DevOps Engineer

Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

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DevOps Engineer
Our client is looking for a mid-senior level DevOps engineer who can provide day-to-day support of Java Application Servers, Messaging Queues and Modern Dev Ops tools covering installation, patching and general administration.

DevOps Engineer Responsibilities
Automate administration, deployment, reporting and other operational procedures including but not limited to deployments, log rotations, archiving and backups.
Participate in performance testing, disaster recovery and turning activities.
Gain solid understanding of the business process, workflows and data.
Work with project managers during scoping and requirements sessions.
Implement appropriate monitoring, alerting and measurements to ensure the health of our environment.
Provide on-call support for production applications.
Plan for and apply application software patches.
Actively monitor, track and manage project tasks, timelines, attainment of established milestones and overall quality of project activities and deliverables.
Collaborate with IT Leadership to assemble and manage the project resources.
Identify and drive decision-making.
Identify, document, escalate and mitigate risks and issues.

DevOps Engineer Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field.
5+ years' experience in Platform technologies such as Application Servers, WebSphere Liberty.
Experience with administering Java containers such as WebSphere Application Server, JBoss, Tomcat or WebLogic with expertise in installation and monitoring.
Experience with Docker and / or Kubernetes container orchestration tools a plus.
Excellent knowledge of supporting software on Red Hat Linux. Version 7.5 preferred.
Experience with DevOps tools such as Jenkins, SonarQube, Artifactory, Git a huge plus.
Strong understanding of networking and security concepts.
Understanding of network standards, such as DHCP, DNS, SSL, TCP, UDP, IP, QoS and ICMP.
Understanding of networking concepts such as load balancing and routing; ability to carry out basic network troubleshooting in a server runtime.
Comfortable with scripting languages such as bash, Perl and python to automate tasks
Experience with provisioning tools such as Ansible, chef, puppet a plus.
Experience using a code deployment tool, such as Urban Code Deploy a plus.
Experience using APM products like Dynatrace a plus.
Experience and / or familiarity with other technologies, such as RESTful over HTTP.
Experience with the Atlassian / Jira / Confluence, TFS a plus.

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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