Senior DevOps Engineer
Our Client is looking for a seasoned Senior DevOps Engineer responsible for implementing tools and processes which reduce friction by automating software builds and deployments to their cloud environments. Their DevOps engineers apply DevOps practices jointly with the engineering staff to provide automated tooling to empower Product Development teams to rapidly build, deliver and support new features of driveway. This role is remote with PST hours preferred.
Drive Continuous Integration (CI) improvements to automate service/system integration and testing methods.
Drive Continuous Deployment (CD) improvements to automate high availability release and rollback methods.
Drive improvements in automated monitoring and alerting supporting business SLIs/SLOs .
Drive improvements in reliability and resiliency including auto-scaling, self-healing, and circuit-breakers.
Collaborate with developers, engineering managers, and the Digital Innovation Group within the corporation as needed.
Support high-scale, high-performance web applications in a cloud environment.
Deliver cloud Infrastructure supporting web and microservice oriented architectures.
Automate Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using a GitOps methodology.
Strong preference toward thoughtful yet pragmatic iterative delivery.
Support Product Development teams as a primary customer.
Support a mature and graceful team-first cultural atmosphere.
Support, Pair and Mentor peer and less practiced DevOps Engineers.
Excellent non/verbal communication, Emotional Intelligence and a strong attention to detail.
Strong attention to detail and sense of urgency.
Excellent non/verbal communication (written, oral, listening) and Emotional Intelligence.
Strong Critical Thinking to identify, consider and propose alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Excellent Time Management to prioritize workload and manage one’s own time.
7+ years automating the delivery of high-scale, high-performance web applications or similar experience.
Advanced experience building software delivery pipelines in a CI/CD environment.
Advanced experience building, deploying and monitoring containers and container orchestrators.
Advanced experience delivering Infrastructure as Code (IoC) for microservice oriented architectures.
Practical experience delivering IoC with scalability, reliability, observability and security.
Practical experience delivering relational and non-relational database infrastructure.
Practical experience with infrastructure Operation, Monitoring, Alerting, including Service Level Indicators/Objectives.
Practical experience supporting Incident response programs.
Practical knowledge of SecOps standards and practices.
Practical experience administering Linux operating systems via shell.
Preferred Technical Qualifications
Practical experience with at least one major cloud provider (Azure, AWS, GCP).
Practical experience with preferred IaC stack using Terraform and Helm.
Practical experience with relational.
Practical knowledge of and experience with Elastic Stack.
Practical knowledge of and experience with Service Mesh.
Advanced knowledge of and experience with Kubernetes automation applying operators and controller pattern.
Practical experience delivering GitOps & IaC in a Microsoft Azure DevOps environment.
Practical knowledge and application of Cloud Security standards and best practices.
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