job summary: DevOps Engineer will work with application developers to automate and accelerate the testing, release, and deployment of applications into a runtime environment. This role requires a background in development, operations, and full-stack software implementations. This is a hybrid role and must be located in Chicago (or within commutable distance) to be onsite as needed/ on occasion. location: Chicago, Illinois job type: Contract salary: $71 - 76 per hour work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Responsibilities: Is well versed in programming in a high-level language such as TypeScript, Python, Java, C# or other languages to script installation, configuration, and provisioningProvide continuous delivery solutions in a cloud environment and have experience with the core suite of tools used to manage AWS cloud infrastructureEstablish and employ Continuous Integration practices and tools such as Harness, ArgoCD, Github Action or other CI tools Configure management automation tools from AWS or other cloud providers in creating continuous delivery systems Employ industry Continuous Delivery patterns and collaboratively work with other members to achieve successful continuous delivery solutionsResponsible for mentoring and teaching existing team members Clearly explain solutions for complex problems and demonstrate ability to lead and impart knowledge effectively to junior resources Continually improve cyber resilience. Collect DevOps automation requirements from development teams Design devops pipelines for applications based on existing company standards Build cloud infrastructure pipelines based on existing company standards Build CI/CD pipelines based on existing company standards for cloud applications Support and maintain existing infrastructure and CI/CD pipelines Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in computer science, systems analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience 5 + years of experience spanning at least two IT disciplines, including technical architecture, application development, or operationsExperience optimizing applications, both stand-alone and in distributed systems to maximize performanceExperience maintaining infrastructure and ensuring stability while adding new features Any AWS Certification Familiarity with a broad portfolio of AWS infrastructure tools (EBS, S3, EC2, Elastic IP, Route 53, VPC) and experience with cloud infrastructure management and automation technologies Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional bordersComfort with frequent changes in priorities Ability to clearly articulate design and implementation choicesExperience managing multi-tenant Kubernetes cluster Continuous integration tools such as Harness ArgoCD, Github Action or similarScripting (Python, JS, GO Lang, Bash) skills for monitoring and automation Possess a strong grasp of automation tools Critical thinking and problem-solving skillsTime and priority management A team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills Preferred: Experience leading small TeamsAWS CDKObject-Oriented Programming Experience. qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 5 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors (required) skills: DevOps 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.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com. Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility). For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.