Zipdev is hiring a

DevOps Engineer - Mid Level

Full-Time
Remote

Zipdev has a dynamic opportunity for a DevOps Engineer to join our successful organization as a key contributor. Our team enjoy our flexible, fast-paced, collaborative culture and the ability to directly impact our business. Engineers will be exposed to a multitude of technologies and architectures. This is a great place to learn new technologies and build your skills. Respect, integrity, teamwork, and passion are at the core of what we do.

POSITION SCOPE: The scope of these activities will primarily be focused on the management of our clients AWS based infrastructures and applications.


Primary duties and responsibilities:

Work on multiple client projects involving any of the following:

  • Create/Maintain AWS Infrastructure.
  • Create/Maintain Terraform / Ansible scripts to build out AWS network architectures.
  • Create/Maintain GitHub Actions, GitLab Runner, and Jenkins-based CI / CD pipelines.
  • Manage Runbooks.
  • Plan, integrate, administer, and support multiple on-prem and cloud-based systems.
  • Participate in code reviews for automation scripts developed by other team members using Git-based pull/merge techniques.
  • Participate in during-the-day on-call rotations (overnight is already covered by our off-shore team).
  • Assess, recommend, configure, and support monitoring tools in order to create telemetry and reduce the feedback loop between operations and development teams.
  • Evaluate infrastructure utilization data in support of capacity planning, budgeting, and infrastructure expansion.
  • Resolve problems in the entire application stack using Root Cause Analysis techniques.
  • Perform other projects or miscellaneous duties as requested or assigned. • Participate in the rotation of our 24x7 Tier 1 support team.

Our Recruitment Process

  • 15-minute Initial Call
  • 20-minute take-home skills test
  • 30-minute Call with the Recruiter (project, benefits, etc.)
  • Interviews directly with the client (depending on the project the # of interviews may vary, this may include a code assessment)
  • Final Offer

Requirements

  • BA or BS degree or equivalent experience/certifications.
  • Experience in systems administration with Linux (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu) and Windows platforms.
  • 3+ years as DevOps engineer specifically
  • 3+ Years working with AWS or a very solid understanding of building infrastructures in AWS.
  • 2+ Years of Terraform experience
  • 2+ Years of Kubernetes experience. A good understanding of how Kubernetes works, configuring and tuning, autoscaling, Pod Scaling, etc.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Strong technical troubleshooting skills
  • A desire to grow technical and/or programming skills
  • Knowledge of network principals
  • Server hardware principals
  • Experience with cloud services
  • Experience with monitoring services
  • Experience with Continuous Integration best practices
  • Experience communicating technical specifications to both technical and non-technical individuals and clients
  • Some understanding of web application structures and deployment.
  • Knowledge/experience in a 24/7 always-up, always-available service.
  • Must be able to adjust to constant business change including new requirements, evolving goals and strategies, and emerging technologies.

Other beneficial knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Working knowledge and development or operations experience with AWS services such as VPCs, Peering, SecurityGroups, EC2, S3, EBS, Aurora, RDS, etc.
  • Experience with AWS management tools such as CloudWatch, Trusted Advisor, and CloudTrail.
  • Cloud infrastructure automation in the Amazon Web Services environment utilizing Terraform.
  • Working knowledge of Nginx, Tomcat, and Microsoft IIS.
  • Experience with Docker containers and Orchestration such as Kubernetes and ECS.
  • Experience working with monitoring and log aggregation technologies such as DataDog, AppDynamics, New Relic, Loggly, PaperTrail, Sumo Logic, Splunk, ELK Stack, etc.
  • Experience with application load balancing technology products such as EC2 ELB/ALB.
  • General exposure to a wide range of technologies including Internet, application development, network infrastructure, and business process.
  • On-call availability to diagnose/recover systems outside business hours when required
  • Familiarity with Software Development Lifecycle (SLDC), and deployment best practices
  • Familiarity with QA; its related requirements, intent and purpose
  • Familiarity of how to perform and provide Capacity Assessment(s) and other similar analysis

Benefits

  • Work Remote Monday - Friday, 40 hours a week (no weekends)
  • Vacation: 10 business days a year
  • Holidays: 5 National Holidays a year
  • Company Holidays: 5 Company Holidays a year (Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day, Zipdev Day)
  • Parental Leave
  • Health Care Reimbursement
  • Active Lifestyle Reimbursement
  • Quarterly Home Office Reimbursement
  • Payroll Deduction Purchase Plans
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Continuous Learning Bonus
  • Access to Training and Professional Development Platforms
  • Did we mention it's REMOTE?!!

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