Senior DevOps Engineer

Posted: May 10, 2019 | Austin

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Zilliant is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to provide vision, leadership, and technical direction as a member of the Operations team. The DevOps Engineer works on the Engineering team and integrates with Development, participating and promoting a DevOps culture. The Engineer is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the services hosted on Zilliant’s application platform while leveraging DevOps best practices. This position must be able to work in a group environment and help mentor operation engineers and other team members.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for the design, implementation, and support of infrastructure leveraging AWS
  • Treating infrastructure as code to enable provisioning, configuration management, and deployment of code
  • Use Operational expertise to contribute to our DevOps Culture promoting best practices and collaboration between multiple teams
  • Responsible for provisioning of environments and support development activities
  • Responsible for identifying, troubleshooting and resolving system and deployment issues
  • Evaluate and recommend new tools, software, or practices that contribute to overall improvements
  • Possess working knowledge and a demonstrated level of competency with the application technologies employed within the enterprise solution
  • Effective time management and self-management skills in reference to project schedules and assigned deliverables
  • Capable of adapting and working within a dynamic work environment including working with team members from multiple time zones

Key Requirements:

  • 4-7 years systems administration in a software product or service provider environment
  • Experience managing infrastructure for applications with 24×7 high availability requirements
  • Embraces an autonomous working environment providing improvement recommendations to the team
  • Experience working with development teams to deliver new products and enhancements
  • Experience/familiarity with managing Salesforce environments a bonus
  • Has a mindset of continuous improvement
  • Experience with Agile practices

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Hands on Systems administration in a DevOps environment
  • Experience working with containers (Docker preferred) in a Micro Services architecture
  • Experience implementing and supporting a continuous delivery of code
  • Experience implementing highly available SaaS solutions
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Chef preferred)
  • Experience with Ruby
  • Strong working knowledge of AWS environment and tools (EC2, Cloud Formation, ECS, VPCs…)
  • Substantial experience troubleshooting application deployments
  • Strong hands-on experience installing, configuring, and troubleshooting applications running on Apache HTTPD and Java
  • Experience developing, deploying, managing, and troubleshooting applications on Linux and Windows 2008 R2+
  • Good working knowledge of database technologies (MSSQL 2012+, PostgreSQL, and Redshift…)
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
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