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Senior Level Cloud Architect/Docker/Python/Ansible/Puppet/San Carlos

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    May 16, 2019

  • Compensation:

    $160K-185K DOE

  • City, State:

    San Jose, CA

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Senior Level Cloud Architect/Docker/Python/Ansible/Puppet/San Carlos

San Carlo's leading cloud-based platform for real time collaboration, making it easy for individuals and team to create, interact with and share content.

Our client is looking for a senior-level cloud architect, who can be both hands on and direct with a team. 

Required Skills & Experience

  • Four year technology degree or equivalent experience with Minimum of 5+ years of combined experience working in a modern SaaS DevOps or related environment.
  •  Solid knowledge of architecture concepts and practices
  • Knowledge of architectural design patterns, e.g. immutable production, fail fast, stateless etc.
  •  Experience in architecture, implementation planning & project management of Infrastructure for SaaS applications in a large scale environment.
  •  Strong understanding of Application release management & configuration, upgrades/patches & support of Unix/linux systems – applications on Node.js or similar in a SaaS environment.
  • Passion for trouble-shooting and triage of incidents, bringing issues to rapid resolution.
  • Ability to apply detailed knowledge of organizational procedures to make independent .decisions and serve as a credible resource for technology teams.
  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills, with ability to work effectively across organizations.
  •  Excellent problem solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems and recommend solutions.

  • Strong software engineering skills and computer science knowledge.

  • Excellent understanding of scalable, micro-service based architectures and experience in applying them to real world problems.

  • Extensive working knowledge of as many of following technologies and areas as possible:

    o   Systems – Linux, Unix, Docker, OpenShift & open source software.

    o   Command over popular scripting languages to enable automation of release processes, monitoring, trending, alerting techniques – ideally a working knowledge of Python & Shell.

    o   CI tools such as Jenkins, CircleCI, etc.

    o   Configuration Management tools, such as chef, puppet, ansible.

    o   Automation using Ansible in a cloud environment.

    o   Working knowledge of databases.

    o   Good Networking fundamentals with Protocols, Load Balancers, VPN, switches/routers/firewalls, LDAP, SNMP, SMTP.

    o   Good understanding of filesystem Technologies – to build and/or troubleshoot filesystem issues.

    o   Virtualization/Cloud technologies – Strong working knowledge of AWS with a good understanding of other technologies like OpenStack, OpenShift, Google Cloud.

    o   Web servers/reverse proxies such as apache, nginx and haproxy.

    o   Web application frameworks in node.js, python, etc.

    o   Monitoring, trending & diagnostics tools.

    o   Logging tools such as Splunk, ELK stack, etc.

    o   Using source code control systems such as git (or similar).

    o   Work/defect tracking & Wiki systems such as JIRA / Confluence.

    o   Knowledge of the use and maintenance of continuous integration and continuous deployment systems.

  • Ability to prioritize & balance activity between projects for longer-term impact –and- immediate production critical requirements with a customer focus.

  •  Must be a self-starter and require minimal guidance.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential.

  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment essential.

  • Ability to take on-call escalation rotation & co-ordinate work under production critical situations is essential.

What You Will Be Doing 

  •  Develop and manage consistent and coherent DevOps processes and practices to support software development, testing, builds and deployment.

  • Guide and develop infrastructure & tools architecture design to enable high uptime, minimize failures, ensure applications & data security and expedite diagnostics.

  • Identify, diagnose, and resolve complex technology issues efficiently in live production environment and drive to quick resolutions – as well as – leverage those events to improve current technology & processes towards prevention of such issues.

  • Work closely with the Engineering teams to escalate and/or triage issues to resolution.

  •  Review tickets and diagnostics with post-mortem to identify trends/chronic issues.

  • Hands-on implementation & upgrade of tools for monitoring, trending & diagnostics.

  • Audit proactive monitoring of all systems to detect and resolve problems to ensure uninterrupted operation of all infrastructure systems.

  •  Update corresponding documentation on installation process & configurations

  •   Automate, Automate, Automate everything.

Desired Skills & Experience

  •  Four year technology degree or equivalent experience with Minimum of 5+ years of combined experience working in a modern SaaS DevOps or related environment.

The Offer

  • Competitive Salary up to $185K/ year, DOE
  • Flexible hours
  • Full health benefits
  • 401k with matching plan
  • Paid Time Off

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

Jobspring Partners, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) in major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today’s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients.

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