Linux DevOPS Engineer in Atlanta, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

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Job Description

Linux DevOPS Engineer   Position Overview
The DevOPS Infrastructure Engineer will ensure the deployment, high availability, performance, and scalability of company’s infrastructure in a 24/7 x 365 production environment. This position will be responsible for the automation of all system processes in both physical and cloud environments.
Core Responsibilities

• Responsible for implementation, maintenance, planning and capacity management of the production and development environments

• Build and maintain LAMP style websites in a highly scalable environment

• Update, maintain and scale a Puppet infrastructure to manage all aspects of the production environment

• Select and conduct Proof of Concept exercises on tools needed to support system processes or design and build custom sites and tools to support the infrastructure if none are available

• Work together with Support, Development and QA engineers to troubleshoot and resolve escalated production issues

• Establish operational best practices and standard operating procedures for deployment, support, break-fix, and systems management

• Production deployment planning, testing and verification

• Assess utilization trends and make appropriate design and implementation recommendations to scale the architecture

• Available for 24x7 on-call support
Required skills:

• Minimum 5+ Years experience with Linux (Red Hat or Centos preferred)

• Minimum 3+ Years experience in system programming. (Bash, Python, Ruby, system level C – polyglots are highly preferred)

• Virtualization platforms (VMWare, OpenStack, EC2, KVM, XEN)

• Configuration management tools (puppet or chef)

• Experience with Git or other DVCS (we want to see your github!)

• Ability to design and maintain deployment processes in large environments

• Writing and maintaining software build systems and supporting tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, Mock/rpmbuild)

• Building custom infrastructure support tools to automate production processes   Qualified candidates will have experience with:

• Writing code to glue together various applications that were never meant to speak to each other to produce reliable automated solutions

• Middleware Software – Jboss (Websphere, Weblogic acceptable) Apache, Tomcat

• Database Software – SQL and/or NoSQL

• Using Virtualization APIs – Amazon, Rackspace, KVM, XEN or VMWare preferred.

• Linux Infrastructure – DNS, LDAP, SMTP, SNMP, NFS, DHCP, SSH

• Security – Experience with 3 Tier Architectures, SAS70, PCI Compliance, Intrusion detection and security scanning.

• Ticketing systems- Atlassian Jira or similar

• Agile Development methodologies (we use sprints & kanban)   Nice to have:

• Experience using monitoring tools such as Nagios, Cacti, and MRTG

• Experience with Open Source projects