Senior DevOps Engineer
Infrastructure Engineering | Milwaukee, WI | Full Time
The Senior DevOps Engineer will work as part of the Infrastructure Engineering team supporting various applications in the office, AWS and our two data center locations. The DevOps Engineer's responsibilities include but are not limited to: automation, build, package, dependency management, deployment, tools and monitoring, cloud computing and system topology design input.
Technology we use:
Deployment/Automation: Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, Gitlab-CI
Programming Languages: Shell scripting, Powershell, NodeJS, Python
Databases: MSSQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, MySQL
Monitoring/Logging: Nagios XI, Nagios Network Analyzer, ELK Stack (Kibana), AWS CloudWatch
Mentor global teams of engineers in growing their knowledge and skillset
Help lead initiatives for upgrading and scaling our systems to improve availability, reliability, and performance
Collaborate with technical leads to integrate an end-to-end design that's well documented
Write scripts to automate the provisioning and maintenance of systems in a distributed, virtualized infrastructure
Work in an agile development environment, collaborating with Application Development and Architecture teams to implement and evolve solutions for a wide array of challenging projects
Develop solutions for technology, process, people, and practices for build and release management, application lifecycle changes, operation service delivery and support using the technologies mentioned above
Take an active role in developing the long-range highly available technical infrastructure and architecture plans for both on-premises and cloud (AWS) infrastructure
Experiment with new technologies to optimize the reliability and performance of our software and hardware infrastructure
Design and implement proactive monitoring to ensure health, performance, reliability, and security of our production and staging environments
Plan automated backups and disaster recovery/failover configurations
Troubleshoot and debug web and application servers for system and application issues
Produce high quality installation and configuration documents
Provide 24x7 on call rotation support for all supported technologies and be available in the rare case of a off-hours problem
B.S./M.S. in Computer Science or a related field
3+ years of experience working as DevOps Engineer
2+ years of experience working with AWS cloud computing
Proficient with Unix/Linux terminal and Powershell console
Fluency with DevOps toolchains such as Jenkins and Gitlab-CI
Experience with version control system Git
Knowledge of both Linux and Windows operating systems
Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills
Excellent verbal/written communications skills and strong interpersonal skills to interact professionally and courteously with end-users and co-workers
Passion for learning new information and technologies
Certified AWS Architect
Experience with distributed applications using Docker or Kubernetes
Experience with Terraform/Ansible or other configuration management tools
Experience with web servers (e.g. IIS, NginX, or Apache)
Experience with both SQL and NoSQL databases (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB or SQL Server)
Watermark’s mission is to put better data into the hands of administrators, faculty, and students everywhere in order to empower them to connect information and gain insights into learning which will drive meaningful improvements. The company serves a highly engaged client base of more than 1,700 colleges and universities worldwide, with solutions for planning, assessment, ePortfolios, faculty activity reporting, course evaluations and institutional surveys, as well as curriculum, catalog, and syllabus management.
With award-winning solutions, Watermark is united and operates under one unique, value statement: People with Principles and Purpose drive Progress. In addition to an open, diverse, and inclusive culture built on transparency and continuous improvement, Watermarkers enjoy a competitive benefits packages, including flexible work arrangements, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, wellness perks, and more!
To learn more about Watermark’s educational intelligence solutions, visit www.watermarkinsights.com.
Watermark is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against an individual based on the individual's race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected characteristic or activity.