Job Description :
DevOps Engineer
Wilmington, DE
12 + months contract
Phone & F2F


Note: Best case scenario, we would need these guys east of Mississippi River or East Coast. Client would prefer Face to Face Interview
Skill sets required

Our Client is seeking talented engineers and visionaries, passionate about automating all the things to help us design and implement tools and infrastructure powering rapid delivery of our applications and the emerging technology platform. You will be responsible for defining, implementing and enforcing various best practices in the CI/CD process. You will also provision, manage, administer various Configuration Management tools and improve the processes overtime using automation.


Monitor builds and deployments and ensure any failed builds or deployments are addressed in a timely manner
Drive to resolution any issues related to source code repository commits which have caused an adverse impact to the code base
Work with developers and release management to design and implement CI/CD delivery pipelines
Work with Development or QA teams, when needed, to assist in the resolution of build issues
Act as Subject Matter Expert for CVS, Subversion, GIT source code tools and provide feedback to the development community on best practices
Manage, configure and upgrade various tools used in the CI/CD process such as Maven, Subversion, Jenkins, Artifactory, Nexus, Bitbucket Server etc.
Administer and manage code review tools such as Crucible and code quality analysis tools such as Sonar and Fortify
Work with Release Management and Change Management to contribute and review implementation plan templates
Be available off-hours through an on-call rotation to support Sev1 tickets and Production incidents.
Be available off-hours through an on-call rotation in support of project deliverables that have been arranged in advance.

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor''s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent and relevant work experience.
Excellent debugging skills to identify problems with software builds, deployments or related issues and driving the problem to a permanent resolution
Comfortable working in a Unix/Linux based environment
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of scripting in Bash, Korn Shell, Perl or Python
Self-motivated, naturally curious, analytical and problem solving mindset
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Solid understanding of software versioning concepts using Subversion, GIT or Perforce
Proficiency with Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins or AntHill Pro
Expert level understanding of builds tools such as Maven and Ant, MS build, NANT.
Experience with Tomcat and Apache deployments and configuration and ability to debug and find root cause for issues of varying complexity
Basic knowledge of networking, firewall and load balancing concepts and their configuration

Preferred Qualifications
Expert knowledge of Linux (RHEL, Ubuntu, CentOS) and Windows administration tools and tricks, good grip on networking and security concepts.
Working knowledge of Ruby, specifically in writing Puppet modules and/or Chef cookbooks
Practical experience administering application servers, web servers, and databases: Tomcat, WebSphere, Weblogic, Mongrel, Microsoft IIS, Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB
Basic knowledge of Java, sufficient to debug software build issues and configure or fine tune applications that run on Java
Ability to derive various reports and metrics with various CI tools at a regular interval, preferably using automation
Basic knowledge of LDAP or Active Directory
Cloud experience (AWS, OpenStack, Azure)
Agile experience is plus.