2417 DevOps Engineer and Dev Engineer (AWS, Rails)

Location: Portland, OR

Our client is seeking a DevOps Engineer with a proficiency using AWS and ideally someone who could write Rails apps. This is a small, cozy, easy going, laid back, downtown Portland location and this would be a nice soft landing for you. Also we typically WFH on Fridays, too. We would love to talk with you so please send your resume to Further, we value and encourage diversity in the workplace and women, minorities, and veterans are highly encouraged to apply. Thank you!

Job Type: Contract to Hire

Additional Information:
- Build out our CloudFormation scripts and determine the best way to stand up and manage our production infrastructure with web and backend servers for all the data processing we do. Help us scale up our environment, and also set-up our test acceptance environment
- Develop Rails apps (nice to have)
- Help us tune, index, and do performance tuning on MySQL
- Create tools and processes to optimize and maintain systems
- Ability to work in a highly collaborative team
- The work breakdown structure is approximately 70% DevOps, and 30% Dev and DBA
- We’re not using a configuration management tool, but we are open to your suggestions
- Perform some light project management duties

What we need in a candidate:
- AWS experience ideally with EC2, RDS, CloudFormation
- Rails development would be handy
- Formal or even informal project management experience, knowing things like WBS, effective time management, and how to take a project to the finish line
- Experience with MySQL and doing things such as tuning and working on performance issues is a plus
- Great communication skills and overall be a quality-focused type of person