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DevOps Engineer (Hybrid Remote/On-Site - Direct Hire

Job Title
DevOps Engineer (Hybrid Remote/On-Site - Direct Hire
Job ID
27622811
Location
Farmington Hills,  MI 48334
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Description
Title:  DevOps Engineer (Hybrid Remote/On-Site - Direct Hire

Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies, to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project based work.


Job Summary
Conexess Group is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join the team responsible for operations (installation and maintenance) in our test and production environments.  This individual must have a strong ability to integrate cloud principles with application deployment processes.  Good system administration, technical operations, and ability to communicate and work with others are critical for success.

Job Elements
  • Extend existing infrastructure to leverage cloud services (primarily AWS).
  • Automate our code builds and deployments based on DevOps/Agile and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery principles.
  • Establish and manage operational and security policies to mitigate risk in cloud-hosted environments.
  • Collaborate with development teams to help provision scalable and reliable application software running in a cloud environment.
  • Create and utilize tools to monitor applications and services in the cloud, including system health indicators, trend identification, and anomaly detection.
  • Participate in on-call escalation to troubleshoot customer-facing issues regarding the cloud environments.
  • Mentor and train existing IT Operations personnel on cloud provisioning and best practices.
  • Maintain safety, security, and privacy standards throughout all areas of responsibility.

Knowledge
  • Extensive experience in designing, building, and administering internet-based full stack commercial applications.
  • Extensive experience in managing data-centric, web-based applications.
  • Knowledge and experience with container technologies – Docker and Kubernetes preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with cloud formation templates.
  • Working knowledge of on premise hosting.

Skills  
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including but not limited to: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Visio.
  • Jenkins and continuous integration.
  • Infrastructure as code tooling (cloud formation/Terraform/Chef).
  • Experience with Atlassian products including Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket.
  • Experience with middleware and B2B gateway products.
  • Knowledge of SQL and Unix/Linux shell scripting.
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect-Associate /AWS Certified Dev. Ops. Engineer- Professional or similar experience.

Abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to think critically.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to manage time and multiple priorities.
  • Ability to document and update standard operating procedures.
  • Disciplined, detail-oriented, and well organized with a strong background in operational methodology.
  • Ability to interface and work with varied positions and levels of technical knowledge both within the department and with other departments in the company.
  • Solid analytical and troubleshooting skills to quickly determine root causes of problems and drive towards solutions.
  • Must foster a collaborative and collegial atmosphere within a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

Other Essential Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 5 years’ experience  hands-on experience supporting, automating, and optimizing mission critical deployments, leveraging configuration management, CI/CD, and DevOps processes.

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