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DevOps Engineer Unix/AWS

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3+ years as a Dev Ops Engineer - needs to have a strong software engineering background (preferably with at least one 3GL language).  Manager is open to hire a Sr. or a Lead and this will be based in Boston (there may be some flexibility to have them work in Marlborough a couple of days per week if the fit was perfect).

5+ years’ experience with and knowledgeable of complete SDLC; must be comfortable with test driven development, continuous integration, and agile development methodologies.

Must have strong AWS and Unix experience. Candidate will help manage and support the infrastructure operations, release engineering, and, sensibly leverage the power of AWS, to add better automation, security, HA/DR, and scaling to the environment.

Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills



The ideal candidate must have excellent communication skills and a proven ability to put complex systems into production.

 Experience using, managing and monitoring Amazon Web Services is required, in particular with these AWS services (CloudFormation, EC2, S3, CloudWatch).

3+ years’ experience with development/deployment technologies and automating a code development/build/release pipeline is desired.

5+ years’ experience with and knowledgeable of complete SDLC; must be comfortable with test driven development, continuous integration, and agile development methodologies.

Experience and familiarity with both Windows and Linux O/S, scripting, and IDEs  (strong plus)

Familiarity with Big Data mining and Quantitative concepts and technologies (a plus)

Knowledge of REST web services and internet data integration patterns

Experience monitoring and setting proper alerting thresholds for systems and applications using open source tools

Prior IT experience at Wellington Management Company (a plus)

Strong motivation and ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment that supports a business-critical production and R&D environment.  The most critical skill on this team is to be an agile, self-motivated learner.

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, engineering, math, or related field or equivalent experience.

Experience in Financial Industry is preferred.



Job Title: Senior DevOps Engineer Unix and AWS

Functional Area: Information Technology

Location: Boston

Minimum Years of Experience in the Field: 5+ Years



This position will be primarily responsible for assisting in the delivery of high quality business solutions using the latest in cloud, web, and statistical programming technologies and providing operational support for these ISci systems and users. As part of the MQS technology team, this position will essentially be developing infrastructure as code, providing operational support, and release engineering for the quant team’s systems.  This person will also seek to enhance, automate and scale the existing development and operations leveraging the power of AWS, and to participate in all aspects of the software development life cycle. With your Linux (and some Windows) scripting and automation knowledge, you will help improve scalability, performance and monitoring of our production applications.  As part of our agile development team, you will work to automate code builds and application testing, and to streamline deployments and releases on AWS. You must have reasonably deep knowledge of AWS service offerings and capabilities (e.g. experience using CloudFormation for multi-environment instantiation in VPCs)



DevOps role: aide in requirements gathering, rapid prototype systems and services, agile builds and deployment to production, and provide operational support for the production systems and users.

Assist in the architecture, buildout, and administration of AWS infrastructure; serve as MQS team’s AWS Subject Matter Expert while collaborating with Mosaic Architects on AWS designs.

Assist in the designing, scaling, and building of an automated approach across all stage of product development. 

Manage release and deployment cycles for highly available, scalable production infrastructure.

Integrate with and adhere to Wellington corporate standards and best practices with respect to technology and security,

Respond to issues when they occur and build automation to prevent problem recurrence

Partner with Project Managers on estimates, statuses, identifying issues and raising risks