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DevOps Engineer in Chicago, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
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  • Experience:
    At least 8 year(s)
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Job Description

Cloud DevOps Engineer
Duration: 6-month contract
Location: Chicago, IL
Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Cloud DevOps Engineer for one of our clients in the Chicago area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
  • The DevOps Engineer is a full stack engineer who builds opinionated cloud environments and platforms
  • This role will be a key contributor in developing, implementing and operating our client’s cloud platforms
  • This role will also encompass developing, building, administering, and deploying self-service tools that enable developers to build, deploy and operate cloud native applications on those cloud platforms

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
  • Ability to code and script in Python and Ruby at a minimum
  • Experience with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment
  • Contribute to deployment of environments in AWS and Azure using tools such as CloudFormation, Terraform, and ARM Templates
  • Understand and alter Jenkins automated pipelines that build, test, and deploy environments from Github to the cloud
  • Understand and troubleshoot multi-step deployment CI/CD pipelines
  • Fundamental understanding of infrastructure technologies such as: DNS, DHCP, AD, IP Addressing, Firewalls, and Routing
  • Familiarity with different operating systems such as Mac OS, Linux and Windows
  • Develops the various opinionated cloud environments and platforms while aligning them with business and security strategies and requirements
  • Hands-on experience with cloud solutions at large scale and resiliency
  • Experience in design, development and deployment of business software in cloud environments
  • Advocate of engineering practices and assist teams in using frameworks for infrastructure as code and immutable infrastructure concepts
  • Manages complex technical designs in engineering and operating cloud platform infrastructure
  • Advocates the strategy and manages complex designs for the continuous integration and continuous delivery frameworks and tools
  • Contribute to technology strategy and engineering roadmaps around cloud platforms; executes strategic engineering proof of concepts around cloud platforms
  • Defines and develops new products and services that provides functions- “as-a-service”
  • Advocates for the appropriate use of open source and commercial technology based upon industry trends and innovative concepts

  • Four-year degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related area, or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years of application development or infrastructure engineering experience
  • Hands-on style - willingness and competence in producing necessary changes in our infrastructure and processes
  • Will be working primarily in an Extreme Programming environment and must be willing to work in a paired programming/engineering model
  • Able to work with diverse teams, multi-task, and work under pressure to meet aggressive schedule targets
  • Able to work effectively across organizational and geographical boundaries
  • Identify creative solutions for technical challenges
  • Able to communicate effectively across groups of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to communicate and present ideas and solutions

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.