Operations Engineer

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Operations Engineer
Job Description: 
Sonoma Technology is seeking an Operations Engineer who will serve as a Tier 1 administration and escalation point for corporate- and customer-facing systems and services for our operational software platforms.</p> You will be responsible for building and maintaining a service- and systems-monitoring framework, responding to customer issues and automated alerts, administering the help desk, and performing root cause analysis on service-impacting issues. This role will require frequent collaboration with our IT and Software Engineering Groups to develop standards and best practices around systems deployment and change management. </p> The Operations Engineer will frequently implement changes to production environments and ensure that established operational guidelines are followed.</p> This role requires a willingness to learn and apply new technology. You must possess superior technical aptitude, strong written and oral communications skills, and the ability to effectively deal with people in a wide variety of situations. This role also requires strong analytical skills, a demonstrated problem-solving ability, and the exercise of high levels of initiative, judgement, and diplomacy.</p> Your proven ability to operate in high-pressure situations, successfully handle multiple priorities, and possess a high level of discipline while remaining flexible will mark you as a top candidate for this role.</p> Selected by the <i>North Bay Business Journal</i> as one of the Best Places to Work for the twelfth consecutive year, Sonoma Technology is an employee-owned consulting firm that provides innovative, science- and technology-based solutions for our clients' environmental challenges worldwide. Our integrated teams of air quality and environmental scientists, meteorologists, software engineers, and specialists tailor products and services to best serve our clients. We empower our clients to make informed, timely decisions about environmental issues.</p> We believe that our most valuable resource is our team. We offer a casual but professional work environment, a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, and an opportunity to address intellectually challenging environmental issues. We organize a variety of inclusive activities throughout the year and enjoy a balanced and supportive culture. For more information about our culture, visit <a href="http://www.sonomatech.com/charter" target="_blank">www.sonomatech.com/charter</a href>.</p></p> Sonoma Technology is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.</p> <b>Key Responsibilities</b> <ul><li>Monitoring system performance 24x7 and escalating issues to appropriate teams</li> <li>Participating in an on-call rotation for responding to service outages</li> <li>Collaborating with engineers to develop and create tools, monitors, and processes to accurately report and alert on customer impacting issues</li> <li>Working with cross-functional teams to deploy new services into the production environment</li> <li>Maintaining accurate documentation and diagrams of production environments</li> <li>Resolving complex support issues that may not be well documented, and applying your knowledge by writing and improving support procedures</li> <li>Performing advanced system administration activities as a subject expert in at least one area of technology; e.g., Cloud, Docker, Kubernetes</li> <li>Evaluating new technology, and deploying and maintaining new and existing services</li> <li>Understanding networking concepts such as DNS, DHCP, email, HTTP, SSL, and TCP/IP protocols and applications</li> <li>Quickly adapting to and deploying new technologies</li></ul> <b>Required Qualifications and Skills</b> <ul><li>2+ years of experience in a client-facing technical role</li> <li>2+ years of AWS, Google Cloud, or Microsoft Azure experience</li> <li>1+ years of experience with containerization technologies (e.g. Docker)</li> <li>Desire to deliver positive customer experiences by identifying client problems and guiding them through complex technical solutions</li> <li>Ability to professionally and diplomatically address customer concerns and provide concise feedback</li> <li>Excellent reading comprehension, listening, and writing skills</li> <li>A firm understanding of the technology stacks common to the Web ecosystem</li> <li>A functional knowledge of general purpose programming languages</li> <li>Strong ability to debug other people’s code</li> <li>Solid understanding of computer networking</li> <li>Flexible work schedule, as this position involves regular weekend and evening work</li> <li>A B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent work experience</li></ul> <b>Submitting a Résumé</b><br> No phone calls, please. Simply send a letter of interest, a résumé, and the job reference code by email, mail, or fax to:<br> <br>Cathy Anthony<br> Sonoma Technology, Inc.<br> 1450 N. McDowell Blvd., Suite 200<br> Petaluma, California 94954<br> <a href="mailto:canthony@sonomatech.com">canthony@sonomatech.com</a><br> Fax: 707-665-9800<br> <a href="http://www.sonomatech.com" target="_blank">www.sonomatech.com</a><br><br>
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707-665-9900