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DevOps Platform Engineer

Date Posted: 11/28/2023

Job #1663718
Queens, New York

We have partnered with our client in their search for a DevOps Platform Engineer role. 


  • Write and execute Infrastructure as Code (IaC) pipelines capable of deploying standard cloud services including Virtual Networks, Firewalls, Load Balancers, Storage Accounts, Application Program Interface (API) Management Gateways, Kubernetes clusters, Messaging bus services, Managed databases, and Virtual Machines
  • Write and execute code capable of managing Cloud governance policies, security, and cost management constructs
  • Implement and leverage Configuration Management and GitOps to maintain infrastructure leveraging Ansible, Salt, and Terraform
  • Plan and build Cost effective Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions including provisions for high availability and disaster recovery
  • Code and deploy infrastructure leveraging Availability Zones/Availability Sets
  • Create and maintain infrastructure documentation and operational procedures using tools such as Confluence and Lucidchart
  • Collaborate and provide knowledge transfer to operational support teams and collogues
  • Create monitor alerts and remediation workflows
  • Build auto-remediation capabilities using automation frameworks and serverless functions
  • Implement autoscaling features, container management policies, and specify virtual hardware to optimize for low cost and high application performance
  • Monitor, operate, maintain, and improve cloud environment based on operational metrics, Service Level Agreements (SLAs), and best practices

Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related IT discipline preferred
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Azure Cloud production environments
  • Strong experience coding and scripting in one of the following: Python, Bash, PowerShell
  • Strong experience deploying and operating containerized applications
  • Experience deploying scaling, and administering production Kubernetes clusters - Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of Continuous Integration (CI)/Continuous Delivery (CD) and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) automation tools
  • Proficient in IT Infrastructure, networking concepts, IT security, server engineering, virtualization, data center tools, processes, and modern event-driven application architecture
  • Strong understanding of DR (Disaster Recovery) and HA (highly availability) solutions and their use
  • Experience working as a Linux Systems Administrator or Windows System Administrator
  • Experienced with Configuration Management platform: Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt
  • Experience designing and building critical production solutions which are: implemented as code, fully automated, auto-scaled, fully instrumented, and monitored
  • Experience with VMware vRealize management suite, including vRealize Automation and Orchestration
  • Experience designing monitoring and alerting strategies, backup, and disaster recovery
  • Experience operating and leveraging hype converged computing platforms such as Nutanix and VxRail
  • Experience with industry frameworks and methodologies: ITIL/Agile/Scrum/DevOps/SRE


  • DevOps Platform Engineer 


  • NYC

Client Industry 

  • Travel
  • $68-$75/hour 

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