DevOps Engineer

East Moline, IL
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Posted By:
Brett Mangan

Job Description:

Aquent IT Solutions: Where Visions Turn Into Realities.


Join Aquent as a Sr. DevOps Engineer to be a leader in defining and optimizing our growing DevOps practice!  This position requires a problem-solver having solid experience with build pipelines, cloud architecture, scripting, and automation.

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate with project managers and developers to design, deploy, and support applications in cloud environments like AWS
  • Consult directly with clients on best practices and architecture requirements
  • Understand complex client processes and optimize Aquent's delivery to satisfy those requirements
  • As a leader in the organization, mentor other DevOps engineers and establish best practices to build a scalable delivery team
  • Maintain multiple accounts in Aquent’s AWS, and work with developers to effectively use them
  • Design and monitor application error and performance logging to help teams troubleshoot problems
  • Provide insight and guidance into Aquent DevOps business strategy


What’s Required

  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
  • Team mentality, effectively working directly with development teams, project managers, and clients
  • Knowledge and experience with:
    • Advanced shell scripting in bash/linux and a basic understanding of Python
    • AWS Services and Automation
      • CLI tools
      • IAM roles and policies
      • Cloudformation
      • Networking, load balancing, and auto-scaling
      • EC2, S3, DynamoDB, Cloudfront, API Gateway, RDS, Elasticache, ECS
    • Jenkins and CodeBuild
    • Git / Github
    • Docker
    • CI/CD Workflow


Valuable, But Not Required

Relevant AWS Certification, OpenStack, Kubernetes, Azure, Java, Maven, Node, AppDynamics, Micro-service architecture, Redis, Terraform


Why Aquent IT Solutions

Aquent IT Solutions operates a mission-critical application development center and consulting firm headquartered in East Moline, IL in the Quad Cities (QC). We offer challenging opportunities in front-end and back-end web application development, UX design, project management, business analysis, business intelligence, big data, and more. We have an engaging work environment, a diverse and comfortable community of affordable living, minimal commuting, quality education, and great entertainment. As a credit to our philosophy, many Aquent IT Solutions employees are in their second decade of employment with our company.


If interested, please email your resume to bmangan@aquent.com