Devops Engineer

Job Description:

Title: Devops Engineer
Location: MN

What Project/Projects will the candidate be working on while on assignment?
Resources will be working on Client P!XEL integration on various sites and operating Client P!XEL. Client P!XEL is a critical in house built service that allow behavioral tracking, web analytics and a real time feed to events that are happing on web apps, APis and/or mobile apps. This real time event feed can be used for fraud detection, machine learning based recommenders and the events can be used for post issue data forensics. Client P!XEL supports HIPPA/PHI compliant.

IDEAL BACKGROUND:
High scale systems 1000’s of txns/events per second. No specific field

TOP REQUIREMETS:
High level of ability to write either Ruby or Python or Scala
High level of ability to write Bash scripts
Great at debugging issues in network, hardware, VM, Linux and Software

*** What experience will set candidates apart from one another?
Superior devOps skills with linux systems.
Superior software engineering skills.
Experience with high scale: Cassandra, Elastic Search, Kafka, Varnish Cache, and/or Hadoop
High level of ability to write either Ruby or Python or Scala
High level of ability to write Bash scripts
High level of ability to write Ansible playbooks..
Great at debugging issues in network, hardware, VM, Linux and Software

Is this person a sole contributor or part of a team? team
If so, please describe the team? (Name of team, size of team, etc.)
Client Pixel Team, 10 people.

What are the top 5-10 responsibilities for this position? (Please be detailed as to what the candidate is expected to do or complete on a daily basis)

Deploy and Manage servers/VMs
Deploy and Manage applications including Cassandra, Elastic Search, Kafka, Varnish Cache, Hadoop
Write Ansible playbooks.
Write bash scripts
Possibly write machine learning based apps in Scala/Python and Spark Streaming
Problem solve a very high volume system

What software tools/skills are needed to perform these daily responsibilities?
Linux, Bash Scripting, SSH, git, Ansible, Mac OS/OS X,

What skills/attributes are a must have?
High level of ability to write either Ruby or Python or Scala
High level of ability to write Bash scripts
High level of ability to write Ansible playbooks
Great at debugging issues in network, hardware, VM, Linux and Software

What skills/attributes are nice to have?
Experience with Kafka, Elastic Search, Cassandra, Varnish Cache, NGinx, Squid, F5 Big IP
High level of ability to write JavaScript clientside
High level of ability to write JavaScript serverside
NodeJS
MEAN Stack
Ruby on Rails
Writing APIs in Ruby or Python
Writing Microservices experience
Open Shift Experience
Docker Experience
AWS Experience