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DevOps Engineer
Job Order #15250
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, Oregon - Added Oct 18, 2018

Full Description:

Senior DevOps Engineer


Our Client is seeking a DevOps Engineer for a Contract-to-Hire (6-months contract, then conversion to FTE) in Portland, OR. This is a W2 only position.

Seeking a DevOps Engineer with a strong background in Hybrid Azure technology to support the full release management lifecycle. We are looking for a talented, highly motivated, and innovative engineer with a track record of taking initiative and delivering results. This individual must be capable of working in a fast-paced agile environment, administering client facing environments that require 24X7 system uptime, and working cooperatively with a multi-functional team. The DevOps engineer will be responsible for the applications architecture and support.


• Design and implement fully automated CI/CD pipelines based on the Azure DevOps (former VSTS) task based build system.

• Leverage the full power of the Microsoft – Azure DevOps(VSTS) tools offering to further automate build, release packaging, deployment and configuration management processes for application

• Integrate with agile teams to provide expert level guidance regarding best practices for building and maintaining continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines.

• Responsible for creating builds and releases along with any planned documentation.

• Responsible for performing software installation and deployments using an Infrastructure as Code paradigm.

• Maintain configuration management database.

• Setup and maintain development, test, and production environments.

• Provide input to development teams from a system/network administrator perspective.

• Implement and maintain system health and performance monitors and alerts.

• Collaborate with development teams to resolve system health and performance issues and risks

• Perform capacity planning for hardware resources.

• Migrate existing systems and setup new systems in a cloud hosting provider.

• Manage Windows and SQL Server updates as needed.

• Develop SQL, PowerShell, and/or bat scripts to automate software testing tasks.

• Implement and recommend security controls.

Required Skills:

• 5+ years of professional experience as a DevOps engineer, system administrator, and/or software engineer.

• Experience setting up an automated build and delivery pipeline leveraging the full DevOps range of tools available for Microsoft (TFS, Azure DevOps) web services and websites hosted in IIS and/or Azure.

• Expert level experience utilizing DevOps features of TFS 2018 on-prem solution and Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS), including CI/CD pipelines design and implementation, TFS agent management, TFS Security Model, Azure DevOps/TFS Release Manager.

• Experience automating processes using PowerShell

• Experience automating setup of virtual machines

• Experience writing SQL scripts

• Good communication skills

• Experience with cloud technologies such as Azure, ARM Templates, Azure AD security, Azure DevOps (VSTS), Azure Apps, Azure Key Vault, and Azure Virtual Machines.

• Bachelor's degree from four-year College or university in Computer Science, Technology or related field.

• Ownership mentality with capability to drive forward solutions on own initiative.

• Passion for keeping up to speed with the latest software tools and methodologies.

• Ability to evaluate and adopt new technologies as the need arises.

• Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage expectations.

• Ability to challenge status-quo and drive change.

• Flexible & easily adaptable to change.

• Familiarity with software development processes, standards, and best practices to ensure quality outcomes.

• Experience working within short development cycles using agile (Scrum) methods.

• Experience as a system administrator.

• Experience as an administrator of Microsoft Team Foundation Server (on-prem)

• Ability to collaborate across IT disciplines.

• Experience with Docker and Azure managed Kubernetes a plus.


Are you interested and available?  Please send your current resume to Eric at Please reference JO# 15250EK


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