DevOps Automation Engineer
November 10, 2016
6 month contract to hire - 100% REMOTE opportunity

Required Skills:

1. AWS Experience, specifically utilizing CloudFormation creating scripts to automate
2. Chef for Automation ( or Puppet or CFengine)
3. Continues integration tools like Jenkins (Ancible or Saltstack would work as well)
4. Development Background i.e. strong Python, Ruby, Java experience

This role builds on and extends the skills and experience required of two key roles that typically are held and/or achieved prior to this role: DevOps Automation Engineer and DevOps Automation Engineer - Advanced. At the same time, the role comes without much management obligation nor as much "non-tech" time demanded of a DevOps Automation Engineer - Principal.

The following characteristics are typical of a DevOps Automation Engineer - Senior:

5+ years of technical experience as either development, operations, or joint DevOps responsibilities.
5+ successful customer engagements providing continuous delivery solutions, preferably employing AWS.
Have trained, groomed, or mentored 3+ other engineers in continuous delivery in the cloud on other active customer engagements.
In-depth familiarity with complete suite of AWS Services, with particular depth in those that are heavily used when providing DevOps Automation solutions, including CloudFormation, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, EC2, IAM, OpsWorks, Route 53, S3, RDS, SES and VPC.
Experience establishing and employing Continuous Integration practices and tools such as Jenkins.
Frequent and comfortable use of configuration management automation tools such as Chef (or other such tools) in creating continuous delivery systems.
You will be expected to informally lead and mentor other members of your team.
You will expected to be able to assess risks and plan solutions for the entire team, and collaboratively work with other members to execute them to achieve successful continuous delivery solutions for our companies customers.
You will be expected to continually assess successful and not so successful practices, and to collaboratively adapt team practices to improve the value we bring to our customers.
Recognition and acknowledgment by Senior Engineering Panel.

About TEKsystems:

Join TEKsystems®, a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email for other accommodation options.
A little about us:
TEKsystems provides corporations with IT staffing, talent management expertise and IT services, enabling them to meet their business objective.

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