Sr. DevOps Engineer

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Sr. Devops Engineer – Contract or CTP – Raleigh, NC/Hybrid – $50.00-$60.00/hr.

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

Our client is seeking a Sr. Devops Engineer in Raleigh, NC/Hybrid.

Role Description

Responsibilities include the ability to identify areas for process automation improvement, automate existing and new processes, maintain, and deploy cloud infrastructure, and support the Agile software development lifecycle build process.

• Design, build, deploy, and maintain system automation in the cloud, supporting both project and operational

infrastructure needs.

• Lead automation and provisioning of storage, compute, and network resources.

• Leverage, support, and advocate the use of a configuration management tools for infrastructure automation

across multiple environments.

• Deploy and configure services needed to meet operational & project objectives.

• Assist in automation and maintenance of CI/CD toolset and process; help diagnose build failures and

identify root cause as needed.

• Conduct necessary analysis, design, and prepare technical documentation for new toolsets and processes.

• Experience managing an automation framework that addresses concerns such as access control, change

management, monitoring/logging of changes, self-service, case management integration, etc.

• Experience in leveraging tools to decrease build/backup/disaster recovery times, including host

update/configuration for continued automation of system upkeep.

• Experience in creating secure environments and provide for continued validation and remediation, up to

and including PCI-DSS compliancy and tailoring file creation/usage.

• Experience and ability to create playbooks and modules to perform automation (Ansible / Python).

• Expertise in Amazon AWS Cloud services like EC2, S3, EBS, VPC, ELB, AMI, SNS, RDS, IAM, Route 53,

Glacier, Auto scaling, CloudFront, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Cloud Formation, Elastic Beanstalk, OPS Work,

Amazon Lambda, Security Groups.

• Experience in migrating On-premises infrastructure to AWS and involved in virtualization.

• Expertise in AMQ Brokers.

• Experience with AWS Serverless services as Lambda functions for container Deployment and


• Experience in using CloudFormation template for reliable provisioning of initial infrastructure (stacks) like

IAM roles & policies, S3 buckets and bucket backups on AWS.

• Experience in orchestration of Docker Images and Containers using Kubernetes by creating whole master

and minion. Installed antifactory-HA on-top of Kubernetes for dynamic PVC provisioning.

Skills & Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent field and 5+ years of technical experience.

• 3+ years of Terraform experience.

• 2+ years of Packer experience.

• 2+ years of Ansible experience.

• 3+ years of AWS experience.

• 3+ years of Docker experience.

• 2+ years of Kubernetes experience.

• 3+ years upgrading and patching environments.

• Familiarity with Linux and Windows running in physical and virtual VMware environments.

• Understanding of deployment build tools e.g., Git, Nexus, Jenkins, and Maven, etc.

• Familiarity with VMware, Red Hat.

• Ability to provide technical expertise to others and explain concepts with technical staff and senior leadership team (as needed).

• Ability to balance priorities while working with and supporting multiple teams.

• Ability to operate independent of supervision with accuracy and attention to detail.

• Experience in deploying, designing and illustrating process automation flows.

• Ability to communicate and follow up professionally (written and oral) both internally and externally within the organization.

• Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve issues effectively.

• Understand and leverage Agile software development methodology.

• Strong understanding of deployment processes, deployment environments, production application trouble shooting techniques etc.

• Experience with cloud architecture/infrastructure and container-driven development tools (such as Docker and Kubernetes).

Benefits/Other Compensation

This position is a contract/temporary role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical benefits, dental benefits, vision benefits, 401K and Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit).

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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Hays is committed to building a thriving culture of diversity that embraces people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we serve our candidates, clients, and employees. We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and we comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, HIV-positive status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. One of Hays’ guiding principles is ‘do the right thing’. We also believe that actions speak louder than words. In that regard, we train our staff on ensuring inclusivity throughout the entire recruitment process and counsel our clients on these principles. If you have any questions about Hays or any of our processes, please contact us.

In accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information.


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