Sr DevOps Engineer

Employer
Lightower Fiber Networks
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Design, development, and deployment of software, databases, and script-based tools for a wide range of needs, with a primary overall purpose of automation/streamlining of operational processes and providing insights into business metrics and objectives. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Design and develop systems to support Lightower's IP/MPLS network, with a vision centered around automation. Maintain and support existing internally-developed software systems in the form of bugfixes and feature adds. Develop project roadmaps. Create and maintain agile-based task backlogs as well as traditional waterfall-style project plans. Research emerging technologies and equipment; develop technical specifications for new products and services. Provide insight and feedback to other architects and engineers related to their projects. Remain informed of current trends and best practices related to job duties. Provide leadership and mentorship to other engineers, especially in regard to network tools and automation practices. Develop standard operating procedures and other documentation related to network systems. Evaluate and implement software tools and perform product customizations to those tools. Conduct training sessions on engineering systems and software tools. Miscellaneous other duties and responsibilities as may be requested or required by management. JOB EXPERIENCERequired Prior experience supporting medium- to large-scale, highly available, service-oriented, distributed production systems. Very strong Linux experience in a highly-available production environment. Working knowledge of Agile development environments using SCRUM. Strong SQL knowledge and familiarity with MySQL, Postgres, and Oracle. Strong experience with PHP/Python and some knowledge with Java/Perl Autonomous. Self-driven with the ability to work across teams to collaborate on common ideas and strategies. Comfortable with Frontend development (HTML/CSS/JS) and some experience with JQuery, Lodash, and/or ExtJS. Comfortable working with automation and willing to learn and enhance existing tools or build new ones as needed. Experience using git for source code management. Enjoy exploring and experimenting with new ideas and sharing with others. Can communicate ideas clearly and effectively. Have a positive attitude when engaging with others. Desired Experience with one or more JS graphing libraries Experienced in configuration management / service orchestration using Juniper Contrail/Northstar and/or Cisco NSO (formerly Tail-f NCS). Experience with open source applications in the SDN/NFV space (OpenDaylight, ONOS, DPDK, vSwitch). Experience with administering network and systems monitoring and management tools (SPLUNK, Netflow, Nagios, Cacti, , PRTG, RANCID, etc). Network simulation and modeling with tools like Cisco WAE (formerly Cariden MATE) or WANDL Knowledge of network routing and switching systems (Juniper, Cisco, Arista, Ciena, MRV) JOB EXPERIENCERequired A minimum of 3-5 year experience in respective field - preferably in a service provider environment. Desired Experience in a Network, Hosting, and/or Application Service Provider COMPUTER SKILLS Must be able to use Microsoft office applications as part of day-to-day duties EDUCATIONRequired Must have graduated high school or GED equivalent Desired Prefer Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field