. DevOps / Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) Practitioner - NYC + Philadelphia + D.C. + Charlotte + Atlanta

Location: (Multiple states)

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Experienced

About Gear Stream

At Gear Stream we are obsessed with innovating high-velocity, continuously adaptive digital innovation within large Enterprise.  Part of this obsession includes a focus on modernizing the automation build/deploy capabilities of companies seeking to move from fragile monoliths to modern, highly composable micro-services based software platforms and infrastructure.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Gear Stream has a variety of openings for DevOps and Site Reliability Consulting/Solution Engineers in the New York, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Atlanta, and Washington D.C. regions.  Additionally, we seek DevOps and Site Reliability Consulting/Solution Engineers who seek to work remotely.

In this role, you will work closely with a talented team of dynamic and passionate architects and engineers to design, implement, and manage automated infrastructure and DevOps solutions to Gear Stream clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with AWS and infrastructure architects to design, implement and manage secure, scalable and reliable cloud infrastructure environments for Gear Stream customers
  • Assist Gear Stream customers in selecting, implementing, and tuning configuration management (CM) and continuous integration (CI) technology platforms
  • Assist Gear Stream customers in ensuring operational readiness for launching workloads into public, private, and hybrid cloud environments
  • Work with Gear Stream customers to validate and troubleshoot existing CI and CM practices, and make recommendations for improvements and optimization
  • Work with Gear Stream customers to validate existing infrastructure performance, and make and recommendations for improvements and optimization
  • Implement infrastructure best practices for Gear Stream customers in areas such as CI, CM, performance, scalability, security, and availability

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of experience managing large scale, production Linux environments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Keen focus on customer service and an understanding that technology solutions must provide business value
  • 5+ years of experience with common application stacks (e.g. Apache, Nginx, Tomcat, Rails, NodeJS, PHP)
  • 3+ years of experience with configuration management and continuous integration tools and concepts (e.g. Chef, Ansible, Docker, Puppet, Jenkins, Travis CI, Hudson)
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL database and related technologies (e.g. MySQL, Redis, Memcached, MongoDB)
  • Strong working knowledge of Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, VPC, AWS CLI)
  • Experience with networking and security concepts and technologies in a production environment, preferably production AWS environment
  • Experience with log collection tools and analysis, as well as infrastructure performance monitoring tools and optimization practices
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