Job Description :
Job Title : Linux DevOps Engineer

Duration : 2+ years contract

Location : Knoxville, TN

Job Duties: (IM)

o Design and build tools and frameworks that support deploying and managing our platforms
o Design, build, and deliver cloud computing solutions, hosted services, and underlying software infrastructure.
o Foster collaboration with software product development, architecture, and IT teams to ensure releases are delivered with repeatable and auditable processes.
o Support and troubleshoot scalability, high availability, performance, monitoring, backup and restores of different environments.
o Work independently across multiple platforms and applications to understand dependencies.
o Design and architect solutions for existing client facing applications as they are moved into cloud environments such as AWS.


· Bachelors degree from an accredited institution or equivalent experience in a Systems Engineering related field.

· Strong background in networking, both on premise and in the cloud (experience with Route 53 is a plus)

· Understanding of large file storage management systems (S3 and Isilon)

· Experience with relational DBMS, specifically as a database administrator.

· Good understanding of Cloud security management on the AWS platform

· Experience with virtualization and in particular, VSphere

· Experince installing, upgrading, managing and deploying apps/services to TomCat, JBoss and SpringBoot

· A minimum of 8 years’ experience with cloud-based provisioning, monitoring, troubleshooting, and related DevOps technologies.

Additional is a Plus:

· Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent

· Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is required)

· Strong experience with SQL and MySQL (NoSQL experience is a plus, too)

· A working understanding of code and script (Python)

· Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service

· Experience in delivering and managing web or cloud-based services.

· Experience SCM tools such as Git, GitHub, Bitbucket, etc.

· Experience with test automation tools like Cucumber, Junit, Selenium, Fitness, etc.

· Database administration for oracle, oracle app server ( pilat ), postgres, neo4j clusters, mysql, mysql replication, elastic search clusters

o Backups

o Exports

o Creation

o Installation

o Performance diagnostics

Various linux admin & troubleshooting

o Apache configs

o Openssl

o Ssh config

o Veritas cluster services ( file system, server, etc )

o f5 iRule, pools, virtual servers, config

o Infoblox DNS management

o Host based firewall configs

o Disk configurations / logical volume mgmt

o Filesystem & nfs mounting configurations

Aws services

o Security / IAM users and policies

o Sts role assumptions

o Stack creations

o Vpc routing, nat gateways, etc

o RDS instance creation

o Lambda functions

o S3 admin policies and actions

o EFS configurations

o Route53 configurations

o DynamoDB

o Messaging services ( ses, sns, sqs )

o Cloud watch configs & custom metrics and alarms

o cloud trail monitoring