Cloud and DevOps Engineer

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Chicago, IL
Information Technology, Telecommunications, Array
$105,000.00 per year
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Full time

Job Description:

Prestigious Fortune 500 Firm is looking for a highly talented and technical cloud DevOps Engineer to help accelerate our growing cloud strategy focus.


  • Working on the cutting edge of a wide range of innovative AWS uses cases.
  • Architecting solutions for massive scale, resiliency and maintainability.
  • Designing software-defined networks and secure data access.
  • Setting-up and configuring AWS services to best practices.
  • Integrating AWS asset provisioning with code release and continuous deployment processes.
  • Automated software deployment and configuration management.
  • Creating code assets and tools to accelerate customer projects.
  • Coaching teams to be self-sufficient.


  • BS level technical degree required; Computer Science or Engineering background preferred; Masters degree desired.
  • 7+ years of related experience
  • Hands-on technical practitioner and individual contributor.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.


  • Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment.
  • Experience building sophisticated and highly automated infrastructure.
  • Prior success in automating a real-world production environment.
  • Experience with Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible in production environments with many nodes.
  • Familiarity with CloudFormation and JSON.
  • Strong Scripting skills, ie, Powershell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.
  • Knowledge of IP Networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and Firewalling.
  • Familiarity with any monitoring tools like Nagios, Incinga, SiteScope, etc.
  • Experience with revision control source code repositories (Git, SVN, Mercurial, Perforce).
  • Management of continuous integration Servers like Jenkins, Bamboo and TeamCity.
  • Experience with seamless/automated build scripts used for release management across all environments.
  • Experience with automated testing tools (ie. Selenium, JMeter).
  • Understanding and experience with code deployment (tagging).
  • Active open source contributor.
  • Understanding of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA and REST)
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