Remote Senior AWS DevOps Engineer

  • Kforce Technology
  • Lehi, UT, United States
  • Jan 02, 2022
Full time

Job Description


A Kforce client is seeking to hire a Remote AWS Senior DevOps Engineer. Summary: Our client is working directly with the Hiring Manager on this exclusive search assignment to hire a Remote Senior DevOps Engineer with this position being 100% Remote. We will provide the oversite of our build infrastructure, our release/deployment process, and the operational aspects of the system. This role will also be involved in designing and implementing our next generation infrastructure, which will include containerization and orchestration in a cloud environment. You will be responsible for implementation that automates the delivery of code for development teams across the organization. In addition, you will use your passion for analytics to measure pipeline effectiveness and optimize when needed. Responsibilities include:
  • Senior DevOps Engineer will develop, enhance, and debug automation programs with CI/CD servers such as Jenkins
  • Develop and deploy tools and technologies to optimize the build times for faster deployment
  • Deploy and report on the performance of software on application servers and mobile application software deployments
  • Design, test, implement build, and deploy automation tools
  • Research, design, and collaborate on a scalable Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery tools with teams
  • Define and report on metrics that measure our pipeline effectiveness and optimize the pipeline delivery
  • As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you will research industry standards and best practices with a focus on security, stability, testability, scalability, simplicity, and maintainability and propose opportunities for improvement when applicable
  • Build and maintain CI pipelines using build and release orchestration tools (Jenkins, Bitbucket, Docker, AWS, etc.)
  • Collaborate cross departmentally to improve deployments, application deployment, rollback strategies, and implementing the development workflow in the CI pipeline

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor's in Computer Science, or similar field or equivalent work experience required
  • At least 5+years of experience as an AWS DevOps Engineer
  • At least 5+ years of experience in Build and Release engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience with source code management and/or Jenkins CI platforms
  • Proficient with design, development, and maintenance of Continuous Integration systems
  • Solid understanding of source code repositories and various branching strategies
  • Experience with Continuous Build/Integration servers such as Jenkins
  • Experience with engineering related concepts (environment specific configurations, feature flagging, integrating automated tests, etc.)
  • Intimate knowledge of source code management strategies
  • Hands-on with one or more scripting language (Python, Pearl, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Linux, Nginx, Shell/Bash, JavaScript
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and related orchestration such as Kubernetes (K8s) preferred
  • Jira, Jenkins, bitbucket, AWS
  • Experience with Azure is a plus
  • If you have a GitHub profile or technical blog, we would love to see your work (preferred)
  • Deep experience deploying and scaling containerized node/react applications preferred
  • Experience with platform technologies and tools such as ECS, K8, Serverless, Terraform, etc. preferred
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.