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Senior DevOps Engineer

Location: Columbia, MD

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced


Position Summary:

Lotame is undertaking a large-scale transition to the AWS cloud, and we want you to be a leader in our efforts. As our newest Senior DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for the overall health of multiple applications and their operating environments, ensuring reliability and availability while supporting a dynamic, changing feature-set. You will apply your cloud and CI/CD skills working with both hosted and cloud-based resources to define standards and processes for the development and deployment of scalable, reliable software. You will design, script, and code our infrastructure, communicate and collaborate across functional borders, and lead other team members in delivering systems projects and following best practices.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

The environment is dynamic and fast-paced, so during any given day you may have the opportunity to:

  • Define and refine processes that enable the engineering team to build and deploy our applications from development to production and everything between
  • Own the up-time and scaling of multiple business applications, including 24x7 support of their health
  • Define best practices for source control, continuous integration, automated testing, and release management.
  • Apply best practices in data security, cloud resource management, and performance monitoring.
  • Tune our systems to get maximum performance and cost efficiency, and seek opportunities to improve performance across applications
  • Define proactive measurement and monitoring of application capacities and performance, to enable unhindered business scaling and application uptime
  • Lead projects to enhance Lotame capabilities, including creating project plans, managing schedules, directing others, and communicating progress.
  • Investigate new technologies that may enhance Lotame’s product capabilities



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, with background in Computer Science or Engineering preferred
  • 5+ years experience with Linux or other comparable operating systems
  • 5+ years experience with script development (Python, bash)
  • 5+ years experience with Java based applications including servlet deployment with Jetty, tomcat, or other servlet containers
  • 2+ years experience with cloud operations, specifically with Amazon Web Services (AWS.)
  • 2+ years experience with continuous deployment tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible
  • Experience with the following is highly desirable: Hadoop, Hive, MySQL, Cassandra, AWS: EMR, EC2, S3, DynamoDB.
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