Principal DevOps Engineer (Chef/Ruby) (13239) Newark, California

You will be part of a DevOps team that is responsible for Build, Release software packages as well as deploying the software bits to different Cloud environments. You will be developing tools/scripts to deploy big Linux and windows based clusters to private and public Cloud environments.

Excellent knowledge of one or more of the following technologies:

  • Chef / Ruby
  • C#, .NET, Java or C++
  • CloudFormation/Puppet/AWS scripting.
  • Linux/Unix bash scripts 


  • BS / MS in Engineering or equivalent
  • 8-10 years of working experience as software engineering
  • Proven experience with deployment automation
  • Experience with big cluster deployments in Amazon AWS or other Cloud providers
  • Good skills in designing and developing code/tools
  • Works well with others in fast-paced, iterative product definition and development environment within and across teams
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality work to shared code standards
  • Quick learner
  • Good communication skills.

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