Job Description
Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The DevOps Engineer is responsible for building and maintaining the University of Maryland Libraries’ application deployment environments. The 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of experience as a DevOps Engineer, Systems Administrator, or Software Developer.

OR

  • Associate’s degree and five (5) years of experience as a DevOps Engineer, Systems Administrator, or Software Developer.

OR

  • No degree and seven (7) years of experience as a DevOps Engineer, Systems Administrator, or Software Developer.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to research and learn new technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to systematically analyze and solve complex technical problems.
  • Strong service orientation.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Other:

Background Check Required: Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. A prior criminal conviction or convictions will not automatically disqualify a finalist from employment in the position.

Preferences:

Preferences:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to information sciences, computer sciences and engineering, or information management.
  • Experience researching, testing and evaluating vendor hardware and software products.
  • Experience using or administering RHEL Linux servers.
  • Experience developing, managing, and deploying using Docker or Kubernetes.
  • Experience managing and deploying applications in a cloud environment, such as Amazon Web Services.
  • Experience with Ansible, Chef or Puppet and open source CI tools.
  • Experience with SAN/NAS infrastructure.
  • Experience with a programming language like Python or Ruby.
  • Experience using version control systems, such as Git.
Additional Certifications:


 
Additional Information:No relocation assistance will be provided. You must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment.

For the full position description and faculty requirements, please go to http://www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/staff-faculty-positions.

Applications: Electronic applications required

Salary Range- $70,120-87,000.

You must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment.
Job RisksNot Applicable to This Position
Physical Demands

The position entails primarily sedentary work that involves remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time and the ability to occasionally transport up to 50 pounds

Operate computers, objects, tools, or controls.

Commute to the UMD, College Park campus and to the offsite data center, sometimes to deliver and install hardware and occasionally on short notice for emergency responses.

Posting Date:03/02/2023
Closing Date: 
Open Until FilledYes
Best Consideration Date03/22/2023
Diversity Statement:The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Job Overview
Job Posted:
11 months ago
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Staff
Education
Bachelor Degree
Experience
3+ Years
Location
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  • Company Size
    50-100 Members
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