DevOps Engineer
Bellevue , Washington
November 18, 2016
I have 4 DevOps positions with an enterprise client in Bellevue, WA.

These resources MUST sit on-site.

Start Date: Monday, December 12

Duration: 12+ months


-2-3 years of AWS

-Experience with one or more of the following monitoring tools; AppDynamics, Splunk, CloudWatch, Nagios, Puppet

-CI/CD experience with Jenkins

-Full stack Java w/Angular

Nice to have:


About the Role and what you will be doing
* Ownership of the Entire Fleet of DevOps team
o Excellent people managerial skills and ability to implement frameworks and steps to streamline process
o Ensure appropriate levels of up-time
o Proactively recommend hardware for capacity, end-of-life, or improvements
o Resolve hardware and software issues in a timely fashion
* System Health
o You get all alerts 15 minutes before anyone else
o You resolve all alerts quickly. Ability to implement and streamline process to meet the defined SLA of 100 min.
o Regularly improving the quality of our monitoring
o Ensure all monitors are functioning as expected
* Primary Point of Contact for Production Issues
o On-Call (or have found suitable coverage) for all production issues; including but not limited to: DOS attacks, hardware failures, customer impacting software bugs
* Documentation / Knowledge Sharing
o Keep all Ops related documentation up-to-date
o Document current processes
o Train current staff on changes and improvements to previous processes prior to disrupting operations
* Tier3 Support
o Correctly and efficiently answer customer service inquires by interrogating logs and the databases
o Handle routine Tier 3 tickets. Identify, Isolate, Track and closure of issues by looping the Devs and making sure fixes go into current/future sprint cycles. Having traceability and ownership of issues
* Office Network
o Ensure appropriate configuration and reliability of the office network
o Proactively monitor for potential issues
o Resolve network issues in a timely fashion
* Accountability
o Reporting and dashboards for executive consumption
o Frequent and regular communication of production issues to stakeholders

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* Experience working in a high capacity, highly scalable mission-critical web serving environment
* Proven ability to participate with other functional teams in systems integration and design including writing operational specifications, test plans and requirements management with attention to detail
* UNIX/LINUX and Windows and server experience, including expertise in system installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, preventative maintenance, capacity planning, monitoring, and security procedures.
* Web (IIS, Apache), .Net & Java application (Tomcat, Jboss, etc) server expertise including installation, administration, configuration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, preventative maintenance, capacity planning, monitoring, and security procedures
* Database Administration - setup, configuration and basic database troubleshooting skills
* Understanding of high availability hardware and database systems design and implementation including cluster management, redundancy and failover testing
* Deep understanding of cloud technologies such as virtualization, storage and network domains in a cloud service model
* Network hardware architecting experience with load balancing equipment, switches, routers, and network troubleshooting
* Ability to produce system documentation, including writing requirements, operational specifications, system architecture, test plans and as-built documentation, all with attention to detail
* Ability to build strong relationships and influence others across the organization
* Demonstrated knowledge of agile project methodologies
* 7+ years' experience designing, supporting and deploying Internet-based products or services
* 5+ years' operating complex, large-scale Enterprise guest-facing Applications or web sites
* 2+ years leading project or functional teams


• Working knowledge of Cloud Monitoring tools like ( CloudWatch, Splunk, ELK, Application monitoring, etc.)
* Experience in at least two relevant scripting or programming languages (Ruby, Perl, Python, Shell, PowerShell, etc.)
* Experience with Configuration Management platforms (Chef, Ansible, CFEngine, Puppet, etc.)
* Understanding of internet standards such as HTTP, DNS, FTP, SSH, HTML, XML, JDBC, ODBC, SNMP and other protocols
* Experience with managing AWS cloud delivery platform.

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