Cloud DevOps Architect

Hunter Technical Resources  •  Plano, TX
$120K - $150K
Posted on 10/12/17 by Trent Warren
Hunter Technical Resources
Plano, TX
$120K - $150K
Posted on 10/12/17 Trent Warren

Key senior technology leader responsible for all aspects of software product development & establishment of DevOps process including architecture, design, development, coaching, mentoring, DevOps evangelism & partnership across various technology departments.

This is a hands-on senior role with responsibilities spanning across new development & operational technologysupport for all of technology applications & products.

The Architect will: 

- Establish & lead DevOps practice within technology including organizational design, process, workflow, training, education & adoption.

- Key hands-on technology leader with responsibilities spanning across all aspects of software development including architecture, design, automation, release & configuration management

- Establish & lead a strong operational backbone including establishing processes around metrics driven application support model

- Create a comprehensive roadmap to scale the platform so it can absorb the customer growth and demand

- Evangelize the value of DevOps disciplines to the organization.


- Prior success architecting, designing and building a scalable a cloud infrastructure for a highly available environment delivering extreme reliability.

- Deep experience in AWS cloud and tools (EC2, Virtual private clouds (VPC), ELB).

- Experience with containers in a microservices architecture environment.

- Experience with full-lifecycle system deployment from requirements gathering to design, implementation, unit testing, system testing, release and on-going service management.

- Contributor to open source projects.

- Strong presentation and communication skills with ability to engage with leadership.

- Experienced with distributed systems and serverless frameworks (gokit, vamp, sparta)

- Experienced with distributed key-value stores (etcd, consul, zookeeper).

- In-depth knowledge of network protocols. Proficient in networkengineering in a software-defined world (gossip protocols, API gateways, load-balancing, service discovery, eBPF, BPG, VXLAN).

- Familiarity with microservices architecture and twelve-factor principles.

- Fluency and command of an OO language - Go, Python, Java.

- Experienced with Linux containers runtimes (docker, rkt, lxc, etc.) and orchestrators (kubernetes, fleet, swarm, nomad, mesos-marathon).

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