Senior Dev Ops Engineer

Raleigh, North Carolina | Freelance | Job ID #63797 |
Posted Last Month

We are seeking a DevOps Engineer to join our client for a Contract-to-PERM engagement. We're looking for candidates with the following skillset and experience to fill the role. 

What You'll Do:

  • Setup and automate development, testing, staging, and production systems for new products and services
  • Plan and automate software deployments and service upgrades
  • Play a key technical role in facilitating various technical and business initiatives
  • Review and recommend potential product offerings and solutions
  • Recommend new infrastructure deployments and changes
  • Collaborate with multiple teams including Infrastructure and R&D on projects
  • Plan upgrades, maintenances, and outages for various systems
  • Manage multiple simultaneous projects
  • Administer systems and software to monitor and report service information
  • Administer systems and software to help generate projections for future scaling needs
  • Ensure the production environment is reliable and operating by established procedures and best practices
  • Mentor and develop junior level staff

What You'll Need:

  • Experience working with automation tools (i.e. Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
  • Experience working with CI/CD pipeline tools (i.e. Bamboo, Jenkins, TeamCity, Thoughtworks Go, etc)
  • Knowledge of monitoring and APM/instrumentation tools (I.e., New Relic, Datadog, Dynatrace, Solarwinds, etc.)
  • Experience with HA environment development and deployment
  • Experience managing source control management software (Git, Subversion, Mercurial, etc)
  • Knowledge of Docker or similar virtual container applications
  • Advanced proficiency in writing and debugging in multiple scripting/programming languages (Python, Bash, Powershell, etc.)
  • Experience working with log analytics solutions (i.e. ELK stack, Splunk, etc)
  • Knowledge of administering servers, including diagnostic procedures, and best practices
  • Experience working with relevant operating systems (Windows or Linux), DNS/DHCP, AD/LDAP
  • Experience working in virtualized environments
  • Understanding of networking and network diagnostic techniques
  • Understands concepts of clustering and databases
  • Progressive troubleshooting skills across a range of systems

General Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree (CS or related field) or equivalent experience
  • Possess the ability to deliver high-quality work quickly, both individually and in a team environment
  • Excellent problem solving, troubleshooting skills, and a desire to take on responsibility and ownership of issues
  • Motivated, takes initiative, and strives to create an environment where continuous improvement can occur
  • Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Flexible to work in an environment with multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to produce excellent documentation
  • Ideally possess professional industry-recognized certifications in your areas of focus

Does this sound like you? Apply today!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.