Kforce DevOps Engineer III in Lawrence, Kansas

Kforce has a client in search of a DevOps Engineer III in Lawrence, Kansas (KS).Summary:The DevOps System Engineer provides services to build, release and deploy applications in a fast-paced application environment in the cloud. The Engineer will assist in development, performance testing the application and will lead existing build and release processes.Responsibilities:

  • Builds and deploys Cloud-based applications in lower environments

  • Build and maintain the production infrastructure and services

  • Documents the deployment procedures, policies, set up & generate builds, coordinate, PPV, troubleshoot issues with the deployments on various environments

  • Migrating existing applications to Cloud infrastructure

  • Assist in integration of applications on designated platforms and resolves any issues with deployment and configuration

  • Liaison with other groups within IT (EAO, IPO, Release Management, Software Test and Change Management) in their daily activities to ensure smooth transition from one environment to another and on-time delivery of applications

  • Participate in the planning process; Recommend modification to existing processes and new procedures to solve complex problems considering the existing system limitations, operating time and desired results

  • Enforcement of IPO Security and Engineering standards. Ensure proper security for the infrastructure

  • Configure and set up new environments for testing

  • Network infrastructure such as firewalls, load balancers and implementation of applications into complex network environments

  • Assists in diagnosing and solving production issues

  • Coordinates production deployment activities with various partner applications and infrastructure vendor

  • Monitors application and server status in support of software deployment

  • Monitors the performance of the application by running performance tests in lower environments

  • Good working knowledge and understanding of software development technologies (Java/J2EE, HTML)

  • Strong Unix skills; Shell scripting is must

  • AWS experience required, certification is desired

  • Working experiences with tools like WinSCP and Putty

  • Knowledge on Internet/File protocols such as HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, etc.

  • Knowledge of SVN, or other major version control tools

  • Experience in Ant and Maven build technologies

  • Hands on application deployment experience

  • Working knowledge of Networking and network topologies such as routers, firewalls

  • Knowledge of SQL, able to write complex queries

  • Working knowledge on Apache (modjk, Load balancers and SSL)

  • Working experience with JBoss application server such as setting up the cluster environment

  • Experience with continuous Integration tools such as Hudson or Jenkins

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00