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Senior DevOps Architect (001776) in Seattle, WA at Inmarsat

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary Purpose of the Role:

This is a service design role in which the primary objective is to ensure that onboard and support systems are in place to manage the Services contracted by the Airlines from Inmarsat or through value added resellers.  It is a design and delivery role which will encompass all systems required to ensure effective and manageable connectivity solutions are delivered to airlines.

The role will require significant interaction within Inmarsat, the Aero Service Support group and suppliers to ensure the delivery of the specified systems into operation.  This specification and delivery must be in a timely manner to ensure it is in line with the contractual obligations made to customers on the support of the services.

Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in planning, development of new & existing features of the Inmarsat products
  • Participate in analysis, reporting and fixing production software issues
  • Participate in the planning and design of Inmarsat feature development with existing team
  • Ability to work with a small team in an Linux / open source development environment
  • Ability to work in an Agile development environment

 Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • High level scripting skills: Bash/Python/Perl/etc
  • Deep understanding of IP networking
  • Deep understanding of firewalls, NAT and packet filtering (specifically iptables)
  • Deep understanding of modern embedded Linux systems
  • Deep understanding of embedded system security issues
  • Java or Python development experience
  • Experience with Postgres databases
  • Professional experience working in a Linux development environment
  • Experience with git

 Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience developing web applications to perform well in low bandwidth (satellite) environments
  • Experience working on a distributed RESTful system
  • Experience diagnosing the operation of production systems to find hidden faults and performance issues
  • Experience handling Credit Cards
  • Experience in the Aerospace industry

Essential characteristics/behaviours:

  • Desire to stay updated on current and new technologies
  • Desire to help introduce new techniques while filtering out the ‘flavour of the month’ dead-ends
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to fix problems rapidly when needed, returning for clean-up afterwards
  • Ability to work with people from many backgrounds, countries, and timezones
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strict attention to detail

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