DevOps Engineer

Location: Bloomington, MN, United States
Date Posted: 09-12-2018
NorthShore Resources has a Contract-to-Hire opportunity for a DevOps Engineer in Bloomington, MN!

If you have a passion for observability, automation, high availability, continuous improvement, and quality code, we want to talk to you.

You will work in a high energy, small, self-directed team, often pairing, to build and operate our private cloud and other platforms. You will code and test automated solutions to provide the best platform you can. You will maintain and operate platforms with high uptime requirements. We are well on our way but still growing, so opportunities to help set direction happen often. We work at every layer in the system so an eagerness to learn and teach is highly valued.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Automate relentlessly.
  • Participate in the development and communication of DevOps principles and activities.
  • Suggest, install, automate, and operate tools that enable our developers and systems.
  • Monitor application performance and expose metrics for everyone.
  • Designs and conducts platform/application tests, including functionality, availability, load/stress and performance.
  • Troubleshoots development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms; identified as a subject matter expert.
  • Participates within high availability and disaster recovery testing
  • Create documentation required for smooth operation and sharing with other engineers.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Excellent understanding of software principals and ability to code.
  • Excellent understanding of automation and how to apply it to remove barriers and increase reliability. Experience with Chef, Ansible, Jenkins a plus.
  • Excellent understanding of Cloud principles. Experience with cloud technologies like OpenShift, Kubernetes, Vault, Prometheus, Grafana, Splunk, Kafka, and others highly valued.
  • Understanding of infrastructure basics like storage, networking, operating systems, VMs.
  • Understanding of architectures such as Micro services, SOA, J2EE, Enterprise Service Bus a plus
  • Experience with content management systems such as Adobe Experience Manger a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies.
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas in written and verbal forms.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field
  • 3+ years experience in object oriented development. Java a plus.
  • 1+ year enterprise DevOps experience

 
Why work for NorthShore Resources?
NorthShore Resources is a Minneapolis-based IT consulting firm, whose focus is to provide superior quality and unparalleled customer service in all aspects of our business. We offer great local jobs to local people, allowing us to build solid, long-term relationships with our clients and consultants.
 
While working as a consultant for NorthShore Resources, you’ll receive benefits such as medical, dental, and 401(k) with company matching. You’ll also receive one of the best benefits an employer can offer – support! Our staff is here to help you every step of the way, ensuring that all of your questions are answered and that you’re placed on a path to success.
 
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