Job Title:

DevOps Engineer

Business Area:

Product & Client Support

Location:

Lenexa, KS USA

Job ID:

126678

DevOps Engineer

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Perceptive Software is seeking an experienced web systems administrator to join its DevOps team.  This person will be involved in all aspects of running and scaling various web services and products.  This person will participate in design and architecture discussions with various development teams.  The services managed could range from prototype web applications to full blown highly scalable geographically distributed web application serving millions of requests a day.

Responsibilities:

  • Involved in all aspects of building and maintaining the production infrastructure and services
  • Ensure proper security, monitoring, alerting and reporting for the infrastructure
  • Troubleshoot and resolve production issues, both at the systems level and code level
  • Help build, design and architect out Ops dashboard in charge of provisioning, monitoring, deployment and troubleshooting across a spectrum of enterprise-class cloud services
  • Participate in the evaluation of new software, hardware, and infrastructure solutions
  • Participate in on-call rotation

Skills & Requirements:

  • Experience with medium- to large-scale Linux production environments, as part of an online service provider environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Linux systems and Web application frameworks
  • Tools development experience in scripting and development of systems automation tools (using Python, Ruby, etc)
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Managed critical 24x7 infrastructure
  • Minimum 2 years of hands-on detailed Linux experience

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  • Web Development Experience employing agile development methodologies
  • Scaling Ruby on Rails web stack (Nginx, Passenger, PostgreSQL, Memcache, FastCGI, etc)
  • Experience with systems automation (e.g. Puppet/Chef/etc)
  • Experience with large scale data warehouse systems, (e.g. Google Big Query, Amazon RedShift, etc)
  • Performance tuning of web applications, including databases and supportive technologies
  • Security architecture and risk profiling, worked with PEN testing and Code and site analysis tools (eg Nessus, Veracode etc…
  • Owned production release/deployment process


*Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. Must have permanent U.S. Work Authorization.

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