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Senior AWS DevOps Engineer
Ref No.: 18-06086
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey
NTT DATA has an immediate need for a Senior AWS DevOps Engineer to support our client in Hoboken, NJ.

To apply for this position, please follow the link below or send your resume directly to For more information please call Shawn Mills at 732-362-2596.

Client is seeking an experienced, hands-on AWS DevOps Engineer committed to the practices required to support critical customer-facing platforms while driving continuous improvement and innovation. The successful candidate will work with the existing team to continue to evolve our DevOps agenda.
The client is interested in hiring a candidate with strong background in AWS concepts, Linux administration, networking, and deploying JVM based applications.

Main responsibilities:
  • Design and Implement infrastructure as code
  • Design and Implement monitoring and logging solutions for different technology stacks or container orchestration platforms
  • Design and Implement Continuous Delivery solutions and helping customers automate various stages of their deployments and testing processes
  • Continuous environment monitoring for application health, performance and security
  • Maintaining a pulse on emerging technologies and discovering hidden opportunities in our environment
  • Use technical expertise and experience to evaluate industry technologies and include them in designs as appropriate
  • Evolve and drive standards of Operational Excellence
  • Ensure redundancy and resilience of infrastructure and services
  • Ensure all infrastructure is configuration managed
  • Forecast and assess reliability risks
Key Challenges:
  • Working in a matrix and virtual environment (remote management)
  • Working with a number of stakeholders and business units within Pearson, and across multiple time zones
  • Working with a global customer base and different cultures
  • Managing stakeholders who are resource constrained and may be under committed to this initiative
Essential skills, qualifications and experience:
  • AWS Ops experience is a must, we are looking for a minimum of 2-3 years
  • A strong software/programming background, preferably in Scala/Java and Python
  • Experience with Cassandra Database/Administration, Zookeeper and Redis
  • Significant experience with deployment automation, working with platforms for configuration management, provisioning and artifact repositories
  • Experience with cloud hosted application-monitoring tools such as CloudWatch, New Relic, Elasticsearch and Kibana
  • Experienced in designing scalable solutions, writing efficient code, optimizing performance and debugging issues
  • Experience with source controls systems such as Git and BitBucket
  • Excellent collaboration skills across Development and Operations
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, both technical and non-technical
  • Good time management skills, ability to prioritize tasks effectively
Desirable skills and knowledge:
  • Experience with JAX-RS, SBT, Kafka, Ansible and Jenkins
  • Experience working in an Agile / Kanban development environment
  • Experience working with Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and ECS/Kubernetes
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, multitasking, dynamic environment
  • Experience coaching and mentoring technology talent