Senior DevOps Engineer – AWS, Network Security, Global Technology Leader

San Diego, CA 92122

Posted: 11/14/18 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry or Function: Software Job Number: 18102601 - P Compensation: $120,000-165,000 base range + bonus

JOB #: 18102601 - P


Global Leader developing enterprise-scale Big Data and Systems Security Solutions is hiring a Senior DevOps Cloud Engineer in San Diego, CA. If you would love a chance to work on some of the world’s largest datasets, and have a direct impact on their technology capabilities, this is ideal for you! You will utilize your solid background with network to continually scale their AWS Cloud Infrastructure.

The Senior DevOps Engineer is a critical addition, as this is a small engineering team with a startup-like feel. Thus, you will contribute to a range of areas within the organization to improve the functions for enabling rapid product development, deployments, and maintenance in an Agile environment.

If you have wanted to get into the entertainment space, this is an awesome chance to become part of a stable and thriving company on the cutting edge of data performance and security.

To apply: Contact Kanani Masterson,, for consideration. This is a fulltime and on-site role based in San Diego, CA. Relocation expenses will be paid by employer. Must currently be able to work in the United States.

Position Duties:
• Develop and implement plans, policies, and procedures related to automated software deployment processes. Establish measures to determine if organizational objectives, such as customer responsiveness, application performance, and deployment release schedules, are being met.
• Collaborate cross-functionally to prioritize organizational needs and ensure effective communication between the development and operations teams.
• Interface with product architects to implement the network vision. Design, oversee, control, and optimize cloud operational processes.
• Support the definition of SLAs, KPIs, and forecasting.
• Run a reliable production cloud with limited staff.
• Anticipate and solve performance issues early to improve service excellence.
• Monitor and forecast resource consumption to optimize capacity management.
• Improve efficiency and minimize the risk of disruption, meeting quality of service goals.
• Ensure that cloud operations are meeting compliance requirements.
• Reduce the cost of delivering cloud services and justify future investments.
• Maximize visibility of the cloud environment internally, giving the organization the intelligence required to control resources and provide products/services confidently and cost-effectively.

Salary Range and Bonus Potential:
• $120,000-165,000 base range + bonus

• Comprehensive health benefits
• RSU’s
• ESPP plan
• Matching 401K
• 3+ weeks’ of vacation/sick time + 11 holidays

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:
• Minimum of 3 years of experience with DevOps (development/operations engineering) or other Agile/Lean operations models. Preferably over 5 years, but as a hands on engineer, not a manager.
• Minimum of 3 years of direct experience designing, documenting, implementing, and managing distributed/remote systems
• Expertise with high-availability systems and network administration providing enterprise-wide service
• Network operations center (NOC), datacenter management, or other enterprise-level infrastructure experience
• Demonstrated expertise in a diverse set of cloud technologies, which could include (but NOT ALL required):
Public and hybrid cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google, OpenStack)
Metrics and performance monitoring tools such as CopperEgg, Kaseya, Monitis, Opsview, Cloudwatch, etc.
Report generation and BI visualization tools experience, such as Tableau, RockDaisy, or Sisense
Apache, NGINX, node.js, Passenger, Ruby-on-Rails, and RESTful web services
Cloud security including PKI services and SSH key management
Load Balancing (e.g., NGINX), Availability Zones, CDNs, and high-availability DNS
Scripting skills in Python, Perl, Ruby, or similar tools
• Experience planning and executing infrastructure deployment projects, particularly those demanding minimal impact to service levels
• Experience with Cloud Service Provider and Managed Service Provider management of SLA’s, personnel, contracts and day to day operations
• Experience with Incident-, Problem-, Change-, Release, and Configuration-Management
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, with demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving abilities
• Strong organization and time management skills; willing to work after-hours or on weekends when required

Preferred Qualifications:
• Network Operations Certifications (CCNA, CCNP, MCSE, etc.)
• Experience with DevOps methodologies and automation tools such as Docker, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, and Salt Terraform and Jenkins
• Familiarity with Hadoop, Spark, Cloudera, Mesos or other “big data” platforms
• Knowledge of ITIL and service based delivery models with 7x24x365
• Certified Info Systems Security CISSP and or AWS Certs highly desirable

Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required.

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Kanani Masterson

I joined the TriStaff Group in January 1999 as a Technical Recruiter, and am now Director of Recruiting for our Technology, Marketing, and Executive Search Division. My regional focus is the Greater San Diego Area and Southern California. I work with large public companies as well as funded, fast-growth startups, and am passionate about keeping up with whatever disruptive new advances are happening in the technology space. To date, I've placed over 940 candidates, and produced over $8.5M in placement fees, and most importantly I love helping people and companies thrive and grow... I'm lucky to love what I do! Areas of Specialty: SaaS, enterprise software, security, machine learning, robotics, online advertising, social media, mobile apps, telecommunications, cloud computing, medical devices, consumer electronics, big data/analytics, clean tech; Positions: Software Engineers, Web Developers, Firmware Engineers, Solutions Architects, Network/Systems Engineers, Systems Engineers, Systems Administrators, Product Managers, C-Level positions (COO, CMO, CTO, CFO, CIO, CRO, CEO, etc.), Supply Chain, Operations, Quality Assurance, Marketing, Business Development & Sales, and Finance. I'm a native San Diegan (I grew up in Solana Beach, CA) and attended La Jolla Country Day School from 6th grade through high school graduation. I attended the University of Southern California (USC) as a Dean’s Scholar and Golden State Scholar, and graduated BA Degree in Creative Writing & Poetry. I also have one spunky young daughter and a fantastic husband.
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