Job Description

DevOps Engineer

Location:

JohnstonRhode Island

Date Posted:

11/22/2022

Employment Type:

Consulting

Recruiter:

Clayton Minnich

Recruiter Email:

clayton.minnich@avidtr.com

Job ID:

JN -112022-15357

Job Description

Overview: 
 
Work as part of the growing DevOps-focused Infrastructure Engineering group. The Platform Support Services & Reliability Engineering team supports on-premises and cloud-based virtualized application servers running Windows Server & Linux Operating Systems. The team utilizes tooling such as Octopus Deploy & Azure DevOps and agile practices to support current technologies practices including infrastructure/configuration-as-code, CICD Pipelines, and observability capabilities.
 
This is a hands-on position that will work side by side with other team members throughout the Infrastructure and Cloud Product and Service Organizations.  As a member of a cross functional team, the Systems Engineer will be flexible, participate in mutual understanding, and continuously evaluate processes. 
 
The most important skills are
  • Setup/Troubleshooting IIS
  • Supporting .NET applications
  • Windows Server Administration/Scripting via PowerShell
  • Support of Configuration Management Software and updating/developing associated Configurations.
  • Understanding of DevOps Concepts and a Solution Based Mindset
  • Experience in installing, configuring and supporting COTS applications.
Technical Experience: 
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure architecture and administration.
  • Expertise in creating, analyzing, and restoring large-scale distributed systems
  • Experience working with Windows and Linux operating systems. Examples include Microsoft Windows Server 2022, Microsoft Windows Server 2019, Ubuntu, Debian, and RHEL.
  • Knowledge of Scripting Languages such as Bash, Perl, PowerShell, Ruby, and Python.
  • Must have knowledge of Web Servers, preferably IIS. Examples include: IIS, Nginx Apache, and Tomcat.
  • Knowledge of enterprise backup and recovery procedures, system performance-monitoring tools, active directories, virtualization, HTTP traffic, content delivery, and caching
  • Knowledge of Git or other version control technologies.
  • Experience with Cloud Based Technologies preferably Azure.
  • Experience with supporting Automated Deployments and CICD Pipelines. Tooling such as Octopus Deploy and Azure DevOps. 
  • Experience with Configuration Management Software, preferably with Salt Stack. Examples include:  Chef, Puppet, and Ansible.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Active Directory, and experience with IP based networks, including of data networking components and concepts.
Soft Skills:
  • Ability to stay up to date on current technologies and learn both collaboratively and independently. 
  • Effective at both verbal and written communication based on the intended audience.
  • Solid Interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills including the ability to take ownership.
  • Must have a strong work ethic, time management skills, initiative, continuous improvement mindset, and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work independently or on a team.
  • Ability to coordinate activities with team members and other stakeholders. 
  • Ability to multi-task and change priorities with effective results.
  • Strong root cause analysis skills.
  • Experience with the Agile framework and ITIL preferred.
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