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DevOps Engineer

We are a closely-held web and mobile (don't forget the data!) development firm and we are looking for an experienced DevOps Engineer.  Are you an experienced DevOps Engineer or Site Reliability Engineer?  Maybe a developer who is interested in infrastructure?  Looking for a no-politics zone to do your best work?  Mercury is the place for you!

The Work

The DevOps Engineer position entails system engineering tasks related to Azure infrastructure, Amazon Web Services, build and release automation and application deployment.  The DevOps Engineer is also responsible for strategic infrastructure choices, standard operating procedures and appropriate monitoring and management of Mercury’s cloud infrastructure and our clients' deployed production applications.

The DevOps Engineer will be engaged in a range of web application development including:

  • Azure and AWS infrastructure solution engineering for web and native solutions
  • Implement and manage infrastructure for large-scale web applications using Terraform, Ansible and ARM templates, among others
  • Ongoing application metrics monitoring and resolution
  • Container spinup and management
  • Support and participate in web application product development and operations teams

Skills & Requirements

The position requires a strong background in systems, cloud infrastructure and experience with infrastructure scripting and management.  Mercury's technical staff possess strong skills in the technologies of their trade and, just as importantly, exhibit maturity in design patterns, architectural best practices and development frameworks.  Interpersonal communication, time management and technical excellence are expected of the DevOps Engineer.

Some Specifics

At Mercury you will:

  • Work with a full team following GitFlow with continuous deployment pipelines
  • Deploy, maintain and monitor AWS and Azure cloud infrastructure (PaaS and IaaS predominantly)
  • Stand up and administer databases (VM-installed databases, PaaS databases and NoSQL cloud data stores)
  • Set up and operate automated test infrastructure and runners including technology such as Selenium and Jest
  • Write ample amounts of PowerShell, AWS CLI and all other kinds of scripts

Proficiency and comfort on Agile teams (specifically, Scrum with 2 week sprints) will be a major plus for this position.

What Kind of Projects Will You Work On?

  • Web, mobile and collaboration applications for the Southeast's fastest growing commercial real estate firms
  • Progressive web application (PWA) for one of the nation’s leading furniture retailers
  • Ecommerce, operational management and transactional reporting system for a funded late-stage startup
  • PWA applications for Fortune 50 consumer products field workforce
  • Data dashboards, drill down business intelligence reports and mobile reporting for global professional services firms

How to Know If You're A Fit

If any of the following excites you, we definitely want to talk to you!

This Is A Remote-Friendly Position

Mercury is a distributed workforce with developers and designers located throughout the United States.  We are open to applicants located anywhere in the continental United States (we find all team members being within 3 time zones of each other best for collaboration) and also Tampa-based developers.

About Mercury

We are a Florida-based group of talented designers and developers devoid of heavy corporate structures, approval processes and tight boundaries.  Noted by our clients as giving that little extra that truly sets us apart, we seek to build sustained, successful relationships, ship customized solutions and deliver strategic counsel and zealous service.  mercuryworks.com 

About H1B Visas and Recruiters

At this time we are not considering the sponsorship of H1B candidates.  Also, no recruiters.  Definitely; please no recruiters.  None.  No matter how good you think your candidate is.

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