DevOps Engineer

Computers/Software Atlanta, Georgia


Title: DevOps Engineer

Candid Partners is a cloud consulting firm that combines enterprise-class scale and process with born-in-the-cloud domain expertise. Candid’s seasoned management consultants, coming from the world’s top firms, easily translate complex business needs into specific technology solutions.  Our technology consultants have deep public cloud and AWS specialty expertise with more than 80 percent holding AWS accreditations or certifications.

Day in Life @ Candid / Here is what you will do:

  • Ability to code, deploy and support large scale enterprise-grade 100% serverless architectures
  • Designs & develops enhancements to the application when identified by creating new components
  • Understands 24x7 support issues and how to avoid the need to be on the phone at 3 AM
  • Experience with performance analysis, optimization, debugging and monitoring
  • Designs & develops automation when the opportunity arises
  • Designs and builds DevOps CI/CD pipelines
  • Prepare and present system documentation and analysis
  • Write SQL queries to troubleshoot application problems
  • SSH into individual Linux servers to review logs and triage problems
  • Command-line use of AWS CLI and creation of scripts using AWS APIs to configure the hosting environment.
  • Build, deploy, and source code maintenance of new versions of applications in the AWS hosting environment
  • Perform Systems Administrator type duties
      1) SSH into individual Linux servers to review logs and triage problems
      2) leverage monitoring solutions such as Splunk, New Relic, or other monitoring tools to support delivery teams in effectively debugging applications
  • Setup of AWS environments such as load-balancers, EC2 instances, and RDS databases. 
  • Build and deploy new versions of applications in the AWS hosting environment

You will definitely need:

  • AWS: Lambda, API Gateway, S3, SNS, SQS, DynamoDB, Kinesis, KMS, EC2, EBS are some of the services we use all day every day to solve problems.
  • Node.js: Full-stack development is welcome here!. React, Redux, and NodeJS server-side development using ES2015 are great tools that we use all the time to get things done.
  • Experience using automation servers like Jenkins, GoCD, TravisCI etc.
         - Be able to define Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines using JSON or YAML
         - Understand designing incremental promotion across environments
  • Understanding of Python
  • Strong understanding of Linux/Unix + Windows
         - Bash scripting
  • NoSQL (DynamoDB, MongoDB), Relational (Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL)
  • Experience writing Infrastructure-as-Code using Terraform or AWS CloudFormation
  • Experience using automation servers like Jenkins, GoCD, TravisCI etc.
         - Be able to define Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipelines using JSON or YAML
  • A working understanding of enterprise networking concepts
  • Experience writing scripts to automate mundane tasks
         - Be able to interface with APIs in order to automate
  • Willing to work on multiple projects at a time
  • Make the experience of developing, testing, and deploying code fast, easy, and fun!

Nice to have:

  • AI or Machine Learning playground work
  • AWS Certified Developer, Certified Solutions Architect, Certified Systems Administrator
  • Awareness of EC2 Systems Manager and Parameter Store
  • Understanding of large scale data challenges
  • Experience using Docker
  • Experience using AWS Config, AWS CloudTrail, HashiCorp Sentinel to implement Policy-as-Code and event-driven security in cloud environments

Extra-Awesome If You Have:

  • Driven to achieve a high level of client and customer satisfaction 
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team as a technical SME.
  • Passion for delivering high-quality technical solutions 
  • Strong crisis management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills including presentation skills with both technical and non-technical audiences 
  • Natural enthusiasm and ability to learn cutting edge technologies 


  • Unbeatable health coverage for you and your family through medical, dental and vision plans
  • Company-provided financial protection through disability, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurances
  • 401(k) plan with defined company contributions
  • Tax advantages through flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and health savings accounts (HSAs) that allow you to pay for specific dependent care and health-related expenses with pre-tax dollars
  • To help balance your work-life needs, we offer an employee assistance program, professional development reimbursement, monthly gym membership and cell phone reimbursements and sponsorships for racing events.
  • Generous paid time off program.
  • Enjoy our monthly employee social events such as breakfasts, lunch ‘n learns, happy hours and our annual holiday and summer parties.
  • Public speaking opportunities at the company or local events.
  • Flexible hours (determined on an individual/project basis).
  • The opportunity to work side by side with top technologists who come from some of the most game-changing and technology-centric companies in the world!

Voted as one of Atlanta’s Best Places to Work by the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s in 2017; we were also listed as one of the fastest-growing companies in the US by Inc 5000 the 5th time in a row this year. As a part of the team, you will collaborate with a team of like-minded, ambitious experts with technical talent and business acumen your projects need to succeed. Every day brings us a new challenge to solve and a chance to grow professionally and personally.

We hire the best and brightest! If you're a self-starter with an entrepreneur mindset and committed to bringing your "A-game" every day; then you will definitely thrive here.

Are you ready to make your unique mark on Candid’s Culture?