• Location: USA, New York
  • Salary: Up to US$160 per hour
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 10th Oct, 2019
  • Reference: HE0925JF_1570751520
Rate: Up to $160 Hourly

Engagement Length: 12 Months

Location: Manhattan, NY

Visa: US Citizen, Green Card, or GC-EAD

Team size: 3-4 people directly, supporting 30 people

Environment: Fast paced, but relaxed. Work closely with the CTO. "Start-up feel with the benefits of working for a large company."


1 CV submission
2 Interview: Hangouts Phone Screening (1 hour)
3 Interview: F2F with whiteboarding (2 hours)

Tech Summary:

* 2-3 years with AWS (preferred)
* Heavily focused on CI/CD (CircleCI, Teamcity, Jenkns..)
* Development experienced (coding preferred) C# or Python
* Additional programing languages: .net, ruby, java
* Experience with Kubernetes or EKS (preferred)

Start Date: ASAP

Industry: Global Software Company

Your responsibilities will include:

* Develop continuous delivery pipelines and software tools to automate cloud-based solutions
* Create and maintain APIs, website frontends, and command line tools
* Automate and support infrastructure in AWS with infrastructure-as-code solutions
* Continuously improve processes and solutions to be scalable and highly available
* Implement detection and alerting of anomalous behaviors
* Work with internal customers including product team developers, architects, product owners, database administrators and site reliability engineers to understand their platform needs and build software tools to enable developer productivity
* Work with the team to take operational responsibility for their services and to establish processes and monitoring which drives incremental improvement
* Provide 24x7 on call support as required

Tech skills required:

* 3+ years hands-on experience automating infrastructure in a cloud environment, preferably Amazon Web Services
* Practical experience with infrastructure-as-code (with tools like Cloudformation, Terraform, Ansible, Chef, etc.)
* Experience with an object-oriented programming language (like Python, C#, Java, etc.) and scripting languages (like Bash, PowerShell)
* Understanding of REST APIs
* 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


1 If interested in applying for this position, please e-mail your CV/Resume directly to h.echols@jeffersonfrank.com Subject: "Candidate Submission: Sr DevOps NYC"
2 No 3rd party recruiters or agency submissions are accepted.


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