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Senior DevOps Engineer
Austin, TX

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Job Description

The Senior DevOps Engineer participates in building the new Acxiom Cloud Platform, by utilizing the most modern DevOP's methodologies. You will ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of infrastructure systems that support our clients and core organization. You will also analyze the environment and make recommendations on standards and help establish new processes. You will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues to maximize the benefit of IT systems.

What you'll do:

* Work as part of Agile team building out a new product offering
* You will be work working with other passionate engineers on add features and functionality to a rapidly growing product
* You will also help lay the foundation of a fully automated CICD pipeline for rapid iteration of enhancements and upgrades
* You will have the opportunity to work with a fresh new tech stack and wide range of open source platforms like AWS, Docker/Kubernetes, NodeJS, Angular, Scala
* Solve complex problems around scalability and redundancy of complex systems
* Have the ability to learn and experiment. We highly encourage and provide the resources for engineers to gain certifications and training needed. We also hold bi-annual hackathons for engineers to build out new ideas
* Provide thought leadership around operational excellence

Do you have?

* Bachelor's degree in relevant field of study, or equivalent work experience
* 5+ years' experience in a DevOps engineering role or equivalent role
* Experience maintaining and improving CI/CD and automated testing pipelines
* Skills to maintain the health of cloud-based and on-premise production environments through monitoring and typical daily administration duties
* Ability to respond to performance issues identified by alerting and other reported incidents
* Experience automating operational activities and tasks
* Good communication of complex concepts and technology skills to work with Developers executing software releases, configuration updates, and other release requirements
* Ability to complete project work as assigned and contribute to the technical direction of various objectives, your ideas will be valued
* Prior work with cloud service providers such as AWS, Google or Azure
* Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation and perform occasional after-hours support

What will set you apart:

* You're comfortable managing artifacts that are based on the following runtimes and frameworks: NodeJS, JRE/Spark/Scala, Angular
* Strong scripting skills using bash, Python or equivalent.
* Experience with production Docker/Kubernetes environments
* Hands on experience with log aggregation, monitoring systems, building dashboard using tools such as DataDog or ELK
* Configuration Management/Automation tools such as Chef, Puppet or Ansible
* Source code management tools using git. Experienced with standard Gitflow workflow
* Familiar with standard methodologies for infrastructure security, reliability, and fault tolerance
* Knowledge of hardening Linux and windows operating systems and closing security vulnerability on Internet facing servers
* Knowledge of CDN's, DNS, web servers, and other supporting Internet services
* Applicants should have solid problem-solving skills, work well with small teams, have the ability to multitask, possess an excellent work ethic and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively


Primary Location City/State:

Austin, Texas

Additional Locations (if applicable):


Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics or other protected status.

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