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DevOps Engineer
Ref No.: 18-05675
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 50.00 - 65.00 /Year
Seeking an experienced DevOps Engineer to join a growing national data-centric organization.  The DevOps Engineer is tasked with ensuring an optimal systems environment.  Ideally looking for an experienced Linux administrator to join our Operations team which is responsible for 24/7 monitoring and support of our hardware and software environment.  The ideal DevOps Engineer will have broad experience with Linux administration and will be familiar with a variety of technologies.  Excellent communication skills are required.
Support, troubleshoot and maintain production in multiple environments
Advise developers on best practices for infrastructure, continuous integration, and continuous delivery
Document systems
Build resilient, stable, high performance distributed systems
Participate in on-call production support rotation
BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent degree/work experience
3+ years as a DevOps Engineer in a professional setting
2+ years working within a Linux administration role
Big Data (hadoop, hive, elasticsearch, storm, kafka, heron, etc.)
Databases (postgresql, mysql)
AWS (EC2, S3)
Google Cloud Services
Networking (Cisco, Dell, firewall rules)
Monitoring (nagios, graphite, prometheus, or flux)
SOA (nginx, haproxy, app routing, microservice architecture)
Systems management (foreman, puppet, or ansible)
Scripting (bash, python, ruby)
Container oriented workflows
Understanding of CI/CD processes
Firm understanding of Scrum and Agile processes
Should be passionate about new technologies and about improving processes while working in a dynamic environment
Effective communication with a distributed team via several online and "offline” communication methods
Open to learn and/or already in possession of the fundamentals in leveraging DevOps, DevSecOps, etc.