Sr. DevOps Engineer – Linux, AWS, Large-Scale Kafka Deployment, Docker Clustering


Why should I apply here?

  • 6-year-old firm going through exponential grow
  • Executive management team with past successes
  • World-renowned security threat experts
  • Becoming an industry leader in its domain
  • Innovative and talented technical team
  • Exciting projects and technology, opportunity to have an impact
  • Flexible work schedule, telecommuting option


What will I be doing?

  • Supporting a large-scale SaaS application for global enterprise customers
  • Building next-generation architecture based on containers
  • Working with AWS technology and other queue/streaming technologies like Kafka
  • Coding with Java and/or Python where necessary
  • Being on call one week per month


What skills/experiences do I need?

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Talent of a developer and knowledge of an IT person
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Technical experience in most of the following areas:
    • AWS management, preferably with SAAS applications built using EC2, RDS, SQS, and ELBs with Autoscaling
    • Management and configuration of databases (Postgres preferred but open to others)
    • Coding with Java and/or Python
    • Docker and docker clustering via Swarm or Kubernetes
    • Large-scale, high-availability web-based n-tier systems and high-transaction systems
    • Deployment and configuration of automation solutions (Chef, Puppet, and/or Salt)


What will make my résumé stand out?

  • Experience with large-scale Kafka deployment/monitoring/operationalizing
  • Experience with Azure and/or Google Public Cloud
  • Familiarity with OpenStack
  • Knowledge of Team City, Artifactory, Gradle, Vert.X, AngularJS


Location: Dallas, TX


Citizenship: U.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. This company is currently unable to provide sponsorship (e.g., H1-B).


Salary: 100 – 135k + Stock Options + Bonus Plan


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