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Job: Senior DevOps Infrastructure Engineer

Title Senior DevOps Infrastructure Engineer
Categories AWS, Cloud Based Solutions, DevOps
Location Bethesda, MD
Job Information

Our global independent Financial Research client is seeking to recruit a Senior DevOps Infrastructure Engineer who will be responsible for building, managing and supporting the firms web infrastructure and be a key member of the AWS cloud infrastructure development team.  The engineer will be hands-on technically, have demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to assume critical responsibilities and thrive in a lean environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop new automation solutions to infrastructure engineering problems
  • Automate infrastructure deployments with CloudFormation/ Terraform
  • Develop automation code to deploy and maintain systems and applications that run and monitor services in the public cloud
  • Develop deployment pipelines for services running in AWS
  • Perform continuous delivery (CI/CD) using Jenkins
  • Ensure secrets management is painless and easy across distributed services, secret handling technology such as Vault, AWS KMS
  • Work closely with application developers and participating in the architectural discussions
  • Build self-service continuous delivery tooling to support deployment and lifecycle management of a wide range of compute workloads and services
  • Advocate for a culture of automation, self-service, and engineering best practices to enable development teams
  • Provide leadership to the team in mastering technologies, identifying and implementing worthwhile new technologies and improving our process

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (preferred) or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in DevOps engineering or software development
  • Comprehensive experience with AWS including a solid understanding of CI/CD, Amazon S3, EC2, IAM, Serverless Computing (Lambda), CloudFormation and Route 53
  • Experience with user access, authentication, user permission management and security, LDAP, AD, Cogito
  • Strong distributed systems implementation experience
  • Experience with auto scaling, performance testing and capacity planning.
  • Experience with tools such as Jenkins, Artifactory, etc. to build automation, CI/CD, Self-Service pipelines
  • Experience owning infrastructure in production, as well as designing and creating build/deploy & monitoring systems
  • Experience with restful services, service-oriented architecture, distributed systems, cloud system (AWS) and micro-services.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • AWS Architect Certification is a plus
  • Experience with containerization and scheduling, with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Coding and scripting experience with Python, Java or similar languages
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