DevOps Engineer / Architect - Consultant

DevOps Engineer / Architect - Consultant

New York, NY
Intermedia Group has an opening for the following Consultant:

TITLE:  DevOps Engineer / Architect
LOCATION: Midtown Manhattan

CLIENT: Fortune 100 media company
TYPE: Consulting (corp to corp or w2 is OK)
DURATION:  6 -12+ months


Will work across a variety of sysadmin functions supporting the internet-facing aspects of online businesses. Assist in formulating infrastructure strategy, selecting vendors, developing monitoring and reporting standards and managing vendor relationships – all while keeping a laser-like focus on costs and security.
Responsible for availability, scalability, and risk mitigation while working closely with a creative and canny product team on web and mobile products used by millions of users. You will give technical input during infrastructure redesigns and aid the group in adopting new technologies and methodologies. This position is responsible for maintaining security controls and conducting vulnerability assessments against web applications and server infrastructure.
As part of the Infrastructure & Operations team,  will be charged with maintaining and improving our security profile for thousands of sites and services involved in delivering engaging and robust user experiences.
  •  Work alongside a talented team of colleagues and quintessentially creative individuals who are building next-generation mobile, web and back-end applications and services
  • Develop and design tools to instrument and alert on problems and on-going projects
  • Own availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency for the team's services
  • Manage relationships with 3rd party infrastructure partners
  • Deploy and maintain automated scanning of various applications including validating findings and driving remediation
  • 1st point of contact for in-house development team to accommodate requests
  • Support of web and mobile applications maintaining uptime while fielding escalations as part of on-call rotation
  • Responsible for the architecture, deployment, and support of a Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment strategy for the Digital Media and Interactive teams
  • Ability to deftly and clearly communicate with the technology team and to non-technical members of the organization
  • Design strategies for security monitoring of new and existing systems
  • Ability to deftly and clearly communicate with the technology team and to non-technical members of the organization
  • Mentor junior colleagues and encourage their growth and knowledge of infrastructure
  • Extensive experience managing Linux application servers (RHEL, Ubuntu, CentOS)
  • Experience with fluid virtual infrastructures (VMware, AWS, OpenStack) 
  • Extensive knowledge of LAMP infrastructures including bash/shell scripting
  • Solid understanding of networking, storage and sysadmin best practices
  • Working experience with SVN/GIT alongside Agile development processes
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong understanding of performance metrics from stress/load tests
  • Demonstrated experience securing high-traffic properties (cloud and on-prem)
  • Creative, strategic and critical thinker with a high attention to detail
  • Strong sense of ownership and urgency
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Ansible, Chef, Puppet and/or Jenkins
  • Scripting and programming languages (PHP, Ruby, PorwerShell, Golang)
  • Track record of delivering hardened, fault-tolerant, high-availability designs
  • Lazy enough to automate tasks, smart enough to document them well (L7 diagrams)
  • Cool-headed in a crisis and instill confidence in those around you while solving problems
  •  Bachelor’s degree required, security certifications not required 
If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following
  • Full MS WORD Resume
  • Current and required compensation
  • Current contact information
  • Availability
Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss in full

Steve Fleischner
Intermedia Group, Inc.
212 248-0100

Recruiter Contact

Steve Fleischner | Managing Partner
Intermedia Group Inc. | New York, NY
Main: (212) 248-0100
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