AWS DevOps Engineer II

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

The DevOps Engineer has strong knowledge of the CI/CD methodology and philosophies. Experienced with optimizing software build and deployment pipelines. Identify gaps and bottlenecks in pipelines, makes recommendations to resolve those gaps. Works cross departmentally with IT&S and Development to automate software delivery. Experience with Cloud architecture (AWS) and infrastructure as code.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of processes and software to configure, maintain and manage cloud infrastructure and deployments in Amazon AWS.
  • Contribute operational experience to software and quality engineering.
  • Keep the code deploying and the bits moving while continuously improving process.
  • Coordinate communication around technical infrastructure between all groups in the company’s organization
  • Manage infrastructure as code, ensuring full automation for environment management/provisioning

Education & Experience:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer/Solutions Architect preferred
  • 5+ years of Engineering experience in building production infrastructure using infrastructure as code principals
  • Experience in authoring AWS Cloud Formation templates
  • Experience in the use of automated provisioning using technologies such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform
  • Experience with Docker containers and orchestration platforms such as ECS, Kubernetes, or Swarm
  • 5+ years of experience managing the Linux OS
  • Deep understanding of bash, csh, zsh or other shell environments
  • Experience in automating code deployments (Java, Scala, Python)
  • Experience in using git, Gradle/Maven, Jenkins/Hudson, or other build and continuous integration systems
  • Experience in using Python and other scripting languages
  • Strong experience in AWS networking (VPC, VPN, security)
  • Experience with application monitoring tools such as AppDynamics or AWS CloudWatch

    SKILLS
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Adept at presenting complex topics, influencing and executing with timely / actionable follow-through.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to convert information into practical deliverables. Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems.
    • Proven ability to organize/manage multiple priorities coupled with the flexibility to quickly adapt to ever-changing business needs.
    • Strong AWS and general TCP/IP networking skills. Able to design and implement complex networks as required.

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