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DevOps Engineers
Ref No.: 17-02232
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Start Date / End Date: 09/12/2017 to 06/04/2018
 DevOps Lead contractor Job description
Description: The Automated Deployment Pipeline Service (ADPS) DevOps Lead will be responsible to lead the development of an Automated Deployment Pipeline utilizing automation/configuration management toolset such as Chef, Puppet or an equivalent, as well as Ruby, PowerShell scripts, and custom code solutions. The DevOps Lead is required to contribute to developing the solutions architecture, designing automation templates for infrastructure provisioning, configuration & change management, and developing the detailed technical design. The candidate needs to be capable of presenting analyses and recommendations to leadership and discussing the technical merits of solutions with engineers and architects. The DevOps Lead will also be responsible to manage the programs SDLC, utilizing Scrum methodologies and standard DevOps tools. In addition to leading DevOps engineers assigned to the program.
  • Familiarity and comfort with tools used in a continuous deployment pipeline is critical
  • Experience using scripting languages (Bash, Perl, DevOps, Ruby)
  • Experience writing code for one or multiple of the following: Puppet / Chef / Ansible / Saltstack
  • Experience with command execution frameworks
  • Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code approach and toolsets
  • Experience with PowerShell script development
  • Experience with TFS 2010+, VSTS, or similar ALM tool
  • Working knowledge of Azure Services, especially ARM templates
  • Experience developing in a software development language
  • Experience and knowledge of database technologies, particularly MS SQL
  • Experience of firewall, router and network infrastructure device management
  • Knowledge of virtualization and its benefits for improving reliability
  • Experience with instrumentation, monitoring, alerting, and responding relative to performance and availability of applications
  • Capable of technical deep dives into infrastructure, databases, and application, specifically in designing, coding, operating, and supporting high-performance, highly available services and infrastructure
  • Experience operating and supporting mission-critical applications (e.g. incident and outage management)
  • Experience problem solving issues on globally distributed systems and critical product service environments
  • Knows what is possible using latest networking, infrastructure, database, and application technologies to driving automation and reliability improvements
  • Understanding of the concepts and principles behind DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Agile, Lean, etc.
  • Use of DevOps tools to deliver and operate end-user services a plus (e.g., Chef, New Relic, AlertSite, etc.)
  • Operational experience supporting a 99.99% availability a plus