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CDN Engineer in Atlanta, GA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

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    Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

CDN Engineer

Our client, a leader in their industry, has an immediate need for a CDN Engineer to work on a six month + contract in downtown Atlanta, GA.   The rate is $55-65/hour on a w-2 and the work is onsite.  Available for w-2 consultants only.  

Responsibilities of the CDN Engineer:
• Operational system support of various internet properties including streaming video and site deployment
• Collaborate closely with development teams and technical teams to provide resilient solutions to achieve business goals. Solutions can consist of software and services, commercial software, services and systems as well as open source software. 
• Perform platform configuration, capacity planning, monitoring, alert configuration and Tier 2 incident response. 
• Plan and execute the integration of internet-based products and services in an efficient, secure, scalable, reliable and cost-effective manner. 
• Incident Response: Execute day to day maintenance tasks including problem determination and resolution, as well as root-cause analysis and responsibility responding to live site issues 
• Automation/Tooling: author, maintain and document custom tools and programs that reduce the number of manual processes necessary for daily operational support 
• Documentation: provide and maintain documentation of systems architecture, troubleshooting and support guidelines, system metrics, project information and plans 
• Product Testing: provides support for integration testing, system testing, and load/performance testing prior to final release of new and upgraded products and services 
• Configuration Management: author, deploy, and maintain system, web site and application configuration management code and configuration 
• Solutions Consultation: collaborate with business unit to provide solutions for new products or product enhancements that may alter performance and availability of products, services or infrastructure components

Required Skills of the CDN Engineer:
• Content Delivery Network (CDN) platform experience 
• Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS and HTTP 
• 5 years of experience providing operational support of internet delivered products 
• Intermediate skills in a shell programming language such as: bsh, ksh, zsh, powershell, etc.  
• Intermediate skills in one or more common, cross-platform programming languages such as: Python, Ruby, Perl, Java, etc. 
• Basic knowledge of web application content and its effects on end-user experience: HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Flash, etc. 
• Experience troubleshooting web application issues using commonly available tools such as: FireBug, Charles Proxy, Chrome Developer Tools, curl, etc. 
• Intermediate skills managing one or more application layer load balancing and caching solutions such as: F5 Big-IP, NetScaler, HAProxy, Varnish, Apache Traffic Server, Memcached, etc. 
• Experience configuring, deploying and supporting one or more web server platforms such as: Apache Tomcat, Oracle GlassFish, Apache Geronimo, Red Hat JBoss, nginx, Apache HTTPD Server, IBM WebSphere Application Server, etc. 
• Experience configuring, deploying, monitoring, tuning and supporting Java web applications 
• Proficient in use of one or more popular centralized or distributed (preferred) source control tools and services such as: Git, Github, Mercurial, Bitbucket, Perforce, SVN, CVS, etc.

Job ID: #317880
Related Terms: Content Delivery Network, Akamai, Level 3, CloudFront, Fastly, Cloud Front
Please send your MS Word resume to for immediate consideration.

Working as an Eliassen Group contractor gives you exceptional benefits!  Our consultants receive a great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and prescription drug coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA.  We also offer a 401(k) plan with matching, direct deposit, weekly payment, and a $1000 referral bonus plan.  Eliassen Group also has a Consultant Advocacy Program totally dedicated to serving you once you start working with us.  We are currently achieving “World Class” Net Promoter Score Status and are one of Inc. Magazine’s 50 Best Places To Work in America! 

Direct w-2 employment only – No 3rd Parties – Position not eligible for Visa Sponsorship