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Sr. DevOps/ Build-Release Engineer

Location: Wayne, PA
Job # 11337638
Date Posted : 09-06-2018
We are urgently looking to fill following role with our direct client.

TITLE: Sr. DevOps/ Build-Release Engineer 
DURATION: 6+ months
Compensation: DOE
  • DevOps Build/Release Engineer will support all software builds and deployment pipelines.
  • You will be focused on the transition of a services platform on a traditional (either virtualized or bare-metal) platform to an automated solution (think PAAS) requires a “cloud-enabled” Systems Engineer with strong technical acumen, change management and communications skills. 
  • The transition requires thought leadership ensuring that key technology and process imperatives have been thought through and solved before the problem is actually faced. 
  • The goal of these efforts is a transformational experience for our product and engineering teams working on the metadata services platform.
  • The Senior Systems Engineer will be responsible for designing and implementing the tools and methodology to transition a service from a traditional evolutionary platform to an automated platform. 
  • This will include (but not limited to) service evaluation, fit analysis, gap analysis, and implementation of the solution. 
  • The Senior Systems Engineer will understand the service end-to-end and provide valuable recommendations on the transition roadmap and work alongside the developers, architects, and operators of that service to implement/enable the service on the metadata services platform.

Implementation of automation services requires -

Self-service Provisioning
Near-real time Scalability
Reliability and Fault-tolerance
QoS (Quality of Service) – monitoring and reporting

  • Design a solution to automate the release of services through all environments (including production) using cloud / virtualization technology
  • Work with the engineering teams to come up with scalable solutions to software design.  This includes distributed caching, service layers (e.g. REST) and message queues
  • Ability to install, maintain and performance tune java web containers and http web server.
  • Implement framework for monitoring production systems/apps and aggregating logfiles
  • Develop scripts to help automate the release and maintenance of products across all environments
  • Is the gatekeeper to the production environment, ensuring consistency in policies and procedures, release integration testing and production validation.

 Desired Skills & Experience
  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience Skilled in both Windows and Linux system administration
  • Proficiency in application development release processes and tools.
  • Proficiency in creating detailed production implementation plans.
  • 5+ years of experience with scripting and automation, using common scripting languages and libraries (Bash, Python, Perl, PowerShell)
  • 3+ years of experience with virtualization and cloud technologies (VMware, KVM, OpenStack)

2+ years of experience in (example technologies listed):
  • Configuration/Deployment Management – Ansible (Preferred), Puppet, Chef
  • Monitoring, Graphing and Log tools – Nagios, Zabbix, Graphite, Cacti, Splunk, LogStash
  • Version Control tools – Git, SVN
  • Automated Build Tools – Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity
  • AWS – Cloudfront, S3, ELB

 General Understanding of the following (example technologies listed):

Java Web Containers – Tomcat, JBoss
HTTP Web Server – Apache, NGINX
Message Queues – Kafka, RabbitMQ
Container Management – OpenShift, Docker / RKT, Microservices, Service Discovery

BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience Skilled in both Windows and Linux system administration

Employee Referral Program:

We are hiring !
The Employee referral bonus is $500 per referral after the new full-time employee successfully completes 90 days.
The referral bonus for hourly contractor is $250 after the completion of 90 days.
However, managers who have hiring/team building as part of regular management duties are not eligible in the program.

Please send in resumes to Redolent, Inc., 4620 Fortran Drive, Suite 201, San Jose, CA 95134

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