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Job ID: 49355
DevOps Engineer
As Senior DevOps Engineer you’ll have a big impact on the firm across several entities. You’ll manage and shape and manage how our client deploys their software and have genuine opportunities to impact the firm. This is a role for someone who flourishes in a fast paced environment, who can work with minimal direction, and has a solid understanding of what cloud technologies and kubernetes. This role will report into the Vice President of Engineering who reports directly into the COO.

DevOps Engineer Responsibilities
Work with internal and external partners to ensure the proper operation of the new platform.
Think through hard problems and solve them at all layers of the enterprise.
Automate tasks to drive consistency, reduce complexity and eliminate human involvement wherever possible.
Design and implement front-end systems to empower users to configure, deploy, and control their own production processes and pipelines.
Ensure that systems are properly monitored.
Ensure systems are documented and can be easily maintained by all team members.
Ensure disaster recovery solutions are in place, tested and well documented.
Work as a part of small, productive development team that puts an emphasis on code quality, peer reviews and strong engineering practices.

DevOps Engineer Qualifications 
A degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other demanding engineering degree (or equivalent work experience).
At least three years of professional experience working as a part of a multi-person engineering team that utilizes cloud based technologies, CI pipelines and peer reviews.
Experience with major aspects of cloud computing, like storage, backups, compute resources, autoscaling concerns.
Experience in Kubernetes and running Kubernetes in the cloud.
Demonstrated ability to work with a distributed team.
Ability to learn new and unfamiliar technologies quickly, as required.
Strong understanding of VPCs and general networking configurations that go along with having hybrid on-prem and cloud solutions.
Experience in using configuration management tools such as Ansible and Terraform.
Experience with monitoring stacks such as ELK or others.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 

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