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Senior DevOps Engineer

Date Posted: Aug 5
Type: Permanent
Wage: $140,000-$160,000 base (10%-20% bonus)
Job Number: 7987
Location: Chicago, IL

TITLE: Senior DevOps Engineer

CLIENT: Financial Services

LOCATION: Chicago

TYPE: Direct Hire

SALARY: $140K-$160K base

URGENCY: Two Weeks

About the Role

We are looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer who specializes in AWS to develop, maintain, and support our growing infrastructure and application development. As a Senior DevOps Engineer you will provide strategic, innovative, and cost-effective solutions to increase efficiency, reliability, and integration of our services and operations. You will work in a semi-autonomous environment where fast prototyping of emerging technologies to solve industry-related problems is the rule.

What You’ll Do

Build and maintain our entire AWS technology stack, from ECS to ELBs and databases to launch and support our internal applications in partnership with our AWS Architect
Work closely with our internal engineering teams to automate manual processes and support our continuous integration and continuous delivery code pipelines
Build and maintain tools, solutions, and microservices associated with deployment and our operations platform, ensuring we meet our customer service standards and reduce errors
Actively troubleshoot any issues that arise during testing and production, catch and solve issues before launch
Test our system integrity and continuously make improvements to our infrastructure
Update our processes and design new processes as needed
Deploy product updates as required while implementing integrations when they arise
Automate our operational processes as needed, with accuracy and in compliance with our security requirements
What We Look For

Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s in Computer Science, Engineering, Software Engineering or a relevant field.
More than two years of experience in a DevOps Engineer role (or similar role)
Experience in software development and infrastructure development is a plus
Strong experience with Linux-based infrastructures, Linux/Unix administration, and AWS
Strong experience with database technologies such as PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, NoSQL, ElasticSearch, Redis, Cassandra, and/or Mongo
Knowledge of scripting languages such as JavaScript, Ruby, Python, and Bash
Experience with open-source technologies and cloud services
Experience in working with Selenium or equivalent for automation and configuration
Strong communication skills and ability to explain protocol and processes with team and management
Stellar troubleshooting skills with the ability to spot issues before they become problems
Current with industry trend and best practices, ability to identify the ones we should implement
Strong time and project management skills, with the capability to prioritize and multitask as needed
Comfortable working in a fast paced environment
Strong Automation Skills and be a Future Thinker "How do I want this to look in 3 years"

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