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Sr. DevOps Engineer

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1896

Sr. DevOps Engineer

Cloud DevOps  Atlanta, Georgia




Title: DevOps Engineer
Location: Anywhere in the US.

Candid is the largest independent cloud consulting firm in the country and the first company in the world to successfully migrate a mainframe to the public cloud. With 100% of our technology consultants holding cloud certifications/accreditations, Candid has never had a cloud initiative fail and is recognized as the leading cloud firm for results-oriented F500 enterprises.

Day in Life @ Candid / Here is what you will do:

  • Ability to code, deploy and support large scale enterprise-grade 100% serverless architectures
  • Designs & develops enhancements to the application when identified by creating new components
  • Understands 24×7 support issues and how to avoid the need to be on the phone at 3 AM
  • Experience with performance analysis, optimization, debugging and monitoring
  • Designs & develops automation when the opportunity arises
  • Designs and builds DevOps CI/CD pipelines
  • Prepare and present system documentation and analysis
  • Write SQL queries to troubleshoot application problems
  • SSH into individual Linux servers to review logs and triage problems
  • Command-line use of AWS CLI and creation of scripts using AWS APIs to configure the hosting environment.
  • Build, deploy, and source code maintenance of new versions of applications in the AWS hosting environment
  • Perform Systems Administrator type duties
      1) SSH into individual Linux servers to review logs and triage problems
      2) leverage monitoring solutions such as Splunk, New Relic, or other monitoring tools to support delivery teams in effectively debugging applications
  • Setup of AWS environments such as load-balancers, EC2 instances, and RDS databases. 
  • Build and deploy new versions of applications in the AWS hosting environment

You will definitely need:

  • AWS: Lambda, API Gateway, S3, SNS, SQS, DynamoDB, Kinesis, KMS, EC2, EBS are some of the services we use all day every day to solve problems.
  • Node.js: Full-stack development is welcome here!. React, Redux, and NodeJS server-side development using ES2015 are great tools that we use all the time to get things done.
  • Experience using automation servers like Jenkins, GoCD, TravisCI etc.
         – Be able to define Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines using JSON or YAML
         – Understand designing incremental promotion across environments
  • Understanding of Python
  • Strong understanding of Linux/Unix + Windows
         – Bash scripting
  • NoSQL (DynamoDB, MongoDB), Relational (Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL)
  • Experience writing Infrastructure-as-Code using Terraform or AWS CloudFormation
  • Experience using automation servers like Jenkins, GoCD, TravisCI etc.
         – Be able to define Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines using JSON or YAML
  • A working understanding of enterprise networking concepts
  • Experience writing scripts to automate mundane tasks
         – Be able to interface with APIs in order to automate
  • Willing to work on multiple projects at a time
  • Make the experience of developing, testing, and deploying code fast, easy, and fun!

Nice to have:

  • AI or Machine Learning playground work
  • AWS Certified Developer, Certified Solutions Architect, Certified Systems Administrator
  • Awareness of EC2 Systems Manager and Parameter Store
  • Understanding of large scale data challenges
  • Experience using Docker
  • Experience using AWS Config, AWS CloudTrail, HashiCorp Sentinel to implement Policy-as-Code and event-driven security in cloud environments

Extra-Awesome If You Have:

  • Driven to achieve a high level of client and customer satisfaction 
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team as a technical SME.
  • Passion for delivering high-quality technical solutions 
  • Strong crisis management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills including presentation skills with both technical and non-technical audiences 
  • Natural enthusiasm and ability to learn cutting edge technologies 

Benefits & Perks

  • Health coverage for you and your family through medical, dental and vision plans
  • Financial protection through disability, life, accidental death & dismemberment, and  business travel insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match.
  • FSA & HSA accounts to help you set aside pre-tax dollars for your healthcare needs.
  • To help manage your work-life needs; we offer an employee assistance program, professional certification reimbursement, subsidized gym participation reimbursement, financial and wellness seminars.
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Generous paid time off program.
  • Enjoy our monthly employee social events
  • Public speaking opportunities at the company or local events.
  • Open to relocating to Atlanta or Dallas? Candid will gladly offer relocation assistance to help with the transition.

Why Candid?

We provide an award-winning, merit-based corporate culture, a highly competitive compensation/benefits package, and an unequaled commitment to achievement at all levels.

When you join Candid, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the Candid “family,” a group of talented professionals who drive innovation, solve complex problems and embrace positive change in a “respectful but candid” approach.

Additional Information about Candid:

  • Candid is the largest independent cloud firm in the country and has ranked on the Inc. Fastest Growing Companies List for five consecutive years.
  • 92% of Candid’s clients are F500 enterprises.
  • Candid is the only company to take a F100 enterprise from 100% on-prem to 100% in the cloud
  • Candid employs the highest number of dedicated certified cloud technologists across all three public cloud platforms.
  • Candid has performed more than 250 cloud migrations/initiatives, and never had one fail.

Are you ready to make your unique mark on Candid’s Culture?


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