DevOps Engineer at Nielsen

Title: DevOps Engineer
Company: Nielsen

Location: Oldsmar, FL, US
Company: Nielsen

Senior Sysadmin – Corporate IT – Cloud Tech Ops

What we’re looking for?
Nielsen is seeking an innovative and experienced Senior System Administrator with proven experience in Cloud infrastructure provisioning and configuration management. This individual will work as a senior member of the Nielsen Cloud Tech Ops team to specify, design, develop and support vital cloud provisioning and reliability software. If you have a passion for the cloud devops role and are looking for an exciting opportunity, we look forward to hearing from you.

What will you be doing?
Analyze our current production infrastructure and operations and update and improve upon it
Get involved with our code deployment and data administration process
Develop scripts to check the health of the system and various application subsystems and respond to alerts
Contribute to some of the data engineering and back-end development tasks using Python, Java, and Shell Scripts
Your performance will be measured based on improved deployment process/times, reduction in server alarms and more efficient operation of resources. The goal is that our app traffic scales without an increase in error reports and maintaining/improving our error rate, response times, uptime
Proactively support production applications to meet SLA commitments.

What should you have?
BS/MS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent
2+ years of experience supporting mission critical production applications deployed in the cloud (AWS and/or Azure)
Strong understanding of Cloud Native development principals
Strong scripting skills – Python, Shell scripts
Intermediate knowledge of Java
Understanding of REST and SOAP
Experience with maintaining applications in a Linux environment
Knowledge of IP Networking, Network Security, Firewalls and DDOS mitigation
Experience with continuous integration using Jenkins, log collection, and analysis, version control systems like Bitbucket or SVN
Experience with application, performance and security monitoring and resolution
Strong experience deploying Docker containers in a shared cluster environment

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