DevOps Engineer / SRE


Kforce has a client that is seeking a DevOps Engineer/SRE in San Diego, CA. Responsibilities:
  • DevOps Engineer/SRE will investigate, solve, and triage complex production software, applications, service issues and misuse
  • Identify and raise issues or root causes of systemic issues; Lead, facilitate or participate in timely resolution
  • Understand and take ownership for all operational workflows and standard operating procedures, down to a granular, detailed level
  • DevOps Engineer/SRE will build and maintain comprehensive support and process documentation
  • Conduct performance monitoring on various systems and applications; Utilize and develop tools to improve support processes
  • Work with peers to assign, prioritize and complete daily tasks and address production issues
  • As a DevOps Engineer/SRE, you will lead business critical technical strategic projects
  • Lead the development of tools and monitoring

Job Requirements:


  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of large-scale systems administration and/or software development experience
  • Programming experience in Java or C++ and/or strong scripting skills (Ruby, Bash, or Python)
  • Experience supporting web applications in Java, Tomcat stacks
  • Experience with Observability tools - DataDog, Splunk, Catchpoint, Light Step, Imply, etc.
  • Experience investigating, improving, and fixing complex systems and applications on *nix platforms.
  • Experience using source control, bug tracking, and ticketing systems in a team environment
  • Experience in 24x7 production operations and participation in a periodic on-call rotation
  • Experience establishing processes and measuring results of those processes
  • Experience building scalable systems with very high levels of concurrency and transactions
  • Experience in real-time databases (such as Oracle, Cassandra, Aerospike, etc.)
  • Experience developing applications on Unix/Linux platforms
  • Capable of quickly inspecting complex problems, understanding dependencies, and deducing the root issue
  • Proficient in using command line tools to quickly triage and fix production issues then conduct root cause analysis
  • DevOps mentality with ample automation experience
  • Understanding of Service Operations and ITIL principles and processes
  • Strong experience in public cloud services and deployment in AWS including EC2, EKS, CloudFormation, Code Pipeline, and Lambda
  • Exceptional written and spoken communication skills and the ability to remain calm, composed, and customer-focused
  • Self-starter and able to work with limited supervision
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.

Full time
San Diego, CA 92122, US