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Sr DevOps Engineer

Location: Madison, WI
Date Posted: 09-05-2017
Jog Title:  Sr DevOps Engineer

The purpose of this position is, but is not limited to, providing development operations processes and procedures to Company's applications development and infrastructure to ensure quality software processes and a quality end-user experience.
This is a full-time, exempt position working core hours of Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 5:00pm CST. The position will report to the Manager of Infrastructure.
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills, including the ability to work between developers and our infrastructure to determine root-cause
  • Skilled with continuous integration processes
  • Advanced skills in Java environments, Java Application Server administration and JVM tuning
  • Advanced skills in Docker, container-based applications, and service discovery
  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix and/or Windows Administration
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is required)
  • Advanced knowledge of application clustering / load balancing concepts and technologies
  • Advanced knowledge of SQLServer, MySQL and NoSQL technologies
  • Advanced knowledge of code and script (Python, Ruby, Bash, etc)
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Advanced/Expert Ability to utilize database queries
  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related
  • Seven or more years of experience in a software development or systems administrator role
  • Significant experience with automation/configuration management using either Automic/UC4, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt or an equivalent
  • Certification in security (PCI, FISMA, SOC 1, etc.) and industry best practices preferred
  • Experience in systems administration preferred
  • Experience in cloud environment required
  • Certification in AWS Preferred
  • Experience with log management tools like ELK, Splunk, etc.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs
  • Initiative - Deals with problems as they arise, focusing energy and resources on those situations until resolved; identifies new opportunities and takes action; takes on new responsibilities when needed
  • Results Focus - Can be counted on to meet or exceed goals; pushes self and others for results; is a conscientious worker who can be relied upon to handle unforeseen obstacles
  • Customer Focus - Meets internal and external customer expectations; delivers upon commitments; build customer confidence; follows through on requests gaining trust and respect
  • Ethics/Integrity - Is seen as a direct, truthful individual; adheres to appropriate core values at all times; acts in line with those values; rewards the right values and disapproves of others; practices what he/she preaches
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