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DevOps Automation Engineer

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Direct Hire
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As a DevOps Engineer you will build out our Site Operations team, and lead efforts to improve our infrastructure and operations to maximize reliability, availability, scalability, and performance. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review entire environment and execute initiatives to reduce failures, and improve overall performance
  • Work with engineering team to ensure our systems scale
  • Increase instrumentation and automation of tests to validate our environments
  • Coordinate and be able to troubleshoot issues across the entire stack - hardware, software, application and network

 

Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years overall systems engineering experience
  • 4+ years of experience with Linux system administration with AWS
  • 4+ years of hands on operational experience in a high-volume or critical production service environment
  • 2-3 years of leading the expansion and improvement of Site Operations capabilities
  • Extensive experience with web server configuration, monitoring, trending, network design and high availability
  • Command of your favorite scripting language: Python, Perl, Ruby, Bash, Java, C++, etc. to ensure operations automation and data gathering are accomplished seamlessly
  • Familiarity with systems management tools (Puppet, Chef, Capistrano, etc)
  • Extensive experience with any enterprise monitoring systems like Nagios
  • Extensive experience with system security