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DevOps Engineer - Georgetown University Information Services
The DevOps Engineer is responsible for management, planning, and operations of servers and networks in University Information Services, and accountable for the security, availability and performance of these systems, and will perform software installation and ongoing maintenance and improvements. This position has the primary responsibility to work with engineering and operations staff to design new systems and with end users to analyze and document requirements. The DevOps Engineer ensures system security and integrity of all systems managed by NCS, and spends some time on researching new technologies and assess their applicability to Georgetown's needs especially related to the security and integrity of systems. S/he receives periodic direction from UIS management to identify new projects, but is expected to work independently to design, develop and implement new systems in coordination with other teams.
The DevOps Engineer has duties that include but are not limited to:
Design and contribute to solutions in areas like continuous integration, operations automation, full stack provisioning, containerization, configuration management, and orchestration systems
Assist Engineering group in testing new products, technology, and configurations in the testing lab; and provide assistance with integrating them into the server infrastructure to provide better performance, greater up-time, and new features to the user community - both internal and external to UIS.
Provide 24x7 server support by participating in after-hours on-call schedule, as well as performing scheduled maintenance and upgrades during weekend and evening hours.
Support a variety of applications and processes that depend on the servers and networks - for example, backup, off-site tape rotation, disaster recovery preparedness, directory and time synchronization, network file and printing, remote server management, remote user access, and system security.
7+ years' work experience in UNIX and LINUX Systems Administration.
Demonstrated skills in planning and deployment of complex information systems.
Demonstrated practical and textbook knowledge of common network protocols.
Must be able to explain, document and design complex technical architectures.
Base knowledge of Unix, TCP/IP protocols, programming languages such as Java and Perl and software development life cycle, principles of relational database operation.
Experience with scripting languages (python, ruby), understanding of web development, ability to use REST API's.
Experience with web servers and applications (Apache, HAProxy, nginx, tomcat, JBoss).
Production experience with AWS or GCP stack
Experience with provisioning automation (terraform, ManageIQ/CloudForms, Foreman, OpenStack)
Experience with tools like git, CI/Jenkins, graphite, logstash, Splunk.
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