DevOps Engineer (Linux and Automation) in Columbus, OH at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/16/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  989429

Apex Systems is looking for a DevOps Engineer (Linux and Automation Emphasis) in Columbus, Ohio.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for supporting Client, Server, systems. This includes resolving incidents and requests, performing systems analysis, hardware/software upgrades, and implementing technology projects.
  • Support of Linux servers including patching, security remediation, reverse proxy configuration, firewall configuration, SSL, web server configuration, standard plugins, log rotation, backup and performance tuning.
  •  Standardize the deployment of Linux based services.
  •  Maintain, enhance and create tools to automate common tasks.
  •  Identify and resolve service problems ranging from disaster recovery to login problems.
  •  Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  •  Develop and maintain installation and configuration documentation.
  •  Develop and maintain monitoring and procedures to ensure systems operate at peak performance
  •  Develop and maintain SLA policy and guidelines, and methods of enforcement
  •  Develop and maintain Security and Compliance Policy for Linux based hosts
  •  Develop and maintain Systems Inventory for Support and Licensing guidelines
  •  Develop and maintain Configuration Management and Patch Delivery methodology
  •  Support software developers in providing stable and efficient delivery environments
  •  Research industry trends and technology advances to propose enhancements to IT Enterprise Service delivery
  •  Provides advice and training to associates and business partners
  •  Determine technology solutions based on customer needs and business justification
  •  Serves as a liaison to other teams and participate in projects as needed
  •  On-call support as needed to ensure critical incident resolution

  •  Experience working with Linux/X86 (CentOS/RHEL) and Windows operating systems in both physical and virtualized environments (hosted and on-site)
  •  Scripting experience with Puppet, Chef, Ansible, configuration management software
  •  Extensive experience with automation scripting languages (Bash, PERL, Python, Ruby)
  •  Experience working with VMware and/or Citrix or Hyper-V virtualization, and at least one cloud platform (AWS, Openstack, Oracle or Azure).
  •  Experience with more than one distribution of Linux (CentOS, Ubuntu, RHEL, SUSE)
  •  Experience in the administration of Database Servers (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL)
  •  Experience with Dell/EMC hardware and their management tools
  •  Knowledge of software development lifecycle
  •  Ability to function in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities and tight deadlines
  •  Advanced knowledge of application deployment and incident resolution processes
  •  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  •  VMWare, MCSA, Linux+, RHCSA, ITIL, Cisco certifications are helpful
  •  Working knowledge of supporting technologies for their servers, including knowledge of networking, services, and industry best practices
  •  Willing to work flexible schedule that may include overtime, weekends, holidays and/or off hours’ support

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Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.