65/hr DevOps w/ AWS/Lambda. 6+ Months. Contract. Plano, TX. (L-3259) (B)


Are you a DevOps engineer?  Have a history of working with AWS (AWS Lambda specifically)?  Then this gig might be of interest to you.

In short, the end client of our agent is looking to add 4 DevOps engineer to their existing team.  Ideal candidate would have notable focus on the scripting side of the role (Scala, Python, Java, Go, C#, etc) leveraging containerization.  The biggest 'plus' notated by the hiring manager, however, was exposure with AWS and AWS Lambda.  The other aspects you can see in the qualification list.

So, if this role sounds like you, APPLY TODAY!!!  


(in order of desirability)

  • #1 - DevOps Engineer; 10+ years; Python/Java/C#; Containerization; Scripting/Provisioning; CI/CD; Agile/Scrum; Plus areas -- AWS/Azure, AWS Lamda, micro-services, big data, REST.

  • DevOps -- Infrastructure Focused Roles
  • Cloud Computing -- DevOps (Chef, Puppet, Zookeeper, Cloud Foundry, etc. )
  • Cloud -- AWS

  • AWS -- Lambda
  • Containerization -- Kubernetes
  • Container Technology -- Docker
  • Scala
  • GoLang
  • Scripting Language -- Python
  • Orchestration Tools -- Terraform
  • Configuration Management -- Ansible
  • Continuous Integration/Deployment/Testing (CI/CD/CT; via BitBucket, Jenkins, Artifactory, Selenium, etc.)
  • Agile
  • Java
  • C#
  • If the candidate is a sub-contract to you, are you o.k. with us paying you your markup separate and contracting directly with the candidates employer of record directly (Yes/No)? Put NA in comments if you are employer of record.
  • If your submsision gets this contract, what is the rate to the employer of record? If you are employer of record just put $0 in the comment field.
  • 1st Language English or equivalent (i.e. 8 years in US, AUS, Singapore, Europe, etc.)
  • Provide either (1) an online profile (LinkedIn URL, etc) or (2) a reference that you reported to. If providing reference, share name, company, phone, and email where email is from the domain of the company. If neither, put NA in comments.

  • Web Services -- RESTful
  • Web Services -- Microservices
  • Blue / Green Deployments
  • Canary Testing
  • A/B testing -- Designing, Result Analysis
  • Big Data -- Technologies/Tools (i.e. Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, Storm, etc.)
  • What is your birthday (agent/client use it for personal ID -- only need month/day)
  • If you are not local, are you willing to relocate at your cost (no expense to us or agent/client)?
  • Ideal times for follow-up conversations by phone (i.e. after 5 p.m., 12-1, anytime, etc.)
  • Screens with candidate (phone and/or video) may be recorded to enable the overall selection process. Are you comfortable with that?
  • Skype ID of candidate (in case agent or client requests video call)
  • If not listed in resume, notate here ALL education details for candidate (institution, degree, year of graduation)

  • Status: x-Closed
  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Role: DevOps w/ AWS/Lambda
  • Location: Plano, TX.
  • Compensation: Up to $65.00/hr in a c2c/1099 structure. Limited W2 structure also possible but rate drops to $56.50/hr gross. We say gross as the limited w2 rate shown is before employer/employee taxes (not take home; take home would be lower as its after employee taxes which vary).
  • Payment Terms: Weekly invoice, NET 30 payment off invoice.
  • Expenses: Included in rate above
  • Positions: 1
  • Current pool: 0/27 (In Play/Submitted). Click HERE for summary view of candidates submitted so far.

    Last Update 11/23/18 14:14 PM. Tim Bauer. Still no update here (since 11/14) so closing this for now. Will reopen if client shows activity.. (full detail change log at bottom).
    Shortlist On 11/23/18
    Start On 12/10/18
    Duration Duration is estimated to be 6+ months.
    1st Post Date 10/03/18
    1st Screened by Amplified0
    Submitted to Client0
    Interviewed by Client3
    ClientShared after 1st Screen
    AgentShared after 1st Screen. Amplified is not the prime.
    Contact for Lead Tim Bauer
    Interview DetailsFace-to-face interview is NOT required after phone screen. That said, let LEVERAGEncy know on submission if Skype or other options AREN'T an option.
    Work Authorizations Client is only considering candidates with work authorizations of: Any Type
    IndustryOther/Not Classified
    Opp Quality The overall rating for this lead is B. This is based on contract duration being 6, 1 opening(s), and 7+ competitors at our level or better. You can see a graphical ruberic of how these stats translate to a rating here.
    L Number3259
    LayersBetween Amplified and the End Client there are 1 layers. In addition, the end client prefers that Amplified limits the layers between Amplified and the Employer of Record of the candidate to 0.


    11/23/18 14:14 PM . Tim Bauer. Still no update here (since 11/14) so closing this for now. Will reopen if client shows activity.

    11/08/18 14:16 PM . Tim Bauer. Moving this to hold. Not clear if its moving forward. Will let you know if we reopen it.

    11/01/18 13:10 PM . Tim Bauer. Still going however unclear on urgency (client isn't processing shortlist in front of them)

    10/26/18 18:24 PM . Tim Bauer. Refocus on DevOps + AWS/Lambda

    10/25/18 19:48 PM . Tim Bauer. Still open. 8 interviews done since 10/18. Not clear if any passed muster.

    10/24/18 19:08 PM . Tim Bauer. End client updates key skills associated to lead (mostly nice to have skills added). Core remains the same.

    10/18/18 17:55 PM . Tim Bauer. Agent request phone screen w/ our candidate tomorrow (10/19)

    10/18/18 12:48 PM . Tim Bauer. Still going. 5 are in play with agent (2 from us). 3 were interviewed/rejected since 10/8 though. Checking on why.

    10/03/18 15:50 PM . Lead Created

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