Linux/Devops Admin

Posted: 5 months ago


  • Strong Linux background
  • Familiarity with virtualization (AWS preferred)
  • Familiarity with shared storage (NetApp preferred)
  • Experience developing scripts in a proper SDLC
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve technical issues
  • Previous experience leading a team

The DevOps Lead will have the following responsibilities:
  • Identify growth opportunities for individuals and the team as a whole
  • Regularly communicate and update internal stakeholders and JPL Leadership
  • Act as liaison with other teams
  • Manage escalations for unresolved issues or conflicts
  • Collect and distribute regular status reports
  • Act as a hands-on team member
  • Participate in 24/7 on call rotation
  • Ensure that mandatory security and patching updates are completed in a timely manner for the entire team
  • Identify repetitive manual tasks that could be automated
  • Ensure that incidents are resolved quickly and root causes identified, tracked, and resolved as a long term solution
  • Develop best practices for the team around SDLC, scalability, resilience, efficiency, documentation, reducing information silos, communication, and design
  • Track projects and drive to completion
  • Assign tasks and balance workload amongst team members
  • Manage capacity planning and demand forecasting