AWS / Linux DevOps Engineer

Location: Tempe, AZ
Date Posted: 01-29-2018
Job Title: AWS / Linux DevOps  Engineer
Location: Tempe, AZ
***This position is Contract-to-Hire, only candidates who can convert to an FTE without sponsorship will be considered.
***Must be US Citizen or US Permanent Resident. No H1B visas, please. Client cannot sponsor.
*** In order to get a reply, please specify your visa status upon submitting resume.

Our Client is a leading provider of proactive identity-theft protection products and services for consumers—and consumer risk-management services for enterprises. With locations in Arizona and California, they're a growing, performance-driven and customer-focused company. If you want to work in a collaborative environment with the energy of a startup and the strength of an industry leader, we want to talk to you!


The Systems Engineer (DevOps) position will be responsible for developing, configuring, installing, and maintaining technology in a mission critical environment. This professional will participate in departmental projects by assisting in the development of project plans, documentation, and performing of project tasks. Responsibilities also include performing daily system maintenance tasks and participating in on-call duty. Additionally, this person must be able to function effectively in a fast-paced environment where projects may take as little as a few days from conception to deployment.

Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in area of specialty, and 4+ years of experience in the field or in a related area. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor.

The Day to Day:
  • Practices ‘infrastructure as code’ management of systems lifecycle.
  • Performs systems integration of various IT tools.
  • Creates automation jobs and tools to enable the technology operations group.
  • Works with the AWS cloud, public cloud, and public cloud services.
  • Installs new server and network systems and prepares their initial documentation
  • Provides support for various applications and Application Servers
  • Monitors and administers RedHat Linux/Windows servers and network systems, keeping system information up-to-date
  • Assists manager in the planning and design of the company's server and network systems
  • Establishes and maintains network users, user environment, directories, and security
  • Responds to the needs and questions of network users concerning their access to resources on the network and the operation of various software programs
  • Remains abreast of changes in user and system software and hardware requirements
  • Keeps operating systems and software packages up to date with all necessary patches
  • Maintains backups of all necessary files
  • Troubleshoots and repairs system and network issues
  • Maintains documentation of network and systems
  • Documents procedures and prepares various reports
  • Works with cross-functional teams on various projects
  • Maintain ISO/PCI Security Compliance Requirements
Are You a Match:
  • 5+ years’ experience with maintaining operating systems (Linux) in an Internet services environment.
  • 3+ years’ experience with the configuration and maintenance of LDAP in a multi-site environment.
  • 3+ years’ experience with SAN storage, and blade server technology is preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experience with virtual hypervisors such as ESXi is preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experience with configuration and maintenance of common web based application servers such as apache and tomcat is preferred.
  • 1+ year of experience with NTP, SSH, DNS, and SNMP preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experience with database systems (MySQL and/or SQL Server) preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experience with shell scripting, and scripting with interpreted languages such at python, ruby, and perl.
  • 2+ years’ experience with configuration management or automation.
  • 1+ years’ experience with Amazon Web Services 
  • Experience with the following tools preferred: Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Jenkins, CloudFormation (Chef is preferred)
  • Proven ability to automate common administration tasks and integrate systems.
  • Experience working with load balancing technologies and web server farms.
  • Must possess a strong ability to document standards and methods
  • Must be a motivated self-starter with attention to detail.
  • Team oriented performer, focused on the tasks and goals of the organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent grammar and composition skills.

Dawn West
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