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DevOps Engineer

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Salary: $65 - $70 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

  • Pay 65 to 70
  • Function: DevOps
  • Job Ref: 239685

Our client is seeking an  DevOps Engineer for a contract opportunity in Irving, TX!  The API Platform DevOps Engineer is part of the Digital Technology Team. They are responsible for the design, implementation, and ongoing enhancements of digital products and enhancing the digital experience.

The engineer must have a strong and continuously evolving technical mastery of API Platforms, Microservices, and Cloud Engineering. This includes hands-on scripting, participating in design sessions, code reviews, system testing during various phases of development, follow best industry practices and publish API documentation.

About you:

Your areas of expertise include implementing software engineering best practices in the design, development, and utilization of API products in cloud platforms. You have a passion for cloud assets management, hands-on scripting, automation, platform security, and great quality services that deliver an exceptional experience to customers and drive efficiency through the creation of extendable and reusable service components.

Job Functions

Assist in architecting the Cloud Backend Infrastructure and DevOps process.

Work with AWS managed services, EC2, CloudFormation, Lambda, Fargate, etc.

Write scripts to automate operations, server management, and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) processes.

Proposes cloud solutions based on business and technology considerations, and suitable alternatives to satisfy customer needs.

Aid in the creation of automated troubleshooting capabilities across multiple cloud providers.

Works as a key contributor on the Delivery APIs team providing necessary Cloud Solutions.

Design APIs develop shippable code, documentation, and unit test new features for digital products.

Works with fellow API Developers, Team Leads, Architects to deliver features through the creation of re-usable Microservices and API products

Collaborate with Quality, Product, and Cloud Engineering teams to keep digital assets fully functional, secure and up to date with business needs.

Perform pair programming, effectively communicate ideas with the team, assist in systems integration, performance testing, and product releases

Implement policies, roles, data access controls, monitoring events, resolve system and data issues for continuous functioning of APIs

Assist in maintaining cross-platform tooling across multiple cloud providers.

Works to integrate cloud solutions with existing enterprise tools and systems.

Analyzes the current enterprise architecture to identify weaknesses and opportunities for improvement using cloud solutions.

Acts as a subject matter expert on technologies and trends in cloud solutions architecture.

Performs evaluations of enterprise cloud technology standards, tools, products, and solutions to identify opportunities for improvement.

Keeps abreast of emerging cloud technologies and evaluates vendor offerings to determine the best fit for business needs.

Set up web application firewall rules and other required comprehensive security implementations.

Work with scripting and programming languages such as Python, Ruby, PowerShell, and Bash.

Provide solutions for logging and reporting ELK and Kinesis streaming.



Must have 3 years of AWS Cloud-based API platform solutions

Must have 2 years of experience in creating and maintaining AWS Infrastructure as code through Terraform, AWS CloudFormation templates

Must have experience managing AWS accounts, roles, policies, billing, cost analysis and monitor all cloud resources

Must have experience performing network security analysis, resource security analysis, audits, standards compliance, and alerts set up to secure cloud assets.

Experience working with API Gateway, Load Balancers, Container Services, CDNs, API Performance testing, CI/CD pipelines, and monitoring tools.

Ability to work in an Agile / SCRUM environment.

Self-directed with a start-up/entrepreneur mindset.

Ravenous about learning technology and problem-solving.

Strong writing and communication skills.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.