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Senior DevOps Windows Systems Administrator
Ref No.: 16-10938
Location: Duluth, Georgia
Job Description – Senior DevOps Windows Systems Administrator
Connected Payments, an Client SaaS company, offers a winning combination of payment security and payment innovation. We are recognized as one of the innovative leaders evolving payment industry regulations and the increasing need to implement innovative payment methods with a high degree of security are transforming the payment industry. Client Connected Payments is the answer to mounting challenges faced by retailers. A fully secure payment route, it ensures complete data and transmission protection, from PIN pad to payment processor. Connected Payments is implemented as a SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) solution, allowing retailers to easily comply with payment regulations, and helping them to prepare for a future of innovative payment options that improve shopper experience. Come join our Service Delivery team and you will work with Product Development and Production Operations to deliver and support Connected Payments/Client SaaS offerings. If you are passionate about quality and delivering awesome results for customers, come join us now!

Responsibilities:
  • Engage closely with architects, engineering and operations teams to deliver highly available and scalable services with minimal/zero downtime.
  • Build automation scripts and frameworks to improve operational processes and procedures.
  • Learn, deploy and document newer technologies for the potential deployment of services following a development and release life cycle.
  • Driving ongoing improvements and efficiencies in operational practices, tools & processes.
  • Provide a seamless transition of the application from Product Development to Production Support teams.
  • Build and deploy Microsoft Server platforms (2003, 2008, 2012) to production environments.
  • Support Microsoft Active Directory domains configurations as relates to server deployments.
  • Build and implement Microsoft Windows Clusters for supporting products as needed.
  • Support production application/product/environment escalations as needed.
Qualifications:
Required Skills:
  • Strong knowledge/experience with Application and Infrastructure Delivery automation, orchestration and configuration management.
  • Experience supporting and implementing Microsoft Windows servers, Active Directory implementations and high availability cluster configurations.
  • Experience with virtualization technologies including VMWare and operating or troubleshooting VMs in a highly virtualized environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with various teams and levels of management.
  • Ability to effectively Troubleshooting production issues.
  • Configuration, management, and performance tuning of App/Web tier (IIS, Apache, Jboss, Tomcat, etc.)
  • DevOps in a Windows environment.
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosing Windows server and networking issues.
Skill Set:
    • Operating Systems – Windows 2003, 2008 and 2012
    • Applications – Java, Tomcat, .NET
    • Scripting – Powershell, PowerCLI, Bash, VBScript
    • Version control – GIT, Perforce
    • Build/Release – TFS, Jenkins, Maven, GCC, Make
    • Package – MSI, NUGet, YUM/RPM, Zip, Tar
    • Provisioning – vRA, vSphere, AWS
    • Storage – Netapp, SAN, NAS, CIFS
    • Networking – Infoblox, F5, vCNS
    • Public Cloud – Azure, AWS
Preferred skills:
  • Experience with physical and virtual Networking; Cisco firewalls a plus.
  • Experience with AWS and OpenStack a plus.
  • Experience in directory services and authentication utilizing LDAP, AD and SAML.
  • Experience with any of the following: JIRA, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Docker, Python.
  • Lead and contribute to DevOps establishment of best in class DevOps development, automation and deployment practices, policies and standards.
  • Participate in the reduction of internal DevOps expansion, enhancement, scalability and performance technical debt.
Experience:
  • Extensive experience with Splunk or other log aggregation tools.
  • Experience with Application Load balancing via F5 devices and network troubleshooting.
  • Experience with programming/scripting languages (Powershell, PowerCLI, Bash, Perl, Python, VBScript.).
  • Experience in deployment automation, monitoring and maintaining large-scale services with various underlying dependencies in a complex environment.
Qualifications:
  • BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years back to back recent Windows DevOps experience.
  • In-depth Windows system administration and engineering experience.
  • Previous experience working in a Windows Server and AD environment.
  • Previous experience delivering a new product, including methodologies, for an enterprise solution.
  • Must have high initiative and be a clear communicator.
  • Must be good at setting up and troubleshooting environments.
  • Preferred full lifecycle involvement of end to end application delivery.
Employee Status:
Regular
Job Level:
Manager
More Information About the Job
Is Relocation Available?
No

Are you open to sponsorship?
No

Are there flexible work hours?
Yes

Is there a possibility to work remote?
Yes

This position is:
New Position

Is there a bonus structure?
10%

Is there equity?
No

Who does this position report to?
Senior Engineering Manager

Does this position have direct reports?
No

What are the nice-to-have skills?
See description Please submit in PDF or Word, thank you!

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