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IT-Subject Matter Expert-Contractor
Ref No.: 18-00062
Location: Pleasanton, California
DevOps Engineer
Location: Pleasanton, CA
Duration: 6 months, extendable (contract-to-hire possible)
  • Design, Architect, and Implement next generation system architecture and automation solutions on cloud platforms
  • Design, Implement, and improve Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery environments
  • Build and improve configuration and automation tools to remove manual steps in deploying, upgrading, and scaling systems and software across all environment.
  • Be a member of a scrum team(s) to ensure SRE concerns are addressed from the time a feature is designed through its deployment to production
  • Architect and improve our growing application deployment on the cloud platform (PaaS & SaaS)
  • Act as a subject matter expert on DevOps best practices with Cloud Formation, Auto Scaling Groups, and Configuration Management
  • Assist with building automation scripts and frameworks like Chef or Puppet to automate the system and software deployments and alerts to monitor system health
  • Support application deployments, building new systems and upgrading and patching existing ones through DevOps methodologies
  • Have expert System Administration skills to assist in troubleshooting and diagnosing problems when they occur and trace the symptoms back to the root cause. Assist developers in debugging application issues using tools
MUST-HAVE Qualifications:
  • Minimum seven (7) years of related experience.
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Cultural fit. Humility. Strong sense of ownership, customer service, and integrity. Willing to walk to walk in the mud
  • Commitment to continually improving yourself
  • Operational expertise with a desire to eliminate manual tasks
  • DevOps approach Automation and self-healing systems are key
  • 5 years’ experience as DevOps Engineer or Solution Architect
  • Extensive experience in applications build on Java and .net platforms.
  • Experience in understanding Mobile and Web based applications
  • Having Analytics background is a plus
  • Linux administration experience (e.g. Ubuntu, Red Hat/CentOS) with a focus on web (Apache/Nginx)
  • Java Application Server administration and tuning experience (e.g. Jboss, Weblogic, Tomcat, Websphere)
  • Understanding of protocols/technologies like HTTP, SSL, LDAP, JDBC, Servlet/JSP, SQL, HTML, XML
  • Configuration management experience with one or more configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef. Experience in UCD big plus.
  • Experience MongoDB, Kafka, Hadoop, NonSQL, MySQL and other Open source systems.
  • Experience in utilizing and integrating into Docker
  • Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.
  • Experience in Jenkins continuous integration pipeline, Build, Release and Deployment, GitHub.
  • Experience with monitoring/reporting technologies (e.g. Nagios, Graphite, Cacti, AppDynamics, NewRelic, Splunk, Graylog etc.
  • Private and public cloud experience (VCAC, OpenStack, AWS, Softlayer, etc.)
  • Application clustering / load balancing concepts and technologies
  • Proficient in using command line tools to quickly triage and fix production issues.
  • Team player who can jump in and use his or her broad experience to recommend and implement best practices.
Primary location: Pleasanton, CA. May also consider Pasadena, CA or Corona, CA