DevOps Engineer

Kelaca - Durham, NC

Kelaca is looking for a qualified DevOps Engineer to join our client partner based in Durham, NC.

We are looking for a highly driven, adaptable, results oriented, technical leader to join the team as a hands-on DevOps Engineer. Successful candidates will have experience running Windows-based and Linux-based environments. The ideal candidate has demonstrated the ability to successfully and cost effectively assist in managing cloud-based infrastructure (AWS) for a growing organization. In this role, you will help build a high performance, high availability, stable, scalable and secure cloud-based computing system that serves the Healthcare and Hospital industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Orchestrate the provisioning, load balancing, dynamic configuration, monitoring and spend optimization of servers in the AWS cloud. Be the subject matter expert on DevOps technologies.
  • Implement and maintain information security best practices.
  • Assist in development of internal engineering productivity tools.
  • Development and operation of continuous integration and deployment pipeline.
  • Set up and tune monitoring to effectively detect/predict/prevent issues.
  • Implement long term operations strategy leveraging cutting edge technologies.
  • Implement CI/CD pipeline and automate all aspects of the SDLC
  • Strive to achieve the highest levels of system availability, performance, and security.
  • Manage virtual machines and administer servers running in private and public clouds
  • Key player in configuration management, provisioning and orchestration
  • Use tools to monitor and diagnose website performance and application performance management
  • Provide on-call technical support, be able to work nights and/or weekends as needed
  • Assess need for any system reconfigurations (minor or significant) and execute them if required
  • Lead the assurance of network connectivity, perform network and security audits as well as system backups
  • Automate pipelines and environments, build resilient systems and create repeatable processes.
  • Ensure that service level commitments are achieved

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in computer science or equivalent experience and education
  • 5+ years of experience with DevOps engineering
  • Solid background with highly scalable distributed systems
  • Strong background with AWS cloud technologies
  • Scripting and interpreted languages, such as Python, json
  • Experience with container based application architectures.
  • Experience managing MySQL
  • Experience with Java and open source technologies
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Ability to conduct research into software issues and products as required
  • Ability to present ideas and solutions in user-friendly language
  • Highly self-motivated and directed with a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure, fast paced, global environment
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Preferred Experience

  • Containerized development- Docker, etc.
  • Experience with standing up Windows environments
  • Provisioning, administration and management of cloud-based resources
  • Relational databases, including MySQL and/or PostgreSQL
  • Working in start-up environments
  • Experience with compliance controls such as SOC 2


Job Type: Full-time

Hours of Work in Office: Monday-Friday; 8am-5pm

FLSA Exemption Status: Exempt

Apply to Kelaca today so we can schedule a conversation with you to further discuss this exciting opportunity.

Kelaca is an Equal Employment Opportunity company and does not discriminate in employment based on: age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, veteran status, genetic information, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or other non-merit factor.

Posted On: Friday, August 7, 2020

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