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DevOps

Redwood City, CA

Employment Type: Contract Position: Information Technology Branch:
Pay: $63.00 - $73.00
Duration: 1 Year Long Contract
 
   Our client is looking for a DevOps Engineer to help accelerate some the companies Amazon Web Services related work.    This individual should have at least a year (ideally more) of hands-on experiences with AWS.   The individual should have strong communication skills, be detail oriented, and really passionate about “Automating All the Things”.   You should feel comfortable in your ability to understand high level goals and able to translate them into specific operational actions independently.
            
            Responsibilities:
            
            Act as the primary point for operations support within the Social team & interface with other EA operations teams and game teams.
            Own game on boarding with Social
            Suggest and implement improvements to automate our infrastructure as code and automate our infrastructure and EC2 deployments (Terraform) as well as our build automation systems        (Bamboo).
            Strive for fully automated CI & CD pipeline
            Be the primary point of contact regarding cost estimates, current AWS costs, cost trends, etc. for both production and development environments.
            Manage IAM policies, provide access to various AWS resources; design and refine the workflows used to grant access.
            Help configure AWS VPC or Direct Connect networks as needed
            Work with other operations teams within EA to come up with optimal system setup.
            Refine DevOps escalation processes for live site issues – participate in after hours operational support as needed.
            
            
            Skills:
            At least 2 years experience with DevOps role and experience with AWS services in particular.You should be comfortable with the AWS command line tools as well as the console.
            
            Expected AWS knowledge:EC2, Beanstalk, Cloudtrail & Cloudwatch, S3, Kinesis, DynamoDB, VPC, ELB, IAM.
            Some basic programming experience in Java, shell scripting, or python.    (You can identify actions that are redundant and help automate them)
            You should be experienced with strategies to automate deployment and automate infrastructure, e.g. Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, etc.
            
            Nice to have:
            
            Nice to have AWS knowledge:Docker compose, EMR, Redshift, AWS CodeDeploy.
            
            Keywords:
            Education: B.S. in Computer Science (or equivalent) and at least 3 years hands-on experience maintaining unix based services.
            Skills and Experience:
            Required Skills:
            DYNAMODB
            AMAZON S3
            AWS
            KINESIS
            EC2
            Languages:
            English

Aaron Couch
Sr Recruiter

Aaron Couch has over twenty years in the staffing arena with a specialized skillset in executive recruiting, contract recruiting as well as contract to hire opportunities and project management. His career within staffing/HR includes executive/professional recruiting, business development, team leadership and strategical startups. Aaron has extensive recruiting and business development expertise in specialized verticals including Healthcare, IT, Engineering as well as Accounting & Finance. Aaron is a graduate of San Francisco State University where he completed his undergrad studies, following up with a Master’s in Organizational Management with a specialization in Human Resources from Ashford University I Forbes School of Business & Technology. 

Aaron thrives in finding individuals their dream job careers that they are passionate about as well consulting with clients to find them the ideal candidate and fit for their company. He is active within the community volunteering for local nonprofit organizations, as well being active in the local chamber and other human resource “thinktank” groups. The motto that has passed down from generation to generation in his family is “Carpe Diem” and this seize the day attitude determines his altitude daily. 

Aaron was raised on the North Coast in the Redwoods and enjoys spending time camping/traveling in the great outdoors with family and friends. The outdoor activities he enjoys include kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding, boating and is also known to explore golf courses to play as well. He also loves authors of business and motivation and one of his favorite’s is from Tony Robbins which Aaron holds true to his heart, “The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.” 

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