DevOps/Cloud Infrastructure/ Web Services Engineer

  • Boise, ID, USA
  • Sep 05, 2017

Job Description

Do you want to be part of a SaaS company and work in the Boise area? Do you want to join a growing software team where your contributions will help shape the evolving culture? What if the job you showed up for every day helped professional organizations and response teams communicate effectively in times of crisis? What if the software you built literally helped save lives?

TEKsystems is working with a local customer who is a rapidly growing software company building solutions for the Critical Communications industry. Our powerful technology allows customers to manage critical communication dissemination to all levels of emergency response personnel. Our solution allows emergency managers, first responders, law enforcement and concerned citizens to rapidly notify and respond in emergency situations. Our headquarters are located in the Boise, Idaho area, which ranks consistently among the top places to live.

About the development team & the culture

You'll be a key member of a strong, collaborative software team that uses modern agile processes to design, develop and release software solutions consisting of mobile apps, web services and web applications. We are customer driven and we create solutions that are easy to use. We are agile and we're committed to the delivery of quality software. We work side by side in our Boise area office, where we leave our egos at the door, learn from each other, treat each other with respect, bring our best thinking and constantly improve our tools and processes so we work smarter and more efficiently as a team.

Job Description - DevOps / Cloud Infrastructure / Web Services Engineer

We need a DevOps engineer with strong Amazon Web Services experience. You will develop and maintain cloud formation templates to build AWS services that support our applications & services. You'll need to understand the whole stack, ELBs to databases, and then help us evolve our system from its current state. Help automate and streamline our operations and processes. Build and maintain tools for integration, test, deployment, monitoring and operations. And troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test and production environments. Help us enhance our system through evolution to Microservices and best practices. You'll sit with our amazing development team, help us evolve our devops tools, processes and systems, adding tremendous value to our business.


  • Lead architecture and development direction for devops / automation across our products
  • Drive continuous improvement across our development, promotion, quality and deployment processes across our entire software development life-cycle
  • Develop key metrics and help the team use best practices
  • Work closely with devops engineers to integrate test automation firmly into our CI/CD code promotion pipeline
  • Help the team appropriately manage quality-related epics, stories, tasks and defects within our agile development processes and tools


  • Strong background in systems administration: both Windows & Linux
  • Experience with automation/configuration management
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is required)
  • Strong experience with MSSQL (NoSQL experience is a plus, too)
  • A working understanding of code and environment scripting (Bash, Powershell, Groovy, etc )
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Experience with Jenkins and job-dsl/workflow
  • Strong understanding of git
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new systems quickly, including mobile, web-services, web-applications, database, etc.
  • Full stack development experience a plus (C#, HTML/JS, Angular, etc.)
  • Knack for benchmarking, triage and problem solving
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


  • Based in the Boise, ID area
  • CS degree or equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years experience leading devops processes using AWS
  • 2-4 years of software development experience in multiple areas preferred (mobile, web-services, database, etc.)
  • Direct experience with web or mobile testing frameworks is a plus!

About TEKsystems:

Join TEKsystems , a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 ###-#### or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.

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