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Senior DevOps Engineer ($150k-190k)

  • Location

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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  • Salary:

    US$150000.00 - US$200000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Danny Ibadi

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  • Job ref:

    JN -072021-89021_1631803638

  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Configure and maintain resources on AWS
  • Maintain infrastructure as code using Terraform, CloudFormation, and/or Ansible
  • Maintain Dockerfiles
  • Deploy services to ECS or Kubernetes
  • Responsible for production deployments using Jenkins, CodeDeploy, GitHub Actions
  • Manage security groups and access controls
  • Responsible for securely storing information such as passwords and tokens
  • Use ticket management system such as Jira and Confluence to manage work priorities
  • Work closely with developers on the team to debug web app issues
  • Apply networking knowledge to debug upstream issues
  • Ability to clearly articulate and communicate complex technical ideas to non-DevOps colleagues
  • Ability to understand project requirements and be innovative in finding solutions in highly regulated government environments


  • Candidate must reside in the United States
  • Bachelor's degree preferred, strong preference for Computer Science field of study
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Highly proficient in Terraform, such as ability to write modules from scratch
  • Hands-on experience with configuring and maintaining resources on AWS
  • Hands-on experience using Docker
  • Experience and solid understanding to deploy and maintain container orchestration platforms such as ECS or Kubernetes
  • Experience with production deployments using Jenkins
  • Extensive experience with Linux and administration
  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals
  • Experience with and a strong understanding of secret management along with the practice of good security hygiene
  • Expertise with cloud security, understand the principle of least privilege
  • Experience with securing S3 buckets and IAM configurations
  • Understand security groups and access controls
  • Experience with Atlassian tooling such as Jira and Confluence preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary

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