Jr. DevOps Engineer in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/7/2019

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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.**

Vaco is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join a fast-growing DevOps team in Richmond, VA. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, can lead by example, and thrives in a collaborative team environment. As a key member of the DevOps team this position is responsible for deployment of infrastructure as code with expertise in AWS.

Responsibilities:
  • Respond to, and resolve incidents and service requests per agreed service levels, investigating, correcting or escalating problems and communicating with team members and key stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Adhere to approved standard processes and maintain complete and accurate documentation to support further investigation and analysis.
  • Assist in the investigation and resolution of problems through root cause analysis working collaboratively with team members.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of agreed remedies and preventative maintenance measures.
  • Monitor service component capacity and initiates actions to resolve any shortfalls according to agreed procedures.
  • Ensure system, technical and business process knowledge remains current with internal developments, market trends and standards in order to provide specialist application advice.
Requirements:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or Business Administration; supplemented with one or more courses in current technology or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years of development experience preferably Python, Linux Administration and AWS IaaC.
  • Basic Automation/Configuration Management experience, managing resources in SCM.
  • Knowledge of development lifecycles and associated best practices
  • Expertise in Amazon Web Services.
  • Able to deal directly with customers in a calm and consistent manner.
  • Documentation and proper ticketing skills are a must.
  • AWS certification is a plus.
  • Knowledge of serverless technologies is a plus.
**U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.**