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Kforce AWS/DevOps Engineer in Dubuque, Iowa

Kforce has a client that is seeking an AWS/DevOps Engineer in Dubuque, IA.Summary:We are moving from a traditional datacenter operation to an AWS/AMS based cloud operation, but phase 1 is moving apps in their legacy state to the cloud. The team manages some of the development, and most of the operational aspects for our applications. We need someone who can help us bridge that gap. I don't need someone who can just learn what we do and do it too. I need someone who can learn what we do, and automate it. This is a 12 month position, with possibility to extend. This is also expected to be a remote position, does not have to be in IA.

  • 4 years experience with using Linux

  • 4 years experience with automation products such as Jenkins, GitLab, Artifactory, Octopus, CloudFormation, general scripting

  • Results driven attitude that allows to tackle challenging issues in a timely manner

  • Ability to quickly learn both concepts and new technology details; we cover a wide range of application platforms (RHEL, HPUX, Windows. Java, TIBCO, React. Bash, KSH, perl. and more)

  • Communication skills: able to speak clearly and intelligently at a technical level to network or OS admins, but also able to clearly articulate non-technical business concerns with product mgmt., support, and potentially clients

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Being able to walk into a new situation and quickly apply past knowledge to find the gaps and ask the right questions to get up to speed and become a contributor

  • AWS experience

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours