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DevOps Engineer in Irvine at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for experienced DevOps Engineers who want to make an impact not only in the office, but in the world around them. We need talented individuals to help shape the future of our products. Expect to find great meaning in what you do, enjoy it, and be compensated competitively for your time and talents.

At DevOps Engineer at this company will collaborate to design, configure, deploy, maintain, monitor and troubleshoot our continuously expanding cloud infrastructure. This role will focus on automation and CI/CD development while working with our development teams to help introduce best practices across our organization. We focus on delivering industry leading technologies at the highest levels of scalability, performance and security.

The Company

This Company is a leading data analytics technology provider focused on enhancing human and system performance by providing actionable intelligence in the most challenging and complex environments.

Our Products

Our products include a highly scalable solution that employs the latest in cloud-based technologies, machine learning, advanced semantic analysis and complex event processing. Other products developed are principally targeted for the law enforcement, big data, logistics, distribution, insider threat, maritime and government intelligence applications. Apply to learn more about our products!

What we need:

  • Must have a minimum of 4+ years of work experience in this role
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree or technical certification or equivalent work experience
  • Must have sound proficiency in the following:
  • Platforms: Linux (RHEL. Ubuntu), Windows, Mac
  • Cloud: Solid understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS) including VPC, ELB/ALB, IAM, KMS, EC2, S3, Config, CloudTrail, AWS CLI and others (Google and Azure knowledge preferred)
  • Low Level File Systems: ext3/4, xfs
  • Networking: TCP/IP, Packet Analysis, Load Balancing, IP addressing, routing, subnetting
  • Scripting Languages: Bash, Python, Ruby, Perl
  • Configuration Management Tools: Ansible, Puppet, Chef
  • DevOps Lifecycle (CI/CD): Jenkins, CodePipeline, Git, CodeDeploy, GoCD
  • Containerization: Kubernetes, Docker, AWS EKS, Rancher
  • Data Platforms:
  • Relational - PostgresSQL (9.x), MySQL, RDS, Aurora
  • NoSQL: DynamoDB
  • Indexing: ElasticSearch (ELK), Elastic Cloud, Solr
  • Monitoring Platforms: Sumologic, Splunk, Slack
  • Understanding and implementation of security and data protection

What we want:

  • Other preferred experience includes:
  • Languages: Elixir, Javascript, NodeJS, Ember
  • DevOps: Serverless (Lambda), CloudFormation, Terraform, working knowledge of REST APIs
  • Data Platforms/Analytics: AWS Kinesis, AWS EMR, Kafka, Flink, Spark, Hadoop(HDFS)

Additional Requirements:

  • Must work from our Irvine office location
  • Must be able to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple assignments/ projects at once
  • Be able to communicate and work with people of all technical levels in a team environment
  • Be willing to take feedback and incorporate it into your work
  • Be willing take direction from team lead but must be self-managing
  • Ability to deal positively with shifting priorities
  • Be willing to travel to client (on occasion)


  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Vacation, sick, and paid holidays offered
  • Stand/ sit workstations
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks and drinks
  • Work with talented and collaborative co-workers
  • Casual environment