Job Description :
Title: DevOps Automation Engineer
Location: Plano/Lewisville, TX
Contract
Client: JPMC
$60/hr. on C2C bit negotiable


The key responsibilities for this position include:

- Automation and maintenance of API management infrastructure operations, deployments, and management functions

- Own and execute on activities related to performance and stability engineering & operational automation and support (level 3 and 4) for the API management services

- Ability to define performance, resiliency, related design

- Effectively communicate with architecture and technology stakeholders teams to ensure adherence to application engineering guidelines, processes and procedures – with focus on performance, latency, optimizations, and efficient architecture or modernization of systems

- Execute/Implement POCs with internal customers of the service and provide information as well as be able to influence teams across the organizational boundaries

- Good articulation, data visualization, and presentation skills to communicate performance results and SLOs are the must have

- Build and manage automated performance & capacity management operations for the infrastructure, and perform/participate in regular maintenance & resiliency activities

- Recommend, plan, coordinate, and implement regular software hygiene such as patching and upgrades for stability, availability, and reliability of the service

- Analyze telemetry, logs and call flows to provide recommendations and remediation for service or application issues proactively

- Support migration from traditional ESB architecture to more of API based architectures



Qualifications:

Required Skills:

- Minimum 7 years of overall professional experience in large high-performance infrastructure and systems development roles: with 3 years of relevant operations automation, performance and capacity management experience

- Strong understanding of API management platform infrastructure products, WEB APIs and Restful APIs as well as micro services architectures

- Troubleshoot and fix functional, performance, availability and reliability issues in infrastructure effectively to avoid repeat incidents

- Strong performance testing tool and framework experience (open source of commercial)

- Strong understanding in design, develop, configure APIs (Rest and Soap) and policies using API Gateways / Management products – Apigee, IBM API Connect, KONG, Mulesoft, Axway, Datapower et all

- Familiarity with modern web based architectures and technology such as Java, Javascript, XML, extJs, Angular, HTML5

- Hands-on experience for Rest and SOAP Web Services, JSON, XML is a plus

- Experience on Linux based systems, with strong scripting ability (Bash, Python), good knowledge on scheduling tools and understanding of infrastructure orchestration tools

- Understanding of Public Key Infrastructure and certificates. Should be familiar with using certificates for message signing and mutual TLS – and how to manage the security aspects around architecture to drive performance improvements and stability

Additional Skills that will be a plus:

- Linux system administration skills

- API Testing – unit, functional, performance, capacity and latency analysis

- Performance testing frameworks and tools – Load runner, other

- AppDynamics, Dynatrace, Splunk or ELK implementation experience (identifying KPIs to track, building dashboards, trending data to improve performance or reliability)

- Agile development team experience

- Docter / Kubernetes experience is a plus but nor required (resourceful fast learners are welcome)

- Understanding of networking concepts – Subnets, load balancing (local and global), and firewalls

- Atlassian product suite – JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence