Dev/Ops Systems Engineer

Location: Philadelphia, PA

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  • Contract -  Start date ASAP
  • Duration -   12 Months with possible extension, or potential to convert to full-time employee
  • Rate/Hr -    $60/hr 


You will be part of a small team responsible for:

  • Deploy and manage IP Video on Demand application and infrastructure
  • Work closely with operations, development and engineering teams from project design, development, test, deployment, and operation
  • Part of 24/7 on-call rotation supporting IP Video on Demand product
  • Respond to incidents, mitigate customer impact, identify root cause and resolve
  • Develop proactive tools and processes to eliminate repeat incidents
  • Perform root cause analysis, postmortems and deep dives of incidents and problems


Who Will Be a Great Fit?  
Client understands this is a long technical list, we are looking for someone who comes close. This is more of an Application Support role, rather than a Systems Admin. Personality is key, and someone who isn't afraid to figure things out without a manual, reverse engineer to get this job done. Scripting is a plus... python/ruby. 

  • Linux System Administration – Need strong Linux background, specifically RedHat/CentOS
  • Dev/Ops tooling –
  • Config Management – Very strong experience managing a large infrastructure using Puppet or a similar tool
  • Monitoring/Telemetry – Experience setting up and managing monitoring and telemetry
  • Prometheus
  • Grafana
  • Sysdig
  • Log Aggregation – Experience as a user of these tools
  • Splunk
  • ELK – Elasticsearch/Logstash/Kibana
  • Kubernetes and Docker
  • Experience with IP Video concepts
  • MPEG-2, MPEG-4 MPEG DASH, HLS, HDS