Director of Dev Ops / Cloud Engineering

Director of Dev Ops / Cloud Engineering

DevOps & Cloud Engineering Leaders, isn’t it time for something new? One of my clients is looking for a Director of Cloud Engineering to help them modernize, revamp and scale their cloud-based infrastructure as well as staff and manage a team of Dev Ops Engineers.

This will start as a somewhat hands-on role performing Dev Ops tasks as well as evaluating the infrastructure and making recommendations/changes to the stack to improve scalability and performance. You’ll then hire a team to make it all happen. Candidates must be comfortable with and competent when communicating with executive staff, etc.

Tech stack today is:

High-traffic, fault-tolerant, highly-available 24/7/365 system
AWS – EC2, ELB, AutoScaling Groups, IAM, S3, RDS, Elastic cache, Lambda
CI/CD
Docker and Kubernetes

Up to ~$225K plus performance-based bonus. Company is based in NYC but this role can be remote flexible.

Senior Support Specialist at NYC Fintech

Fintech based in NYC having raised $30M in Series Funding is looking for a senior support specialist. Firm provides post-trade regulatory software for trading firms. 50 people with 15 engineers, right now all the engineers are doing the support work and they’d like someone senior to come in and take on this workload.

 

Qualifications

  • Track record of strong support experience in preferably a lead position, 10+ years ideally
  • Ability to write effective unit and integration tests.
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Experience with CI/CD workflows using Jenkins and GitHub
  • Experience with automation engineering having built out test frameworks

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop test plans, test cases, test scripts and test reports
  • Enhance existing support workflows
  • Interact with the DevOps team in building CI/CD pipelines, using Jenkins and Git

 

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation with equity potential
  • 2 days a week work from home flexibility

Senior DevOps Role at Midtown Startup

Startup that provides real-time market analytics for consumer goods corporations is looking for a Senior DevOps engineer. The company is located in Midtown and develops a mobile application that provides rewards point for consumers to answer online surveys, while providing companies with the most relevant market data in real-time. 12 person firm with 5 engineers, they currently received another $4 Million in Seed Funding.

 

What you are:

  • Minimum 3+ years of AWS experience
  • Strong experience using Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform
  • Exposure to Lamba or Elastic Search is a plus

 

The environment is highly collaborative. You’ll have the ability to interact with senior professionals using an advanced tech stack of Node on the back-end and React on the front-end.

Sr. DevOps Engineer – Stoughton

As the first and largest specialty pharmacy integrator and accelerator, our client sits at the nexus of the $200B specialty pharmacy industry. They build and manage hospital-owned specialty pharmacies for health systems who want to offer coordinated care services for patients with chronic illness. Their patient-centric platform enables health systems to improve medication adherence, reduce patient readmission rates, and ultimately improve health outcomes through the collection and distillation of clinical, behavioral, and financial data.

 

They are looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to support the Product Development teams through their Agile life cycle and take their in-house applications from design to full production rollout. You will be responsible for leading initiatives to architect, design and implement next generation build and release automation solutions, maintaining and improving Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery environments, and owning reference architectures for CI/CD pipelines.

The DevOps Engineer should have strong communications skills, be self-directed and self-starter, and professional in his/her interactions with others.

Details on the role: 

  • Infrastructure – They are looking for someone that is a pro with AWS infrastructure, monitoring, logging, and automation tools.
  • They will need you to define requirements for new infrastructure improvements, and implement them.
  • They will need you to track configuration changes across the stack and own the configuration management of the infrastructure and platform in their environment.
  • Performance – Research and develop improvements to availability, scalability, and performance of the overall environment, including implementation of the necessary monitoring tools to facilitate the process.  Owning the performance management and KPI’s across the various service layers in the cloud stack.
  • Hardening – Define and implement improvements to the hardening of their entire cloud stack. Responsible for the services and configurations, identification, logging and reporting of attacks, and adjustments as necessary.
  • Deployment – Manage all build and deploy tools, and oversee all deployments. Improve deployment processes to ensure zero downtime and simple rollback protocols for all releases. Document the steps in pipeline deployment for the platform and ensure the application deployment pipeline includes the necessary testing and security.  Own the quality of build deployments. CI/CD – Architect, implement, and train dev team on new CI/CD tooling and processes.
  • Data Security – Ensure the environment complies with HIPAA/HITRUST requirements. Monitor for and correct any violations regularly.  Identify and work with third-party vendors to complete audits and obtain necessary certifications.

What you need:

  • 5+years of experience in a DevOps and/or software development capacity
  • Linux command line administration expertise
  • Experience with various Configuration management tools: Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet SCM tools: Git, SVN Shell scripting expertise, including Python extensive.
  • AWS mastery, in-depth understanding of all AWS instance types, services, and tools SQL/Postgres administration and scripting
  • Experience implementing CI/CD (e.g.  Jenkins, PCF Concourse preferred)
  • Experience with container infrastructures, e.g. Docker. (Bonus points if you have experience with PCF tiles)
  • In-depth understanding of web operations and security best practices in healthcare
  • Ability to learn quickly with a keen attention to detail and results
  • Passionate about making a difference in healthcare and devops culture

 

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or MIS preferred.
  • Certifications: AWS, Chef, Puppet, PCF Administrator, PCF Developer

Senior DevOps Engineer

Opportunity

As part of this position, you will work closely with architects, software engineers and operations to design, build, deploy, manage and operate our development, test and production environments. You will build and maintain tools to ensure their applications meet their stringent SLA’s in a fast paced culture with a passion to learn and contribute. They are looking for a strong engineer with a can do attitude.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • You will build and maintain tools and programs to operate, deploy and monitor their global distributed platform
  • Assist the dev team in implementing best practices for software build and deployment
  • Manage and improve their Jenkins and Puppet infrastructure
  • Assist with environment setup, automation, and streamlining the stand up and scale out of infrastructure
  • Develop and improve their monitoring and alerting systems
  • Assist with organization wide security considerations
  • Assist with capacity planning and load testing of their applications
  • Automate the deployment of their platform and all the systems it depends on

 

Requirements

 

  • 3+ years of DevOps experience with a strong background in Linux and prior exposure to AWS
  • Ability to code/script using Python, Ruby or similar
  • Experience with MySQL & any of the following NoSQL technologies such as Cassandra, Redis, Hadoop
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure as code
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent
  • Plusses: Experience with monitoring tools like Nagios or xymon. Prior exposure to continuous integration/delivery tools like Jenkins. Knowledge of DC/OS, Mesophere, or Kubernetes. Security best practice is a plus

 

Comp & Benefits

 

  • Competitive comp based on experience level
  • Healthcare HMO & PPO
  • Stock options and 401k
  • Flexible Spending and Transit Reimbursement Accounts

DevOps Administrator – Boston

DevOps Administrator

Working closely with product, delivery and client support to deploy their hosted solution, the DevOps Administrator will be part of a team that is responsible for the day-to-day development, support and deployment of their solution to development and production platforms.

These are the expectations that they have of a successful and accomplished DevOps

Administrator:

  • Customer-facing excellence
  • Understanding of cloud deployment methodologies and their accompanying software development life cycles
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix administration and troubleshooting
  • Strong experience with database administration, troubleshooting and tuning (MySQL, Mongo)
  • Experience with data retention management
  • Experience with data transmission and storage
  • Experience with disaster recovery and failover
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services
  • A working understanding of code and script (PHP, Python, Perl and/or Ruby)
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent is preferred
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations
  • Excellent end user and customer support

Competencies

They are looking for a candidate with at least 5 years of experience in the following technologies:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and/or related experience
  • Experience with Red Hat and CentOS flavors of the Linux operating system
  • Experience with VMware virtualization technologies
  • Experience with AWS instances and VPCs
  • Patch management techniques for servers and clients
  • Excellent time management, communication, writing and customer service skills
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and decision-making skills
  • Management of third-party vendors
  • Experience with Atlassian products, a plus
  • Good understanding of networking and security principles

DevOps Engineer – Burlington

COMPANY OVERVIEW

 

Our client is the retail energy industry’s leading provider of transaction management (EDI), billing and CIS, pricing, demand scheduling, and wholesale energy software services. Offering the industry’s only end-to-end business process solution, they provide comprehensive and proven solutions for the unique business process needs of start-up retail suppliers and established  global suppliers of natural gas and electricity – and to everyone in between.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company in an exciting evolving industry.  They are seeking a Senior Engineer to support their Site Reliability Engineering team.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Ensure the automation of builds, release and monitoring of all products within the ESG portfolio. Along with monitoring, there will be a need to address scaling and performance issues within the product and to work with all teams internally to address these needs and issues.

 

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Define and automate product build process using Jenkins and Ant
  • Define and automate product release to hosting environments ( non-production and production ) using Chef & CloudFormation with the support of scripting where needed ( Powershell, Python, etc… )
  • Define and automate product monitoring using custom checks and DataDog
  • Facilitate product performance & scaling issue resolution
  • Assist in driving HA product architecture solutions
  • Support and drive good application architecture and configuration with the product development teams
  • Support product deployments
  • Support product operations
  • Good understanding of DR processes and infrastructures
  • All other related duties as assigned.

 

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

 

Experience

  • 2-4yrs of experience with AWS services ( Cloud Formation, EC2, Lamda, S3, RDS, etc.. )
  • 2-4yrs of experience using monitoring solutions ( DataDog, NewRelic, Icinga/Nagios )
  • 2-4yrs of experience using build solutions ( Mavin, Jenkins, Ant, Bamboo, etc.. )
  • 2-4yrs of experience using Chef
  • 2-4yrs of experience using Linux & Windows
  • 2-4yrs of experience using enterprise logging solutions ( Splunk, Scalyr, Loggly, Elasticsearch, etc.. )

 

Education

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent

 

 

COMPENSATION

 

They offer  an attractive compensation package with competitive pay, unlimited paid time off, health insurance coverage, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401k retirement plan, and more!