The Digital Research & Curation Center at Johns Hopkins University is seeking a DevOps Engineer to help us build and deploy resilient software that solves intriguing problems. The DevOps Engineer will be responsible for building and supporting deployment and operations infrastructure within the Digital Research & Curation Center. This individual will create the systems necessary to effectively and efficiently build, test, release, and deploy software into scalable, reliable, and secure application environments. They will be capable of engaging with projects of varying sizes at any stage in the software lifecycle.
This position will collaborate with cross-functional teams across all phases of software projects including requirements analysis, design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance. This is a remote position working with a fully remote (and fun) team.
Responsible for software deployment and operations within software projects that are frequently large, long-term, and/or complex. Will typically be engaged in multiple projects of varying complexities.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Work closely with software engineering to define and build tooling and automation that simplifies and supports the software development lifecycle, encourages best practices, and smooths the transition to production deployment.
Build infrastructure as code to ensure consistent and reliable management of application environments.
Provision cloud-based infrastructure used to deploy, manage, and scale software applications.
Design, build, and support efficient CI/CD pipelines.
Maintain system stability while facilitating a steady flow of software updates and feature deployments.
Build and manage log and metric capture and analysis systems.
Optimize system deployments to balance performance, cost, and security concerns.
Develop system monitoring and alerting capabilities.
Manage and monitor system access controls and authorization mechanisms.
Perform systems administration to ensure operating systems, tools, and software remain up-to-date, functional, and secure.
Troubleshoot and resolve system alerts, failures, and operational inefficiencies.
Support system and software testing and debugging.
Manage day-to-day system operations.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Five years related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Note: Direct programming experience while pursuing education may count towards related experience. Significant undergraduate programming coursework or independent project can be considered as related experience
* JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
** Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
AWS certified in one or more disciplines: DevOps, Developer, Security.
Experience building and managing systems utilizing AWS tools and services.
Experience with container-based deployments.
Expertise in at least one scripting and/or development language.
Expertise in the use of system automation tools and techniques.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience provisioning and managing cloud infrastructure with Terraform.
Experience utilizing Kubernetes for Docker deployments.
Expertise in one or more high-level programming languages.
Experience with monitoring, reporting, and alerting tools.
Experience building and managing systems in Azure.
Experience in Linux systems administration.
Experience managing relational (PostgreSQL/MySQL) and NoSQL databases.
Experience developing with Python.
Experience working with open source tools and technologies.
Experience working on open source software project teams.
Experience with agile methodologies.
Experience working on a fully remote team.
Classified Title: Systems Engineer Working Title: DevOps Engineer Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 37.5 hours per week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Digital Research & Curation Center Personnel area: Libraries
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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