DevOps Engineer in Chicago, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

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Job #:  1039110

DevOps Engineer
Downtown Chicago, IL
Our client, a Global Financial Services Institution is looking to hire a DevOps Engineer for a contract opportunity. A description can be found below, but for more information please contact


• Strong hands on experience with preferably Azure or AWS,

• Azure IAAS, Azure PAAS, Azure DevOps all needed,

• Azure Kubernetes Services a plus,

• Knowledge in implementing and managing DevOps tools such as Git, SVN, Git, Jenkins, Bamboo, SonarQube, Crucible, Swagger, Selenium, JMeter, Protractor

• Networking/Security experience needed,

• Strong scripting skills particularly with PowerShell,

• Infrastructure Provisioning experience – ARM Templates, Ansible, Terraform,

• Working knowledge of development practices and operations,

• Knowledge in cloud monitoring tools, application performance monitoring tools, operational dash-boarding is desired,

• Experience with Azure solutions such as App Services, Service Fabric, App Insights, Storage Accounts, Resource Groups and monitoring tools,

• Experience with NoSQL databases, Azure Tables or Cosmos DB a plus,

• Integration with ServiceNow and ServiceNow CMDB a plus,

• Proven ability to communicate effectively to management,

• Strong organizational and communication skills.

• Design and implement build, deployment, and configuration management solutions for application deployments

• Participate in security initiatives, including access control and vulnerability testing

• Build and test automation tools for infrastructure provisioning

• Support code deployments in all environments

• Brainstorm for new ideas and ways to improvement development delivery

• Develop system health metrics both for real time monitoring and usability recommendations

• Maintain day-to-day management and administration of projects

• Document and design various processes

• Collaborate with the development team on shared objectives

• Provision new servers and services in Azure via ARM and/or Terraform.

• Configuration Orchestration management with Terraform or equivalent platform.

• Customized scripting in Powershell or other scripting language

• Manage and deploy custom scripts in a heavily automated environment.

• Migrate servers and services to Azure infrastructure and PaaS solutions

• Manage and execute multiple concurrent projects

•Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related technical field

• 5+ years of professional experience including professional experience with cloud computing (Microsoft Azure (preferred), AWS)
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