DevOps Specialist


Schaumburg, IL


OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION: Our client is looking for a hands-on DevOps specialist, heavier on the Ops than the Dev! This person will be responsible for system administration, application integration, internet infrastructure management, and software development for key critical business systems, including the organization’s content management system (CMS), Learning Management System (LMS), and portfolio of web applications. There will be some coding and testing involved, but there will be more responsibilities on the operations side for the cloud infrastructure.


  • Manage operations, administration, and coordinate enhancements to the organization’s cloud infrastructure services
  • Work collaboratively with other leaders, employees, teammates key volunteers, and stakeholders to build rapport, resolve conflict, and create consensus
  • Manage the hosting and administration of the e-learning platform (Cold Fusion and Microsoft SQL)
  • Support the web application infrastructure including: Virtual Machines, Hypervisors, SAN’s, load balancers, and firewalls. (Rackspace, AWS)
  • Monitor software releases and patches from vendors and perform proactive maintenance on platforms
  • Develop and/or coordinate enhancements to the organization’s web and mobile applications, interfaces, and infrastructure
  • Oversee development of third-party enhancements involving the systems and/or associated services
  • Develop integration solutions using out of the box and custom-developed data/web services for business applications and third party web applications
  • Oversee development of third-party enhancements involving the systems and/or associated services
  • Develop, improve, and maintain the related source control processes and strategies
  • Develop and execute test scripts
  • Maintain system documentation
  • Evaluate services/platforms and make recommendations for use
  • 24-hour on-call support based on a rotating schedule


  • Bachelor’s degree with 4+ years of system administration experience with the Microsoft Server platform (2012/2016, Microsoft IIS, Active Directory)
  • 3+ years of hands-on system administration experience with AWS (EC2, Elastic Load Balancing, Multi AZ, etc.)
  • 4+ years of SQL Server, MySQL
  • 2+ years of programming experience developing web applications with the Microsoft .NET stack and a basic knowledge of SQL
  • Working knowledge of Encryption techniques and protocols, Multi-factor authentication, Data protection, Penetration testing, Security threats

WHEN RESPONDING TO THIS OPPORTUNITY:  Resumes without the required technical skills and experience will not be considered.  Although a strong desire for a certain type of position is a credit to your goal, experience is necessary.  Our client is not considering sponsorship at this time and is not open to relocation expenses.

ID#13385: DevOps Specialist