DevOps Engineer

  • location: Boston, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $45 per hour
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DevOps Engineer

job summary:
We are seeking an experienced DevOps Engineer to join the Data Office with the Digital Services team. This is currently working on a new resident/business focused website, a data repository for public records compliance called **, and various data science projects for internal government customers.

location: Boston, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $40 - 45 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
Data Team DevOps Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Help with production issues and deployments for, any analytics/data science products
  • Move the team closer to continuous deployment, improving tooling (i.e. automation) and use of infrastructure (i.e. try-test-iterate faster)
  • Setup deployment infrastructure for Mayflower, our style guide and visual component library
  • Setup deployment infrastructure for analytics and data science products, that AWS Lambda and Docker based (Goal: Reduced time to go from engagement to receiving data)
  • Create and implement a strategy to monitor Digital Services supported applications and accurately notify engineers of problems
  • Construct and maintain a Threat Model for Digital Services supported applications, and implement solutions for gaps in our security based on it
  • Develop a reusable infrastructure playbook and tooling for rapidly deploying Data Team packages to internal customers

    • Quickly standup standard environment and/or distribute or handoff work deliverables
  • Mentor the team on good DevOps practices
  • Development and deployment of RESTful APIs, including documentation
  • Setup and facilitate processes and environments for the creation of new services; this would include the creation of processes and deployments to dev, test and prod environments for the proof of concepts services developed throughout the agency.
  • 5-8 years of experience in the below categories
  • Experience with AWS cloud platform specifically with the following services (or equivalent services within alternative cloud-based platforms)

    • AWS CLI
    • Cloud Formation
    • Cloud Front
    • S3 management
    • RDS
    • DynamoDB
    • SNS & SQS
    • EC2 management
    • Elastic beanstalk and other auto-scaling services
    • Lambda Function (python & node)
    • API Gateway
    • AWS Route 53 and AWS Cert Manager
  • Linux terminal
  • Experience with an IaaS (preferably: Amazon Web Services)
  • Virtual machines
  • Monitor production web applications
  • People and technical process improvement/re-engineering
  • Communicating effectively
  • Continuous integration/deployment
  • Conducting technical and behavioral interviews
  • Infrastructure security practices
  • Documenting in plain language
  • RESTful APIs
  • Infrastructure automation tools
  • Amazon Web Services
  • "Serverless" architecture such as AWS Lambda
  • Microservices architecture
  • Bonus points for experience with:

    • Acquia Cloud
    • PHP
    • Drupal
    • Agile/iterative development
    • User Experience (UX) practice
    • Python
    • Ansible
    • Docker
    • Other Coding Experience
skills: Experience with AWS cloud platform specifically with the following services (or equivalent services within alternative cloud-based platforms)

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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