DevOps/AWS Automation Engineer

Company: Inspire Recruitment Inc.
Location: Austin, Texas, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 10.MAY.2018
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Summary

We are working with a very exciting early stage company that is building and patenting a cutting-edge platform on the Etherium blockchain. ...

Description

We are working with a very exciting early stage company that is building and patenting a cutting-edge platform on the Etherium blockchain.

The founders of the company are very experienced leaders with both startup and large company success stories to their names. The team is top class, they have an amazing advisory team, and have also recently raised seed venture funding from a top-tier Silicon Valley VC.

They are looking for a DevOps Engineer with Amazon Web Services (AWS) expertise that can help take the work they have done internally and prepare them for growth, with a firm focus on automation. They need help ensuring that the systems and infrastructure are ready to meet increasing demand and safely grow.

What does success look like?

  • You have assessed the current infrastructure and made recommendations on changes to meet the needs regarding automation, security, scalability, disaster recovery, and good practices for using AWS
  • We have redundant, fault-tolerant infrastructure with backups and a plan for scalability and disaster recovery
  • Good monitoring/alerting is in place to understand how the infrastructure is being used and to know when there are problems
  • You have prepared our technical team to maintain the infrastructure
  • You have recommended and implemented provisioning strategies leveraging automation where possible

Skills:

  • Deep experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS: EC2, Lambda, S3, CloudFront, VPC, AutoScaling) including AWS Certifications or similar experience
  • Strong system administration experience with Unix systems, especially FreeBSD
  • Familiarity with a wide array of applications and tools, such as NGINX, PostgreSQL, OpenResty, Node, Memcached
  • Ability to use scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Python, Ruby)
  • Some experience Salt Stack/Ansible/Chef/Puppet, REST Concepts, and infrastructure automation tools such is preferred

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting company at an exciting time which is quickly becoming one of Austin's new success stories. Please can you forward your updated resume?

We cannot consider candidates requiring sponsorship or C2C

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