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Principal DevOps Engineer - Remote

Posted 12 days ago

  • Function: DevOps
  • Job Ref: 206693

Terrific Contract Opportunity !

Position: Principal DevOps Engineer
Location: Remote
Hourly Rate: $ 94/hr.
Term: 6 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring operational integrity of Global Cyber-Security Office DevSecOps applications and infrastructure; including:
    • HashiCorp Vault
    • JFrog Artifactory
    • Internal Security Pipeline
    • Third party vendor applications
  • AWS EKS Kubernetes cluster administration, and troubleshooting
    • Managing global multi-region cluster failover, and disaster recovery plans
  • Capable of triaging, debugging and root cause analysis of various commonly used AWS services such as IAM, KMS, EC2, EKS, S3, Route53, CloudFront, ACM, Secrets Manager
  • Building automation and governance around organization secrets management
  • Tracking, comparing and reporting SLOs, and SLIs against defined SLAs to ensure reliability and availablity
  • Bespoke automation and integrations for backend systems using languages such as Bash, Python, Ruby, and Go
  • Automating the collection of metrics from DevSecOps tools and implementing AppSec log ingestion at scale using tools such as Sysdig, DataDog and Prometheus
  • On-call rotation for ensuring uptime, and functionality of critical internal customer services
  • Leading members of a globally present DevOps team
  • Have well founded opinions and be willing to express your disagreement when something doesn't pass the ‘smell test’ for you.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Advanced experience administering Kubernetes, and understanding of manifest management with Helm
  • Advanced experience solutioning with AWS services such as IAM, KMS, EC2, EKS, S3, Route53, CloudFront, ACM, Secrets
  • Intermediate experience solutioning and working with one or more other cloud providers aside from AWS such as GCP, Alibaba, Azure
  • Intermediate experience writing, and running Terraform
  • Advanced of Linux systems administrator experience or equivalent skills
  • Intermediate experience or equivalent skills with DevOps or CICD pipelines (Jenkins, Concourse, etc…)
  • Intermediate experience with configuration management tools such as Chef, Ansible, SaltStack.
    • Strong preference for Chef
  • Advanced experience with automating multiple systems using languages such as Bash, Python and Ruby and Go
  • Intermediate experience with RDBMS databases such as Postgres, MySQL, and MS SQL Server
  • Intermediate understanding of source control management and practices using Git, and Github
  • Advanced understanding of Infrastructure as Code
  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field of work or equivalent work experience.

Even better if you have:
  • Experience with the Microsoft ecosystem including Powershell is a plus
  • Directory services like AD, and LDAP
  • Understanding and experience with backend software application development with Ruby or Go including API development, and integrating with third party sources
  • Understanding of system integration design patterns at scale with experience in microservice design or development