of relational database systems and concepts (SQL Server, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • Experience administering both Linux and Windows servers as well as Docker-based infrastructure (like Kubernetes, ECS, etc.) in a highly available environment
  • Familiarity with agile software development methodology and tooling, including continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • A strong desire to automate processes, build software tools, and create infrastructure-as-code solutions in a DevOps environment
  • Exceptional troubleshooting and analytical abilities

Additional Skills Will Be an Asset

  • Experience with an object-oriented programming language (like Python, C#, Java, ) and scripting languages (like Bash, PowerShell)
  • Experience with Jira
  • Systems Administrator experience
  • Previous experience deploying systems with PII or any regulated regulations

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