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DevOps Engineer
Ref No.: 18-19739
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Platform as a service
Unix/Linux admin experience; Docker container experience; scripting such as PHP/Perl; Cloud such as AWS/Azure; Weblogic, Tomcat, Jboss, Apache knowledge

The PaaS team is a new function being created to engineer the Everything as a Service (EaaS) PaaS. EaaS is one of four initiatives under Strategy 2020.

The team will be part of Application and Web Platforms, a function responsible for our strategic platforms for application hosting workloads including: Java, JEE, Web, CMS, Messaging, BI, Logging, Storage and other use cases under the auspices of EaaS.

• Contributing to the technical design and implementation of the Platform as a Service Platform (PaaS).
• Installation, configuration and integration of Openshift/Kubernetes (PaaS) software infrastructure.
• Very Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration and Kernel Performance Tuning.
• Very Strong knowledge of container (Docker) technology and container orchestration
• Experience with automation/configuration management using either Ansible, Puppet, Chef or an equivalent
• Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services
• A working understanding of code (GoLang) and script (PHP, Python, Perl and/or Ruby)
• Installation and configuration of monitoring tools like Prometheus, grafana or an equivalent.
• Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
• Experience of working with Public cloud providers like Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google cloud or an equivalent
• Working with platform customers to pilot PaaS technologies before productising the deliverables.
• Liaising with Vendor and existing platform owners, contributing to the overall strategy of application workload delivery on to PaaS.
• Participate in PaaS community development by contributing technical expertise through various channels including DB's internal social media, brown bag sessions and formal communication events.
• Pursue the ongoing engineering of the PaaS ensuring it remains fit for purpose and aligned with our strategic objectives.
• Provide direct support for PaaS Platform.