Job #: 2982

Title: DevOps Engineer


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 2 months ago

    Cloud Devops Specialist

    Job Description
    Experienced Devops specialist required to work on public cloud projects with opportunities to work on both Azure and AWS in a global financial organization.

    This role requires the successful candidate to have:
    Experience in transforming IT Service Delivery to one of a Devops culture
    Strong infrastructure, development and Devops skills
    Proven track record of service ownership, accountability and building trusted relationships
    Experience in Change and Incident Management concepts Primary responsibilities
    Work in a globally distributed team to provide innovative and robust public Cloud solutions
    Collaborate with vendors to develop and deploy Cloud services to meet customer expectations
    Collaborate with IT Security to ensure necessary controls to Cloud services are deployed and tested
    Design compliant infrastructure and supporting services in the Cloud platform
    Design, optimize and document the operational aspects of the Cloud platform
    Develop Infra as Code to automate cloud deployments
    Develop automation workflows in CI/CD pipeline adhering to change management process
    Facilitate tabletop exercises for incident management processes, chaos engineering
    Evaluate and implement emerging Devops tools

    Required Skills
    Experience with Infrastructure as Code
    Experience with CI/CD pipelines
    Sound knowledge of server infrastructure and cloud computing
    Good knowledge of security (SAML, OAuth, OpenID, Kerberos, Policies, entitlements etc.)
    Experience with architecting and maintaining high availability production systems
    Strong development skills in PowerShell and/or Python
    Experience in software installation, configuration and patching
    Experience in Terraform automation / orchestration (or similar)
    Knowledge of system monitoring in a cloud environment including cloud specific products and tools
    Experience with Agile and DevOps methodologies
    Developing monitoring architecture and implementing monitoring agents, dashboards, escalations and alerts
    Strong communication and written skills
    Experience creating technical architecture documentation

    Desired Skills
    Knowledge of security controls for the Public cloud (encryption of data in motion/rest and key management)
    Hands-on experience with Azure and/or AWS design and implementation
    Knowledge of Linux and Windows containers
    RedHat Enterprise Linux knowledge
    Experience with Open Source Cloud and configuration management tools (Puppet, Chef)
    Experience with alternate cloud providers (e.g. Google Cloud Platform)
    Experience in the financial industry
    Bachelor degree in a related field

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