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Cloud DevOps Engineer in Richardson, TX at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity as a Cloud DevOps Engineer to join our industry-leading client in Richardson, Texas.

This position has a great benefit package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance for those who qualify.

Responsibilities of the Cloud DevOps Engineer:

  • Maintain current cloud environments and associated templates
  • Handle release and change management for deployed environments
  • Review, test, and merge new features from junior-level staff
  • Implement new infrastructure using CloudFormation and similar methods of AWS infrastructure automation
  • Develop new infrastructure capabilities using CloudFormation custom resources where needed
  • Integrate 3rd party tools and capabilities with AWS Infrastructure
  • Facilitate conversion of the platform to a container-based compute model, and the roll-out of a new container orchestration approach
  • Lead the development of key infrastructure features being added to our platform
  • Handle escalations related to AWS infrastructure that were unable to be solved by the Production Support team or more junior-level cloud engineering staff

Requirements of the Cloud DevOps Engineer:

  • At least 5 years of Linux/Unix experience (e.g.: Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS)
  • At least 2 years of experience focused on working in AWS
  • Deep expertise with web-related services and software (web/app servers like apache, nginx, nodejs, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP and networking fundamentals
  • 3 years of administrative/automation scripting with bash
  • Minimum one year of experience scripting in at least one high level scripting language like python, ruby, or perl
  • More than 7 years of experience with Linux/Unix is preferred
  • 2 years of experience using configuration management/automation tools (e.g. Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc.)
  • Experience with Information Security/Information Risk and related due-diligence
  • Experience developing CloudFormation Custom Resources
  • Experience building, automating, and/or maintaining software deployment pipelines
  • Experience with python specifically

Job ID: 314030

Key Words: Cloud Development Operations Engineer, Linux, Unix,  CloudFormation, Information Systems, Development, Security, IT, admin

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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