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2592 DevOps Engineer

Location: Portland, OR

Description:
Located in Portland, Oregon, our client is looking for a DevOps Engineer. They have been recognized several years in a row by the Oregonian’s top workplaces. If this sounds like a good fit for you, we would love to talk with you so please send your resume to careers@itmotives.com. We value and encourage diversity in the workplace and women, minorities, and veterans are highly encouraged to apply. Thank you!

Job Type: FTE

Additional Information:
Position Overview:
The DevOps Engineer helps our development teams produce better quality software at a consistent and frequent rate using version control, continuous integration and deployment, and configuration management. This engineer develops, maintains, and optimizes the production application environment.

Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Plan, develop, and maintain integration and deployment processes for the software, data, and business intelligence teams.
• Administer development tools such as git repository, docker registry, and wiki.
• Work with development and ops teams to enable swift and accurate error and performance reporting.
• Set up and administer staging and production environments, both on-premises and on the cloud.
• Plan and execute migration of services and databases from on-premises to the cloud.
• Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Competencies:
• Good planning and organization skills
• Ability to set up cloud application environments from scratch using modern technology and best practices
• Ability to write clean code which is easy to read and maintain
• Strong requirements gathering skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Good troubleshooting skills
• Ability to provide accurate time estimates for own work
• Ability to handle multiple projects at once and prioritize urgent issues
• Ability to create effective and complete documentation

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
• Skilled with scripting languages such as Bash, Python, or Groovy
• Familiarity with migrating application environments from on-premises to AWS
• Experience with containers
• Expert knowledge of networking and web hosting technology, including Apache and Nginx
• Familiarity with release engineering for SQL Server databases

Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred.
• 4+ years of experience in software development, with at least 1 year in DevOps, Release Engineering, or similar role.