• Location: USA, Illinois, Chicago
  • Salary: US$100000 - US$115000 per annum + benefits
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 6th May, 2020
  • Reference: Chi0506_1588799948
I am looking for my client, a DevOps engineer to join their team in Chicago.


* Strengthen our application and environment security, applying standards and best practices and providing tooling to make development workflows 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

Desirable Skills:

* 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).

Location: Chicago downtown, IL
Start date: ASAP - Full time
Remote: yes to start due to the pandemic - then 1 day/week
Salary/compensation: upon experience + benefits

My client cannot sponsor this position

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