Randstad DevOps Cloud Engineer / Site Reliability in New York, New York

DevOps Cloud Engineer / Site Reliability

job details:

  • location:New York, NY

  • salary:$120,000 - $135,000 per year

  • date posted:Friday, November 9, 2018

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Finance and Insurance

  • reference:655971

job description

DevOps Cloud Engineer / Site Reliability

job summary:

Our client, a growing, financial services company that operates in a cloud first mentality is looking for an Engineer to work in the DevOps space. You will partner with Development to move new service builds forward, containerization of services, and day to day service design and build needs. Service provisioning requirements include writing CloudFormation templates and Chef cookbooks for zero touch deployment.

The Engineer will support planning for complex releases and service updates. They are expected to deeply understand and support the environments they are responsible for and will help move them onto modern deployment frameworks like Docker on Kubernetes. In addition, they join their peers in Cloud Engineering, environment design and support.

location: New York, New York

job type: Permanent

salary: $120,000 - 135,000 per year

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelors


  • Partner with Development groups to build and deploy better services

  • Develop and maintain infrastructure automation tools

  • Partner with DevOps Tools to build and maintain CI/CD for service environments

  • Gain deep understanding of supported services

  • Implement system and service telemetry to improve reliability and availability

  • Develop deep insight into application and service performance

  • Execute on security best practices for cloud deployments

  • Ensure system security through industry best practices


The candidate must possess the following skills, experiences and qualities:

  • 2+ years of experience with AWS services such as EC2, S3, VPC, CloudFormation, Route53, ELB, Lambda, API Gateway, RDS, etc.

  • 5+ years of experience working with Linux, NGINX/Apache and PHP environments at enterprise scale

  • Background supporting large scale websites with CDN Services

  • Familiarity with APM and service telemetry environments

  • Experience with Chef and Puppet (write cookbooks)

  • Ability to script using Python. Would consider Ruby and/or Java, but Python is needed.

  • Understanding of containerization and experience leveraging Docker

  • Solid knowledge of cloud security and best practices

  • Good working knowledge of Windows platforms

  • Solid background in network, storage and DNS services


  • Demonstrated ability to work well on collaborative, cross-functional teams. Solid interpersonal skills with ability to work effectively with people of all levels of information technology expertise with a wide range of constituencies and organizational relationships

  • Understanding of Project Management tools, techniques and methodologies including agile

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or relevant work experience preferred

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