DevOps - Engineer

Technology · New York, New York
Department Technology
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Mid-level

SoHo Dragon represents a Fortune 500 Financial Technology firm with offices in New York and New Jersey that needs to hire a DevOps - AWS for a contract to hire position.


  • 6 months + contract then conversion to full-time employee



Required Qualifications / Experience:

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
  • 7+ years of Build and Release Engineering experience
  • 2+ years of experience in building continuous integration pipelines
  • Solid understanding and practical experience of software development life cycles, with particular emphasis on release engineering functions
  • Strong Python and Shell scripting experience
  • Highly efficient with continuous integration tool: Jenkins
  • Deep understanding of Git (bitbucket) and its different branching methods
  • Experience with tools/frameworks like Bit Bucket and JIRA
  • Experience with MySql databases.
  • Good understanding of AWS (EC2, EB, S3), Docker, Linux
  • Experience in IAM, WAF, VPC, EC2, Route53, CloudWatch, CloudTrail
  • Experience integrating a wide variety of tools into a build pipeline, including static code analysis, testing tools, and performance analysis tools
  • Good problem solving and troubleshooting ability
  • Experience working in cross-functional and distributed teams
  • Pro-actively look for ways to improve and automate build processes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Scripting knowledge on Python, bash and shell and automation skills using these scripts
  • Knowledge in AWS Cloud and Cloud Orchestration Tools, Containerization Docker/Kubernetes
  • Experience in RDS, DynamoDB
  • Build and deploy using tools: CI/CD, GIT, Jenkins, Maven, Eclipse, JIRA and Confluence.
  • Code in YAML, JSON, extensions configurations as when needed.
  • Install apache on EC2, understand what a content switch is and adding new URLs to content switch.
  • AWS cli for troubleshooting, checking logs etc.
  • Experience working within an agile project management framework
  • Strong knowledge of IP networking, DNS, load balancing and CDN’s
  • Experience with Apache, NGINX or similar web servers
  • Actively participate in a Scrum environment, iterate quickly and contribute toward key goals
  • Coordinate release activities with Project Managers, Q&A Lead and Development team to ensure a smooth and trouble-free roll out of releases

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Technology
  • Employment Type
    Contractor
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level