DevOps Engineer-Chirag Patel

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We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to provide a bridge between traditional development and operations teams and manage all releases to production. This engineer will be part of a larger team responsible for all DevOps for the Rakuten Catalog Platform, while also helping meet the needs and challenges of a specific business unit.


As part of the Dev/Ops team, you will help support and drive improvement to shared services and CI/CD processes utilizing GitHub, Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins, and related offerings. You will have the opportunity to work with multiple other shared services at an enterprise level and contribute to identifying and implementing new technologies and efficiencies.


As part of the Product Sciences team, you will work closely with team members to automate and streamline deployments, attend team huddles, and help the team meet technical business needs.  You will help tune Beam/Flink/Data Proc, and other technologies as needs dictate for both on-prem and cloud services. You will help monitor team services and apis and ensure efficient and smooth day to day operations as services migrate to the cloud.


Key Responsibilities:

* Migrate existing and spin up new services in Google Cloud
* Work with developers on the Continuous Delivery pipeline 
* Monitor team services and drive efficient and smooth operations
* Ensure auto scaling of team services
* Document and automate current deployment processes including automated testing and multi-stage code promotion
* Assist the team in optimizing workloads for efficiency, performance, and security
* Champion shared services and new technologies within your embedded team and the larger organization 
* Assist the larger Dev/Ops organization with shared services and CI/CD processes.  
* Provide team support for CentOS
* Work as part of the larger Dev/Ops organization to meet other team technical needs
* Provide support for multiple development and QA environments
* Drive continuous improvement initiatives to improve systems and services


Required Skills and Experience:

* Google Cloud
* Kafka/RabbitMQ/Elastic
* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.
* 2+ years of experience with cloud-based production environments
* 2+ years of experience with GitHub or a competitive product
* Docker/Kubernetes experience
* CI/CD Jenkins experience
* Demonstrated experience with one or more CM tools like Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
* Ability to drive root cause analysis.
* Good communication skills.


Preferred Skills and Experience:

* Experience working as part of a larger shared services organization


Rakuten Americas at a glance

Rakuten Americas focuses on E-Commerce, Curated Web, Canada, and United States. Their company has offices in San Francisco Bay Area and San Mateo. They have a very large team that's 5000+ employees.

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