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Sr. Infrastructure Support Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00131
Location: Pasadena, California
As a member of the Software Integration and Deployment Team, the Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer will be responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of the project end-to-end, automated test and deployment system (Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment) in the AWS cloud environment of a complex, high demand and continuously upgraded operational service delivering science data and analysis tools to the greater science community and the general public.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Utilizing disparate codebases to build, package and deploy to multiple cloud and on-premises venues and run unit and integration testing to ensure the validity of software deliveries
  • Work closely with Integration and Test roles to add coverage for regression and new test cases
  • Collaborate with other subsystem leads to make sure new technologies and dependencies can be fit into the newly created CI/CD workflow.
  • Maintains the production environment available to end users and partners
  • Apply operating system patches and deploy new releases in the SIT, UAT and production environments
  • Provide technical support to the end user and partner community
  • Writing scripts to automate operations and server management to enable smooth deployments, post-deployment smoke testing, rapidly debug installation issues, and document any issues with the delivered packages
  • Developing automated infrastructure in a cloud environment
  • Advising Developer and DevOps teams on infrastructure characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements

Required Skills:
  • Experienced in automating infrastructure in a cloud environment
  • Strong understanding across cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, data, and applications) to deliver end to end cloud infrastructure architectures and designs
  • Experience with container applications (Docker, Docker Compose, AWS ECS, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with programming and/or object oriented programming in any language (Java, Python, Ruby)
  • Experience with Amazon Web Service cloud service platforms and web services (Lambda, EC2, S3)
  • Experience with CI/CD frameworks and/or fundamentals (Jenkins, Bamboo, AWS Developer Suite, CircleCI)
  • Experience with artifact repository management software (JFrog Artifactory or other artifact repositories)
  • Agile development experience
  • Familiar with automation software provisioning and configuration management tools (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt)
  • Experience with log monitoring and alerting like ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana) or other similar stacks
  • Working knowledge of shell scripting, cronjobs and Swarm

Desired Skills:
  • Familiar with AWS cloud formation templates, IAM roles and AWS Kinesis
  • Familiar with team collaboration tools (bversion, Confluence, Redmine, Jira)
  • Familiar with declarative programming languages (YAML)
  • Experience with MySQL and/or Oracle databases including designing SQL Queries
  • Ability to work closely with other teams (DBA, SA, DEV, SE) to obtain requirements / software dependencies and request new software to be installed as needed
  • Experience with the following: requirements analysis, design, coding, configuration management, integration and testing
  • Experience and advanced knowledge in the design, implementation, and operations of large data storage or archive systems
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate preferred
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional preferred

Required Education:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with a minimum of 8 years of experience in system administration, software development, data management and archive system experience in a Linux environment