Senior DevOps Consultant (Remote OK)

El Segundo, CA
Managed Services – Managed DevOps

Join the Mission Team as a Senior DevOps Consultant

Do you want to focus on best-of-class consulting? Do you get a charge out of working with customers to architect and deploy dynamically scalable, highly available, fault-tolerant, and reliable applications on AWS? Do you enjoy working with Project Management and DevOps Engineering teams to deliver the best possible service to clients? Then look no further than Mission’s Senior DevOps Consultant.

The Duties of a Senior DevOps Consultant

As a Senior DevOps Consultant with Mission, you will work in a rapidly growing organization, receive exceptional benefits, and earn great compensation doing what you enjoy. Daily tasks vary, but focus primarily on:

• Selecting appropriate AWS services to design and deploy an application based on customer requirements
• Designing enterprise-wide scalable operations on AWS
• Understanding core AWS security and auditing capabilities
• Applying DevOps Concepts including IAC using Terraform, configuration management using Chef and Ansible, and CI/CD using Jenkins, and CodeDeploy
• Making informed decisions about a customer’s infrastructure and understand the impact of design decisions

Our Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate will have a passion for technology, adapt seamlessly to the organization and the customers we serve, and thrive on continuous education. Additionally, our ideal candidate should also have:

• Proven experience in a customer-facing consulting role
• Excellent oral and written communication and the ability to present to C-level as well as technical and non-technical audiences
• Proficiency developing presentations and documents including Assessments/Findings and Technical Design Documents
• The desire and skills to serve as a mentor/technical lead for DevOps Engineering staff 
• The capacity to work on multiple projects simultaneously and adhere to project timelines
• The ability to translate requirements into design documents and project plans, and business objectives into a technology roadmap
• Knowledge of ITIL practices such as Change Management, Incident Management, and Problem Management
• A solid understanding of DevOps Concepts like IaC and CI/CD
• An understanding of AWS security controls, network boundary controls, and related toolsets
• Extensive comprehension of the overall IT infrastructure and application stack
• Knowledge of AWS’s Well-Architected Framework

Skills for Success

The Senior DevOps Consultant will act as the customer’s AWS Solutions Architect and “trusted advisor” by driving forward recommendations specific to optimization and alignment with best practices. Additional skills include:

• Performing assessments of customer workloads based on AWS best practices and making recommendations for remediation
• Acting as a liaison between Mission’s Managed DevOps customers and Mission’s DevOps Engineers
• Working with the Project Management team to plan sprints for all assigned customers including resource allocation and estimation of tasks
• Supporting pre-sales efforts by contributing to the creation of Services Order Forms/Statements Of Work

Specific technology requirements include:

    • Configuration Management and Configuration Orchestration tools such as Ansible, Terraform, and Chef
    • Scripting languages such as Bash, Powershell, Ruby, and Python
    • Containerization, preferably on AWS
    • AWS Professional-level (Architect and/or DevOps) Certification or equivalent AWS experience

The following experience, though not required, make you an even more ideal candidate:

    • Apache, nginx, Tomcat, IIS, and varnish
    • Managing database engines, like MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MSSQL
    • Building and administering LAMP, RoR, Java, and/or ASP.NET web application environments
    • Third-party cost optimization tools such as CloudHealth and CloudCheckr
    • Developing Installation Qualification (IQ) documents
    • Knowledge of HIPAA/HITRUST or other regulatory compliance standards
    • Additional AWS Specialty and/or Professional certifications

Benefits - Embracing Life!

    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their dependents with options for 100% company paid premiums
    • 401(k) plan with matching
    • Equity program
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care)
    • Paid life insurance
    • Generous paid time off (Unlimited FlexPTO, parental leave, volunteering time off)
    • Wellness program
    • Paid holidays
    • Casual work environment
    • Pet-friendly offices
    • Snack program
About Mission

Mission is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Premier Consulting Partner and MSP. Clients depend on us to expertly and securely architect, migrate, manage, and optimize their cloud environments. Mission’s team of AWS Certified Solutions Architects and DevOps Engineers are ready to help clients harness the full power of the AWS cloud to transform their business and operations.

We believe Mission’s people set us apart. Though we have hubs in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Boston that are interactive and collaborative, we also give our employees the freedom to work remotely. We are committed to helping our people find and maintain a work-life balance, with the belief that having fun and being productive can and should go hand-in-hand.

We are united by a core set of values guiding us to strive for excellence, embrace life, take ownership, practice inclusion, and foster a growth mindset. We seek out new ways to be better, do better, and serve our customers better.