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DevOps Engineer in Colorado Springs, CO at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 7/23/2018

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Job Description

Our client is seeking a DevOps Engineer for an exciting Direct Hire opportunity.

  • Set up and maintain our build / QA environment
    • Automated build / unit-testing harness
    • Packaging and deployment mechanisms
    • Release management
    • Work with developers to specify and extend the QA environment
    • Manage QA environment
  • Collaborate on architecture of data system
  • Production environment management
    • Monitoring systems (performance data, availability, access logging)
    • Work with developers to identify and address operating-system-related issues
    • Oversee resource utilization (from a computing-resource view and a dollar-cost view)
    • Authentication / authorization
  • IT support for development environment
    • Support developers as required
    • Keep tabs on other hosted products used by Illumon (Gmail/web/aha/AWS/etc)
    • Determine and implement changes to development environment as needs evolve
  • Security management and oversight for both the development environment and the hosted environment
    • Ensuring best practices for code management, desktop security tools, and incident response
    • Security architecture for the hosted environment
    • Procedures and documentation to address client concerns for hosted data


  • Self driven, self organized, proactive, highly motivated, personable, and intelligent.
  • 10+ years of practical experience in Linux system administration (CentOS preferred)
  • Operating system configuration / administration skills
  • Scripting skills (e.g bash, perl, or python)
  • Exceptional troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional performance analysis and tuning skills.
  • Configuration automation skills (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Salt)
  • Interest in learning about and understanding complex software systems.
  • Building / managing monitoring and data-collection frameworks (e.g. Nagios/Zabbix, ELK stack, Collectd, InfluxDB, or similar)
  • AWS or other cloud provider environments
    • Concepts and capabilities of cloud platforms
    • Management and automation tools
    • Security considerations
  • Security architecture
  • Solaris/Illumos system administration
  • ZFS operation / architecture
  • Build-management / CI frameworks