Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a DevOps Engineer for a FULL TIME opportunity with one of our premier clients in New York, NY or Bethlehem, PA.
The DevOps engineer is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities related to cloud initiatives and the DevOps suite of tools used to deploy application to the cloud.
Provide automation services for the application teams using the best in class toolset
Aid in various cloud migration initiatives
Establish and maintain key service level agreements
Provide innovation around automation and release processes
Onboarding of new applications into standardized migration pipeline
Assist in various DevOps initiatives
Work closely and collaborate with technical peers, business operations and enterprise testing teams
Assist with technical projects working closely with enterprise and shared services project teams
Provide guidance and direction to AppDev teams in regards to build/deployment scripts in order to keep in line with best practices
Participate in team wide Change Management process as both implementer and verifier ensuring changes are completed efficiently and correctly.
Minimum 4 - 5 years experience with DevOps practices and automation tooling
Candidate should have deep knowledge of at least 2 of the following skill sets:
Knowledge of AWS cloud services and how to provision infrastructure on it
Experience with Terraform or CloudFormation scripting
Experience with configuration management system such at Puppet or Chef. Along with creating configuration manifest with it
Experience with DevOps orchestration tools such as Jenkins. Also configuring deployment pipelines in it.
(all above are equally imporant but they are ranked in priority order)
Understanding of application code and build scripts
Must be able to multi-task and work well with changing priorities in a fast paced, 24x7 environment
Experience with public cloud migrations/transformations
Must be highly collaborative and be able to work in a team environment, with technical and business people.
Windows & Linux scripting experience
Excellent communication, problem solving and customer service skills with the ability to translate technical detail into non-technical information.
A strong ability to learn new technologies
Bachelor's degree in computer science or workforce equivalent
Experience with AWS transformations and processes a big plus
APM monitoring tool experience a strong plus
Technical certifications preferred
SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply. To view all of our available job postings and/or to learn more about SGA please visit us online at .