DevOps Engineer

Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 02-28-2019
Intermedia Group has the following opening with one of our Customers:
Title: DEVOPS ENGINEER
Location: Midtown Manhattan
Type: DIRECT FULL TIME SALARIED (with Benefits)

Client: Fortune 100 Media company

IMPORTANT:
  • WE CANNOT CONSIDER CANDIDATES REQUIRING VISA SPONSORSHIP
  • ONLY LOCAL CANDIDATES CONSIDERED.  NO RELOCATION
     
SUMMARY
  • Looking for a Sr. DevOps Engineer with a passion for technology and related security aspects. Candidate should understand that the key part of DevOps services is to enabling business to focus on competitive edge in their respective areas while helping with streamlining operational processes.
  • We need people who can take a goal/responsibility and run with it. That means clarifying the goal, knowing if they can fulfill that goal, seeing and diagnosing obstacles in the way of that goal, creating a plan, and executing towards success. When there are areas of ambiguity or risk that need attention from superiors, Sr. DevOps Engineer needs to drive those conversations instead of expecting direction from above.
     
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Own availability, scalability, performance and efficiency for the team's services include day-to-day operations as well as project activities
  • 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 CI/CD strategy for the Digital Media and Interactive teams
  • Ability to clearly communicate with the technology team and to non-technical members of the organization
  • Establish strategies in log analytics for operational efficiency and security analytics
  • Ability to clearly communicate with technical and non-technical members of the organization
  • Mentor junior colleagues and encourage their growth and knowledge of infrastructure
 
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Extensive experience managing Linux application servers (RHEL, Ubuntu, CentOS)
  • Experience with fluid virtual infrastructures RackSpace (dedicated & cloud), VMware, AWS, OpenStack, Azure. 
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Terraform etc.
  • Extensive hands-on knowledge of LAMP stack. Scripting and programming languages (PHP, Python, PowerShell etc.)
  • 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
  • Strong security mindset when designing and building environment
  • Team player with strong sense of ownership and urgency
  • Breath of technical knowledge
  • Informing/communication skills
  • Customer Focus: the customers being within IT organization
  • Listening and understanding customer needs
  • Designing and operating security services
  • Vet designs for industry best practices
  • Prioritization both short term tasks and long term goals
  • Drive for excellence and not tolerating less
  • Strong investigative skills
  • Candidates should have at 5+ years of IT experience 
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experienced with CI/CD, tools (Jenkins, GITLab etc.) and containerization/orchestration tools (docker/kubernetes).
  • Hands-on experience with F5 LTM, CDN (LimeLight, Akamai etc.) and WAF (F5, Imperva etc.)
  • Track record of delivering hardened, fault-tolerant, high-availability designs
  • Experienced securing mission critical assets (security hardening, priviledge access management and vulnerability management etc.)
  • Proficient in APM tool (New Relic, Dynatrace etc.)
  • 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
 
EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, security certifications not required
INTERESTED APPLICANTS

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following:

• Full MS WORD Resume
• Required compensation
• Contact information
• Availability

Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss the position in full detail.

Steve Fleischner
Intermedia Group, Inc.
212 248-0100
steve@intermediagroup.com
www.intermediagroup.com

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