Site Reliability Engineer (Remote)

Our client, a major Federal Healthcare Insurance organization, is seeking a Site Reliability Engineer to support a migration effort from Unix Aix to RHEL/Tomcat. The selected candidate will also play a role in our client-s AWS Cloud journey and as a member of their team, help lead Software automation and reliability for their platform. Additionally, the selected candidate will communicate architectural decisions, plans, goals, and strategies, while highlighting short-term trade-off-s vs. long-term commitments and costs. You will also engage in and improve the end to end Lifecycle of services, starting from Inception & design, deployment, operations, and refinement. Additional responsibilities include:

- Support activities, including System design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning, and launch reviews
- Systems Scalability and sustainability leveraging automation and strive to improve our systems with changes that improve reliability and velocity
- Experience with Enterprise Cloud transformation efforts
-Actively participate and help guide customers on using Cloud-native design and architecture patterns.
- Provide Consultation on Technology infrastructure planning and engineering for assigned systems; Assesses the implications of technology strategies on infrastructure capabilities
- Build and Execute strategy to migrate Legacy applications from AIX/WAS to RHEL/Tomcat
-Research on the global technology trends and their applicability products in support of our internal development teams and business.
- Promote and ensure Modern application design, applies engineering best practices in the development and operations life cycle and mitigates vulnerabilities.
- Monitors and manages the Stability, Availability, and Performance of enterprise systems and platforms across IT domains (e.g., Systems, Network, Storage, Security) by analyzing systems to identify problems, trends, and opportunities for improvement.
- Maintain and continually improve (patch and upgrade) our Cloud-based infrastructure.
- Makes Data-driven recommendations and decisions, and continuously improves the overall efficacy and efficiency of our software delivery capability.
- Mentoring peers as well as engaging with others across teams and socializing solutions.

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Required Skills

Requirements: Strong skills are required in each of the following areas:

1. Development:::: Experience programming with one or more languages: Python, Java, Groovy, Go, etc.
2. IAC Tools for Platform Automation:::: Strong skills and experience in Ansible, Terraform, Yaml, Rhel, Tomcat
3. Containers::: Docker or other OCI-certified containers is Nice to Have
4. DevOps Tools::: Git/bitbucket, Jira, Ansible/Puppet, Jenkins/Circleci/Bamboo, Maven/Artifactory/Nexus, etc.

- 10+ years of overall experience in IT including, with hands-on Development and Systems engineering background
- Strong Leadership experience with driving Transformation initiatives
- Experience with migration from Unix Aix to RHEL/Tomcat Transformation efforts. Actual Application Migration experience from AIX to Rhel/Tomcat is required. Extensive knowledge of Tomcat is Required. Extensive RHEL and Scripting experience is Required
- 3-5 years of experience in a Site Reliability Engineering role. Experience with SRE principles and transformation
- Solid understanding of Software coding techniques and experience with full spectrum of Software engineering (Build, Integration, Test, Releasing and Deployment) leveraging Python.
- Experience in Developing and/or challenging engineering solutions/practices and collaborating with peers within and outside of immediate team, including customers (Dev, Architects, Engineers)
- Platform Engineering Lead with Hands-on Experience:
- Building robust Middleware Environments
- Scripting and process Automation experience
- Extensive knowledge of Java/J2EE methodology and frameworks is strongly preferred
- Knowledge of WAS OR MQ Series is Nice to have
- Ability to analyze and trouble-shoot Mid-tier/infrastructure issues.

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Anticipated Start Date

Monday, August 29, 2022

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Anticipated Duration

12 months+

Date Posted

Monday, August 1, 2022

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