Senior DevOps Engineer

Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Posted: 01/18/2023 Job Number: 36789

Job Description

The Senior DevOps Engineer position works with the Development team to automate process and monitor performance and up-time. This role works with a team implementing best practices and brings in new ideas as technology improvements are made. The position is responsible for creating and administering Kubernetes clusters and Linux services in a 24/7 Cloud environment. In partnership with Product Engineering teams, the Senior DevOps Engineer position automates and supports continuous delivery of highly scalable services to Kubernetes and AWS/GCP (Amazon Web Services/Google Cloud Platform). This position defines key monitoring points and performances metrics along with managing alerts and responding to escalated issues.

• Brings ideas and implements solutions for improving infrastructure and software through automation, monitoring, performance tuning, health monitoring and tool creation.
• Implements highly available, secure, scalable, self-healing CI (Continuous Integration) and productive systems.
• Works closely with Product Engineering teams to provide fully automated delivery pipelines through development, test and production.
• Documents standard processes for system deployment, maintenance and alert management.
• Guides team to build out secure software that scales and is available at all times.
• Develops and maintains configuration management solutions.
• Performs basic engineering, design, implementation and maintenance tasks.
• Develops test automation frameworks in collaboration with other team members.
• Understands and uses best practices for deployment processes and support.
• Contributes directly to the planning and execution of the next iteration of core, customer-facing services.
• Develops and supports innovative tooling to support internal and external stakeholders.
• Participates in an active on-call rotation.
• Mentors team members joining the team on DevOps practices.
• Shares best practices with the Engineering organization via ‘Lunch and Learn’ sessions and other methods.

  • 1+ years of experience with GCP (Google Cloud Platform), AWS and/or Azure
  • 2+ years of experience in DevOps/SRE roles
  • 1+ years of Kubernetes experience
  • 3+ years as a Software Developer experience in one of C#, JavaScript/TypeScript, Python or Golang
  • General cloud computing best practices, including networking and security
  • Strong communication skills to work with cross-functional teams of peers and departments within the company
  • Grasp of automation tools and experience working in a DevOps culture including sharing responsibilities with Developers
  • Deep knowledge of Git
  • Comfortable driving infrastructure as code in terraform with a focus on maintainability
  • Experience implementing managed cloud services in new and existing stacks
  • Experience orchestrating and supporting containerized deployments
  • Experience with scripting (bash, powershell, JavaScript) and exposure to C# and Golang
  • Experience with one or more of Helm, Kustomize, ArgoCD or similar
  • Ability to build, monitor, and tune production servers and services
  • Strong, resilient, results driven and self-directed individual with personal commitment to excellence
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills in working with team members across the US
  • Ability to work both collaboratively as part of a team and independently to dive deep and solve tough problems
  • Self-motivated and quick/continuous learn with a passion for innovation
  • Individual must be open to learn about and understand ‘niche’ industry.
  • Demonstrates and maintains flexibility and adapts to changes within industry and company.
  • Preferred Experience and/or Education: Wagering/gaming industry experience; Knowledgeable in horse racing, pari-mutuel wagering, gaming, sports wagering and/or social marketplace industries; Docker experience; Experience with Kafka; Experience with designing and building CI/CD ecosystems, CircleCI and Azure DevOps
  • Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a competitive base salary, bonus opportunity and benefits.

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