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Flexential Dev Ops Engineer in Aurora, Colorado

Job Description:

Flexential Professional Services (FPS) is a consulting division providing infrastructure and cybersecurity transformation services. We help mid- to enterprise-sized organizations mature and improve their IT operations and cyber security posture through assessment, architecture, and design/build engagements.

Professional Services team members deliver work products as either written deliverables or as-built environments that are well architected, tested, and documented. All FPS positions require excellent communication skills including the writing of reports and presentation delivery to clients

Our Professional Services division is currently seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer. The DevOps practice provides design/build and operational support of hyperscale cloud environments leveraging infrastructure as code to implement and support development pipelines in cloud and containerized environments.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair issues within production Linux OS and Windows server environments.

  • Perform system patching, software updates, and deployments consistent with change management processes in defined maintenance windows.

  • Respond quickly to system outages and alerts.

  • Coordinate communication with other resources and facilitate escalations of issues as appropriate.

  • Applying and supporting automation using DevOps tools such as Ansible, Kubernetes, and Terraform

  • Design, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain computer systems.

  • Gather customer requirements, evaluate options, and select and implement technologies that best suit customer needs.

  • Perform security, performance, and availability assessments.

  • Deploy, manage, and maintain secure, scalable network systems using technology from a variety of vendors.

  • Learn (and share) new skills through independent research, formal training, and industry events.

  • Automate tasks through the use of DevOps tools.

Job Qualifications:

  • A four-year degree, preferably in computer science or a related field

  • Two to five years of hands-on system administration or system engineering experience

  • Interest in learning new skills and keeping pace with changing technologies

  • Ability to problem solve and work with others to find the best solution

  • Precision and attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Capability to work independently and self-motivate

  • A commitment to providing our customers with 100% satisfaction

  • A passion for DevOps tools and culture

Preferred Experience:

  • Linux skills

  • Experience with DevOps Methodology and Tools

  • Experience with Ansible and Terraform

  • Experience with CI/CD Methodology

  • Familiarity with Docker

  • Experience with at least one programming language, Python preferred

  • The Linux Foundation Certified Kubernetes Administrator Certification

  • AWS certified associate level or higher (AWS Certified SysOps Administrator, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS Certified Developer)

Flexential offers flexible and essential services that help organizations optimize their journey of IT transformation while simultaneously balancing cost, scalability, compliance and security. The company, co-headquartered in Charlotte and Denver, is committed to building trusted relationships and delivering tailored solutions that suit the individual needs of its customers. Flexential is deeply invested in the success of its customers, who trust it to deliver core data center solutions of colocation and connectivity, as well as, cloud, managed solutions and professional services. Flexential’s robust suite of assets spans 21 markets and comprises 40 highly redundant and connectivity-rich data centers. For more information on Flexential, please visit www.flexential.com. Flexential is a registered trademark of the Flexential Corp.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

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