Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans)

DevOps Engineer
Job CategoryDevOps
Clearance LevelNo Clearance
LocationMassachusetts, Boston
Req Code18:MA-MGO-006
  
Job Description
Solidus is seeking an experienced DevOps Engineer to join the Massachusetts State Digital Services team, Data Office. 

Responsibilities:
- Help with production issues and deployments for any analytics/data science products
- Move the team closer to continuous deployment, improving tooling (i.e. automation) and use of infrastructure (i.e. try-test-iterate faster)
- Setup deployment infrastructure for Mayflower, our style guide and visual component library
- Setup deployment infrastructure for analytics and data science products, that AWS Lambda and Docker based (Goal: Reduced time to go from engagement to receiving data)
- Create and implement a strategy to monitor Digital Services supported applications and accurately notify engineers of problems
- Construct and maintain a Threat Model for Digital Services supported applications, and implement solutions for gaps in security
- Develop a reusable infrastructure playbook and tooling for rapidly deploying data packages to internal customers
- Quickly standup standard environment and/or distribute or handoff work deliverables
- Mentor the team on good DevOps practices
- Development and deployment of RESTful APIs, including documentation
- Setup and facilitate processes and environments for the creation of new services; this would include the creation of processes and deployments to dev, test and prod environments for the proof of concepts services developed throughout the agency 



Requirements:
- US Citizenship required
 
5-8 years of experience in the below categories 
- Linux terminal
- Experience with an IaaS (preferably: Amazon Web Services)
- Virtual machines
- Monitor production web applications
- People and technical process improvement/re-engineering
- Ability to communicate effectively
- Continuous integration/deployment
- Conducting technical and behavioral interviews
- Infrastructure security practices
- Documenting in plain language
- RESTful APIs
- Infrastructure automation tools
- Amazon Web Services
- Serverless” architecture such as AWS Lambda
- Microservices architecture

5-8 Experience with AWS cloud platform specifically with the following services:
      (or equivalent services within alternative cloud-based platforms)
- AWS CLI
- Cloud Formation
- Cloud Front 
- S3 management
- RDS
- DynamoDB
- SNS & SQS
- EC2 management
- Elastic beanstalk and other auto-scaling services
- Lambda Function (python & node)
- API Gateway
- AWS Route 53 and AWS Cert Manager

Bonus points for experience with:
- Acquia Cloud
- PHP
- Drupal
- Agile/iterative development
- User Experience (UX) practice
- Python
- Ansible
- Docker
- Other Coding Experience
 
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