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DevOps Systems Engineer Lead
Ref No.: 18-13800
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
DevOps Systems Engineer Lead

POSITION SUMMARY AND PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

The DevOps Engineer is a member of an IT Service Delivery Team and provides a wide variety of systems administration functions, with particular emphasis on building, maintaining, and refining the DevOps continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipeline upon which development teams build and release software products. In this role, the DevOps engineer will build out and network infrastructure (load balancer, firewall, subnetting, application and database servers, OS and middleware installation and configuration, etc.) and install, configure, tune, and refine DevOps automation tools in both private (on-prem) and public cloud spaces. The DevOps engineer works closely with application teams in understanding their particular automation requirements, defines the processes, and implements the automation in the DevOps tool sets. The DevOps engineer will also develop code to enhance the DevOps pipeline by expanding the integration and automation of the DevOps tool set. The DevOps engineer provides ongoing systems administration, technical support, and troubleshooting services to application teams.
Responsibilities
· Build out, network, and configure IT infrastructure (load balancer, firewall, subnetting, application and database servers, OS installation and configuration, etc.)
· Install, configure, support, and maintain middleware on IT infrastructure (e.g., JBOSS, Apache, Tomcat, Windows Server, IIS, etc.)
· Install, configure, support, and maintain DevOps tool sets (e.g., Jira, Confluence, Gitlab, Jenkins, Artifactory, Maven, Sonarqube, Liquibase, release automation tools, etc.)
· Assist software development teams in defining their DevOps CI/CD pipeline and processes, and implement and configure the DevOps tools for them.
· Tune, refine, and upgrade the DevOps pipeline to increase automation and features.
· Provide systems administration guidance, support, and troubleshooting services.
· Script (e.g., Unix Shell, Python, Ansible playbooks, Powershell, etc.) to increase automation and integration.
· Work closely with application teams using Agile methods and principles.
· Contribute and collaborate to design, document, and publish DevOps standards, principles, guidelines and best practices.
· Seek opportunities to increase the business value of the DevOps tool chain through research and investigation, application team input, automation options, POCs, etc.
· Provide leadership and direction in developing DevOps standards and automation practices, and contribute in laying out a long term DevOps maturity strategy working with SDLC, EA, and other areas of IT.
· Be creative and provide solutions for CI/CD deployments both for On-Prem and Cloud deployments
Process Outputs and Deliverables
· Accurately deployed IT infrastructure, OS, and middleware
· Accurately integrated DevOps tool sets to support multiple application teams with end to end CI/CD orchestration.
· Necessary documentation to support DevOps standards, principles, guidelines, and best practices

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