DevOps Engineer Financial Industry

Financial  •  Stamford, CT and 2 other locations

Less than 5 years experience  •  Software

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/10/18 by William Babik
Financial
Stamford, CT
Less than 5 years experience
Software
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/10/18 William Babik

Our cloud platform is engineered from the ground up on top of highly reliable Apache Mesos and the entire Hadoop ecosystem as the leading standard in big data. We run open source technologies Kafka, Zookeeper, Storm, Accumulo, and Spark as framework services that software engineering teams leverages to build systems and applications that handles very large throughput of client enterprise data both in batch and real-time

Join our Dev/Ops engineering team responsible for the reliability and availability of our entire underlying Linux-based infrastructure systems. This is the team if you are passionate about operating the most stable systems that has to scale well against ever-growing flow of Enterprise data in the Financial world

We'll trust you to:

  •  Manage the deployment and upgrade process of cloud platform and core services including Mesos, Zookeeper, Hadoop, Kafka by relying on cutting edge code-as-infrastructure tools like Chef
  •  Ensure the stability of cloud system health via proactive alerting, log monitoring, and system-wide health checks and testing
  •  Take ownership of system-level issues and drive for prompt resolution with support from other teams in engineering
  •  Understand other operational aspects within our platform and automate execution using runbooks which are constantly tested using CI/CD environment e.g. Jenkins
  •  Expand and refresh our system's machines, storage, and network capacity in collaboration with data center teams as required

You'll need to have:

  •  2+ years of professional experience in DevOps or Linux System Administration role
  •  In depth knowledge of Linux networking, storage, and security stack
  •  Experience with automation/configuration management including Chef, Puppet, or Ansible
  •  Proficiency in scripting Python or Ruby or Linux shell scripts
  •  Excellent communication skills and effective collaboration with developers

We'd love to see:

  •  Experience operating Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) environments
  •  Familiarity with container platform e.g. Docker, Kubernetes
  •  Familiarity with cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud, or Apache Mesos)

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