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Senior DevOps Engineer in Raleigh, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/22/2018

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Job Description

US Citizen's and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Seeking an experienced, talented and motivated Sr. DevOps Engineer with Linux, Windows and Automation experience in Amazon Web Services (AWS). The ideal candidate for this role will have experience in software development, systems administration, deployment automation, quality assurance, and monitoring and maintaining large scale, mission critical services with various underlying dependencies. You will engage closely with architects, engineering teams, QA, and operations teams to deliver highly available and scalable services.


Works closely with the Information Security Team including building security into the cloud architecture, working with the Vulnerability Management Program as well as working with the Governance Team for our HITRUST certification and compliance with healthcare regulations;
Develop and implement instrumentation for monitoring the health and availability of services including fault detection, alerting, triage, and recovery (automated and manual).
Maintain the reliability and performance of cloud applications and cloud infrastructure deployed on Amazon Web Services, with a focus on automation, availability and performance
Provide production support for application performance and infrastructure issues
Build and maintain CI/CD tools in a cloud environment.
OS/Application vulnerability management / patching
Lead technology initiatives that drive scalability and reliability
Improve the performance of our web applications and solve scaling issues
Build tools and automation that eliminate repetitive tasks
Develop, improve, and thoroughly document operational practices and procedures.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Computer Science, or related field.
5 + years of strong experience understanding and knowledge of Linux, Automation Tools (Jenkins, CircleCI)
Proficient in high level script languages (Python and/or Ruby) as well as script environments like bash
Solid understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS) including EC2, Network, ELB, S3/EBS, VPC, ELB, IAM, KMS, CloudTrail, CloudFormation, Lambda, and others 2 or more years hands on in a hybrid Linux/Windows environment.
Experience with monitoring, metrics, and visualization tools for network, server, and application status (Nagios, Graphite etc.)
Understanding of application or software security such as: web application penetration testing, secure code review, secure static code analysis, and vulnerability remediation
Solid understanding of encryption from PGP, SSL Certificates, encryption settings within AWS