CTG SENIOR DEVOPS/AWS ENGINEER in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Title: SENIOR DEVOPS/AWS ENGINEER

Location: US-NC-Research Triangle Park

Job Number: 19202940

Our client is looking for a Senior DevOps/AWS Engineer to join their team in Raleigh/Durham, NC. This is a permanent opportunity with a growing company.

In this role, you will be responsible for designing, engineering, and administering DevOps, CI/CT/CD, container, and deployment platforms located on-premise and in cloud. As well as, provisioning of optimized, secured, and performance tuned environments and creating and maintaining relevant build documents and run books.

They are looking for someone strong in Linux environments but should be comfortable interacting with Windows server environments as needed.

You will administer and configure platforms such as git, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Jira, Confluence, Sonarqube, test automation tools, Artifactory, Ansible, ELK, Docker, and Kubernetes both within on-premise Linux environments as well as within Amazon AWS (EC2, ECS, EKS). As well as, design, install, upgrade, patch, administer, secure, configure, maintain, and monitor these technologies, and suggest optimization and other improvements. Promote and extend an agile continuous deployment paradigm, with a strong focus on IT automation and scripted configuration using tools like Ansible Tower.

Over time, you will partner with other Infrastructure and Architecture leads to design and engineer a DevOps self-service capability to allow for the automatic spin up and spin down of dev/test environments on-premise and/or within AWS. You will ensure no configuration drift occurs and if it does it is detected. As a technologist and will keep abreast of changes in this technology space, and evaluate new patterns and technologies for use.

Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the engineering of DevOps, CI/CT/CD, container, ELK, automation, and AWS environments

  • Drives and implements IT automation allowing for reduced touch infrastructure management and deployment, self-service, and CI/CT/CD capability

  • Defining appropriate level of monitoring using industry-standard tools and ensuring alerting levels are meaningful and actionable

  • Creates and maintains appropriate build documentation, run books, and best practices

  • Leads day to day operations of platform environments

  • Manage platform installation, upgrades, patching, and security updates

  • Integrate platforms with Active Directory, ELK, Splunk, and other standard technologies within the infrastructure

  • Support the implementation and maintenance of monitoring, ticketing, ITSM, and service desk platforms

  • Support the implementation and maintenance of DevOps tools – git, Bitbucket, Bamboo, JIRA, Confluence, Ansible Tower, Sonarqube, Artifactory, etc.

  • Contributes to defining and estimating timelines, costs, and feasibility for infrastructure efforts

  • Ensure the performance of the infrastructure meet expectation and requirement

  • Ensures the optimized, secured, and best practice configuration of the AWS tenant, partnering with Networking and Server engineering staff

  • Provides support broadly for Linux and application middleware environments

  • Mentors junior staff

Requirements:

  • 5 years of experience engineering and/or administering DevOps, CI/CT/CD, automation, container and/or AWS technologies

  • Demonstrated commitment to building and maintaining system documentation

  • Strong scripting capabilities

  • Strong Linux administration knowledge

  • Demonstrated skill with securing platform and AWS environments

  • Demonstrated experience with IT automation (Ansible preferred) and building CD capability

  • Experience in both cloud (AWS) and on-premise environments

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Experience and understanding of agile SDLC

  • Expert experience in backups, restoration, and high availability solutions

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in an extremely fast-paced, challenging environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or related field, or 10 years equivalent work experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate technical concepts to a technical and non-technical audience

  • Experience with AWS CI/CD tools such as AWS CodePipeline and CodeDeploy, integrating with a mix of on-premise tooling

  • Demonstrated ability to establish relationships and build rapport to influence colleagues at all levels, uncover business issues, and identify needs

  • Demonstrated skill with estimating time, cost, and resource requirements for projects

  • Experience working in a hybrid on- and off-shore model

  • Software development experience

Qualifications:

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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