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6 remote Puppet contracts

DevOps Consultant Puppet - Remote

1 month ago
RemoteSpring Technology
Spring Technology are currently recruiting for an experienced Remote DevOps Consultant with a strong focus on Puppet to undertake an initial 6 month contract for a leading FS client.

Working on a global automation Programme, the Consultant will be required to provide SME support and guidance
The successful candidate will be required to provide technical leadership surrounding cloud and automation by providing SME support and guidance.

Sample Tasks:
- Responsible for any tasks which fall under Puppet Enterprise (Capacity management, DR Testing, non-critical changes and ensuring up to date and fully supported)
- Maintain and support Puppet integration with Splunk
- Develop Splunk reporting
- Support PE Production Integration Environment
- Maintain Puppet API
- Puppet troubleshooting

Required Skills:
- Expert knowledge of Puppet.
- Unix/DP/Windows/Middleware
- Knowledge of Splunk

Please note that at this stage, successful candidates will only be allowed to proceed via PAYE/Umbrella company.

Spring Technology acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Spring Group UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Infrastructure Operations Engineer - consultant

1 month ago
RemoteSoHo Dragon
SoHo Dragon represents an investment bank with offices in Edison NJ. Our client needs to a Infrastructure Operations Engineer consultant to work on site (will work remotely for now until after Covid19 passes)

Interview process will be a phone screen followed by a video call.

C2C, 1099 and W2 are all accepted

The Infrastructure Operations Engineer I is responsible for monitoring, remediating and reporting of multiple different Infrastructure items. The main technologies include compute, storage and visualization (server and desktop). This person will work closely with the internal team and other automation, monitoring and ticketing teams.

Major Responsibilities:
Responsible to perform daily health checks of core infrastructure components with remediation or escalation to other team members

Work with monitoring team to ensure that all alerts are accurate and have applicable workflows/runbooks

Work with management to create reports and dashboards

Responsible to create automation from workflows and modify adjust automation as needed

Responsible for resource allocation to virtual machines and storage infrastructure

Responsible for patching of all the Microsoft systems, and ensure we follow IT standards and security policies

Manage the Virtualization/Storage/Compute Support queue, and deal with escalations from both internal and external teams and act as subject matter expert in VMware, NetApp and Cisco UCS

Receive and respond to incoming calls, pages, and/or e-mails regarding all technologies

Responsible for automating manual tasks using new or existing tool sets

Responsible to ensure all regulated items like SOX backups are successful and in working order

Perform root cause analysis for production incidents.

Promote a DevOps culture within Mizuho. Driving automation and a root cause culture to improve our overall environment

Keep system documentation and playbooks up to date and accurate

Developing tools and processes to improve the overall user experience

Triage security exceptions with security team

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field

2+ years relevant work experience

Certifications in VMware, Cisco UCS and/or NetApp

High level scripting in multiple languages to be able to create and debug scripts to perform job functions. Automation experience in at least one configuration management and deployment tools such as Puppet or Ansible

Strong fundamental knowledge of supporting technologies, including Network, Hardware, Virtualization and other enterprise software

Ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Must work well in a high-pressure environment and keep cool under stress.

Must be a self-starter and able to follow-up from issue to resolution.

VMware Suite including:
vSphere (vcenter and esxi)


vRealize Suite


NetApp Suite:
Data OnTap 9.x

OnCommand Insight

Cloud Volumes (Azure)

Cisco UCS

Rubrik / Commvault / NetBackup

Windows / Linux



Tools to monitor system performance

MS office suite



Trading applications


PowerShell scripting

Tier 2 Video Engineer

29 days ago
$60 - $75/hour (Estimated)RemoteUnited Business Solutions Inc

Job Title: Tier 2 Video Engineer

End Client: ARRIS Global Services, Inc.

Pay rate to consultant: DOE on W2

Only GC or USC needed for this role

Start/End Dates: 6/1/2020 - 12/31/2020

Location: Denver, CO. Local candidates preferable. This is a remote position and will required to attend work on-site at least once a month. Non-local candidates are acceptable but must be willing to travel as needed (mostly once a month) CommScope will cover travel expenses.

Job Summary:

Responsible for participating as Tier 2 Engineer, troubleshooting issues that have been escalated and providing technical solutions to operational problems. Has in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in the CAS operating area. Integrates knowledge of business and functional priorities. Acts as a final line of resolution in a complex and crucial environment. This is a second-tier technical support environment which interfaces with internal technicians. May lead teams or projects and shares expertise.

General Expectations:

  • Engineer will support activity remotely or while based in Denver
  • Engineer resource will be required to work on shifts, including 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Engineer resource could be expected to support after-hours maintenance windows as required
  • Engineer resource will take specific direction from project leads, project manager and identified customer’s management team

Skills Needed:

We seek an engineer that is familiar with and can troubleshoot input and output issues on the following devices or technology. Must have cable, video and telecom industry experience along with any 5-6 skills given in the list below.

  • QAM’s [ Quadrature Amplitude Modulator ] APEX, RFGW, NSG, SEM, etc.
  • DM6400 [Digital Multi-meter]
  • CAP1K [CherryPicker Application Platform]
  • BNP [Broadband Network Premises]
  • BMR [Block Mis-delivery Ratio]
  • DCM [Digital Carrier Module]
  • SDV [Switch Digital Video]
  • DAC [Digital to Analog Converter]
  • Sentry Probe
  • InoeQuest Probe
  • MPEG TS over IP networks
  • MPEG TS over ASI
  • IGMPv2, v3
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
  • Ability to work independently and with others

The activities listed above depict the activities that may be performed by the Tier 2 Video Engineer for this agreement. This list of actions is not inclusive, and the supplied resource will perform work as requested by the designated Customer personal within the Video Engineer’s skills and abilities.

Education / Experience Required:

Below is sample submittal form.


Over 18 years of experience in Linux, Windows Server, Automation (Puppet, Ansible, Chef), Containers (Docker, Kubernetes). Experience in deploying Azure Monitor and Azure Log Analytics Workspaces for collecting logs from Linux VMs. He is having expertise in configuring AWS VPCs, subnets, VPC Peering, Internet Gateways, Security Groups, and VPNs for managing connectivity between EC2 instances, and other VPC environments, Internet, and corporate Intranets. He Implemented data extraction solutions using data in DynamoDB, S3 objects, using Lambda functions written in Ruby, Python, and Node.js

Skills Used:

Skills as per the requirement

No. of years of experience

Send resumes to stanly(@)

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Hadoop Engineer ( 100% Remote)

15 days ago
RemoteGimmko Technologies

Hadoop Engineer
Location: 100% Remote

Duration: 12-18+ months+

VISA: Citizen, GC, GC-EAD, H4,
Job Description

  • Apache Hadoop and Cloudera distribution a must
  • Has to be a hard core engineer. No developers, architects, or admins. Has to be and engineer who can “fix” and push back on the developers.

Analyzes, designs, creates and implements Big Data infrastructures, including access methods, device allocations, validation checks, organization and security. Designs data models, logical and physical infrastructure designs, etc. Assists in system planning, scheduling, and implementation. Initiates corrective actions to stay on schedule. Installs, upgrades, and tests complex big data deployments. Develops and implements recovery plans and procedures. Disciplines: Hadoop design and analysis.

Involved in the analysis, design, development and implementation of software applications. Determines user requirements, leads application design, plans projects, establishes priorities and monitors progress.


  • Solid administrative knowledge of Apache Hadoop a must and Cloudera distribution
  • Bi Tool integration with Hadoop
  • DBA experience HBASE
  • experience with database replication and scaling
  • Design, install, and maintain highly available systems (including monitoring, security, backup, and performance tuning)
  • Linux (RHEL) proficiency a must
  • Scripting experience
  • automation experience (chef/puppet)

Must possess good analytics and problem solving skills

Job Type: Contract


  • Hadoop Engineer: 5 years (Preferred)

Application Question:

  • Can you work on W2?


  • None


  • Monday to Friday

Azure DevOps Engineer with Hadoop Data

5 days ago
RemoteRiya Software Consulting
  • Experience of IT service business and engineering of multi-year managed services
  • From 10-15 years plus of demonstrable enterprise level IT delivery experience
  • Cloud (5 years) in an engineering role using service and hosting solutions such as private/public cloud IaaS, PaaS and SaaS platforms. Experience in engineer technical solutions for Microsoft-centric solutions based on industry standards using Azure or other cloud providers IaaS, PaaS and SaaS capabilities. Nice to have Experience with any of the following: Azure, Azure Stack, Azure AD
  • Scripting (5 years) – having knowledge and experience with Microsoft PowerShell (required) and Linux shell scripting (preferred). Being able to understand and use best practices of completing tasks and finding solutions using existing or building new scripts to help automate today’s manual infrastructure and application tasks.
  • Functional knowledge of programming scripting and data science languages such as JavaScript, PowerShell, Python, Bash, SQL, .NET, Java, PHP, Ruby, PERL, C++, R, etc.
  • Understanding of CI/CD delivery using code management, configuration management and automation tools such as GitHub, VSTS, Ansible, DSC, Puppet, Ambari, Chef, Salt, Jenkins, Maven, etc.
  • Configuration Management (3 years) – being able to develop recipes for new solutions to deploy consistent systems, enforce configurations and settings through configuration management systems like PowerShell DSC, Chef or Puppet.
  • Tools & Environment: Hadoop Cloudera Manager, Hadoop Stack (Hive, Ranger, Atlas, Spark, NiFi, Impala), SQL Server 2012/2016, PowerBi Suite, Tableau.
  • Experience setting up a Hadoop Cluster environment, administrating including adding and removing cluster nodes, cluster capacity planning and performance tuning. Experience in running Hadoop jobs for processing multiple records of data, monitoring and sizing clusters, developing Hive queries to perform data analysis for large datasets and supporting various Solution Teams providing guidance around data quality and integrity.
  • Networking (1-3 years) - Have a solid understanding of networking capabilities, including load balancers, web application firewalls, network access control lists (NACLs), security groups, routing, tracing, DNS resolution are key to building efficient and stable solutions that prevent business downtime and provide high availability capabilities.
  • Documentation (2-3 years) - Being able to create technical documents that provide insight into the design and implementation of a solution provides teams with the ability to effectively communicate their needs and requirements across the organization. The candidate has to be able to produce clear and concise architecture and design documentation that can assist his team and other peer groups in understanding of the built solutions. The candidate must also be able to communicate complex technical issues with sensitivity to diverse audiences and people with different level of technical understanding that range from entry level support teams, management, and technical engineering resources.
  • Operational Support awareness (5 years) – A good understanding of what it takes to support the deployed applications and solutions is key to providing great service to the end users. The candidate has to be able to put themselves into a position of understanding of their consumer pain points to be able to figure out creative ways not only to find quick workarounds but also analyze the root cause of the problem and come up with ideas of resolving them in the long term.
  • Source code management (3 years) – Familiarity with source control tools such as Git, Team Foundation Server (TFVC), and SVN are a big part of automation and compliance. Understanding how these tools are and could be used is key to not only provide the proper change control management to new versions of products that are being developed, but also to help provide consistency in deploying those products/solutions throughout environments using automation.


Job Type: Contract


  • Microsoft PowerShell: 5 years (Required)
  • Configuration Management: 3 years (Required)
  • Azure Cloud Engineering: 5 years (Required)
  • Hadoop Cloudera Manager, Hadoop Stack: 2 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote


  • None


  • Monday to Friday

DEVSECOPS Cloud Architect/Engineer

2 days ago
RemoteOrganon Advisors, Inc.

This position is only for U.S. Citizens.

YOU MUST HAVE A CURRENT AND ACTIVE TOP-SECRET clearance. We do not sponsor a clearance.

Telework 95% of the time. Meetings in Springfield, VA or St. Louis, MO.

About Organon Advisors

OAI is a professional services and information technology consulting firm that provides application development, data analytics, and system security and assurance services to clients in the Federal sector. Our consultants provide clients by building and securing internet and enterprise applications for business domains including logistics, facilities management, knowledge discovery, learning management, financial, accounting, human resources, inventory control, and marketing. OAI is certified as 8A, HUBZone, CMMI Level 3 and ISO 9001 firm.

The Cloud Services personnel provide consulting, infrastructure build, and native application development capabilities. We seek to build a practice that provides infrastructure migration, network and data center management, and full stack application lifecycle services to help clients manage their information securely, cost effectively, and still meet mission demands.

Role & Responsibility

This is a hands on cloud engineering role focused on delivering highly available, scalable enterprise solutions on IaaS/PaaS platforms focusing on application assessments, automation and DEVSECOPS. This role includes ownership of technical, commercial and service elements related to cloud project engagements building IaaS/PaaS infrastructure with a concentration of DEVSECOPS experience.

The engineer will ensure high customer satisfaction delivering DevOps and cloud projects. The candidate would ensure a highly satisfied customer experience and drive to reduce labor input, costs, implementation time, and time to benefit.

This person will work closely with clients, partners and other business units to ensure consulting engagements are successful.

  • Proven experience in cloud infrastructure project deals for hands on migration to public clouds.
  • High Availability and Disaster recovery implementations.
  • Design and deploy failover solutions for mission essential applications
  • Experience developing failover and COOP strategies in AWS
  • Experience analyzing architecture alternatives in cloud hosting, and cost modeling of those alternatives
  • Experience with network integration and Cloud connectivity of public and private environments; Ingress and egress of data to and from AWS
  • Experience of compute and storage management and cost control mechanisms
  • Develop solutions for applications that focus on video and media content
  • Design, migrate, and deploy scalable, highly available and reliable applications on AWS
  • Work with the customer to define and document mission requirements, and use cases, and develop cloud-based solutions to meet the requirements
  • Develop a Roadmap for transitioning mission critical functions to AWS
  • Migrate existing on-premise applications to the AWS platform
  • Select and integrate appropriate AWS services to support an application based on business requirements
  • Background in Linux/Unix and/or Windows administration
  • Experience in automation/configuration management using Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Saltstack, Bosh, Terraform or an equivalent.
  • Experience with source code management tools such as GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket or equivalent
  • Solid understanding of networking and core Internet Protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP and routing in distributed networks.
  • A working understanding of scheduling and orchestration with tools such as: kubernetes, Mesos swarm or equivalent.
  • Extensive knowledge about APIs designing RESTful services and integrated with other providers.
  • AWS Architecture experience ideally with the appropriate vendor certification
  • Understanding of hybrid cloud solutions and experience of integrating public cloud into tradition hosting/delivery models
  • Strong understanding of cloud migration techniques (on premise to Cloud Platforms)
  • Configuration and deployment experience in three or more of the following:
  • AWS IaaS Technologies
  • Deployed application with RESTful/SOAP services interfaces
  • Experience of designing and implementing application and infrastructure monitoring solutions
  • Experience architecting and deploying multi-tiered applications.
  • Experience in architecting security architectures across infrastructure and applications
  • Experience in performance tuning, including the following ; (load balancing, web servers, content delivery Networks, Caching (Content and API)
  • Experience as principal technical lead on at least one major project.
  • Good understanding of application architectures
  • Demonstrable experience in the elicitation & specification of architectural, functional and non-functional requirements
  • A good appreciation of the cost drivers in systems delivery and operations and the commercial consequences of the technical decisions made by you and/or others
  • Ability to develop productive client relationships at different management levels and identify and develop opportunities for new business
  • Strong knowledge on software development methodologies like Agile/Scrum, Kan Ban etc. Broad understanding of enterprise project life cycle


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline.
  • Ten to Fifteen plus years’ experience with AWS cloud services.
  • Certified AWS Solutions Architect
  • Ten to Fifteen years’ experience finding and fixing critical, customer facing production issues.
  • Experience in the development of object-oriented software with languages like Java, C++, Python or Ruby ideally in SOA applications.
  • Demonstrated understanding of networking and core Internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, and distributed networks).
  • Demonstrated understanding of industry standards for building services in IaaS/PaaS/SaaS in Cloud environments.
  • Experience with modern container orchestration systems: Kubernetes, Mesos, DC/OS, Swarm.

Additional Desired Skills & Technical Familiarity

  • Management and Reporting: Redmine, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel & Powerpoint
  • SDLC Tools: JIRA, GitLab, ApiGee, SonarQube, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Nexus, Fortify, ThreadFix, OWASP, Discourse, Jenkins
  • ArcGIS
  • Master's degree in Computer Science

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $156,000.00 - $200,000.00 per year


  • AWS Cloud: 5 years (Required)
  • Docker/Kubernetes/Jenkins: 5 years (Required)


  • St. Louis, MO (Preferred)


  • AWS Cloud (Required)

Security Clearance Required:

  • Top Secret (Required)

Contract Length:

  • More than 1 year

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely

Full Time Opportunity:

  • Yes

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Signing bonus
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Visa Sponsorship Potentially Available:

  • No: Not providing sponsorship for this job

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply


  • Monday to Friday

Company's website:


Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • Yes