Job Description :
Position: AWS DevOps Architect

Location: Boston, MA

Job Type: Contract 



Description:


Collaborate with the Executive Team, Product Management, Architects, and existing engineering teams to design, develop, and publish software, processes, and workflows supporting a highly available, fault-tolerant SaaS platform.

·       Maintain and actively harden infrastructure shared among multiple development teams.

·       Build out continuously deliverable application deployment workflows using Helm, Jenkins, and Kubernetes.

·       Assist development teams in becoming self-sufficient in designing microservices architectures, supported by Docker and Kubernetes.

·       Participate in service-level monitoring, metrics gathering, and an on-call rotation using Datadog and Sensu, and PagerDuty.

·       Work across the company to identify and implement new ideas and mature existing processes.

·       Actively solve problems using modern open source technologies and techniques.

You Have:


Three or more years of experience running Linux-based systems in a production environment.
Two or more years of working with AWS Services or Infrastructure
One or more years of experience running Kubernetes in a production, customer-facing environment.
Administration of technologies like MySQL, Redis, ElasticSearch or Resque
Demonstrable experience with CI/CD tools (Jenkins preferred)
The ability to debug complicated issues with others in a group setting.
Comfort learning new tools and technologies to serve new purposes.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.


Bonus Points for:


Big Data technologies such as Hadoop or HBase


·       Monitoring and tuning a large-install containerized system using tools such as Datadog and Prometheus.

·       Log aggregation at scale using tools such as ELK or Splunk.

·       Sizing hardware and measuring the resulting performance