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Kforce Senior DevOps Engineer in New York, New York

Kforce's client, a growing technology firm located in New York, NY is seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer.Summary:The ideal candidate is motivated designing for scale, developing for high availability, and has a strong interest in cloud engineering, containerization, and DevOps solutions. Our team uses a modern tech stack including Kafka, NoSQL Ansible, Prometheus, Grafana, Logstash, AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, and more.Duties: * Scale the company infrastructure and services from on-prem to the cloud including solutions analysis, architecture design, and hands-on implementation * Design, implement, optimize, and support highly scalable, highly available production infrastructure in Kubernetes running containerized services * Work closely with software engineers to containerize existing systems/applications * Solve complex infrastructure challenges related to low latency large scale distributed systems * Create and maintain systems documentation and run books * Respond to alerts, and resolve or escalate system issues as necessary; on-call rotation is required * Develop and improve our DevOps toolset using Jenkins, Ansible, Puppet, Bash, and more * BS in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline * 5 years of experience as a Systems or DevOps Engineer * 3 years of infrastructure automation, configuration management, or container orchestration * Strong knowledge and experience with Kubernetes, containerization (Docker), and container orchestration * Demonstrated ability to help organizations level up their cloud operational management through logging, monitoring, alerts, instrumentation, etc. * Strong knowledge and experience with cloud services and cloud infrastructure (AWS preferred) * Good knowledge and experience with Infrastructure as Code using AWS and cloud-agnostic strategy * Recent business experience with CentOS, RedHat, or Oracle Enterprise Linux * Scripting experience with Bash and/or Python * Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance * Excellent documentation, communication, and troubleshooting skills Is a plus: * Hands-on on-prem to the cloud migration experience * Experience with Puppet and Ansible * Experience with Infrastructure as Code using Azure and GCP * Familiarity with microservices * Monitoring and Log collection tools such as Nagios, CheckMK, Prometheus, Grafana, Graylog, Logstash, Kibana, and Filebeat * Experience working in an agile software development team using Jira Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years