Job Description

DevOps Engineer  - Lake Oswego, OR  - FTE or C2H

The successful candidate for this important position may be either retained as a contract to hire, or join as an employee depending on preference, qualifications and experience.  Our sole focus is finding the right person who can both handle the technical portion of the job and fit in with the team and culture.
Position description:
The primary responsibilities of this position are to manage the internal technical infrastructure, vendors, and projects.  Special focus is on Ops automation such as infrastructure as code, configuration management systems, scripting, tool-building and other productivity multipliers.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain day-to-day operations and documentation of critical 24x7 production systems in a highly available distributed environment.
Participate in shared on-call duty and respond to support calls after normal business work hours and on the weekends.  This also includes performing scheduled after-hours tasks as required.
Work with external vendors to maintain hosted infrastructure and 24x7 help desk.  Review and negotiate vendor contracts, purchases and projects.
Ensure appropriate uptime, storage and redundancy is maintained in the overall infrastructure.
Design, implement, and maintain a highly automated environment that maximizes productivity, deployment speed, security and reliability.
Ensure IT systems are compliant with internal and customer security policies.  This includes both governance and technical work.
Develop and maintain disaster recovery plans, operational procedures and system documentation.
Order, install, configure, backup and inventory new hardware and software as needed.
Be responsible for the maintenance of the following systems:
  • Production Systems including servers and ESXi hosts
  • Back end systems like LDAP, job schedulers, code repositories and build servers
  • Business applications such as email, document storage and cloud services
  • Some support of personal computers and mobile devices as needed
Job Requirements:
  • Five or more years of hands on IT operation & system administration experience minimum.  This is a senior role and the candidate is expected to have significant depth.
  • Strong technical expertise with Linux, scripting, virtualization and networking is a must.
  • Exposure to various automation, configuration management tools and continuous integration systems is highly desired.
  • Ability to function effectively as an active member of a small technical team and to work independently as projects require.  Strong self-management and prioritization skills are required.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing business objectives and to be flexible in a small, entrepreneurial company.
If this is you then we would love to hear from you!

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