CTG Cloud Operations Engineer in Austin, Texas
Title: Cloud Operations Engineer
Other Locations: US-TX-Dallas
Job Number: 18205140
Our Fortune 50 client has a need for an experienced Cloud Operations Engineer with a solid track record of completing assignments in a high volume, dynamic environment. This position is focused on the shared development and management of our Client’s cloud internal infrastructure of physical and virtual hosts. This is a great opportunity for technical growth and acquiring new skill sets. Troubleshooting and supporting many of the Cloud Infrastructure products and tools is a strong aspect of this role, and will allow for innovative ideas to improve performance, issue mitigation, and workflow. The perfect candidate will have experience with many distributions of Linux/UNIX in a cloud environment, as well as a wide variety of knowledge in multiple aspects of technology. This role requires the ability to adapt to change, continuously improving the services we offer as the premier hosting provider.
Location: Austin, TX (near The Domain) OR Dallas, TX (near The Galleria)
Duration: Contract to Direct Hire (Permanent after 3-6 months of working as a W2 contractor)
Responsible for all aspects of maintenance, management, administration, and support of Cloud internal Linux/UNIX based infrastructure
Work well within a distributed team and with external teams building on shared goals and concerns, team player attitude is an absolute must
Assist other departments in engineering highly scalable solutions for new and existing services
Participate in designing innovative solutions to improve current procedures
Manage multiple projects with various priority levels and time lines from start to finish
Act as escalation point for internal support departments in resolving a wide variety of customer facing issues regarding environment deployment, service issues, and technical questions
Consistently meet deadlines for complex issues and new projects involving multiple teams
Demonstrate best practices in all aspects of administration
Participate in weekly rotating on-call responsibilities, providing 24/7 coverage
Develop and maintain accurate documentation for internal procedures and services
Continuously stay abreast of new developments in supported operating systems to ensure consistent compatibility with established infrastructure
3 years of applicable experience with Linux/UNIX systems in a production environment
Demonstrative mastery of Linux/UNIX administration skills
3 years of experience with Cloud, Linux/UNIX based infrastructure
Debugging traffic flows from Linux Based systems
Openstack Swift and/or other HTTP REST based storage systems
Hardware and OS Driver Troubleshooting for Linux Based Systems
Understanding of basic network concepts, familiarity with TCP/IP and VLAN functionality
Strong experience with server, bare metal hardware in large datacenters including storage systems
Detail oriented, self-motivated, proactive, and accustomed to searching out best practices and solutions while adding to the team's knowledge
Strong understanding of the kernel and userland environments
Ability to automate solutions to repetitive problems/tasks
Demonstrative written and verbal communication skills to audiences with a wide variety of technical knowledge
Very strong troubleshooting skills towards root cause analysis and practical issue resolution
Must collaborate with other departments to resolve complex issues
Strong understanding of universal network services (DNS, HTTP, SNMP)
Knowledge of one or more scripting languages (Bourne shell, Ruby, Python)
Experience with PXE booting Linux Based OS installs
Experience using automation tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible) to deploy and configure environments
Debian and Debian derived platforms, Citrix load balancers, and XenServer
Familiarity with security vulnerability response and working with multiple teams and applications to remediate
To be considered, please apply directly to this requisition using the link provided. For additional information, please contact Gina Lyles at 254-547-4817 CST and reference job number 18205140. Kindly forward to any other interested parties—thank you!
CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.
CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).
CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.
CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.
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