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Jr. DevOps Engineer in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/29/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

**U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.**

Responsibilities include installation, configuration and administration of:

Maintaining mission critical day-to-day operations of the production processing platform and internal company resources including but not limited to:
* Windows and Linux servers
* Python, Bash scripting
* Apache and Tomcat
* Application code deployment to Dev, Staging, Production environments
* Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, VPCs, WAF, RDS, etc..)
* Knowledge of Active Directory and DNS servers
* Backup and Monitoring Servers, VPN, Routers
* Configuration management, CI/CD ΓÇô Jenkins, Ansible, Chef
* Continuous build and integration environments
* General network administration and troubleshooting
* System administration automation, scripting and documentation
* Backup, High Availability and Disaster Recovery principles
* System, Application and Network monitoring
* Occasional after-hours maintenance
Additionally, this position has direct responsibility for analyzing network and system performance and evaluating new tools and systems. You will learn to generate detailed technical notes and propagate the internal knowledge-base with information. You should possess some knowledge of software configuration, hardware maintenance and access control management.

Skills Preferred:
* Experience in IT field including but not limited to network design and installation, server management and security, understanding of Windows and Linux deployment and support.
* Knowledge of Networks (WAN, LAN, VPN, Routing)
* Experience dealing with high uptime environments.
* Knowledge of hardening the Windows and Linux Operating Systems and closing security vulnerabilities associated with Internet facing servers.
* Candidate should have solid problem-solving skills, professional demeanor, willingness to contribute at all levels, strong technical skills, ability to multi-task, excellent work ethic and an ability to communicate effectively.

Preferred Experience
* 4-year degree in Information Technology or similar field
* Knowledge of application code release management, and automation.
* Ability to build, manage, and troubleshoot AWS hosted applications.
* Configuration management and deployment automation. AWS, Ansible, Jenkins
* Knowledge in network security support, TCP/IP networking hardware, protocols, knowledge of LAN and WAN technologies and security architectures.
* Experience in Firewall, VPN, ACL, IDS/IPS (Intrusion Detection/Prevention) and DOS (Denial of Service).
* Experience with implementation, configuration and management of networks.

**U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.**