DevOps Engineer – open to remote

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In this role, we are seeking a talented Contractor DevOps Engineer for the eCommerce engineering team with experience to design, implement and scale client technologies, approach, and platform to support HA systems. Responsible for deploying & maintaining deliverables in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) by collaborating with business, development & systems engineering teams.


**Can be remote – EST hours (team generally not on site but if candidate prefers they can come on site)


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include scope definition for infrastructure, infrastructure build out, application environments maintenance, application deployment, application robustness verification through performance testing and continued application support through on-call cadence.
  • Qualified candidates will bring the latest software development, automation, and deployment practices.
  • You will develop systems to accelerate deployments for a variety of software projects.
  • Work collaboratively with the developer to automate, deploy, operate, maintain, and monitor systems in multiple data centers.
  • Project Leadership
    • Hands-on leadership of design and work closely with developer along with supporting operations functions within an Agile/Scrum environment
    • Responsibility for related application, technology, data scalability, and security pertaining to eCommerce growth.
    • Gather requirement, create plan, create an estimated timeline, and execute the project.
    • Lead the high-quality execution of software products against project plans and delivery commitments.
  • Engineering Strategy and Design
    • Collaborate on milestones for infrastructure buildouts, engineering, development, testing and implementation of application environments
    • Responsibility for multi-channel software development lifecycle, enhancements/modifications, system configuration, migrations/upgrades, and support
    • Provide support and troubleshooting for all related systems and technologies
    • Responsible for being a technical subject matter expert on Cloud related technologies
  • Production and Operational Excellence
  • Participate in troubleshooting effort to find the root cause and provide suggestions to prevent recurrence
  • Provide guidance and standards for web-site optimization techniques such as CDN, Cloud, and web-caching techniques
  • Resolve difficult technical issues, remove obstacles for teams and help all projects to move forward on schedule and budget
  • Build and operate a high performance stable and resilient eCommerce platform
  • Champion Site Reliability Engineering approach and techniques
  • Work closely with cross functional IT and technology partners to ensure system interactions are top notch and to standards


Work Experience:

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience implementing, operating, and maintaining infrastructure for high volume enterprise web applications.
  • 5 years of experience in distributed system development (design and support of systems with scalability and disaster recovery robustness) to support compute use cases for business requirements.
  • 3+ years of implementation and operations experience with production systems in public cloud environments (AWS and/or GCP Preferred).
  • Hands-on experience automating infrastructure operations and with modern best practices such as infrastructure-as-code, cross-region & multi-provider redundancy, and event correlation solutions.
  • Proficient with containerization and cluster management technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
  • Deep understanding and hands-on experience with Cloud Native deployment and monitoring tools/technology with expertise in areas like Kubernetes, Helm charts, container based deployment, Service Mesh, Prometheus, Grafana, etc.
  • Motivated by a DevOps culture and Site Reliability Engineering concepts.


Technical Experience:

  • 5 years of experience in operating systems (Windows, RedHat, CentOS, Amazon Linux), networking (Akamai, Nginx, Apache, AWS/GCP VPC), and/or software (Terraform, Bash, Sh) packages.
  • 5 years of experience integrating monitoring, alerting, and reporting tools (NewRelic, Akamai, Grafana, Elasticsearch, Prometheus) with existing and newly developed systems.
  • 4 years of cloud engineering and development experience. Must have experience extending and supporting cloud-based systems using Terraform with AWS and/or GCP.
  • 3 years of experience implementing and supporting microservices architecture using containers, with tools such as Docker, AWS ECS or GCP Compute/GKE & Rancher.
  • 3 years of experience working with database systems such as AWS RDS, Oracle SQL, MongoDB & Elasticsearch.
  • Design and Build CI-CD pipeline for code deployment using Travis, Codebuild, Jenkins and Bamboo.
  • Must have a solid experience with multiple Apache Projects including Web, HTTP Server, Tomcat, Ant
  • Experience in supporting open-source Web and Application Services (Java, Ruby, PHP, Python, Perl)
  • Experience with bash, perl, or other shell scripting required.
  • Experience with Git fundamentals and Stash required.
  • Experience with support, monitoring of customer facing systems and may participate after hours deployment and support activities as needed

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