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DevOps Engineers

DevOps Engineers

Req # 
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Security Clearance 
Required Top Secret
Denver, CO

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Job Description

The position involves the following day to day responsibilities:
-Structure and maintain the software configuration management system
-Automate and maintain the software build process
-Automate software deployment and monitoring
-Automate software testing at multiple levels (component, configuration item, subsystem, system) and monitor results
-Monitor site stability and performance and troubleshoot site issues
-Scale infrastructure to meet rapidly increasing demand
-Collaborate with developers to bring new features and services into production
-Provide support to development teams that use the automated infrastructure
-Develop and improve operational practices and procedures

Required Skills

-Experience in 24x7 production operations, preferably supporting a highly available environment for a SaaS or cloud service provider.
-Knowledge of cloud infrastructure environments (e.g. AWS, Azure)
-Container based architecture and deployments (Docker, Ansible, etc.)
-Release automation (e.g. Jenkins), system administration, system configuration, and system debugging experience.
-Experience using scripting languages (Ruby, Python, etc), configuration management tools (Git, ClearCase, Chef, Puppet, etc) and command execution frameworks.
-Knowledge of automated code review and testing tools (e.g. Smartbear, Cucumber)
-Knowledge of workflow tools (e.g. Atlassian)

Security Clearance: Top Secret

Desired Skills

-Strong understanding of system and networking concepts and troubleshooting techniques.
-Strong interpersonal and teaming skills - ability to set and enforce process and influence engineers who are not direct reports.
-Ability to operate in an agile and dynamic environment.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Normal office setting, therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. Use of hands to operate computer equipment. Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use. EOE M/F/D/V Polaris Alpha is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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