• Location: USA, Illinois, Chicago
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 16th Mar, 2020
  • Reference: DOSE031620_1584391498
Position: DevOps System Engineer Location: Chicago, IL

My client is searching for a DevOps Engineer position. In this position, you should possess a keen mind for problem solving and evaluating solutions, while partnering with team members along the way. You should be personable, efficient, flexible, and communicative. You shall be one who possess a strong desire to effect change, you can weigh best practice advice against practical implementation goals, and be passionate for what you do, to thrive in this role. This role also comes with the opportunity to be a leader within a department that's fast-paced, dynamic, and quickly growing in all areas.


* Strengthen application and environment security, by applying standards and best practices, and providing tooling to make development work flows more secure
* Create, maintain, and iterate on our CI/CD processes for new and existing services
* Increase the sophistication of our alerting and escalation mechanisms
* Keep up to date on modern technologies and trends and advocate for their inclusion within products when it makes sense
* Help increase system performance with a focus on high availability and scalability
* Propose, scope, design, document and implement various infrastructure architectures
* Work collaboratively with development team to help deliver products and features, seeing them through from conception to delivery
* Day-to-day administration of our development environment
* Help define, document, evolve, and evangelize high engineering standards and best practices across multiple areas
* Move quickly and intelligently - seeing technical debt as your nemesis

What Makes You A Desirable Candidate:

* 3+ years of professional experience as a DevOps / System Engineer
* Fluent in Python and Python testing best practices
* Familiar with Django and Django design
* Experience working in and advocating for Agile environments
* Familiar with software security best practices
* Extensive experience working within AWS and with its managed products (EC2, ECS, ECR, R53, SES, Elasticache, RDS, Redshift, etc.)
* Strong experience working with automation tooling (Terraform, Ansible, etc.)
* Strong experience with containers (Docker, Compose, ECS, Kubernetes)
* Strong experience with various managed and self-hosted CI/CD tooling (Jenkins, Travis, Drone, Mule, Spinnaker)
* Strong understanding of DNS, TCPDUMP, CDNS, SSL, Git, Firewalls and networking concepts (VPC, subnetting, VPNs, etc.).

Bonus Skills:

* Experience deploying microservice architecture, applications, and supporting services
* Experience working on high-traffic high availability systems
* Understanding of monitoring tools (PagerDuty, CloudWatch, Datadog, Sentry, etc.)
* Experience working within large-scale decoupled, service-oriented systems a plus
* Database administration of PostgreSQL


* 401k
* Competitive Salary
* PTO & Medical Leave
* Health-care Packages Available


If you're looking for your next role, please feel free to send me your resume and cover letter at d.levy@jeffersonfrank.com. I look forward to connecting with you!