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application developer sr - specialty
Ref No.: 18-15986
Location: Seattle, Washington
Required Skills :
chef

Basic Qualifications :

Job Description :
1. Configuration Management, open to any but Chef is ideal as this team is utilizing Chef
2. Application support
3. Windows and azure


Summary of Key Responsibilities:
• Plan, implement and support core infrastructure with an overall objective to improve the scalability, reliability, performance, and availability
• Design, develop, troubleshoot, debug, evaluate, modify, deploy and document application, system, or infrastructure software.
• Provide integration and deployment tools and scripts.
• Ensures system performance, uptime and support levels meet or exceed SLAs
• Work closely with architects and engineers to design networks, systems, and storage environment that effectively reflect our client's business needs, security, and SLA requirements
• Continuously improve software engineering practices
• Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal & external technology communities, and mentor other members of the engineering community
Summary of Experience:
• 7 Years of experience in IT Build Engineering, infrastructure and delivery experience.
• Must have 5+ years of experience building highly available, scalable cloud based platform and infrastructure for cloud native systems.
• Must have 4+ years of experience in software Project life cycle activities designing, supporting and deploying Internet-based products or services
• Must have 2+ years leading project or functional teams
• Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a cloud or virtualized environment.
• Must have hands-on experience with AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platforms
• Must have experience with Build Tools, CI/CD, DevOps and Agile principals
Working Knowledge Of:
• Configuration management tools Chef, Ansible, Puppet or Salt
• Infrastructure provisioning tools Terraform, Cloud Formation, ARM templates, AWS CLI, Powershell, Azure CLI.
• Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio .Net, VSTS, .Net Framework, asp.net & SQL Server
• Experience hardening and maintaining secure systems (Safe Harbor or PCI experience a plus!)
• Experience with Shell scripting, Power Shell, Perl, PHP, Ruby, Python, BASH
• Experience with uDeploy, Ant, Maven, Gradle, Grunt, Artifactory, Nexus, Nuget, Redis, NGiNX
• Networking and Load Balancers, Firewalls, DNS, VPCs, VPNs, DNS OSI Layers etc
• Experience with revision control source code repositories (Git, SVN, Bitbucket)
• Infrastructure and Application logging and monitoring technologies CloudWatch, Splunk, ELK, NewRelic, DataDog, Dynatrace, PagerDuty
• Containers and orchestration: Docker, Kubernetes, AWS ECS, Azure Service Fabric.
• Database Administration, setup, configuration and basic troubleshooting - NoSQL databases (Cassandra, MongoDB, CosmosDB) RDB (MS SQL, Oracle)
• Understanding of internet standards such as HTTP, DNS, FTP, SSH, HTML, XML, JDBC, ODBC, SNMP and other protocols
• UNIX/LINUX and Windows and server experience, including expertise in system installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, preventative maintenance, capacity planning, monitoring, and security procedures
• Web (IIS, Apache), .Net & Java application (Tomcat, Jboss, etc) server expertise including installation, administration, configuration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, preventative maintenance, capacity planning, monitoring, and security procedures

Basic qualifications for this role are:
• Bachelor's Degree in information systems or a related field.
• Deep expertise in Public Cloud technologies (Azure, AWS, Docker – IaaS, PaaS) and internal hosting infrastructure (server, storage, networking, etc.).
• Candidate must have strong technical fluency; comfort understanding and discussing architectural concepts with management, architects, developers and systems & applications engineering teams.
• Experience with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and Agile methodologies such as Scrum.
• Curiosity to understand how things work and how they can be improved.
• Leads by example – with confidence, a positive attitude, patience, honesty and integrity
• Excellent organization and facilitation skills; ability to adapt approach to different types of engagements
• Experience in definition, assessment, and optimization of IT processes (SDLC, ITIL, etc.,)
• Ability to engage in difficult conversations that result in positive, actionable outcomes
• Seeks and provides honest, transparent feedback
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing with strong interpersonal skills and interact with all levels of the organization.

Why is this role open? What need will this worker fill?
This is to cover the workload for a partner backfill approved for my team

What does a typical work day entail? What are the daily tasks/responsibilities/deliverables?
Summary of Key Responsibilities:
• Plan, implement and support core infrastructure with an overall objective to improve the scalability, reliability, performance, and availability
• Design, develop, troubleshoot, debug, evaluate, modify, deploy and document application, system, or infrastructure software.
• Provide integration and deployment tools and scripts.
• Ensures system performance, uptime and support levels meet or exceed SLAs
• Work closely with architects and engineers to design networks, systems, and storage environment that effectively reflect our client's business needs, security, and SLA requirements
• Continuously improve software engineering practices
Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, participate in internal & external technology communities, and mentor other members of the engineering community

What are the must/nice to have skills you are looking for in this CW?
Working Knowledge Of:
• Configuration management tools Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible
• Infrastructure provisioning tools Terraform, Cloud Formation, ARM templates, AWS CLI, Azure Powershell, Azure CLI.
• Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio .Net, MS Build Team Foundation Server (TFS), VSTS, .Net Framework, asp.net & SQL Server
• Experience hardening and maintaining secure systems (Safe Harbor or PCI experience a plus!)
• Experience with Shell scripting, Power Shell, Perl, PHP, Ruby, Python, BASH
• Experience with uDeploy, Ant, Maven, Gradle, Grunt, Artifactory, Nexus, Nuget
• Networking and Load Balancers, Firewalls, DNS, VPCs, VPNs, DNS OSI Layers etc
• Experience with revision control source code repositories (Git, SVN, Bitbucket)
• Infrastructure and Application logging and monitoring technologies CloudWatch, Splunk, ELK, Redis, NewRelic, DataDog, Dynatrace, PagerDuty
• Containers and orchestration: Docker, AWS ECS, Azure Service Fabric, Docker Swarm/Datacenter.
• NoSQL databases (Cassandra, DocumentDB) RDB (MS SQL, Oracle)
• Understanding of internet standards such as HTTP, DNS, FTP, SSH, HTML, XML, JDBC, ODBC, SNMP and other protocols
• UNIX/LINUX and Windows and server experience, including expertise in system installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, preventative maintenance, capacity planning, monitoring, and security procedures
Web (IIS, Apache), .Net & Java application (Tomcat, Jboss, etc) server expertise including installation, administration, configuration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, preventative maintenance, capacity planning, monitoring, and security procedures

This is a new project for digital API, new initiatives for Fraud/MFA. Under a major initiative for Starbucks.
Will be representing this team in that project. Would be a project to start with and it may turn into a multi-year initiative.