Dev Ops Engineer

Purceville, Virginia

Post Date: 08/18/2017 Job ID: 24710 Industry: Other Area(s)

Dev Ops Engineer

Long-term position

Location: Purcellville, VA

Must be able and authorized to work for any employer

Full background check with drug test conducted upon hire

Kavaliro seeks a DevOps Engineer to be responsible for keeping the company' s application stack updated and healthy while scaling to match growth. Create and enhance CI/CD pipelines, maintain Virtual Machine and Container Images, and various kinds of automation processes (build management, automated deployments, automated testing, configuration management) in order to improve software  deployments and system stability.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintain uptime, performance security, and stability of company applications, including:

       -Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure managment

       -EC2 LAMP stack application server administration, monitoring, and tuning

       -RDS (MySQL) server administration, monitoring, tuning

       -Elastic search index health, data pipelines, nightly data migration tasks

Own and manage CI/build/deploy processes in a rapid-deployment/zero-downtime environment

Support Change and Configuration Management processes and repositories

Assist development teams with build jobs and overall build management troubleshooting

Design, implement, and maintain solutions that contribute to the automation of code/infrastructure changes, empowering development teams to have a seamless framework to deliver the best software

Provide project time estimates, constraints, and risk/liabilities

Manage AWS and related operational infrastructure costs, providing regular management updates and costs.

Lead horizontal and vertical scaling efforts, including database sharding, multi-region ASW deployment

Actively participates in high level team activities such as architecture or process improvements

Participate as member of software development team, contributing to the application codebases

  • Bachelor  degree in IT or Tech Field


  • 1 yr experience working on delivering and operating software as a DevOps Engineer, Operations Engineer or Software Engineer or Cloud Engineer
  • Experience with AWS cloud computing environment
  • Administration of LAMP stack environment - Linux, Apache, MySQL
  • Experience using/implementing CI/CD frameworks
  • Good understanding of micro service architecture
  • Experience with performance monitoring and site reliability for a high traffic site
  • AWS Cloudwatch, NewRelic or Related logging/monitoring tools
  • Unit, integration, and load testing too; s
  • Willingness to be in an on-call rotation
  • Ability to summarize and communicate effectively and clearly moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers
  • Programming languages, PHP, Python and shell scripts

  • Web application development experience with PHP and Javascript framework experience
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Experience with Docker or Linux container technologies
  • Experience with high traffic production websites or services
  • Experience developing and using web services and API' s
  • AWS application infrastructure and horizontal scaling of web application infrastructure
  • Infrastructure provisioning tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Vagrant, Packer, Terraform, Cloud Formation

-Overtime may be needed to meet key objectives
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