DevOps Engineer

ExamSoft Worldwide

DevOps Engineer

Dallas, TX
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    ExamSoft is seeking a DEVOPS ENGINEER to join the Engineering team! The DevOps Engineer is responsible for the overall health, performance and instrumentation of ExamSoft's 24x7 worldwide platform. Ensuring optimal availability, performance and scale are at the heart of the DevOps team's ownership here at ExamSoft.

    The DevOps Engineer will be critical in design, build and deployment and monitoring of a new and modern platform. A strong sense of technical skill and especially experience in cloud hosted applications will ensure success in this role.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Ensure 24x7 availability of ExamSoft's SaaS services

    • Participate in on call rotation

    • Contribute in the different phases of the Agile based SDLC

    • Participate as a full member of the development team, taking part in

    • Scrum meetings providing timely inputs on infrastructure, scalability, monitoring, operational process, infrastructure efficiency and release process

    • Leverage and extend a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is preferred, but cloud experience is required)

    • Implement security best practices to harden systems in the earliest stages of development

    • Evangelize scalable operational practices and create automation to

    • enforce these ideals

    • Create and maintain operational run books

    • Develop scripts to automate and simplify day to day operational tasks

    • Contribute to ongoing improvements and refinements of application and

    • infrastructure monitoring

    • Mentor and provide guidance to DevOps Engineer and provide support to the DevOps Manager as needed

    • Provide backup to the DevOps Manager in a day to day team functions

    TECHNOLOGIES USED:

    • LINUX
    • DOCKER (AND ORCHESTRATION, I.E. ECS, KUBERNETES, DOCKER SWARM)
    • Jenkins
    • Ansible
    • AWS
    • VMWare vCenter
    • Windows Server 2008+
    • PowerShell
    • Octopus Deploy
    • Atlassian Jira, Confluence, etc
    • Windows AD user, group & GPO-based administration
    • MS Office 365

    QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

    • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field
    • 7+ years of overall experience
    • Must have demonstrated hands-on experience managing SaaS products and platforms
    • Strong understanding of Red Hat Linux, web servers (Apache, Nginx), Application servers (JBOSS, Tomcat), and Relation Databases.
    • Strong understanding of DevOps and platform software tools (Ansible, Docker, Jenkins etc).
    • Strong understanding of Amazon Web Services cloud-based platform
    • Strong knowledge of data center networking (including load balancers and VPN)
    • Strong emphasis on security best practices and incident response
    • Strong knowledge of release management.
    • Good knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) practices (Agile/Scrum)