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Senior DevOps Engineer in Glendale, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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Job Description

Are you ready to create solutions that will directly impact customers? Partner with Vaco, and we'll connect you with the perfect opportunity to take your career to the next level! Our client is currently seeking a DevOps Systems Engineer. Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco promote your strengths to the hiring manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

With Vaco, you have an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the market - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture, and growth opportunities. If you are an experienced Software Developer, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As a DevOps Systems Engineer, you will architect and implement solutions to remedy complicated application challenges around performance, database scaling/sharding, and data transformation.

Responsibilities include:

  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing, and fixing production software issues
  • Developing monitoring solutions
  • Performing software maintenance and configuration
  • Performing SQL queries, updating, tracking, and resolving technical challenges
  • Updating/enhancing current software, automation of support processes, and documentation of systems
  • The Senior DevOps Engineer is expected to have expert level experience with maintaining web, caching and queuing technologies in large high traffic environments. Some examples of relevant experience include expertise in Apache, Nginx, Tomcat, Django, Memcache, Redis, ElasticSearch and Rabbit MQ on Linux platforms.
  • Expert engineering and operations experience is a hard requirement as well as a light development background in one or more languages - Ruby, Python and Java is required.
  • Strong SQL experience also desired with familiarity of Mysql and Mongo. Must be well versed in writing automation using Chef, Puppet or another SCM tool. Experience with Git or similar distributed version control systems is desirable as well as familiarity with Continuous Integration/Deployment techniques. Familiarity with Atlassian products such as Jira and Bamboo is a plus.
  • Ability to 'deep dive' in troubleshooting applications and systems using various technologies such as New Relic, Graphite and Logstash or Splunk.

Technical Requirements

*8+ years of operating complex, large-scale enterprise guest facing applications or web sites
*Experience working in a high capacity, highly scalable mission-critical web serving environment
*Experience with F5 load balancing and IRules
*Unix/Linux and Windows server experience, including expertise in system installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, preventative maintenance, capacity planning, monitoring, and security procedures
*Knowledge and experience with emergent web and enterprise business applications:
oWeb (Apache) and Java application (Tomcat) server expertise including installation, administration, configuration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, preventative maintenance, capacity planning, monitoring, and security procedures
*Experience in at least two relevant scripting or programming languages (Ruby, Python, Shell, etc)
*Experience with updating and using configuration management tools (Chef, Puppet, etc)
*Experience with administration and management of Amazon Web Services
*Experience working with Docker Containers is a plus
*Experience supporting NoSQL, Triple Store, Graph databases is a plus
*Experience with using development, build, and deployment and integration tools (Git, Jenkins, Nexus, Rundeck)
*Experience with distributed, open source monitoring frameworks
*Experience with developing performance testing plans and implementing application performance testing with tools such as JMeter.
*Understanding of internet standards such as HTTP, DNS, HTML, XML and other protocols
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills when working with technical groups