DevOps Engineer
Columbia , Maryland
October 27, 2016
1) 3+ years of Linux Administration/Engineering experience executing troubleshooting tasks, installs, rpmbuilds, etc. - they currently run CentOS but are open to Red Hat and other Linux flavors

2) 1+ years of experience within a DevOps Environment leveraging the automation process. For example, utilizing puppet or chef to deploy code with GIT and Jenkins, CFEngine, or Ansible to enhance software delivery and/or infrastructure changes

3) >1 year of experience working with AWS Cloud and having exposure to some of the following (EC2, ELB, VPC, DynamoDB, IAM, and S3) because they're looking to consolidate their data center footprint further next year

Our client is a Data Management Platform (or SaaS platform) used by marketers, agencies and publishers around the world to make audience data meaningful and actionable. The business has been expanding their client base ever since within the publishing, marketing, and advertising sectors. They're seeking a mid-level DevOps Engineer who is looking to grow their skill set, open to learning new tools, standardize the infrastructure across the board, and work in a progressive technical environment.

-Currently running 1100 physical servers with their main data center being in VA
-AWS active in 6 different geographical regions
-Kafka is their messaging system of choice
-The team that the DevOps Engineer will sit in is currently numbered at four people
-In total, the technical team is around 50 people with there being around 125 people in the entire company
-They run puppet in a virtual environment doing auto-deployments

-The overall health of multiple applications and their operating environments, ensuring reliability and availability for the business application while supporting a dynamic, changing feature-set.
-Defining standards and processes for the development and deployment of scale-able, reliable software
-Working with developers and business users to solve operational and strategic problems
-Participate in coding and/or scripting, process re-engineering, and communicating across different functional borders
-Leading other members in delivering systems projects and following best practices


* CentOS Linux, along with major services like cron, start/stop servers, NFS, DNS, NTP, etc.
* XenServer
* AWS (see below)

* reposync yum repo
* mrepo yum repo
* Puppet
* cfengine
* Nagios
* Ganglia
* Grafana
* Graphite
* Gmond
* Gmetad
* Nagios
* Bash, Perl, Python
* Jira
* Confluence
* Hipchat
* PagerDuty
* Jenkins w Maven
* Nexus
* Bitbucket
* Google Apps

App Stack
* Hadoop
* Cassandra
* Flume
* Jetty
* Kafka
* Apache web server
* Tomcat
* HAProxy
* Netacuity
* GeoIP
* Zookeeper
* Oozie
* Homegrown Java Apps running as Linux services

* EC2
* DynamoDB
* S3

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