Production Support/DevOps Engineer in Richmond, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 7/1/2019

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    Richmond, VA
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Support/DevOps Engineer with our industry-leading client in Richmond.

Due to client requirement, applicants must be willing and able to work on a w2 basis. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Job Description:
  • Driving incident resolution through a systematic problem solving approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive
  • Supporting production system deployments while ensuring SLAs are met
  • Progress, protect, and provide for the software and systems behind all of Capital One’s external and internal customer facing services with an ever-watchful eye on their availability, latency, performance, and capacity
  • Collaborating with other tech leads and support teams to ensure integrated end-to-end availability, reliability, and performance
  • Empower support teams to manage Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines
  • Influencing resiliency and scalability in production environments in Amazon Web Services and other cloud platforms
  • Equipping systems with automated monitoring and alerting
  • Lead a team to design, write and deliver technical and process automations to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of company’s services
  • Solve problems relating to critical services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence; with the goal of automating response to all non-exceptional service conditions
  • Influence and support new designs, architectures, standards and methods for large-scale distributed systems
  • Engage in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis and system tuning
  • Identifying and remediating risk to critical and non-critical system KPIs
  • Provide technical leadership with Unix systems internals and networking
  • Identify and implement opportunities for automation of routine maintenance tasks and common issues
  • Troubleshoot networking problems with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of network theory including various concepts such as networking protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, etc.), MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers, and load balancing.
Basic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Military Experience
  • At least 1 year of experience in leading production support teams, software development teams
  • At least 1 year experience in enterprise support, ITIL practices and principles
  • At least 1 year of experience in supporting production systems in a cloud environment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of experience with one of the following: Linux, UNIX, Openstack administration
  • Python, Ruby, Go, JavaScript development experience NoSQL platforms
  • 1+ years of experience with any of the following: AWS cloud services configuration & administration Chef, Ansible, Puppet or UDeploy Jenkins, Codeship, or Travis experience Restful web/API services support and deployment
  • 1+ years of experience with Splunk, Datadog, Cloudwatch, BlueStripe, Zabbix monitoring / alerting

Keywords: DC Technician, Linux, UNIX, Java, SQL, incident reolution

Job ID: 319132

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 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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