DevOps Engineer in Birmingham, MI at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/5/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Work closely with development teams to integrate their projects into the production environment and ensure their ongoing support once there.
  • Gain a deep application-level knowledge of the systems as well as contributing to their overall design.
  • Be a DevOps champion - work closely with other internal teams to build security, reliability, and scalability into the development lifecycle.
  • Dive deep into the software stack to troubleshoot as needed.
  • Build engineering automation and productivity tools to streamline and scale applications in the production environment
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to application development, deployment and operations
  • Build from the ground up reliable infrastructure services to deliver highly scalable services
  • Work with a team of peers who are smart, professional, pull their own weight, and share a passion for what they are creating.
  • A few examples of the technologies we work with on a daily basis include: AWS, Apache, MySQL, Chef, git, Jenkins, JIRA & Confluence.
  • Collaboratively provide expert system administration skills and knowledge to internal groups, clients and third-party partners.
  • Provide on-call availability as and when required.

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Must have a minimum 4 years of Unix/Linux administration and experience with Windows 2008R2 / 2012
  • Very strong scripting and automation skills - you believe you can automate everything
  • Solid experience and background working with AWS services (EC2, VPC, ELB, S3, CloudFormation, RDS, SQS, etc…
  • Proficiency with the AWS CLI.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code
  • A solid Ops foundation - you're always thinking "What happens if this fails " when you build things
  • Experience working in an iterative based development environment using Agile/SCRUM
  • Familiarity with build & release automation tools and methodologies like Jenkins.
  • Strong personality capable of leading and communicating effectively with subject matter experts across a wide range of specialties and companies
  • A clear thinker, demonstrating meticulous attention to detail who can operate independently

Bonus points if you:

  • Have experience with Docker or ECS
  • Have experience with MySQL or PostgreSQL