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Job ID: 51772

DevOps Engineer 
As a DevOps Engineer, you will design, build and manage a world class infrastructure to support products and mission. Our client’s team consists of forward-thinking individuals who want to disrupt the traditional mold through progressive design and implementation practices.
 
Anybody can hire folks to look after a 24×7 organization and you can find that job anywhere. In this role, you will also make a difference in education and gain both depth and breadth of knowledge and experience by being part of one of the best companies in Portland. They are growing as a DevOps organization that believes in Scaling, Transforming, Growing, Leading, and Innovating while having fun and making a difference.
 
Below is the fine print of the job. But what you really need to have is:
Passion for education
Willingness to fail, learn and grow
Innovative spirit
Interest in automation
Desire to understand how your responsibilities fit into the big picture

DevOps Engineer Responsibilities
Maintain and automate multiple Redhat/CentOS Linux environments via Puppet and Foreman.
Participate in continuous integration efforts and Agile software development processes to support regular software releases for our SaaS platform.
Participate in the evaluation, selection and deployment of new technologies and tools.
Work with colleagues to optimize overall system performance. This includes working with applications, network, storage, database and server technology.
Provide support to internal and external clients, including participation in the 24×7 on-call rotation.
Perform system audits, document findings, and publish recommendations.
Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the success of the team and the entire organization. 

Traits for success:
Expert level analytical abilities, diagnostic skills, and technical aptitude.
Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of individuals, in a highly collaborative, complex, and changing environment.
Ability to work independently, demonstrating a high degree of initiative, as well as to be a contributing team member.
Ability to assess the effectiveness of processes and procedures and lead improvement efforts include documenting and implementing.
Ability to be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, as needed to support our on-call rotation.
Excellent listening skills and a commitment to communicate clearly, completely, and in a timely manner.
Ability to work unsupervised and seek out work with minimal direction.
Must be able to perform the physical and intellectual requirements of the role, with or without accommodation.

Competencies:
Instill trust: gain the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
Communicate effectively: develop and deliver multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Customer focus: build strong customer relationships and deliver customer-centric solutions.
Drive results: consistently achieve results, even under tough circumstances.

DevOps Engineer Qualifications
Minimum bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered in lieu of a degree.
Minimum 1-2 years related experience, with at least 1-year experience in Linux Systems Administration.
Experience supporting a SaaS platform as a Linux professional.
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment.
Experience with CI/CD processes and methods.
Experience in automating large scale Linux environments utilizing one or more of the following: PERL, HTML, Python, PHP and Shell scripting.
Experience with the following is a plus: Puppet, Hiera, GIT, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Foreman, Jenkins, JIRA/Atlassian suite.
Demonstrated experience configuring multi-tier JAVA and web-based applications.
Exposure to and understanding of VMware virtualization.
Experience in 24×7 high availability production/sustaining processes, including remote administration.

Benefits
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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