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Senior Cloud DevOps Engineer NYC

Job Info:

Category: Infrastructure
Company Description: Prestigious Hedge Fund
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Location: New York, NY
Job Number: 9025

Job Description:

Cloud DevOps Engineer



You will be focused on designing and building a strategic DevOps pipeline that will initially be leveraged in the Data Analytics space. This is a unique green field opportunity to build a pipeline infrastructure using all the latest AWS tools and techniques. You are expected to be a DevOps specialist with extensive hands on background in Amazon Web Services (AWS).

You should have work experience with much of what is listed below.

  • Automating the build and management of cloud infrastructure using AWS native tools, open source tools, and third party products.
  • Developing production ready code, in one or more languages, that must include Python. They should also be familiar with developing unit and functional tests, and have experience with continuous integration as it applies to infrastructure as code.
  • Linux systems administration, networking, and security, including automated configuration and state management, and orchestration across systems.  Experience with tools, such as Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible is desired. 
  • Log management and monitoring tools is required, including experience with cloud native tools, such as AWS CloudWatch.  The ability to aggregate, correlate, and report on both logs and metrics, use them for performance tuning and troubleshooting, and to trigger automated actions based on events or thresholds, is also needed.
  • Understanding of AWS IAM, role based access controls, network ACLS, and Security Groups is required.  Experience with certificate and key management systems is desired.  Experience with automatically creating or replicating entire environments, including network, compute, and data stores, using tools such as AWS Cloud Formation is strongly desired.  Experience working with containers and container services is also a significant plus as is familiarity with tools for testing build automation.
  • Experience with building platforms to support data analytics, especially in a cloud based environment is a strong plus.


Principal Responsibilities/Qualifications

  • Extensive background in building highly automated DevOps infrastructure
  • Configuration and automation tools, such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or Salt
  • Strong coding skills in Python or Java
  • Experience in designing pipelines to include DevSecOps practices that will enforce Identity and Access Management (IAM) policies, configuration management, and monitoring
  • Establishment and implementation of availability monitoring and performance management infrastructure
  • Evolution of the pipeline infrastructure towards a Center of Excellence based model for tooling, application onboarding, best practices and operations
  • Management and operations of all environments


Qualifications/Skills Required

  • 10+ years of experience as a full time IT professional
  • 3+ years of experience designing and supporting AWS environments
  • Cloud Formation or other cloud environment build automation tools, including the automated provisioning, replication, and scaling of entire environments
  • Ideally experience with AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeDeploy, AWS CodePipeline and AWS Lambda
  • Deep experience with AWS IAM, Federation and MFA
  • AWS KMS and AWS Certificate Manager
  • Familiar with monitoring applications in the cloud using AWS CloudWatch, AWS CloudTrail, AWS Config, AWS Lambda and 3rd party vendor tools.
  • Extensive experience with continuous integration and deployment tools such as Jenkins
  • Deep knowledge of AWS APIs and automation using Boto
  • Automated creation of Linux AMIs using internal repositories and tools like Packer
  • Experience developing collaboratively, including infrastructure as code, in Python with Git
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications with clients, vendors, and teammates, with an ability to summarize and translate between business and technical contexts
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Self-starter able to execute independently, with light supervision
  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in a STEM subject (science, technology, engineering, math)

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.

Please Note: All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Your resume will not be submitted to any client company without your prior knowledge and consent.

Contact Recruiter
Senior Technical Recruiter
Andiamo Partners | 90 Broad Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10004

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