DevOps Engineer - AWS in Plano, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 6/19/2018

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    Plano, TX
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Job Description

MDI Group is a premier IT workforce solutions provider with more than 25 years of expertise in finding “best fit” IT talent for mid-sized to Fortune 500 clients. We have established relationships with our clients and work directly with the hiring managers. Why MDI Group?...You can expect that we will learn what is most important to you in your job search and match that to the needs of our clients. We offer career coaching and resume services, skills certifications, interview preparation skills, health benefits and a 401K plan. We are currently interviewing for the following contract to hire position:

DevOps Engineer - AWS

Contract to Hire

Plano, TX

The DevOps position will be responsible for building the next generation of systems infrastructure and cloud, focusing on automation, availability and performance.

  • Use DevOps principles and methodologies to enable the rapid deployment of software and services by coordinating software development, quality assurance, and IT operations.
  • Design and architect solutions for existing client facing hosted applications as they are moved into cloud environments such as AWS.
  • Balance hardware, network, and software layers to arrive at a scalable and maintainable solution that meets requirements for uptime, performance, and functionality.
  • Monitor server applications and use tools and log files to troubleshoot and resolve problems.
  • Perform root cause analysis of production impacting issues, including opening problem cases with vendors and driving them to conclusion.
  • Maintain 99.99% availability of the web and integration services.
  • Additional projects/duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Preferred qualification: AWS Certified
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of Automation Tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.), AWS Services (EC2, S3, EBS, ELB, Lambda, CloudFormation, etc.) or similar Public Cloud platform, and scripting languages (Shell, Perl or other) is a must.
  • Some development experience required.
  • Experience with Docker container technology a plus.
  • Must be an excellent team player working with multi-disciplinary teams (Developers, Architects, Operations and Testers) to fully automate and build out new application environments on the Cloud, spearheading automation and high performing system projects.
  • Understanding of Networking Technologies like Load balancer, Firewall, VIP, DNS.
  • Comprehension of application development processes, methodologies and techniques.
  • Experience working in a team environment using a Source Configuration Management tool a plus (Subversion, Git, etc).
  • Experience in installation, administration and configuration of Middleware technologies (Web/App/Messaging tiers) a plus.
  • Hands on experience with Linux and Windows environments.
  • Basic understanding of security technologies (Digital Certificates, LDAP, PKI, SSO, SSL).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills & analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to be on call on a rotational basis.

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