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Senior DevOps Engineer

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois, 60606
  • Salary: 0.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Function: DevOps
  • Job Ref: 201100
MATRIX is partnering with a premier client in filling an urgent CONTRACT position that is 100% REMOTE.  This is a great opportunity to get into an exceptional company and work with cutting edge software. 

This 100% Fully REMOTE CONTRACT position is a great opportunity to get "in" with an exceptional company!  Are you a Senior DevOps Engineer who is ultra collaborative and LOVES getting your hands dirty from writing application code, managing infrastructure-as-code to architecting cloud applications? If these answers are YES, this job is yours!


The client created an interactive employee communications platform that makes tricky decisions—like choosing and using employee benefits—easier and more enjoyable. The success of the platform has exceeded our wildest work-related dreams, which is why we need a talented Software Engineer to help us.


How you’ll help


How you’ll help

On any given day as a Senior DevOps, you’ll be busy doing everything from writing application code and managing infrastructure-as-code to architecting cloud applications for high-availability.

What you’ll do

  • Design modern containerized or cloud-based applications  
  • Build and support  automated CI/CD pipelines
  • Identify and fix system issues while keeping a cool head
  • Lead and mentor their team

Experience & skills you’ll need

  • Experience using Cloud computing platforms (especially AWS) and applications that scale
  • Experience developing tools and automation using high level programming languages
  • Ability to participate in application design review, code review, follow stack trace during incidents and resolve
  • Experience using configuration management tools such as Ansible, Packer, and Terraform
  • Experience using container technology and orchestration tools such as Docker, ECS or Kubernetes
  • Experience using continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins
  • Knowledge of best monitoring and alerting practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A head for data-driven decision making


  • Courage
  • Decision Quality
  • Persuades
  • Manages Ambiguity
  • Manages Complexity
  • Optimizes work processes
  • Tech Savvy