DevOps Engineer (Azure) in Clearwater, FL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  824711

Apex Systems has a contract to hire opening for a Sr. DevOps Engineer with a large technical services organization in the Tampa/Clearwater, FL area.  Client is looking for someone with a strong MS Azure background to help them with a migration from AWS to Azure.

This is a contract to hire opportunity offering between $110-120/yr. upon conversion along with great benefits including health coverage, 401(k) and an aggressive PTO program.  Client will also offer the ability to work remotely 2 days/week.

The detailed job description is provided below.  If interested, please email your up to date resume to Joe Barowski via jbarowski@apexsystems.com .If you wish to receive job alerts from Apex that match your criteria please join our Talent Network/Job Portal via https://itcareers.apexsystems.com.

Client Job Description:

Sr. Azure DevOps Engineer

Responsibilities

  • Work with business partners to capture system functional and non-functional requirements
  • Work directly with development and DevOps teams by leading and being accountable for the design and delivery of advanced DevOps capabilities.
  • Assist with estimating work efforts required for each phase of a project.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to engineers.
  • Participate and lead internal and external learning and sharing activities, including conference technical presentations.
  • Collaborate with other architects to define and capture software architecture for systems and/or components
  • Develop design models using UML
  • Identify, evaluate and select appropriate technology
  • Develop/Code applications and/or component
  • Create technical documentation
  • Support production software operations, test and debug programs
  • Assist in the development of overall project plans and timetables, analysis and identification of intermediate deliverables
  • Report progress and status of assigned tasks to project teams and managers
  • Reviewing current application for areas of opportunity within the current data construct

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of IT experience with 5+ years of hands-on experience in application/system/platform/integration architectures
  • 5+ years of progressively responsible software engineering and DevOps experience.
  • Experience designing and implementing end to end Continuous Delivery pipelines.
  • Deep Azure private/public cloud experience in a production environment (e.g. network, security, deployment, automation, server less technologies).
  • Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible).
  • Experience collaborating across multiple functional/technical teams to deliver a project.
  • Demonstrated growth mindset, enthusiastic about learning new technologies quickly and applying the gained knowledge to address business problems.
  • Ability to communicate with clients on a business level and translate their needs into a technical solution
  • Previous experience as the lead architect responsible for an overall large-scale system design
  • Hands on experience coding/building enterprise-scale applications using latest web technologies
  • Strong data modeling experience from conceptual, logical, and physical designs using UML
  • Mastery of object oriented design and design patterns
  • Hands-on experience in database systems; relational, document, and key value stores
  • Knowledge/Experience with designing big data solutions
  • Good understanding of infrastructure and network design
  • Experience building applications with multiple technologies and platforms
  • Experience building applications on LAMP and MEAN stacks
  • Strong understanding of security best practices
  • Strong awareness of latest web standards (OAuth, SAML, OpenID Connect & others)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must
  • Experience with agile development is desirable