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DevOps Engineer in Dallas at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you ready to create solutions that will directly impact customers? Partner with Vaco, and we'll connect you with the perfect opportunity to take your career to the next level! Our client is currently seeking a DevOps Systems Engineer. Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco promote your strengths to the hiring manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

As a DevOps Systems Engineer, you will architect and implement solutions to remedy complicated application challenges around performance, database scaling/sharding, and data transformation.

Location: Dallas, TX

Qualified candidate will have a Bachelors Degree or similar years (4-5+) of DevOps systems experience. Requires a great team player that genuinely believes in solving challenges as a team. Requires an energized DevOps professional that is comfortable communicating with technical teams, Project Managers, Business teams, and interpreting/translating their needs into solutions.

Must Have:

- strong public Cloud technology experience (i.e. AWS, Azure, or GoogleCloud).

- Experience with Infrastructure-as-code concepts

- Implementation (i.e. Cloud Formation/TerraForm templating)

- Configuration management systems (i.e. Ansible, Puppet or Chef)

- Deep understanding and familiarity with: - Linux - Web/Application servers - Apache, Nginx, etc.

- Monitoring and logging systems - Virtualization and Containers (Docker, ECS)

- Networking knowledge - Firewalls, VPNs, proxies & Load balancers

- Experience with Python, shell or other scripting language

- Experience with Continuous Integration practices and tools such as Jenkins

- Experience troubleshooting distributed applications (Kubernetes/Mesos clustering experience a plus)


- Development of lifecycle services from inception and development, through deployment, operation and enhancement.

- Create, maintain and optimize automated build and deployment pipelines.

- Proactively investigate new opportunities for automation across Agile and Hybrid teams.

- Sets realistic resource forecasts through system modeling.

- Implement new tooling to support the SDLC.

- Perform Release Management function including scheduling and providing risk and impact analysis.

- Responsible for implementing secure infrastructure management practices.

Job Requirements

Main areas of focus: SDLC, Python, shell, Firewalls, VPN, Load balancers, Containers, Virtualization, Docker, ECS, CI/CD, Kubernetes, Mesos, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, AWS, Azure, GoogleCloud, Terraform, Cloud Formation, Linux, Apache, Nginx, App server, IaC