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Senior DevOps Engineer

Wilmington, DE | Contract

Post Date: 06/13/2017 Areas of Expertise: Technical

CSS Tec is currently recruiting Senior DevOps Engineer for a Contract position in Wilmington, DE.

The ideal candidate should be an organized strong multi-tasker, who is self-motivated with great customer service skills. They should handle high stress situations with ease, and thrive in a busy environment. They should have a proven record of personal and professional achievement and able to master modern technologies as needed. A strong candidate should have the ability to function in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and an ardent desire to help a business grow.

Responsibilities of the Senior DevOps Engineer:

  • Work with developers and release management to design and implement Jenkins and GoCD delivery pipelines
  • Evolve components of the delivery pipeline, software deployment approaches and code management strategies
  • Write automation code and tests, review code developed by others and provide constructive feedback; collaborate (swarm, pair) on complex requirements
  • Identify, evaluate and evangelize new technology and approaches
  • Work with the team on complex, multifaceted problems while bridging cultural, geographic and organizational gaps.

Requirements of the Senior DevOps Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent and relevant work experience.
  • 3 years of CHEF experience
  • Self-motivated and naturally curious, analytical and problem solving mindset
  • Excellent oral and written communication + awesome presentation and demo delivery skills, being able to explain complex or advanced concepts to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams
  • Solid understanding of software versioning concepts using Subversion and Git
  • Experience with CI and build tools such as Jenkins, Maven, and Ant
  • Experience with Tomcat and Apache deployments and configuration
  • Solid understanding of networking, firewall and load balancing concepts and their configuration

Preferred Qualifications of the DevOps Engineer:

  • Expert knowledge of Linux (RHEL, Ubuntu, CentOS) and Windows administration tools and tricks, good grip on networking and security concepts.
  • Professional Software Development experience with Java, .NET, Ruby, etc..
  • Practical knowledge of scripting and programming languages such as Python, Node.js, Ruby, Perl, PowerShell, Golang.
  • Professional experience working with server virtualization (VMWare, Xen, etc.), IaaS and/or PaaS technology such as AWS, Azure, GCE, Rackspace, Digital Ocean, Heroku, OpenStack.
  • Professional experience or formal training on Configuration Management and infrastructure provisioning tools, such as Docker, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Packer, CloudFormation, Terraform.
  • Passion for and ability to work with software development teams releasing production-ready software on daily basis.
  • Professional experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Travis-CI, GoCD, Chef Delivery.
  • Practical experience administering application servers, web servers, and databases: Jetty, Tomcat, Websphere, Nginx, Mongrel, Microsoft IIS, Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB.

If you or someone you know is interested, please email resumes to Caitlin

Caitlin Christ
Technical Recruiter

Caitlin has been with CSS Technical Services for over two years specializing in IT Staffing. She approaches every interaction as an opportunity to exceed our candidate’s expectations.

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