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AWS DevOps Software Engineer

Chicago, Illinois - 110-135K + Bonus Full Time Posted by: Request Technology - Craig Johnson Posted: Thursday, 6 June 2024

*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Financial Company is currently seeking an AWS DevOps Software Engineer. Candidate will provide subject matter expertise for ongoing support of applications deployed to non-production AWS environments and supporting 3rd party applications. Identify root causes and automate solutions in support of development. Candidate will have a deep understanding of DevOps practices, leadership skills, and expertise in various tools and technologies. You will be working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, using cutting-edge tools and cloud technologies. Manage day to day activities when called upon.


  • Desing Develop release and support, Cloud Native applications running on Containers Kubernetes and Docker within AWS.
  • DevOps Strategy: Develop and implement DevOps strategies and best practices to enhance development, testing, and deployment processes.
  • Possess in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with DevOps tools and technologies, including but not limited to GitHub, Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible, Kafka, AWS, Apigee.
  • Support the lower environments for incident and problem management.
  • Resolve complex support issues in non-production environments.
  • Create procedural and troubleshooting documentation related to cloud native applications.
  • Write complex automation scripts using common automation tools, such as yaml, Json, Bash, Groovy, Ansible, Terraform and python,
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work with management to prioritize tasks.
  • Demonstrate strong confidence in abilities and knowledge.
  • Ability to work well in crisis situations.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Flexibility to be on call from 5 PM to 7 AM for 3 months per year.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.

Technical Skills:

  • Expertise on Kubernetes and Docker, including best practices
  • Expertise in cloud containerization; design, develop and troubleshoot
  • Strong programming or Scripting skills in yaml, Helm Charts, Json, Bash, Groovy, Ansible, Terraform, python or Java.
  • Advance level on Networking technologies
  • CI/CD tools such as Artifactory, Jenkins, and GIT, SonarQube
  • Experience with cloud-based systems such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud, including expertise in IaC and CaC; Ansible, Terraform
  • Experience with Kafka infrastructure and processes
  • Understanding of software development methodologies and Agile practices
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot and identify the root cause of issues
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Familiarity with monitoring and logging tools such Elk stack, Splunk.
  • Familiarity with Technologies used to support microservices.

Minimum 7 years experience working in a distributed multi-platform environment.

Minimum 3 years experience working with Kubernetes.

Minimum 3 years experience working on Scripting or Programming

Bachelor's degree in a related area

Cloud Certification a plus

Chicago, Illinois, USA
110-135K + Bonus
Request Technology - Craig Johnson
Craig Johnson
06/06/2024 18:16

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