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Robert Half International DevOps Engineer in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa


Are you looking to join a growing company with tons of upward mobility? Our client in West Des Moines is hiring for a Sr. Principle Site Reliability Engineer with Docker experience.

12 Month Contract with strong possibility to convert to full time.


  • Scaling and supporting the enterprise?s usage of DOCKER (both on prem and in the cloud)

  • 12+ years of experience in performance engineering and benchmarking

  • Experience in scripting languages (Python) and compiled languages (Java/.NET) to automate API-driven tasks

  • Expertise with Linux (command line / networking), Docker, AWS, GIT, Antifactory, Jenkins in terms of both tools and systems administration

  • Experience with Automation Frameworks: Salt, Ansible, Puppet

  • Deep experience with DOCKER, Swarm, Kubernetes, Linux

Soft Skills:

  • Problem Solver

  • Team oriented

  • Analytical

  • Collaborative

What you?ll be doing:

Technical Services team provides mission support to Application Teams through application focused support of Containers, Middleware, CI/CD, Developer Tools, utility, and runtime monitoring services. We provide a support structure for engineering and enable problem-solving as well as assist in operational tasks. As the Sr. Principal engineer on this team, you will be tasked with scaling and supporting the enterprise?s usage of Docker (both on prem and in the cloud).


You will work across the organization to deliver systems and services at scale.

You will help craft enterprise best practices related to container-based development, deployment, and production application operations.

You will be a mentor to development teams, scaling yourself and leveling up your peers.

You will dig deep into technical problems, providing rapid mitigation, rigorous root cause analysis, effective communication, and thorough post mortem reporting.

You will participate in 24x365 on-call schedules


You are passionate about building and running distributed systems at scale in production.

You have deep knowledge of challenges and trade-offs to be made building, deploying, and supporting systems in production.

You are an expert in working with container deployment and orchestration technologies at scale with strong knowledge of the fundamentals to include service discovery, deployments, monitoring, scheduling, load balancing.

You have knowledge of best practices related to security, performance, and disaster recovery

You are comfortable writing software (using Python or Go) to automate API-driven tasks at scale.

You have a relentless desire to automate and build software tools


Bachelor?s degree in computer science, or any other STEM field (Master?s degree preferred)

At least 3 years of programming experience

Deep experience with Docker, Swarm, Kubernetes, Linux

Experience with Go, Python, Java

Experience with monitoring applications like ELK or Grafana / Prometheus

Experience with CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Artifactory)

Experience with Automation Frameworks: Salt, Ansible, Puppet

To be considered, please email me at


Amazon Web Services (AWS), Python, Containers

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Date Posted: May 17, 2019

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01500-0010976097

Staffing Area: Technology