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DevOps Engineer

Company: Saxon Global
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Cloud DevOps Engineer will play a pivotal role in advancing our cloud strategy. The primary focus of this role will include developing, communicating and implementing cloud Continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines which are robust and secure. This role will work closely with all stakeholders to create fully automated pipelines which support current DevOps best practices.
Partners with other developers and other information technology staff to oversee code releases
Articulates business needs and translate them into technology solutions
Designs and develops fully autonomous ci/cd pipelines which facilitate cloud deployments which includes automation of all infrastructure, services and application build and deployment
Ensures that all parts of the pipeline follow good software engineering practices to include unit tests and infrastructure tests
Researches new technologies that will improve efficiency and effectiveness
Implements highly scalable applications
Maintains health of cloud-based production environments through monitoring and typical daily administration duties
Automates operational activities and tasks
Responds to performance issues identified by alerts and reported incidents
Builds tools which reduce errors and improve our overall customer experiences
Assists in troubleshooting of production issues and ensure pipeline and infrastructure produces clear documentation and metrics which enables Root Cause Analysis
Develops and tests - Ansible Playbooks, Terraform Scripts, Packer Scripts and establish immutable infrastructure such that patches are an artifact of the past
Works with Enterprise Architecture, Information Security (InfoSec), Application Development to enable the organization to move to the cloud using complete automation
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or High school diploma or GED and seven (7) of DevOps experience
Three (3) years experience as a DevOps practitioner
Experience with either AWS or Azure cloud technologies
Working Knowledge of Jenkins, Azure DevOps, Ansible, Terraform, Packer, Git, ServiceNow a big plus
Familiar with implementing Chaos engineering principles in the pipeline in order to determine weak links and suggest solutions.
Proficient in python programming language
Excellent knowledge of Cloud Infrastructure - Compute - Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Virtual Machines (VM's), SQL - Amazon Relational Database Service (AWS RDS) or Azure SQL, Document Data Store (DynamoDb,Mongo), Security Groups, Subnets
Experience in building / deploying cloud native applications - OpenShift, , Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Experience in observing real-time metrics in the pipeline and deployment strategies - Blue/Green, Canary Deployment
Must be comfortable in developing pipelines as code using yaml specs, ansible playbooks
Experience with interfacing with secrets management solutions like Hashicorp Vault
Excellent communication skills and willing to mentor developers and other team members in the art of DevOps?
Experience with either AWS or Azure cloud technologies
Preferred AWS DevOps certification or Azure DevOps certification
Required Skills : Working on Mobile Banking Applications Strong Background in Various AWS Services Experience in Migration from On-Prem to AWS Container Background- Either OpenShift/Docker/ or Kubernetes
Basic Qualification :
Additional Skills :
Background Check :Yes
Drug Screen :Yes
Notes :
Selling points for candidate :
Project Verification Info :
Candidate must be your W2 Employee :No
Exclusive to Apex :No
Face to face interview required :No
Candidate must be local :No
Candidate must be authorized to work without sponsorship :Yes
Interview times set : :No
Type of project :Development/Engineering
Master Job Title :DevOps: Applications
Branch Code :Birmingham

Keywords: Saxon Global, Birmingham , DevOps Engineer, Engineering , Birmingham, Alabama

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