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Lead DevOps Engineer for a Global Company

Lead DevOps Engineer for a Global Company 40 hrs/week, 12+ months

Currently, we are looking for a remote Lead DevOps Engineer.

Our customer is a global company that provides information, software, and services. Its customers are legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and healthcare professionals. You will be working together with a small, down-to-earth team with high standards and competent members.


  • Act as part of Architectural Team which consists of Solution and Systems Architects from customer's side
    • Develop new approaches in automation of Code and Configuration delivery, Orchestration and Provisioning of all kind of environments including Dev and Production
      • Consult developers and operations in AWS cloud
        • Develop DevSecOps approach, implement it in delivery pipelines and environment provisioning templates for security hardening and security reporting (so product owners can get security reports of all their environments and their system vulnerabilities)
          • Contribute to migration from on-premises environments to cloud projects
            • Contribute to customer-wide technology renovation projects, research new technologies and tools; help stakeholders develop next generation of products
              • Help other engineers (including customer employees) in understanding cloud computing concepts


                • 5+ years’ experience on a Systems Engineer/Systems Administrator positions operating and producing systems design specifications for Linux and Windows based platforms, MS SQL and MySQL or PosgreSQL databases, NoSQL would be a plus
                  • 2+ years’ experience in writing scripts/templates for cloud infrastructure automation, configuration management and application deployments (e.g. AWS CloudFormation or Azure Resource Groups, Puppet, Chef or Ansible)
                    • 2+ years’ hands-on experience with automation toolset
                      • 2+ years’ experience in design and implementation of Cloud-based systems (Azure and/or AWS) including use of advanced Cloud services (e.g. load balancing, gateways, networking, high availability, disaster recovery systems in the cloud and security)
                        • 1+ year of experience with logging technologies (e.g. ELK, file beat)
                          • Programming background in one or more of the following: Perl, Python, HTML5, Unix Shell scripts and/or PowerShell
                            • Documentation skills: technical implementation, process/workflows and diagrams
                              • Cloud security experience using AWS: IAM and Directory Service, config, Security Groups, VPC's, Subnets and VPN IPsec Site2Site and the equivalent services in Azure
                                • General Security knowledge for the next: Linux (SELinux) and Windows security, Middleware (Apache, PHP, Tomcat, JBoss and Fuse), and java applications (Security side)
                                  • General knowledge for WAF, DDoS and Penetration test tools
                                    • Experience working with tools for log analysis and alert triggering; connecting them to different monitoring tools (ELK, AWS CloudWatch, Azure OMS and SCOM)
                                      • Clear understanding in DevOps philosophy, infrastructure as a code and the application automation part, general understanding of agile and scrum
                                        • Working knowledge of GIT, Bitbucket, AWS ECR, Nexus revision/source code management systems
                                          • Working in ticket-drive workflow environments, e.g. Jira, Service Desk Plus, ServiceNow, etc.
                                            • Experience with wiki-based and document-based collaboration and common toolsets, like Atlassian tools and SharePoint
                                              • Experience with wiki-based and document-based collaboration and common toolsets, like Atlassian tools and SharePoint
                                                • Proactive attitude, willingness to learn and ability to listen opinions from different team members
                                                  • Excellent verbal and written English (B2+)

                                                    Nice to have

                                                    • AWS certifications desirable
                                                      • RedHat or any Linux certification is desirable
                                                        • Microsoft (MCITP, MCSE) and VMWare certifications desirable
                                                          • VMWare cloud infrastructure


                                                            • AWS RDS (MySQL)
                                                              • AWS DynamoDB
                                                                • AWS services: EC2,  CodePipeline, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, ECS, ECR, Route53, VPC, RDS,  CloudFormation, S3, Cloud Trail, Cloud Watch, etc
                                                                  • Provisioning: Puppet, AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins
                                                                    • Scripting: Bash; Python
                                                                      • Planning/management, Documentation: Jira, Confluence
                                                                        • Version Control Systems: BitBucket, GitHub
                                                                          • Continuous Integration/ Continuous Delivery
                                                                            • Cloud computing

                                                                              40 hrs/week

                                                                              Hours per week

                                                                              12+ months

                                                                              Project length


                                                                              Locations eligible for the position