DevOps Engineer

Job Category: DevOps Engineer
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Remote

Client: Clarivate Analytics

Job Overview:
• Primary focus for the role is to transform development processes for existing applications software development into a Continuous Delivery-driven SDLC, influencing and educating development and QA teams to adjust working practices in alignment with modern day software development and delivery approaches (CI, CD, AWS).
• As a part of a DevOps team, the role is responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining automation processes needed to build and deploy software components in AWS cloud.
• The role also assumes small degree of incident management for any issue at any stage of the software development life cycle.

Key Responsibilities:
• Software delivery automation (CD, CI)
• Promotion and evangelization of DevOps best practices (CI, CD, automated testing, branching strategy, decoupling, etc…)
• Simplification and improvement of software delivery/release processes
• Support existing development processes
• Support cloud-based solutions by building and managing infrastructures in AWS
• Participate in services and software systems design
• Monitor and fix issues identified or reported
• Minor development for internal services and automation needs
• Plan, coordinate and implement changes to maintained software configurations and installations
• Interactions with development teams for task scheduling, clarification and implementation
• Participation in deployment processes (development and testing)
• Editing and maintenance of documentation for software architectures and automation processes
• Be part of the L2 production support team supporting applications and third party tools which will include legacy application environments

• BSc/MSc degree in the field of computer science is preferred, otherwise equivalent experience is expected
• A minimum of 5 years of work experience as a Systems Administrator/DevOps supporting development teams
• Excellent understanding of SDLC, patching, releases and software development at scale
• Good understanding of enterprise standards and enterprise building principles
• In-depth knowledge in Linux OS
• Theoretical and practical skills in Web-environments based on Java technologies, e.g. Tomcat, Jetty, Jboss
• Strong scripting skills in one or any combination of bash, python, perl, ruby
• Good understanding of the mechanisms of Web-environment architectures approaches
• Strong knowledge of cloud providers offering, AWS in particular
• Good knowledge of a configuration management tool like Ansible, Packer.
• Good knowledge of cloud infrastructure orchestration tools like CloudFormation or Terraform.
• Basic knowledge on software delivery orchestration tools like Spinnaker, GoCD, Jenkins Pipelines, Nolio, IBM UberCode.
• Strong practical knowledge of CI Tools, e.g. Jenkins
• Excellent knowledge of Continuous Integration and Delivery approaches
• Good understanding of enterprise search technologies, such as Elastic Search, Lucene, Solr is a plus

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