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Lead, Devops Engineer

Company Description

We've recently partnered with a US-based Global Marketing agency to seek a US-based Remote Lead, DevOps Engineer who will build, design, and implement website delivery systems and automated release management (CI/CD) on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Our client is one of the leaders in their space offering a great combination of competitive salary, and benefits.

Preferred location to be closer to the office within Dallas, Chicago, NY and or Virginia/Reston but this is a 100% remote role.

Job Description

What you’ll do

  • Ideate and collaborate closely with the Technical Architect, Software Engineering teams and project stakeholders to deploy and operate enterprise websites, applications, and projects. 
  • Be hands-on with building and enhancing an evolving continuous delivery process with activities including deployment automation, testing automation, monitoring automation & build automation.
  • Lead the development of scripts and code to solution for automation, reliability, and release process improvement.
  • Create scripts and programs to support enhancements to DevOps pipelines to integrate with a variety of application support infrastructure using various APIs
  • Build Docker images to environments, validating accuracy of assemblies and their delivery into the system infrastructure.
  • Co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment plans and checklists
  • Engage and communicate with clients and hosting partners to maintain release schedules, create/update deployment tickets and ensure alignment
  • Manage + monitor development environments and cloud hosting provider (AWS) when needed, ensuring we meet security compliance.
  • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality.
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues with deployed sites/applications working with Hosting Partners and the DevOps engineering team.


  • 4+ years Knowledge of web development lifecycle and hands-on development experience in a variety of web technologies
  • Background in release management experience to deploy in high-availability environments.
  • Experience, and knowledge to resolve and troubleshoot issues in our dev, test, and production environments. 
  • Proficiency with build CI/CD pipelines and experience with setup and operations of technologies to support CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience in administering, managing and troubleshooting application stacks built on Linux/Unix, AWS, Lambda, EC2, ECS, Serverless Framework, Docker
  • Scripting experience in Bash or Python or Groovy or Ruby.
  • Experience working with various DevOps and Release Management technologies (such as Jenkins, Jira, GIT, AWS CodePipeline, Docker).
  • Knowledge in CI/CD automation for code quality and scanning tools like SonarQube.

Additional Information

Good to have:

  • Have the following certifications: AWS Certified Solutions Architect
  • Design and build environments in AWS using a variety of cloud services, e.g. VPC, EC2, EC2, Fargate, Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB, RDS, S3, Kafka, SQS, SNS, EventBridge
  • Have a background in Linux/Unix administration
  • Write scripts and programs to support enhancements to CI/CD pipelines to integrate with a variety of application support infrastructure using various APIs. 
  • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality. 
  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and that they meet or exceed expectations. 
  • Be comfortable troubleshooting network connectivity + diagnosing various server performance issues. 

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