DevOps Engineer

  • location: Jacksonville, FL
  • type: Contract
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job description

DevOps Engineer

job summary:
The PaaS team is a new function being created to engineer the Everything as a Service (EaaS) PaaS. EaaS is one of four initiatives under Strategy 2020.

The team will be part of Application and Web Platforms, a function responsible for our strategic platforms for application hosting workloads including: Java, JEE, Web, CMS, Messaging, BI, Logging, Storage and other use cases under the auspices of EaaS.

 
location: Jacksonville, Florida
job type: Contract
work hours: 9 to 5
education: No Degree Required
 
responsibilities:
- Contributing to the technical design and implementation of the Platform as a Service Platform (PaaS).

- Installation, configuration and integration of Openshift/Kubernetes (PaaS) software infrastructure.

- Very Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration and Kernel Performance Tuning.

- Very Strong knowledge of container (Docker) technology and container orchestration

- Experience with automation/configuration management using either Ansible, Puppet, Chef or an equivalent

- Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services

- A working understanding of code (GoLang) and script (PHP, Python, Perl and/or Ruby)

- Installation and configuration of monitoring tools like Prometheus, grafana or an equivalent.

- Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service

- Experience of working with Public cloud providers like Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google cloud or an equivalent

- Working with platform customers to pilot PaaS technologies before productising the deliverables.

- Liaising with Vendor and existing platform owners, contributing to the overall strategy of application workload delivery on to PaaS.

- Participate in PaaS community development by contributing technical expertise through various channels including DB's internal social media, brown bag sessions and formal communication events.

- Pursue the ongoing engineering of the PaaS ensuring it remains fit for purpose and aligned with our strategic objectives.

- Provide direct support for PaaS Platform.

 
qualifications:
Experience of logging and analytic technologies such as Splunk, ELK and Squirro

- Experience of one or more of the following JEE application servers : Oracle Weblogic, Redhat Jboss, Apache Tomcat

- Understanding of Software Load balancers like AVI, HAproxy, Nginx and Envoy

- Understanding of Cloud Native applications and Twelve Factor Application design.

- Strong Technical/Architectural/Solution Design experience.

- Software development experience.

- Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools.

- Experience with systems and IT operations.

- Strong grasp of automation tools.

- A strong focus on business outcomes.

- Experience using both UNIX and Microsoft Windows environments.

- Strong integration experience and system development expertise within a financial institution and highly regulated/controlled environment.

- Integration of PaaS technologies in Polyglot environments, ideally: Java, Perl and .Net.

- Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders.

- Ability to work with multiple IaaS providers.

- A degree or equivalent.

 
skills: Biggest needs are UNIX/Linux, Docker, Cloud technologies.

Nice to haves-

JBOSS/Apache/Tomcat

Scripting (PHP/Per/Python)

J2ee Apps

Software based load balancers

Chef/Puppet/Ansible automation


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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