Requirement Details

DevOps Engineer Location:Lawrence, KS Duration: 6 Months

Role: DevOps Engineer III

Location:Lawrence, KS

Duration: 6 Months


  • Builds and deploys Cloud-based applications in lower environments.
  • Build and maintain the production infrastructure and services.
  • Documents the deployment procedures, policies, set up & generate builds, coordinate, PPV, troubleshoot issues with the deployments on various environments.
  • Migrating existing applications to Cloud infrastructure.
  • Assist in integration of applications on designated platforms and resolves any issues with deployment and configuration.
  • Liaison with other groups within IT (EAO, IPO, Release Management, Software Test and Change Management) in their daily activities to ensure smooth transition from one environment to another and on-time delivery of applications
  • Participate in the planning process. Recommend modification to existing processes and new procedures to solve complex problems considering the existing system limitations, operating time and desired results.
  • Enforcement of IPO Security and Engineering standards. Ensure proper security for the infrastructure.
  • Configure and set up new environments for testing
  • Network infrastructure such as firewalls, load balancers and implementation of applications into complex network environments
  • Assists in diagnosing and solving production issues.
  • Coordinates production deployment activities with various partner applications and infrastructure vendor
  • Monitors application and server status in support of software deployment.
  • Monitors the performance of the application by running performance tests in lower environments
  • Troubleshoot performance issues and provide guidance to the off-shore testing team during test planning and test execution phase
  • Troubleshoot production issues
  • Develop/maintain processes, tools, and documentation in support of production.
  • Participate in the evaluation of new software, hardware, and infrastructure solutions.

Skill set required:

  • Good working knowledge and understanding of software development technologies (Java/J2EE, HTML)
  • Strong Unix skills. Shell scripting is must.
  • AWS Experience Required, certification is desired.
  • Working experiences with tools like WinSCP and Putty
  • Knowledge on Internet/File protocols such as HTTP, HTTPS, FTP etc.
  • Knowledge of SVN, or other major version control tools
  • Experience in Ant and Maven build technologies
  • Hands on application deployment experience
  • Working knowledge of Networking and network topologies such as routers, firewalls
  • Knowledge of SQL, able to write complex queries.
  • Working knowledge on Apache (modjk, Load balancers and SSL)
  • Working experience with JBoss application server such as setting up the cluster environment.
  • Experience with continuous Integration tools such as Hudson or Jenkins.