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Senior DevOps Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 4:08:17 PM
  • 2827739
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): Canada ; British Columbia; Burnaby

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
Bit Stew is seeking an experienced Senior DevOps Engineer for its growing Cloud Operation team. This role will be key in evolving the cloud infrastructure for environment automations. The successful candidate should demonstrate high skill level and passion for building and running scalable systems. This position reports to the Director, Cloud Operations.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Build automation to provision infrastructure, environments and applications
• Build or leverage existing tools to automate production and non-production deployments
• Enable faster product delivery and time-to-market
• Promptly provide support to troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve complex Integration and/or environmental issues
• Create monitoring solutions and instrument applications to provide insights into performance and to understand emerging issues
• Identify enhancements to improve stability or performance of integration processes
• Pro-actively monitor environment and application health for potential issues and take action to preserve SLAs
• Document respective configurations, processes and procedures
• Make recommendations for architectural enhancements to improve security & performance
• Provide technical assistance for code builds and deployments
• Monitor assigned systems for security and performance on a daily basis
• Administer, update and tune existing production and non-production infrastructure
• Lead junior team member by providing mentorship and suggestion solutions
• Will be part of the tier-2 on-call rotation in the future

• 3+ years’ DevOps experience
• 3+ years’ experience in Linux system administration
• 3-4 years’ development experience using Agile development methodologies
• 3+ years’ working knowledge of AWS suite of services such as EC2, S3, VPC, ELB, CloudWatch, CodeDeploy, etc.
• 2+ years’ experience with automation/configuration management using SaltStack, Chef, Puppet, Bamboo or an equivalent
• Experience with Build/CI tools – Jenkins, Bamboo, GIT
• Experience with testing and debugging live systems
• Willingness and demonstrate ability to learn new technologies and skills quickly
• Solid understanding of server architectures, operating systems & application resource utilization
• Ability to take ownership of issues and drive them to resolution, strong problem-solving skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills

Desired Characteristics:
• Experience with tuning Linux systems, JVM, application services
• Proficient in Python
• Experience with network and file protocols including HTTP, SFTP, XML, HTML, etc.
• Proficient in TerraForm


Locations: Canada ; British Columbia; Burnaby

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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