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Sr. DevOp Engineer

Job Title
Sr. DevOp Engineer
Job ID
Birmingham,  MI
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The Sr. DevOps Engineer role requires an individual with strong UNIX and web application architecture and administration skills. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting client’s application environments.  They will work closely with engineering teams to support their requirements.  Specific responsibilities include the specification, setup, configuration and operations of IT infrastructure solutions that provide testing, pre-production and production environments for public facing internet platforms.



  • Work closely with development teams to integrate their projects into the production environment and ensure their ongoing support once there.
    • Gain a deep application-level knowledge of the systems as well as contributing to their overall design.
    • Be a DevOps champion - work closely with other internal teams to build security, reliability, and scalability into the development lifecycle.
    • Dive deep into the software stack to troubleshoot as needed.
  • Build engineering automation and productivity tools to streamline and scale applications in the production environment
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to application development, deployment and operations
  • Build from the ground up reliable infrastructure services to deliver highly scalable services
  • Work with a team of peers who are smart, professional, pull their own weight, and share a passion for what they are creating. A few examples of technologies we work with on a daily basis include:
    • AWS
    • Apache
    • MySQL
    • Chef
    • Git
    • Jenkins
    • JIRA & Confluence
  • Collaboratively provide expert system administration skills and knowledge to internal groups, clients and third-party partners.
  • Provide on-call availability as and when required.


Required Skills

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years of Unix/Linux administration and experience with Windows 2008R2 / 2012
  • Very strong scripting and automation skills – you believe you can automate everything
  • Solid experience and background working with AWS services (EC2, VPC, ELB, S3, CloudFormation, RDS, SQS, etc.)
  • Proficiency with the AWS CLI
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code
  • A solid Ops foundation - you’re always thinking “What happens if this fails” when you build things
  • Experience working in an iterative based development environment using Agile/SCRUM
  • Familiarity with build & release automation tools and methodologies like Jenkins.
  • Strong personality capable of leading and communicating effectively with subject matter experts across a wide range of specialties and companies
  • A clear thinker, demonstrating meticulous attention to detail who can operate independently


Bonus points if you:

  • Have experience with Docker or ECS
  • Have experience with MySQL or PostgreSQL


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