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DevOps Engineer – AWS Big Data
Our client is looking for a DevOps Engineer for their team in Beaverton, Oregon. We are looking for a DevOps engineer with a systems background and AWS operational experience. This role will provide advanced operations support for Big Data workflows and contribute to DevOps automation and system improvements supporting our Big Data platform users.
DevOps Engineer Key Experience
AWS operational experience.
Hadoop ETL workloads (Hive, Spark, Presto).
DevOps (GitHub, Jenkins, Terraform).
Python, Linux shell scripting.
Experience supporting & sustaining engineering teams.
DevOps Engineer Responsibilities
Advanced support and infrastructure deployment for job scheduling workloads (Airflow/AWS EMR).
Support infrastructure operations for AWS cloud-based services and ensure SLAs are achieved or exceeded.
Improve our infrastructure by developing and improving our CI/CD workflows and pipelines that provide stable and repeatable infrastructure and builds.
Contribute to and support container based infrastructure (EKS, Kubernetes).
Enhance observability through improved monitoring and alerting.
Provide advanced engineering support services (L3 support):
Drive root cause analysis for common problems.
Provide status updates to users and stakeholders.
Track all details in the issue tracking system (Service Now).
Assist with training and onboarding for new end users.
Contribute to Agile / Kanban workflows and team process work.
Other operations and support duties as needed.
DevOps Engineer Qualifications
BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
3 years’ experience including: EMR, EC2, S3, VPC, Athena, ElasticSearch, etc. Advanced experience with IAM policy and role management. Experience with container systems is desired – EKS, ECR, Kubernetes, Docker.
3+ years supporting systems infrastructure operations, upgrades, deployments, and monitoring. Ability to keep systems running at peak performance, upgrade operating systems, patching, and version upgrades as required.
Experience with CI/CD methodologies and environments.
Experience with Terraform, Jenkins or Circle-CI and GitHub.
GitOps exposure is a plus.
2+ years’ experience programming with Python.
Experience with Bash, REST APIs, and JSON encoding.
5+ years in Unix systems engineering with experience in Red Hat Linux, Centos or Ubuntu.
Experience implementing role-based security methodologies, including AD integration, security policies, and auditing/logging in a Linux/AWS environment.
Working knowledge of TCP/IP networking, HTTPS, load-balancers (ELB, HAProxy) and high availability architecture.
Collaborate with Project Managers, Product Managers, QA and Engineering teams to deliver results.
Demonstrated good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work well with data engineer as end users.
Proven track record of success in fast-moving organizations with complex technology applications.
Job scheduler experience with Airflow.
Certification in AWS.
Knowledge of working with containers and orchestration tools such as Docker, AWS EKS, ECS, Kubernetes.
ands on experience with monitoring tools such as AWS CloudWatch, SignalFX.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
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.
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