Mid-level DevOps Engineer in Seattle, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 1/3/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

VOLT Workforce Solutions is currently assisting a client in Seattle in their search for a Sr. DevOps Engineer. The incumbent will provide engineering design and support for our client's current and future global infrastructure.  This engineer will be helping to migrate existing services from on-prem to cloud offerings, manage services in a multi-region hybrid configuration, deploy new technologies as business units request them, and perform a very broad range of tasks at a multi-business unit level.  You will also be a local resource for other DevOps personnel and will be part of a team that helps set direction for all DevOps and centralized tools across our organization. 

This small team directly supports all core technologies and services like DNS/auth/file/monitoring/alerting, CI/CD tools like Jenkins, GKE/Kubernetes clusters, ELK stacks, MySQL, load-balancing/networking/firewalls, LDAP, and many others for both multi-region cloud and multiple on-prem locations.  This is an opportunity to showcase your skills in a centralized DevOps role, and build and design multi-site, hybrid, enterprise level solution as a key member of a large global organization. Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Reconfigure current deployment solutions to provide cloud-ready solutions as necessary
  • Design highly available and secure solutions for production services
  • Manage shared services including DNS, Gluster/Ceph, LDAP, Grafana, Kubernetes, RabbitMQ, ELK
  • Be an SME for teams migrating to the cloud; Assist with cloud permissions/networking/design as required
  • Provide top-level support for CentOS or similar LINUX kernels from deployment through tuning and troubleshooting
  • Document and automate existing deployment processes
  • Work closely with development and architecture teams in an engineering capacity to support and improve ongoing processes and onboard new technologies
  • Provide load-balancer, firewall, and general networking support
  • Mentor junior DevOps team members and champion shared service offerings
  • Provide support for multiple development and QA environments
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to improve systems and infrastructure


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.
  • 3+ years of technical system operations experience in an enterprise environment, with 2+ years of cloud experience.
  • 2+ years of experience with one or more CM tools like Helm, Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
  • A deep understanding of LINUX operations and tuning.
  • Strong Docker/Kubernetes experience.
  • Strong Github and Jenkins or equivalent experience.
  • Familiarity with virtualization and shared file system technology.
  • Knowledge and experience supporting large scale SQL solutions.
  • Ability to drive root cause analysis.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to both collaborate with people around the globe, and work relatively independently 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Docker/Kubernetes
  • Experience working with geographically dispersed multi-site geo-redundant data centers.
  • Experience with MySQL Cluster or other sharded data tiers.
  • Networking/physical DC experience
  • AWS/Google Cloud 

Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is an international provider of staffing services, outsourcing solutions, and information technology infrastructure services. We offer a candidate referral bonus, please inquire for more details. (Conditions and restrictions apply).

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.