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Senior DevOps Engineer

  • Location: Middletown, NJ, 07748
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 17 days ago

Job Title: Senior DevOps Engineer

Location: Middletown, NJ (Must be present in the lab 2 to 3 days a week)

Job Description: Responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining operating system workstations and servers, including web servers, in support of business processing requirements in large Tier 1 carrier's lab environment. The ideal candidate is someone with a desire to learn new technologies and a passion for sharing what they have learned with their peers.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Security remediation, including patching
  • In a cloud environment perform the following activities:
    • User access provisioning
    • Server configuration and builds
    • DNS configuration
    • Ongoing support (break/fix) of all Lab Operations servers
  • Performs software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages
  • Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels
  • Installs and monitors security auditing software and remediates defects based on security best practice policies
  • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions
  • Conducts routine hardware and software audits of servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines
  • Rack, stack, cable and configure new servers as needed
  • Perform migrations from old servers to new servers


Required Skills:

  • 6+ years of experience with configuration management of Unix/Linux Operating Systems (Various flavors of Linux as well as legacy SUN/Solaris)
  • 2+ years of experience working with Ansible
  • 2+ years of experience with Hadoop or Cloudera
  • 2+ years of experience with Python scripting
  • Proven experience working on remediation in a cloud and security environment
  • Proven experience performing rack, stack and configuration of new servers
  • Clear concise communication skills


Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working with Prometheus and Grafana for monitoring
  • Experience working on Azure Cloud Platform
  • Proven experience working with Docker
  • Azure Certification

Education: Bachelor of Science preferred