DevOps Engineer

Data Engineering

Full Time Position

Company Profile
PeopleFinders.com, the premier online service for consumers to locate, contact and verify people and businesses, is seeking a DevOps Engineer for its Data Engineering department. Over the past decade the Company has become one of the largest owners of public records data in the country, distributing its products over a vast network of websites. PeopleFinders.com is a privately held corporation based in Sacramento, California. We offer a competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.

Roles and Responsibilities:
DevOps Engineers are IT professionals who collaborate with the software developers, system operators and other IT staff members to manage infrastructure and code releases. They cross the and merge the barriers that exists between software development, testing, deployment and operations teams. We are looking for a DevOps engineer who can help us bridge the gaps between software development, release management, operations and IT. You will be responsible for:

  1. Orchestrating automated deployment processes for backend services and conducting review to make sure your work is well-designed, elegantly coded and effectively tuned, and assess the overall quality of delivered components.
  2. Responsible for adding alerting and monitoring to our services and infrastructure for data and system integrity, health and security
  3. Automate the provisioning of environments using tools like Ansible or containers like Docker using Hybrid infrastructure
  4. Ensure the operations of our processes is resilient
  5. Administration and maintenance of database servers including log management
  6. Hadoop Administration of our current cluster and ability to bring up new clusters to satisfy our future needs
  7. Collaborate with developers in architecting distributed solutions
  8. Troubleshoot problems, involving the appropriate resources and driving resolution of issues with focus on minimizing impact to our customer. Collaborate with other team members in debugging service, network and infrastructure issues
  9. Influence other teams and broader Engineering groups in adopting DevOps best practices

Qualifications (demonstrated competence):

  1. Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
  2. Experience with automation/configuration management using Ansible or similar tools
  3. Experience with automated build and deployment tools like Teamcity for applications written in Go, Scala, .NET
  4. Experience with Database Administration of databases like MySQL, Redis, SQL Server
  5. Experience with AWS, or other cloud services including implementing data security and privacy in cloud environment
  6. Experience delivering infrastructure as code
  7. Experience administering Hadoop environments
  8. Delivered solutions using agile methodology
  9. Developed and managed container-based platforms

Highly desirable but not required skills include:

  • Experience with cloud computing services (Amazon Web Services like EC2, EMR, S3 preferred)
  • Experience with Big Data or Container based stacks

Experience

  • 5 or more years working in software development
  • 2+ years developing, deploying and maintaining high volume production big data solutions
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent

Location: Sacramento, CA

To Apply: Please send your resume to humanresources@peoplefinders.com, indicating "DevOps Engineer" in the subject of the email.