Kforce Senior DevOps Engineer - Kubernetes/Docker/Cloud in New York, New York

Kforce is working with a well-known technology firm located in New York, New York (NY). Summary:They have an excellent opportunity as a Senior DevOps Engineer who is looking to join a team that's committed to ensuring the stability of systems. The candidate will be responsible for assisting with the design, deployment, and maintenance of a full stack Kubernetes environment, running on Google Cloud Environment. The individual will also participate in fostering a DevOps culture, and building strong cross functional collaboration with all areas of development, product, and QA.Senior DevOps Engineer Responsibilities Include:

  • Design, develop, and support scalable, redundant infrastructure to include physical and virtualized environments

  • Maintain and develop Docker images for a tech stack including Cassandra, Kafka, Apache, and several in house written Java services, running in Google Cloud on Kubernetes

  • Maintain and develop automation using tools like Ansible and Python

  • Improve existing infrastructure to incorporate latest technology best practices and cross application integrations

  • Day-to-day collaboration with developers and QA teams, to influence design, and architect solutions in multitiered environments

  • Orchestrate staging and production deployment

  • Manage individual project priorities, deliverables, and deadlines

  • Produce clear documentation for delivered solutions

  • Assist in designing and rolling out a revamped monitoring and alerting system using Datadog and PagerDuty

  • Participate in on-call rotation

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field or equivalent experience

  • 5 years in systems administration with a focus on DevOps (9 years without BS)

  • Experience with Docker or Kubernetes

  • Proficiency in Python, Bash, or other comparable scripting language

  • Cloud technology, and virtualization with Docker

  • Networking (TCP/UDP, ICMP, DNS, etc.), OSI Layers, infrastructure services and security

  • Proficiency in Linux administration (CentOS or RHEL a plus)

  • Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience

  • Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing

Senior DevOps Technical Skills:

  • Ansible, Puppet, CentOS, Git, Perforce, Python, Ruby, Elasticsearch, LogStash, Graphite, IPA, AWS, OpenStack, Java 8, Kafka, Zookeeper, Cassandra, Hadoop, Hazelcast, Fabric, R10K (and related design concept), Apache, and Nginx

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:140000.00Maximum Compensation:180000.00