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Tech Ops Engineer
Ref No.: 18-05481
Location: Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 100,000.00 - 110,000.00 /Year
Tech Ops Engineer
Highlands Ranch
Permanent Hire


Job Duties:
- Participate in design and implementation of Engineering DevOps and SaaS infrastructure, including a move from private cloud to AWS public cloud.
- Support the infrastructure stack (OS, storage, network, database, web, and virtualization) and maintain high availability of the SaaS infrastructure.
- Ensure company standard server technologies, proper performance and capacity standards are implemented.
- Monitor production systems to ensure stable, responsive, and compliant networks, applications, jobs and services.
- Lead problem resolution and coordination activities.
- Participate in an on-call rotation for support of systems outside of normal business hours.
- Be instrumental in progress toward continuous delivery code pipeline for software products.
- Identify and automate repetitive or inefficient tasks (spinning up new environments, build and deployments, etc.).
- Facilitate knowledge sharing by creating and maintaining documentation and diagrams.
- Evaluate and implement new technologies to improve the engineering infrastructure
- Strong team player with a high degree of self-motivation and the ability to manage additional technical resources to meet project requirements

Qualifications:
- B.S. degree in technical discipline; OR equivalent experience
- Experience building and supporting enterprise SaaS infrastructure environments within complex engineeringing environments
- 5+ years of experience with: Bash, Groovy, Gradle, Python and/or PowerShell
- Message based systems experience such as RabbitMQ or Kafka
- Internet technologies: DNS, SNMP, HTTP, TCP/IP or CDNs
- Core network components and technologies: VPNs, firewalls and Load Balancers
- Virtualization tools and technologies: VMWare, Azure and/or AWS
- Linux experience with (CentOS | Redhat | Ubuntu) and Windows servers
- Monitoring systems: LogicMonitor, Rapid7, Alert Logic or ElasticSearch
- Infrastructure as code build/deploy tooling: AWS, Chef, Ansible or Terraform
- Cloud serverless technologies such as: serveless.com or lambda
- Scripting experience with Python, Bash and/or Powershell
- Supporting software automation tests and frameworks: Selenium, Junit, JMeter or Spock
- Good interpersonal skills (written and oral) and the ability to communicate effectively across the organization
- Ability to prioritize and work well under pressure and aspiration

Preferred:
- Kanban/Agile work environment
- Experience designing and developing continuous delivery code pipeline(s) (Jenkins | Docker | Kubernetes etc.)
- Managing tickets and priorities within issue tracking systems (Salesforce, Jira, etc.)
- Middleware configuration and optimization experience (Apache and Tomcat)
- Experience supporting Spring, and Spring Boot Java applications
- Server-side web technologies (Cold Fusion, PHP, Ruby On Rails etc...)