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DevOps Engineer
Ref No.: 17-09449
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 10/04/2017
Title: DevOps Engineer
Location: Oak Brook, IL (100% onsite)

Duration: 3+ Month w/ Option to Extend
Start: ASAP
Rate: OPEN
Interview Process: 1 Phone Interview (30 minutes): 10/5 @ either 2 PM- 3 PM CST – or 10/6 1:30-3:30 PM CST

This position will conduct technology evaluation and recommendation, taking existing Jenkins builds on local VMs and building a next-generation proof of concept using AWS. As a technical leader, the job requires a pragmatic visionary that can translate needs into workable technology solutions that scale both technically and operationally and also raise the engineering and operational standards.

Primary Job Duties:
• Senior-level research, design, and development of computer software systems.
• Provides design recommendations and options, develops and integrates programs per specifications.
• Provides assistance in researching and adopting new and emerging technologies, evaluating new tools, technologies, and platforms to be included in projects.
• Works with stakeholders to discuss options and determine the best course of action
• Estimates effort required for own work including work breakdown, accurate estimate, and identification of possible solution options.
• Accountable ensuring deliverables are produced on agreed schedules. Responsible to communicate accurately the status of ongoing work to stakeholders.
• Presents status updates for the project to stakeholders.
• Ensures self and team develop modules using disciplined processes, adhering to industry standards and best practice guidelines.
• Works to understand technology and performs technical due diligence on third-party technology delivery.
• Identifies ways to improve the operation of own area and to achieve efficiencies and results and assists in process improvement.
Qualifications / Requirements
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science. (Master's degree preferred.)
• 8+ years of software engineering experience.
• Experience with Linux and Windows software builds (gcc, Makefiles, Visual Studio)
• Experience with Continuous Integration solutions - Jenkins and Atlassian Bamboo
• Experience with Puppet and continuous deployment solutions
• Experience with shell scripting (ksh, bash, perl, batch)
• Great technical and problem-solving skills
• Team player
• Strong written and verbal communication skills

If interested and well qualified, please send an updated copy of your resume to