DevOps Engineer - Linux - Cloud - Virtualization - Waltham, MA Area - Up to $150K

Position Title – WRTPZIDOE102017

DevOps Engineer – Linux – Cloud – Virtualization - Waltham, MA Area – Up to $150K

Base + Profit Sharing + Comprehensive Benefits

Local Candidates Only – No consultants or contractors


A highly profitable, well-funded, private, innovative & fast growing B2B Data/Intelligence firm. Great Culture – Fun Environment - Collaborative – Team Centric - Lots of Upside – Comprehensive Benefits.

Position Summary:

We encourage creativity, value innovation, demand teamwork, expect accountability and cherish results. If you are a take charge, take initiative, get stuff done individual we want to talk to you! We have high aspirations for the company and are looking for the right people to help fulfill the dream. We strive to continually improve every aspect of the company and use cutting edge technologies and processes to delight our customers and rapidly increase revenues.

As DevOps Engineer for TechOps, you will be part of a team whose work spans traditional stack boundaries in the engineering organization, and whose charter is to revolutionize the use of cloud technologies in the Engineering organization.

The ideal candidate will be a Linux expert with an Operations/DevOps background; an independent, creative problem-solver who enjoys hands-on technical work and has experience working across engineering disciplines, application layers, and technologies.

The successful candidate will carry out diverse and complex Linux administration tasks with minimal oversight. These include systems and application deployment and administration, configuration management of Linux systems and cloud technologies, the implementation of new and updated application and infrastructure technologies and workflows, performance management and troubleshooting, guiding new technologies from development to production, and training of IT staff.

Required Skills and Competencies:

• Expert Linux skills

• 2+ years of configuration automation (Ansible, Puppet, Chef)

• Experience with infrastructure automation (i.e. terraform, cloud formation)

• 2+ years of cloud experience (AWS, Google, Azure)

• Experience with diverse Linux-based workloads (especially Hadoop, Cassandra, MySQL, Solr, ElasticSearch, BIND, Memcache, Redis, JBoss, Jetty, Messaging, etc.)

• Experience with hardware and OS virtualization (VMware, KVM, and Docker preferred), deployment (Jenkins, Maven, etc.) and knowledge of related technologies and concepts (shared processing, storage, networking, security, etc.)

• Experience with load balancing technologies (Nginx preferred)

• A strong background supporting multiple data centers and/or hybrid clouds

• Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly and independently

• Strong technical, organizational and interpersonal skills

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training, or work experience

Contact Information

Gary Wright - President – Wright Associates Phone - (508) 761-6354 - Email - - WEB Site –

Founded in 1999, Wright Associates is an employee recruiting and search firm that provides comprehensive recruiting and search services to the high technology executive requiring professional expertise in the talent acquisition process.