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Senior Dev Ops Engineer - Austin, TX
Ref No.: 17-03941
Location: Austin, Texas
Job Title: Senior Dev Ops Engineer
Location: Austin, TX
Position Type: Contract
Salary: DOE
US Citizen, Green Card, H4 EAD and GC EAD only
Job Description:
What you will do:
  • Automate Public and Private cloud environments by utilizing tools such as Chef, VMware vReali
  • ze Automation, VMware vROPs, VMware Log Insight and Foreman.
  • Architect and build systems in both AWS (Multi-region) and Private cloud.
  • Architect and build VMware vSphere/ESXi 6.5 clusters in a multi-site environment.
  • Configuration Management of servers with Chef.
  • Utilize scripting languages such as: ruby, python, bash, and PowerShell.
  • Build tools and utilize programming languages such as: Java and C#.
  • Follow a continuous deployment, continuous integration model for server provisioning and application deployment.
  • Set configuration standards for automation, virtualization, storage, Linux, and Windows systems.
  • Address escalated infrastructure issues, and monitor infrastructure components for performance, capacity, failures, and uptime.
  • Work within strict time frames following change management protocols to provide maximum uptime.
  • Implement, review, and adhere to security policies along with working with audit teams.
  • Research and remediate system vulnerabilities.
  • Interact and coordinate with architects, vendors, hardware engineers, operating system engineers, and internal business partners.
  • Professionally represent the Cloud Engineering team as a technical consultant on projects.
  • Maintain documentation of all infrastructure related components including build and modifications.
  • Maintain a solid working knowledge of current infrastructure and future trends.
  • Participate in on-call rotation providing "Always On” support.
What you will need:
  • Senior level in working with Chef, cookbooks, and recipes.
  • Extensive scripting experience with Ruby, python, and knowledge of PowerShell.
  • Automation experience in Public and Private cloud environments, with a strong understanding of infrastructure as code.
  • Experience in continuous deployment and lifecycle management using tools such as git, stash, and Jenkins.
  • Senior Linux engineering skills, and working knowledge of Windows.
  • Working experience with Nginx and Apache Tomcat.
  • Infrastructure Component Requirements:
    • VMware: 5+ years hands on administration and automation of VMware environments.
    • NetApp and/or IBM and/or Dell/EMC: 5+ years hands on administrator of SAN, direct-attached and local storage.
  • Experience managing UCS and Dell server technologies.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Minimum of 7 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 6 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 3 years' experience; or equivalent work experience.  Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills.
What will set you apart:
  • Experience with VMware vRealize Automation and Operations, along with Chef and Foreman.
  • Experience with operating systems including VSphere ESXi, Microsoft Windows, and Red Hat and/or CentOS Linux.
  • AWS certifications.
  • Experience configuring and administrating high availability clusters, and disaster recovery implementations.
  • Knowledge of Software Defined Networking and Storage.
  • ITIL v3 Foundations Certified.
  • CISSP Certified.
  • Knowledge in Security compliance including PCI and SOX.
  • Experience configuring and maintaining Cisco UCS environments.
  • Experience supporting cloud environments such as Amazon Web Services.
  • Experience with multiple scripting/programming languages including Python, Ruby, JAVA, .NET, and PowerShell.
  • Experience with Hadoop.
  • Experience with project management collaboration tools and processes including Jira, Confluence, and Scrum.
  • VMware: Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV)
  • Windows: MCITP, MCSE, MCSA, MCP
  • Linux: Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)