DevOps Engineer

Ref No. : 21-00051
Location: Houston, TEXAS
Position Type : Contract

DevOps Engineer

Job Title: DevOps Engineer
Location: Houston,TX
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 12 Months

About VLink: Started in 2006 and headquartered in Connecticut, VLink is one of the fastest growing digital technology services and consulting companies. Since its inception, our innovative team members have been solving the most complex business, and IT challenges of our global clients.

Job Description:
Our Client is looking DevOps engineer you will join a team who partners with development teams throughout the organization with the goal of improving products and enhancing speed and quality on development and deployment.


  • Experience supporting DevOps tools and process automation along with cloud infrastructure.

  • Experience with deployment and support of Azure and/or AWS services.

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline.

  • Minimum 4+ years of experience on DevOps/SRE or equivalent

  • Strong experience in Python or equivalent language

  • Strong experience in bash scripting

  • Strong experience with Kubernetes

  • Strong experience with Docker

  • Experience in the Linux environment and a good understanding of its fundamentals and internals: filesystems and modern memory management, threads and processes, the user/kernel-space divide, etc.

  • Understanding of Microservice-based Architecture

  • Ability to implement infrastructure as code

  • An understanding of application security and information security controls

  • A good understanding of large-scale distributed systems in practice, including multi-tier architectures, application security, monitoring and storage systems.

  • Working knowledge of Terraform

  • Working knowledge Azure DevOps, Jenkins, GitLab (or another similar toolset)

  • Data Science platform/tools experience, plus monitoring and logging platforms, will be an advantage

  • Broad experience with open source technologies, especially databases including SQL and NoSQL

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly become familiar with relevant DevOps tools and related technologies


  • Ability to work under broad direction and from self-initiation

  • Optimism, energy, and resilience in conditions of uncertainty and ambiguity

  • Strong empathy for people in all types of roles and from all walks of life

  • Ability to influence and persuade

  • An outcome-focused mindset coupled with a strong appreciation and commitment to agile ways of working

  • A hands-on approach to solving problems

Special Challenges

  • This role requires working across different languages, nationalities, ethnicities, and company cultures in a multi-sourcing environment.

  • Be focused on working towards agreed objectives, while maintaining the flexibility to take account of new challenges and changing circumstances as they occur.

Key Competences required

  • CI/CD, Docker, Kubernetes, etc. – Knowledge / Skill

  • Python scripting – Skill

  • AWS / Azure PaaS

  • Agile development – Skill

Employment Practices:
EEO, ADA, FMLA Compliant
VLink is an equal opportunity employer. At VLink, we are committed to embracing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. VLink does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, or discharge, will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, performance, and business needs.