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Lead DevOps Engineer - AWS Cloud Platform
Ref No.: 18-00611
Location: CARROLLTON, Texas
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Experience in deploying and troubleshooting .NET applications on IIS
Lead DevOps Engineer (Cloud development)

As part of the product engineering team, you will utilize your talents and expertise to develop and maintain Audit solution in the Cloud. Youll have a key role working alongside other engineers and analysts. You have top-notch communication and interpersonal skills. Your hands will be on the keyboard, but youll also be involved with helping the team reach consensus on strategies, roadmaps and designs.

Key Expectations:
Thinking in terms of computing at scale. Liberated from the traditional constraints of legacy monolithic architectures, you design and construct elastic, secure, fault-tolerant, high-performance, scalable systems, that are cloud native.
Agile, collaborative and flexible. We are organized around self-directed, largely autonomous Scrum teams. You work well with others, enjoy opportunities to collaborate and readily adapt as strategies evolve and priorities change.

Skills we are looking for:
Engineering Excellence. You have at least seven years of experience in a variety of contexts during which youve contributed to the construction of secure, scalable, extensible software solutions and systems. You understand technology and possess a passion for excellence, you believe that quality is engineered from the Inside Out.
Bias towards action. You believe that speed and quality arent mutually exclusive. Youve shown good judgment about shipping as fast as possible while still making sure that products are built in a sustainable, responsible way - and youre comfortable making mistakes, failing quickly and safely, learning a lot along the way.
Passion and energy. Because you love what you do, you bring infectious enthusiasm to all your endeavors. You always perform at your absolute best and see new challenges as an opportunity to contribute, make an impact, and grow.
Commitment. At our company, commitment to customer satisfaction and technology excellence permeates everything we do. You care tremendously about delighting our users and ensuring that our market and technical leadership is sustained and extended. You are your harshest critic and hold yourself personally accountable, jumping in and taking ownership of problems that might not even be in your teams scope.

All about you
Experience in deploying and troubleshooting .NET applications on IIS
More than five years of development experience with programming and infrastructure automation - Python, Java, Shell and JSON
Two years of engineering experience in designing, developing, deploying and testing in AWS architecture. AWS certification is a plus.
Advanced knowledge of AWS Services such as CloudWatch, IAM, EC2, VPC, EBS, ELB, SNS, SQS, S3, RDS
Strong understanding of security best practices for cloud.
Strong proponent of DevOps engineering methodologies - driving teams to modern DevOps culture.
Advanced to intermediate level experience in one or more tools/techniques in each category:
CI/CD - AWS Code Services, Git, Jenkins, Jenkins DSL, Spinnaker, Bamboo
Infrastructure automation - Ansible, Puppet, Chef, AWS CloudFormation, Powershell
Build automation - Maven, Gradle, Ant
Database deployments for RDS - Flyway, Liquibase
Static scanning - Contrast, Veracode, Fortify
Binary repositories - Artifactory, Nexus
Container technologies - Docker, Kubernetes, AWS ECS
Distributed logging - ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana)
Knowledge in Monitoring/Alerting tools like Datadog
Understanding of Web/Application server: IIS, Tomcat, Apache HTTPD
Understanding of version control software like TFS, GIT
AWS Cloud Platform - SaaS (Software as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service) or IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) solutions
Continuous delivery practices - Blue-Green Deployment, Canary Releases
High fluency in working with Linux operating systems using the command line/shell.
Partner with Business Analysts to develop user stories and maintain a groomed product backlog
Strong proponent of Agile/Lean software development methodology.
Work with architects and other technologists to determine the technical design for feature requirements and effectively communicate the design to others in the team.
Ability to build and deliver hands-on technology proof-of-concepts and demonstrations.
Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.

Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science or closely related discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience.