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DevOps Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00871
Location: Redwood Shores, California
Position Type:Contract
Our client is looking for a DevOps Engineer to help us accelerate some of our Amazon Web Services related work. This individual should have at least a year (ideally more) of hands-on experiences with AWS. The individual should have strong communication skills, be detail oriented, and really passionate about "Automating All the Things”. You should feel comfortable in your ability to understand high level goals and able to translate them into specific operational actions independently.

Act as the primary point for operations support within the Social team & interface with other EA operations teams.
Suggest and implement improvements to automate our infrastructure and EC2 deployments (Terraform, Ansible & CloudFormation) as well as our build automation systems (Bamboo).
Be the primary point of contact regarding cost estimates, current AWS costs, cost trends, etc. for both production and development environments.
Manage IAM policies, provide access to various AWS resources; design and refine the workflows used to grant access.
Help configure AWS VPC or Direct Connect networks as needed
Help transition a persistence layer from MongoDB on EC2 to DynamoDB (e.g. managing DynamoDB setup, access, capacity, loading of user records, etc.)
Refine DevOps escalation processes for live site issues – participate in after hours operational support as needed.

At least 2 years experience with DevOps role and experience with AWS services in particular.You should be comfortable with the AWS command line tools as well as the console.
Expected AWS knowledge:EC2, Beanstalk, Cloudtrail & Cloudwatch, S3, Kinesis, DynamoDB, VPC, ELB, IAM.
Some basic programming experience in Java, shell scripting, or python. (You can identify actions that are redundant and help automate them)
You should be experienced with strategies to automate deployment and automate infrastructure, e.g. Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, etc.