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The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch™ system and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.7 billion video games and more than 740 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS™ family of systems, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™, Wii™ and Wii U™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.

** This is a CONTRACT position DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Configures servers, operating systems or AWS environments for performance, recoverability, monitoring, and availability.

  • Assesses available technologies to meet needs, and then define technical specifications and designs.

  • Creates detailed test scenarios, performs testing, and analyzes results.

  • Writes scripts and use automation to perform routine tasks.

  • Designs simple and cost-effective systems to meet operational and security requirements.

  • Creates monitoring, logging and alerting and sets thresholds to ensure systems are operating well.

  • Provides support and troubleshooting of prior developed technology solutions and recommends design changes to optimize solutions.

  • Interfaces and collaborates with internal and external technical teams.

SUMMARY OR REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience in various system development technologies, patterns, and practices.

  • Requires understanding of core infrastructure concepts such as networking and storage and how systems interact with them.

  • Proven experience with work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

  • Experience with cloud services such as AWS’s CloudFront, API Gateway, Lambda, RDS or EC2.

  • Experience with infrastructure as code tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation.

  • Experience with docker and other container management systems and virtualization.

  • Experience with automation methodologies such as continuous integration/delivery.

  • Experience with CI/CD platforms (GitHub Actions preferred).

  • Experience with Varnish Cache preferred.

  • Ability to code and script is required.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

** This is a CONTRACT position

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This contract position has a base pay range of $58.00 - $72.00 per hour and is eligible for benefits through the employing agency. Agency benefits may include medical, dental and vision, 401(k), basic/supplemental life and AD&D insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, health and dependent care spending accounts, transportation benefits, employee assistance program, paid sick leave, and up to 6 paid holidays per year. All benefits are subject to elections, eligibility requirements, plan and program terms. Benefits offerings will be confirmed at the time of offer by the employing agency, and may differ depending on the employing agency partner.

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