DevOps Engineer II

DevOps Engineer II

Q-Free is the prime mover in intelligent traffic management solutions. Our company works to create sustainable smart cities where people and goods safely and efficiently move through traffic infrastructure. Our teams work on cutting-edge projects using innovative ideas created by collaborating with their colleagues. We currently have an opening for a DevOps Engineer II for the Operations department.

Most Important Work Tasks

  • Rely on experience and judgment to independently plan and accomplish goals.
  • Facilitate communications that reach across Engineering, Configuration Management, Support, and Project Management teams.
  • Utilize a consistent DevOps approach to improve all phases of the process and ensure end -to-end quality across functions.
  • Design and build efficient and stable infrastructure to optimize service delivery to meet project uptime requirements in both cloud and client hosted environments throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Identify and implement automated infrastructure capabilities like backups, security tools, and monitoring.
  • Experience with cloud cost optimization and cloud cost budget management.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, maintain, and continuously improve processes for building, packaging, and deploying software.
  • Baseline recording, identifying product thresholds, and tracking trend development for performance metrics on all products (in regard to deployments and configuration).
  • Identify and implement new tools to improve deployment infrastructure and monitoring capabilities.
  • Construct, manage, and implement configuration management (CM) automated install processes for all products and customers.
  • Installation of proprietary, public, and third-party software on development, test, and/or production servers, this includes customer environments. Responsible for maintaining detailed installation instructions for each installation. Ability to troubleshoot installation issues.
  • Kubernetes management, including installing clusters on bare metal/virtual servers, managing cloud clusters, configuring, deploying, and updating pods and containers and managing nodes and storage accounts.
  • Perform database imports/exports, execute scripts; able to create and run complex SQL queries.
  • Conduct field device testing, software release rollout, OS patching, COTS tool upgrades.
  • Routinely work with customer to coordinate and conduct software release rollout to production sites for multiple Q-Free products.
  • 24/7 on-call support is required to support after hours infrastructure issues to meet project service level agreements and performance requirements.

Your Experience and Knowledge

  • Minimum of 6 to 9 years’ experience designing, deploying, and maintaining on-premises and hosted solutions.
  • Experience as a DevOps Engineer in a scalable production environment.
  • Expertise with DevOps processes and tools supporting Agile application development teams, including continuous integration, testing, and deployment methods.
  • Experience with Kubernetes and management platforms like Rancher.
  • Experience with Git version control and hosted platforms such as GitHub, Bitbucket.
  • Experience with CI/CD software such as CircleCI, Jenkins.
  • Experience with scripting languages like Python, Perl, Bash, PowerShell, PHP.
  • Experience with programming languages like Java, Go, JavaScript, C++.
  • Strong knowledge maintaining and updating Kubernetes applications using tools such as Helm.
  • Experience writing queries and working with databases such as PostgreSQL, Oracle, MongoDB.
  • Familiar with security tools such as Rapid7 InsightVM Vulnerability Management, Trend Micro.
  • Familiar with ELK, Grafana, Prometheus, CloudWatch, and similar platforms.
  • Knowledge of reporting tools such as Jasper Reports is a plus.
  • Experience automating performance testing and using performance testing tools is a plus.
  • Experienced with network infrastructure, database, cloud and data center operations, and security protocols.

Q-Free America ensures our employees are happy and healthy. Our dynamic and comprehensive benefits package allows our employees to take care of themselves and their families. Our benefits package includes, but is not limited to – health, vision, dental, 401 (k) plan, EAP, flexible benefits; also company-paid life, short-term and long-term disability!

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Q-Free proudly celebrates diversity in our employees.


EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disabled Drug-Free Workplace

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