Lead DevOps Engineer

at CyberCoders
Location San Diego, CA
Date Posted March 12, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


This position is open as of 3/11/2018.

Lead DevOps Engineer

We're a highly successful private CyberSecurity firm that develops software products utilized by the world's most demanding security environments, with clients including the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Treasury, Department of Justice, Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of State.

We're seeking a Lead DevOps Engineer to lead the systems engineering team for our flagship product.

We are looking for someone who has a solid and successful background with enterprise level systems development teams using an Agile methodology.

A proven track record of designing, developing, delivering and maintaining dependable, mission critical, large-scale systems and products is a must.

What You Will Be Doing

- Lead a team of 6-8 DevOps engineers to design, develop, and test major software and systems components using an agile methodology

- Propose solutions and develop infrastructure required to support automated, immutable delivery of the product

- Build and maintain infrastructure for auto provisioning of various environments from CI through to production (“Cattle, not pets”)

- Work with the team to organize and break down epics and user stories, identify tasks, provide estimates and execute to meet scheduled targets

- Work with company's infrastructure operations team to deploy and support the product in production.

- Support both legacy systems currently in production while also working toward the next generation of the product

- Work with senior engineers within the team and the company as a whole to drive the overall systems architecture and design for the product

- Provide effective documentation and presentations of the requirements and architecture of the system while adapting conversations to match the audience's level of technical understanding

- Translate business needs into engineering user stories providing the context necessary for full understanding, negotiation and facilitation of engineering questions

What You Need for this Position

- Expert understanding of automated delivery/ deployment with hands-on knowledge of setting up the infrastructure to enable automated delivery for our customers as well as internal project teams

- Experience with agile methodologies and practices

- Extensive experience working with Linux or Unix in an enterprise production environment, Centos and Ubuntu variants a plus

- Experience using configuration management software, e.g. Chef, or Ansible

- Experience engineering and deploying immutable infrastructure (i.e. VM Templates, Docker, Vagrant, etc)

- An understanding of network engineering and security principles (e.g. protocols, routing, switching, filtering, firewall rules, etc.)

- Experience with virtualization software such as VMware vSphere

- Experience designing and developing DevOps/CI pipelines for deployment into various types of environments, i.e. hosted, on-premises, and network-isolated (no internet)

- Experience with scripting languages such as Bash, Shell, or Python

- Knowledge supporting and implementing Microsoft Active Directory Services

- Knowledge supporting Java applications in large-scale development and production environments

- Experience supporting databases including backup and recovery procedures such as Postgres and MySQL

- Experience with Disaster Recovery and the associated tools for data replication

What's In It for You

Strong Base Salary•will pay top of market•

Exceptional Health/Dental/Vision Benefits

7% 401(k) contribution••not a match, strictly a co. contribution••

Work on products of magnitude

Upward Mobility and Stability(not tied to a contract vehicle)!

So, if you are a Lead DevOps Engineer with experience, please apply today!

Required Skills

Devops, Linux, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Configuration Management, Scripting, Docker, Containerization

If you are a good fit for the Lead DevOps Engineer position, and have a background that includes:

Devops, Linux, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Configuration Management, Scripting, Docker, Containerization and you are interested in working the following job types:

Information Technology, Engineering, Professional Services

Within the following industries:

Computer Software

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