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Senior Dev Ops Engineer in Philadelphia, PA at Radian Group Inc

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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Job Description

Headquartered in Philadelphia, Radian connects lenders, homebuyers, investors and loan servicers using a suite of private mortgage insurance and related risk management products and services. We help promote and preserve the tradition of homeownership while protecting lenders from default-related losses on residential first mortgages. We also facilitate the sale of low-down payment mortgages in the secondary market.

Our commitment to homeownership is built on a foundation of evaluating credit risk; we help clients and investors expertly and prudently manage risk in any market condition.

As part of the DevOps Infrastructure and Cloud Services Team, the individual will be leading the design and implementation of build, release and deployment of enterprise applications. This job ensures consistent, traceable and automation in managing application and infrastructure releases between Non-Prod and Production environments.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for creating/patching and managing Windows and Linux (RHEL/CentOS) operating systems. Responsible for Creating/versioning/testing of scripts (Bash, PowerShell), Chef, Nagios, Maven/Ant, Git, Jenkins, Perl, Python(Boto) and Ruby to achieve high-level of automation. Duties include automation of installation/configuration/management of Apache Tomcat, Solr Cloud, IIS, MySQL and SQL Server – J2EE and .NET applications in a secure deployment. Responsible in Building/Maintaining/Updating the monitoring tools to monitor systems, applications, databases as well as business transactions. Responsible in implementing/supporting and managing Identity, Authentication, Authorization, TokenServices for federated single sign-on using technologies such as SAML, OAuth, LDAP, Active Directory. Other duties as requested.

Job Specifications:


  • Deployment and management of Java and .NET based multi tier application deployments on AWS cloud.
  • Hands-On experience using compute, networking, storage and database AWS Services.
  • Professional experience architecting large scale distributed systems.
  • Understanding of Elasticity and Scalability Concepts.
  • AWS Training or Certification is a plus.
  • Familiarity with RDBMS (MySQL, SQL Server) and NoSQL Database Technologies.
  • Network experience with route tables, access control lists, firewalls, NAT, HTTP, DNS, IP and WebApplication firewall.
  • Knowledge of RESTful Web Services, XML and JSON.
  • Familiarity with Insurance Business.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to implement interactions with AWS (AWS SDK, AWS API, Command Line Interface, AWS CloudFormation, and other AWS Services such as SNS, SQS, SWF, DynamoDB, S3 etc).
  • Skilled in implementing automation using Chef, Knife, Ruby, bash, scripting, python, powershell to perform day-to-day support functions and release management activities.
  • Experience with information and application security including public key encryption, SSH, access credentials and X.509 Certificates.
  • Expert level skills in managing Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Experience in using source code management system such as GIT, CVS or SVN.

Prior Work Experience:

  • 3-5 years of Dev Ops experience.
  • 5-8 IT experience.

Education and Credentials:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Master's Degree preferred

EEO Statement

Radian complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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