The Lead DevOps Engineer is responsible for building and maintaining the University of Maryland Libraries’ application deployment environments. The Lead DevOps Engineer utilizes software development techniques to automate application deployments and to automate system monitoring and notifications. This work is performed in close collaboration with software developers and leads to high availability and performance of applications as well as an agile deployment lifecycle. The incumbent maintains applications and systems through monitoring, troubleshooting and tuning resources such as cpu, memory, disk, and network, and will ensure systems are properly redundant, backed up and prepared for disaster recovery.
The current deployment environment is a physical hardware infrastructure based on Dell/VMWare ESXi servers for vSphere management and VEEAM backups, DELL Compellent Storage, SAN fibre switches, and network switches. The incumbent maintains this physical hardware infrastructure as well as the vSphere virtual environment which runs RHEL Linux, Kubernetes, Docker, and Windows based technologies. The incumbent provides systems administration for the RHEL Linux, Kubernetes, and Docker based virtual environments.
The incumbent will also participate in investigating a cloud based deployment solution such as Amazon Web Services. If the project is approved, the incumbent will be responsible for migrating our existing applications and managing the cloud deployment environment.
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Thursday, March 16, 2023 6:30 p.m.
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Must be able to legally work in the United States; UMD Libraries will note sponsor individual's employment.