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DevOps / Puppet Engineer
Job Order #14546
, - Added May 23, 2018

Full Description:

Our client is seeking a DevOps Engineer for a 3-month+ contract in Oakland, CA.
This Engineer will work with local API development squads, platform teams, product owners, scrum masters, and architects. The DevOps Engineer is responsible for engineering new software, prod and non-prod operations, ensuring all availability, architecture, quality, security, support and risk/compliance standards are met for the Gateway.
DevOps Responsibilities:
• Design, write and deliver software to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of Gateway’s services.
• Solve problems relating to the Client's systems and build automation to prevent problem recurrence; with the goal of automating response to all non-exceptional service conditions.
• Influence and create new designs, software, architectures, standards and methods for large-scale distributed systems.
• Engage in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis and system tuning.
• Troubleshoot and mitigate the thorniest problems in our most mission-critical systems. Advise the team during postmortems on effectively avoiding repeated incidents
• Rotational on-call support for the Gateway system.
Required Qualifications:
• 7+ years of application development and implementation experience
• Strong Puppet experience is a MUST!
• Hands on experience with Jenkins, Git, Splunk, AppDynamics, ELK, Shell, WS02.
• Extensive experience using VMware
• Experience working with Unix/Linux systems from kernel to shell and beyond, with experience working with system libraries, file systems, and client-server protocols
• Experience in one or more of: C, C++, Java, Perl, Python, Go, or scripting experience in Shell and Perl.
• Networking: experience with network theory e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, etc., MAC addresses, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers, and load balancing.
• BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Expertise in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
• In-depth knowledge of operating systems (processes, threads, concurrency issues, locks, mutexes, semaphores, monitors and how they work).
• Familiarity with algorithms, data structures and complexity analysis.
• Systematic problem solving approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive

Are you interested and available? Please send your current resume to Eric at
Please reference JO# 14546EK

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