Senior DevOps Engineer

Nielsen   •  

Oldsmar, FL

Less than 5 years

Posted 240 days ago

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Nielsen is seeking an innovative and experienced Senior Sysadmin with proven experience in Cloud infrastructure provisioning and configuration management. This individual will work as a senior member of the Nielsen Cloud Tech Ops team to specify, design, develop and support vital cloud provisioning and reliability software.  If you have a passion for the cloud DevOps role and are looking for an exciting opportunity, we look forward to hearing from you.


What will you be doing?

  • Analyze our current production infrastructure and operations and update and improve upon it
  • Get involved with our code deployment and data administration process
  • Develop scripts to check the health of the system and various application subsystems and respond to alerts
  • Contribute to some of the data engineering and back-end development tasks using Python, Java, and Shell Scripting
  • Your performance will be measured based on improved deployment process/times, reduction in server alarms and more efficient operation of resources. The goal is that our app traffic scales without an increase in error reports and maintaining/improving our error rate, response times, uptime
  • Proactively support production applications to meet SLA commitments.


What should you have?

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience supporting mission critical production applications deployed in the cloud
  • Strong understanding of Cloud Native development principals
  • Strong scripting skills - Python, Shell scripts
  • Intermediate knowledge of Java
  • Understanding of REST and SOAP
  • Experience with maintaining applications in a Linux environment
  • Knowledge of IP Networking, Network Security, Firewalls and DDOS mitigation
  • Experience with continuous integration using Jenkins, log collection, and analysis, version control systems like Bitbucket or SVN
  • Experience with application, performance and security monitoring and resolution
  • Strong experience deploying  Docker containers in a shared cluster environment