Securus Technologies

Development Operations Engineer (Linux/ Perl)

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
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Satellite Tracking of People LLC has a unique opportunity for a full-time Development Operations Engineer (Perl/SQL/Linux/PHP), who will be responsible for internal and external client application support, data management, and process automation. This direct hire position is in our Houston, TX offices.

We work in an ever changing production environment. The candidate will be responsible for supporting specific client needs by modifying application behavior using extensive metadata driven logic behavior as well as process automation including updating and extending our existing Perl/PHP/SQL/Linux back-office infrastructure.


The candidate will be responsible for building out and maintaining our automated code infrastructure using SaltStack and other related technology to deploy in-house developed RPMs for our CentOS infrastructure. We need an individual who is passionate about what they do in technology.


  • Provide third tier support, interfacing with external and internal clients
  • Investigate and identify patterns and anomalies in data
  • Investigate and resolve application errors, data discrepancies and query quality
  • Perform advanced SQL queries and support cron and crontab functionality
  • Build, maintain, and support tools to automate routine data management tasks
  • Build, maintain, and support tools to automate existing manual data management processes
  • Maintain RPMs built for installs on Linux environment as well as managing their automated builds/deployments
  • Participate with documentation of systems and system work flow functionality
  • Provide support and guidance to external clients using infrastructure systems
  • Provide 24x7 support for production environments paticipating in on-call rotation


  • Authorization to work in the United States
  • Bachelors of Science (e.g. Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, etc.) - Computer Science preferred
  • 1-2 years hands-on experience with SQL (Oracle experience preferred) 
  • 3+ years professional experience scripting/development in a Development Operations capacity
  • Ideally candidate will have direct experience with Perl and Perl Best Practices, POD (perlpod and pod2html), and experience or familiarity with CPAN modules including: DBI/DBD, JSON, and Test::More.
  • Prior experience with automated deployments ideally having served in a senior technical or lead capacity building out an automated deployment infrastructure (direct experience with SaltStack a plus)
  • 5+ years working on Linux platforms (ideally RHEL/CentOS) and with a working knowledge of administrative functions

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.



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