Herff Jones, A Varsity Achievement Brand, is looking to hire a DevOps Systems Engineer. The DevOps Systems Engineer will be responsible for the design, configuration, and support of the systems that comprise many web entities. The ideal candidate will be an automation expert that has hands-on experience developing operational based tools, primarily supporting Linux/Unix based systems with a focus on reliability and repeatability, preferably in support of highly available web applications. Infrastructure is currently a combination of cloud-based infrastructure, on premise, and SaaS offerings. Experience with Azure and AWS preferred.
What we want you to accomplish: + Resolve DevOps environment tickets + Automate repetitive tasks with modern scripting tools. + Utilize standard SDLC to release automation into various environments + Monitoring of environment. + Performance and cost management of cloud based infrastructure + Creation of dashboards to communicate performance metrics and costs
What You’ll Do On A Daily Basis: + Play an integral role in engineering and architecting a fully automated web environment with a focus on stability, repeatability, consistency across all tiers. + Evaluate, develop and recommend tools and services to build and configure operating systems, deploy software, and centrally maintain the configuration. + Administration of multiple dev, test, and production web applications and E-commerce systems. + Monitor and report on availability and performance of web servers and operating systems. Troubleshoot performance problems at every level of the stack (Network, OS, Java, etc.) and establish metric driven performance improvements. + Execute hardware, software and OS installations/upgrades in a managed and repeatable fashion. + Assist the server team with support, building procedures and future planning; collaborate with other functional teams planning for upgrades and installations. + Collaborate with application development leaders to create a cohesive service lifecycle from application design through development, production and maintenance support. + Manage multiple projects and meet established deadlines. Must be able to work equally well independently and in a team environment.
What You’ll Bring To The Table: + Bachelor’s degree and/or 5+ years of job experience + Expert level experience with Linux & Unix (Red Hat and Centos) + Expert with both Windows and Linux/Unix based web servers (Apache, IIS, etc) + Strong experience with system automation and configuration management tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet) + J2EE Application Server Experience (Jboss, Wildfly, Glassfish, Jrun, ColdFusion, Tomcat) + Experience building custom infrastructure support tools to automate production processes. + Fluent in various scripting technologies (Shell, Python, Perl, etc.) used for deployments and system administration tasks. + Experience with PCI Compliance, Intrusion detection and security scanning. + Knowledgeable of modern networking systems including load balanced architectures + Experience maintaining and deploying software to large enterprise server farms + Knowledge of software version control and ticketing system (SVN, GIT, etc.) + Experience with monitoring and alerting tools such as Nagios, Cacti, Graphite, or MRTG. + Preferred experience with log collection and search tools (Splunk, Logstash, Graylog, etc.) + Self-starter with the ability to proactively identify possible issues and suggest corrective action
ABOUT HERFF JONES Indianapolis-based Herff Jones is the leading provider of graduation and educational products and services designed to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for students. A division of Varsity Brands, Herff Jones’ products include class rings and jewelry, caps and gowns, yearbooks, diplomas and announcements as well as motivation and recognition programs. Focused on building long-term relationships through a nationwide network of over 2,000 employees and sales partners, the professionals at Herff Jones have been helping elevate the student experience throughout the lifelong journey of education for more than 99 years. For more information about Herff Jones or Varsity Brands, please visit www.herffjones.com or www.varsitybrands.com.
Herff Jones, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Herff Jones strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.
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