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Lead Operations Engineer

Company: Apex Systems
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

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We are looking for a Lead engineer with AWS cloud experience to join Mobility Data Operations team.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Serve as a technical leader in Operations team to build next gen operations system, supporting and improving key aspects of infrastructure services including security, availability, and performance.
  • Create procedures/run books for operational and security aspects of platform.
  • Mentor team in terms of best practices for security, cost optimization and infra monitoring system.

Provide advanced business and engineering support services to end users:

  • Gather business details from Product owner
  • Lead other admins and platform engineers through design and implementation decisions to achieve balance between strategic design and tactical needs
  • Research and deploy new tools and frameworks to maintain a big data platform
  • Assist with creating programs for training and onboarding for new customers
  • Lead Agile/Kanban workflows and team process work
  • Troubleshoot customer issues to resolve problems
  • Provide status updates to Operations product owner and stakeholders
  • Track all details in the issue tracking system (JIRA)
  • Provide issue review and triage problems for new service/support requests
  • Use DevOps automation tools, including GitLab build jobs
  • Fulfill any ad-hoc data or report request queries from different functional groups.
  • On-call support for P1 issues on weekends / holidays on rotation basis.


  • Total 12+ years of experience with 5+ years Full stack development using JS frameworks for front-end and Java or Python for backend.
  • Infrastructure: 5+ years supporting systems infrastructure operations, upgrades, deployments, and monitoring
  • DevOps: 5+ years' Experience with DevOps automation - Terraform and Gitlab Runner/Jenkins
  • Working experience and excellent understanding of AWS services; Advanced experience with IAM policy and role management.
  • Security: Experience implementing role-based security, including AD integration, security policies, and auditing in a Linux/Hadoop/AWS environment. Familiar with penetration testing and scan tools for remediation of security vulnerabilities.
  • Monitoring: Hands on experience with monitoring tools such as AWS CloudWatch, Datadog and Elastic Search
  • Demonstrated successful experience learning new technologies quickly

Nice to have skills

  • Ability to work with different geo regions
  • Data Science tools (nice to have): Jupyter, Tensor flow

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.

Keywords: Apex Systems, Plano , Lead Operations Engineer, Other , Plano, Texas

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