Job Description :
Job Posting Title: System Engineer (DC)
Location: Washington DC,20001
Duration :12+Months


Skills and Qualifications:
3+ years supporting production Linux based, web infrastructure
2+ years of experience working with AWS services, including use of: EC2, RDS, ELB, S3, CloudFormation, Lambda, VPC.
At least 2 years in automation using Python, Ruby or similar languages.
Experience using automation tools with tools like Ansible (ideal), Puppet or Chef.
Proven analytical and problem solving skills.
Self-motivated and drivenwith excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with others.
A bachelor''s degree (CS, EE or Math preferred) or equivalent work experience.
Experience with CI pipelines is a plus.

Responsibilities:
Enforce, maintain, and improve Systems Engineering and DevOps guidelines, standards, and best practices.
Assist with determining guidelines and standards for deploying to Amazon Web Services Cloud infrastructure.
Become a subject matter expert on Amazon Web Services.
Provide Systems Engineering and DevOps support to Software Engineering and IT operations teams.
Work with internal and external personnel that are building and enhancing our DevOps tools and practices.
Determine best practices, guidelines and standards for the configuration of application deployment containers: Apache Web Server, Apache Tomcat, and Jetty, databases: Postgres, and servers: Redhat-variant Linux
Create and maintain automated scripts that will build, configure, deploy and test deployed applications.
Develop solutions that will provide monitoring, logging, and alerting capabilities for deployed software.
Create and maintain scripts to automate cloud operations and cost optimization.
Assist with determining system and application security requirements and developing security solutions.
Assist with the development and maintenance of system and application runbooks.
Evaluate Engineering tools that provide value to the support of Operations of deployed software.
Leverage, maintain, and enhance our 3rdparty engineering tools, including Jenkins, Bitbucket (Git), Pingdom, NewRelic.
Provide Dev, Test, and Production environment operational support; assist with troubleshooting system-level issues and assist with designing and developing solutions to prevent future issues.
Leverage and follow Agile/Kanban project delivery practices and techniques, as needed.
Interface with key stakeholders in Project Management, Engineering, and Infrastructure to ensure high quality delivery of software projects.