DevOps Engineer

Our clients are looking for an outstanding DevOps Engineer. Multiple opportunities (both full-time, and contract-to-hire) within Fin-Tech Start-Up, Investment Banks and top tier Asset Management institutions.  The jobs are all located in Manhattan, New York and are offering competitive pay.

       Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Software Development in a Linux/Windows environment with expertise in scripting language like Python, Power Shell and/or Ruby
  • Coding beyond simple scripting with strong opinions on maintainable/reusable code
  • Exceptional analytical skills, able to apply knowledge and experience in decision-making to arrive at creative and commercial solutions
  • Experience with compute provisioning on a Cloud based platform using Terraform and Cloud formation
  • Experience in a public cloud offering, migrating or building tools and applications in AWS
  • Experience architecting, implementing and managing a monitoring tool such as Nagios, CloudWatch, Splunk, and ELK in the cloud a plus
  • Hands-on experience of Docker & Kubernetes
  • Experience building a micro services based architecture
  • Understanding of Agile development methodologies and experience with SDLC tooling such as Git/Maven/Gradle and continuous integration platforms such as Gitlab, Jenkins
  • Experience with distributed systems design, maintenance, and hands-on troubleshooting/debugging skills.
  • Energetic and self-motivated, able to work within a team environment
  • Independent and comfortable in a fast paced, ambiguous and often multi-directional work environments
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present, persuade and influence peers, vendors and senior management.
  • Energetic, self-motivated and able to work within a team environment

       Preferred Qualifications

  • DevOps principles and utilizing advanced cloud capabilities are fundamental to our strategy of market agility and lean operating principles with a strict focus on quality that meets the demands of digital customers
  • We are seeking highly collaborative, creative and intellectually curious Cloud Engineers who are passionate about forming and implementing cutting-edge cloud computing capabilities
  • As a member of the DevOps Engineering team you will involved in building highly available solutions across the entire SDLC stack with primary focus on an internet facing FinTech site
  • Individuals on the team will interact closely with Application Developers, Infrastructure and QA Automation Engineering to ensure that the solutions are being implemented to specs
  • You will be responsible for release code to production, availability, performance, monitoring, incident response and resolution for platforms and services
  • Partner with development teams to improve services via rigorous testing and release procedures
  • Scale systems sustainably by integrating resilience and high availability at all levels
  • Develop software &, tooling to secure and automate cloud infrastructure building software delivery capabilities
  • Design and operation of a Kubernetes environment for container management and orchestration
  • Develop, coordinate and communicate the cloud architecture, migration and adoption across our digital products
  • Design and develop high-quality automation workflows in the cloud platform