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Senior Puppet DevOps Engineer

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    Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen

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    Negotiable rate

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    Cristian Amanta

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    over 1 year ago

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Senior Puppet DevOps Engineer

Duration: 6 months (with a possibility to extend)

On site time: 4 days every two weeks.

Location: Dusseldorf

Project Language: English

Currently I am working with an international company that is looking for a long term freelancer. You will be part of a team that manages over 1,000 VM and as such they are looking for someone with experience in a similar environment.

Tech Breakdown

70% Puppet Automation

30% Containerization

The right candidate would have worked for a large enterprise

  • Design, architect, and implement next generation architecture and automation solutions.
  • Implement, maintain, and improve Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery environments.
  • Define and drive end-to-end agile DevOps based software development life cycle with automation in mind (right tools/processes built in).
  • Own and lead initiatives to define, design, and implement DevOps solutions which includes reference architectures.
  • Cost benefit analysis of recommendations, identify quick wins.
  • Provide technical leadership, project guidance, and development in various technology areas.
  • Advise business and technology delivery leadership on how to translate the client's infrastructure and automation business requirements into executable technology solutions.
  • Participate in customer's workshops and provide presentations of the proposed solution.
  • Act as a subject matter expert on DevOps best practices with Cloud Formation, Auto Scaling Groups, and Configuration Management.
  • Perform analysis best practices and emerging concepts in DevOps & Infrastructure Automation.
  • Acts as a technical liaison between clients, service engineering teams and supports.
  • Review and audit of existing solution, design and system architecture.
  • Create technical documentation.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of Linux systems and on-prem virtualized infrastructure
  • Experience with Kubernetes in a production environment
  • Experience with CI/CD using GitLab or Jenkins
  • Experience with configuration management Puppet (ideally Puppet Certified Professional)
  • Experience with programming/scripting languages like Python, Ruby, Bash, Go, PowerShell
  • Experience with monitoring, metrics, and Central logging tools like ELK, Prometheus, Grafana