Sr. DevOps Engineer

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  • Location:

    Plano

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    384525

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiration date:

    10/20/2022

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Sr. DevOps Engineer for an opportunity with a client located in Plano, TX.


Responsibilities:

  • Support multiple teams and accounts spanning various engineering disciplines including video, mobile, data technologies, content management systems, as well as frontend and backend site infrastructure
  • Monitor security vulnerabilities using cloud security tools such as AWS config and Divvy Cloud
  • Re-mediate identified security issues on a regular basis in order to maintain the highest security standards
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with the engineering teams as they develop and deploy applications and infrastructure
  • Advise teams on best practices for creating and deploying infrastructure, designing code for cloud deployment, securing their workloads, maintaining low costs and monitoring their workloads and infrastructure.
  • Lead engineers with hands-on technical help and general guidance
  • Foster learning through one on one sessions, demos, and deep dives
  • Discover, develop and implement process improvements for greater operational efficiency
  • Create and maintain documentation at every suitable opportunity
  • Share documentation within and outside of the Develop team through demos, brown bags and deep dives
  • Maintain industry awareness through self paced and formal training
  • Develop automation, development lifecycle management, frontend (cdn and load balancing) and backend (DB, caching, etc) delivery/management, and agile methodologies
  • Maintain and evolve the centralized services that are managed by the Develop team
  • Design and deploy infrastructure as code using CDK, Terraform or Cloudformation
  • Assist engineering teams with infrastructure lifecycle from conception through deprecation
  • Assist engineering teams with code delivery using common code delivery tools and methodologies
  • Design and build observability stacks both integrated with and independent of applications
  • Design observability for performance monitoring, operational health and operational efficiency
  • Build event specific observability stacks that focus on specific application tiers and their associated metrics as needed Regularly utilize tools to query metrics and logs to maintain operational awareness through alerting and notifications
  • Design, implement and evolve an automated cloud security remediation strategy
  • Work closely with one or more development teams to provide and extend parity in support coverage
  • Improve existing tools and develop new tools to build efficiencies into our shared services catalog

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Hands on experience of Amazon Web Services, server less technologies, infrastructure as code, security & compliance management, observability, configuration management
  • A willingness to pivot in an ever evolving work environment
  • A strong working knowledge of AWS (or equivalent)
  • experience deploying infrastructure as code using Terraform, CDK or Cloud formation
  • worked closely with security teams to improve, automate and remediate security concerns and issues in cloud environments
  • Experience scripting in a variety of languages (Bash, Python, Node, etc.)
  • experience in monitoring & logging technologies including agent, agentless, synthetic, etc.
  • Experience using data to identify systemic problems, debug known problems and troubleshoot new issues as they arise
  • A strong understanding of automation with regard to code delivery, system management and data gathering/reporting
  • Experience managing compute resources at scale (virtual machines and containers) deployments
  • Cloud or related certifications
  • Managed multi account structures in cloud environments
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix & Windows Administration
  • Experience with serverless frameworks, concepts and architectures
  • Experience with mySQL, postgresql and MongoDB (or DocumentDB)
  • Knowledge of VCL (varnish)
  • Understanding of git flow
  • AWS account creation, VPC creation, providing access using IAM, configuring VPN and monitoring infrastructure, across multiple AWS accounts
  • Configuring Git hub access, Installing and securing Github app integration's
  • Configuring Pager Duty teams, services and service integration's
  • Okta integration's with various internal applications and cloud services



About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.