Service Mesh Engineer

Job#: 2019798

Job Description:

Apex Systems combines with parent company ASGN Inc. to make it the 2nd largest IT staffing agency in the country.


Apex has an opportunity for a Service Mesh Engineer. If interested in discussing the position further, please send an MS Word version of your resume to Corey Smith at [email protected] and mention Job ID 2019798 
Job Title: Service Mesh Engineer 
Compensation:  $65-70/hr on Apex W2
Location:  Jacksonville, FL or Chandler, AZ (Hybrid)
Job Type:  12-month contract to hire project

We are looking for an experienced Microservices Service Mesh engineer with practical experience in transitioning a service-based application to use HashiCorp Consul.  The existing application uses Python FastAPI/Flask running on Linux servers in a VMware virtualized environment.   While there is no use of cloud/containers, that would be a longer term direction.
Key responsibilities include:  
    • Understanding the existing application services and ensuring they meet microservice requirements
    • Designing a Service Mesh using HashiCorp Consul to provide resilient, secure, scalable and easily deployable services for the application
    • Working with the development team to bring the existing application services into the service mesh
    • Working with the development team to handle account vaulting
    • Understanding development and testing practices of the bank and adhering to all security policies from development through deployment.
    • Contributing to story refinement/defining requirements and designing solutions.
    • Roadmap and estimating work necessary to realize the solution delivery.
    • Creating proofs of concept as necessary to mitigate risk or implement new ideas.
    • Coding solutions and unit test to deliver a requirement/story per the defined acceptance criteria and compliance requirements.
    • Resolving technical issues in a structured way.
    • Creating test suites (integration, regression, performance), analyzing test reports, identifying any test issues/errors, and triaging the underlying cause.
    • Documenting and communicating required information for deployment, maintenance, support, and business functionality.
    • Participating, contributing and coaching team members
Required Job Skills:
    • Expert with microservice architecture using HashiCorp Consul service mesh
    • Fluent in Python for REST/JSON applications using Flask, FastAPI
    • Fluent with Agile methodology and using Jira to create user stories, track requirements, design and development
    • Competently documents solutions and is able to discuss them with other teams 









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Employee Type:

Pennington, NJ, US

Job Type:
Engineering and Technicians

Date Posted:
March 9, 2024