Sr. DevOps Engineer - Austin, Texas | STAND 8 Careers | Stand8

Sr. DevOps Engineer
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Sr. DevOps Engineer
Date Posted:  7/8/2021
Job ID:  Job #4015
Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire
Location: AustinTexas
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We are excited to welcome an experienced Sr. DevOps Engineer to our team in Austin, TX! In this role, you will be responsible for automating infrastructure and creating CI/CD pipelines and work closely with developers and QA to help facilitate repeatable deployments.
STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in New Jersey, LA, Atlanta, New York, Raleigh, and more.


  • Utilize scripting languages such as python, Ruby bash, and PowerShell.
  • Automate Public cloud environments by utilizing tools such as Terraform, Ansible, and cloud formation.
  • Build tools and utilize programming languages such as Java, Javascript, and C#.
  • Architect and build services and systems in both AWS (Multi-region) with a “Security-First” mindset.
  • Container management with AWS EKS, AWS ECS, Kubernetes, Docker.
  • Follow a continuous deployment, continuous integration model for server provisioning, and application deployment.
  • Setup code pipelines for the delivery of code into Production.
  • Set configuration standards for Cloud services, automation, Linux, and Windows systems.
  • Address escalated infrastructure issues, and monitor infrastructure components for performance, capacity, failures, and uptime.
  • Work within strict time frames following change management protocols to provide maximum uptime.
  • Implement, review, and adhere to security policies along with working with audit teams.
  • Research and remediate system vulnerabilities.
  • Interact and coordinate with architects, developers, vendors, and internal business partners.
  • Professionally represent the DevOps team as a technical consultant on projects.
  • Maintain documentation of all Cloud infrastructure-related components including build and modifications.
  • Maintain a solid working knowledge of current infrastructure and future trends.
  • Participate in on-call rotation providing “Always On” support.


  • Extensive experience with DevOps methodologies, processes, and framework.
  • Automation expert with coding skills and a mindset to automate manual/repetitive tasks.
  • Extensive scripting experience with Terraform, YAML, Ansible, Python, Bash, and knowledge of PowerShell.
  • Automation experience in Public cloud environments, with a strong understanding of infrastructure as code.
  • Experience in continuous deployment and lifecycle management using tools such as Gitlab, Git, stash.
  • Develop code promotion processes, pipelines, and version control.
  • Senior Linux engineering skills and working knowledge of Windows.
  • Working experience with Nginx and Apache Tomcat.
  • AWS: 5+ years hands-on administration and automation of various AWS services (ECS, EKS, LAMDA, S3, ALB/ELB, etc..).
  • Experience with Windows, and Linux.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-velocity environment.
  • Minimum of 7 years of related experience with a bachelor’s degree; or equivalent work experience. Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills.
  • AWS or Azure cloud certification is preferred.