DevOps Cloud Enablement Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Riga
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Strategic Staffing Solutions International

Strategic Staffing Solutions International (S3I) client, an international consulting firm, specializes in custom software solutions for the capital markets industry. The Company brings capital markets solution designs and delivery skills by a proven model and ability to effectively manage people and processes across globally distributed delivery teams.

The Company is currently expanding the software delivery team in Riga and is looking for:

DevOps Cloud Enablement Engineer

We need strong engineer with deep knowledge of infrastructure automation processes and with aspiration to automate every single aspect of infrastructure

Project description:

The successful candidate will work with top tier clients in Financial Services to enable to take advantage of the revolution away from static data centers to dynamic provisioning and orchestration across external and internal, hybrid cloud environments.

Typical tasks would be:

  • Platform / Middleware Team provide an infrastructure platform for business applications. This involves creating TOSCA Blueprints and writing SaltStack states
  • Developer Support Team helps developers to leverage middleware blueprints created by Platform Team, provides best practices, maintains knowledge base
  • CI / Testing Team will utilize Jenkins to ensure all components and services are in the top shape
  • Emergency Response Team. When something breaks in production there is a fraction of time before Ops will reboot the machine. ERT specialist must make sure evidence is collected and further investigate the cause of failure. (This is NOT an On-Call duty)


  • Exciting development and operations technology stack (think Git/GitFlow, Jenkins, SaltStack, Splunk, Docker, Amazon AWS, Rackspace Openstack, Google App Engine, Cloudify, Node.JS, AngularJS), using the latest in development approaches
  • Ability to grow, on-site coaching/mentoring will be available. Exposure to modern technologies facing complex real-life tasks
  • New experience and professional development
  • Work on complex infrastructure projects, e.g., a petabyte data migration or a new data center setup
  • Gain experience in supporting some of the latest technologies and frameworks
  • Research and develop new infrastructure-related products and tools, including monitoring systems, automatic deployment systems, etc
  • Expedited hiring process – single (but detailed) technical interview and a few phone conversations with US team
  • Competitive compensation package

Qualifications required:

Complete infrastructure automation. We do not believe in doing anything configuration related manually. Either on client projects or for an internal development coding skills is a requirement.

  • Deep knowledge in Linux/Unix systems administration
  • Advanced shell-scripting skills (bash/ksh/zsh, Python)
  • Experience with configuration management tools (SaltStack/Chef/Puppet/etc). We use SaltStack but it’s enough to have understanding of general approach
  • English communication skills

Good to have:

  • CI/CD – creating pipelines, managing pool of agents, tracking artifacts etc
  • Windows Administration – approximately 20% of installations are Windows 2012 machines. AD, GPO, CA, SCCM, PowerShell scripting
  • Experience writing Splunk dashboards, functions, alerts
  • Python – we favor Python over Bash/PowerShell
  • JavaEE Application servers – we have a lot of Redhat JBoss and IBM WebSphere installs. Administration knowledge for these middleware products is definitely a plus
  • Firm understanding of L2/L3 networking (VLAN, IP addressing/routing, VRRP/CARP)
  • Exposure to Docker best practices – Compose, volume containers, Kubernetes, OpenShift
  • OpenStack internals

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