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IT Infrastructure DevOps Administrator

companySilfex
locationSpringfield, OH, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

From smartphones to solar panels, innovative technology is needed to create the devices we use every day. Silfex’s silicon components help make that technology a reality.

At Silfex, we’re the leading provider of precision silicon components used to make and operate semiconductor tools, which enable the trillion-dollar global electronics industry. Our company’s products are integral to the semiconductor equipment and optical markets. The outstanding team at Silfex makes that possible – through our people, we help connect the world.

The successful candidate for this position will become eligible for a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits; to learn more about the benefits Silfex offers for this position check out:

https://www.lambenefits.com/

Join our team and help us connect the world and support the technology of the future!

Essential Function:

We are looking for an experienced IT Infrastructure DevOps Administrator to play a key role in the design, implementation, and maintenance of our IT infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in DevOps practices, combined with expertise in managing and optimizing IT systems, networks, and services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Infrastructure Automation: Design, implement, and maintain automated processes for infrastructure provisioning, configuration management, and deployment using tools such as Ansible, Puppet, or Chef.
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD): Develop and manage CI/CD pipelines to automate software delivery, testing, and deployment, ensuring efficiency, reliability, and scalability.
  • Monitoring and Performance Optimization: Implement monitoring solutions to track system performance, identify bottlenecks, and optimize infrastructure components for maximum efficiency and uptime.
  • Security and Compliance: Collaborate with security teams to implement and enforce security best practices, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Troubleshooting and Incident Response: Respond to infrastructure-related incidents, troubleshoot issues, and implement corrective actions to minimize downtime and ensure system reliability.
  • Capacity Planning and Scalability: Monitor resource utilization trends, forecast capacity requirements, and design scalable solutions to support business growth and evolving needs using LogicMonitor.
  • Documentation and Knowledge Sharing: Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for infrastructure configurations, processes, and procedures. Share knowledge and best practices with team members to foster collaboration and skill development.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including development, operations, and QA, to align infrastructure requirements with business objectives and deliver seamless solutions.
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC): Embrace Infrastructure as Code principles to manage infrastructure configurations and deployments programmatically.
  • Cloud Services Management: Manage cloud-based infrastructure services, such as Azure, including provisioning, configuration, and optimization to leverage the full potential of cloud environments.

Culture:

  • Display a positive attitude and strong work ethic that reflects the Mission and Core Values of Silfex.
  • Create and maintain a culture where workplace safety is part of everything we do. Provide the safest possible workplace to our employees by modeling and following all company safety policies, reporting any incidents or unsafe conditions immediately to Silfex management. Wear all PPE as required by work area or job function.
  • Communication – Begin with the end in mind – Communicate boldly as well as effectively with empathy and respect to inspire teamwork and collaboration vertically and horizontally within Silfex.
  • Assist in applying lean manufacturing concepts and 5S. Demonstrate ownership of continuous improvement ideas and activities. Maintain organization and cleanliness, housekeeping and 5S within work area. Maintain these areas at the highest degree possible while responsibly escalating any maintenance issues.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field and 8 years of experience in IT infrastructure administration, with a focus on DevOps practices
  • In lieu of degree, 10+ years of relevant experience in IT infrastructure administration, with a focus on DevOps practices
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, Bash, or PowerShell for automation and infrastructure management tasks.
  • Hands-on experience with configuration management tools Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) or Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM)
  • Understanding of CI/CD concepts and experience with CI/CD pipeline tools (e.g., Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD).
  • Familiarity with containerization and orchestration technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of networking concepts, protocols, and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with a customer-focused approach.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert) are desirable.
  • Required to work onsite 3 days per week in Springfield, Ohio and/or Eaton, Ohio

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and; talk or hear.

The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. The employee regularly is required to lift up to 15 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the environment is moderate.

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