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DevOps Engineer
Ref No.: 18-02738
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 110,000.00 - 130,000.00 /Year
Our client is a rapidly growing healthcare start up that allows for better communication between healthcare providers, treatment programs, and their patients. The DevOps Engineer with work hand in hand with the team lead and Director of technology to build out their DevOps environment and promote best practices.
 
Responsibilities
 
  • Build tools and infrastructure to improve the happiness and productivity of your fellow engineers
  • Manage platform availability to defined levels
  • Manage all server monitoring systems and alert functions. Respond as primary resource to alerts, communicate issues as appropriate internally
  • Maintain and improve existing infrastructure (build out autoscaling, support new services)
  • Administer production, staging and development environments
  • Enforce best practices for security and reliability. Advance security initiatives, like access control and vulnerability testing
  • Manage and aggregate server logs and monitor for security and system related incidents. Escalate accordingly
  • Monitor and analyze system performance, such as server load and resource usage
  • Maintain and improve existing build and deployment processes (experience with CI / CD tools)
  • Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation
  • Troubleshoot and address infrastructure issues
  • Automate recurring tasks where possible
  • Maintain documentation of the infrastructure and suggest areas for improvement
  • Collaborate with the development team on shared objectives
 
Experience:
  • 7+ years supporting and managing infrastructure
  • 1 - 3 years administering Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Expert level Linux server administration
  • Experience configuring Apache, nginx, load balancers, and CDNs
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as chef, puppet or ansible
  • Programming experience with PHP, Bash, Python or other scripting languages
  • Ability to address an issue and trace it back to its root cause
  • Knowledge of security as related to linux systems, applications and networking
  • Extra points for containerization experience
  • Extra points for experience collecting metrics and monitoring systems
  • Extra points for experience administering and configuring Jira and Confluence
 Competencies:
  • Self directed learner and worker
  • Professional attitude and demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to plan and execute a project to completion
  • Personal ownership of assignments and responsibilities
  • Ability to plan, execute, check results and improve on a continuing basis
  • Discipline and organization to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Great team playing skills