DevOps Release Engineer

Job Description

  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #8831
Title: DevOps Release Engineer
Duration: 12 months+
Location: 100% Remote

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Senior DevOps Engineer is responsible for defining and delivering enterprise level solutions to operational stability and automated deployment to production environments. This includes developing and promoting standard operating procedures and policies for the operating platforms in area(s) of responsibility; and providing guidance to development teams and integration teams.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Create efficient, reliable infrastructure with code automated processes.
    • Automate development and release pipelines, starting with application builds and deployments, as well as testing and infrastructure provisioning and configuration. Work to eliminate manual processes.
    • Lead the effort to build and maintain continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in development, test and production environments.
    • Provide operational support to resolve and/or escalate production incidents or issues outside normal working hours including support during software deployment/release activities.
    • Participate in all phases of system development, deployment, configuration, and monitoring including delivery, performance and availability, alerting, data integrity, security and capacity planning.
    • Manage configuration and deployment of large server clusters, Terraform, serverless framework, and CloudFormation.
    • Create and present AWS or technology solutions or designs, logical and physical diagrams, review architecture diagrams with development teams.
    • Collaborate with infrastructure engineering and application management to resolve production issues that impact user experience and overall application health.
    • Establishes DevOps best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service.
    • Identification of root causes on critical problems throughout the platform, incident reports and the organization of the engineering team members in steps to resolve issues.
    • Commit to success of delivery team. Assist team members in any activities needed to drive successful outcomes.
    • Analyze, recommend, and implement DevOps tools as required to improve and automate processes.
    • Participate and lead DevOps community of practice.  Serve as a DevOps evangelist throughout the organization, promoting communication, collaboration, and integration.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field (Required)
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a DevOps Engineer role (Required)
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience with Amazon Web Services (Required)
    • Experience using Agile/Scrum methodology. (Required)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience in continuous integration and continuous deployment.
    • High-level of understanding of the software development lifecycle or process flow and analysis.
    • Should have some experience with security and DevSecOps, helping to promote security in software development and operations.
    • Experience with automation/configuration management using the following:
      • Amazon Web Services (Lambda, ApiGateway, IAM)
      • Docker, Serverless framework & CloudFormation
      • Jenkins pipelines, bash, Linux
      • git, GitHub, JavaScript (TS), NPM (package management)
      • Lambda, ApiGateway, CloudFormation
      • Angular, Node.js
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