Senior DevOps Engineer

Hartford, CT

Posted: 08/03/2022 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Technology Job Number: 12010

Job Description


Job Title: Senior DevOps Engineer

Location: REMOTE

Duration:   5 months

**Candidates must be able to work on our W2

Internally, we  build DevOps products that are used across our IT delivery organization.  This position encompasses both leadership and individual contributor responsibilities.    Critical technical skills include familiarity with Cloud-based build and deployment pipelines, Infrastructure-as-Code, Kubernetes (OpenShift exp. required), Jenkins/CloudBees, Python, Terraform, Docker, as well as Enterprise DevOps or similar shared service team experience. 

Candidates for this position must have at least 5 years’ experience in Object Oriented Programming within a delivery team, as well as worked on a DevOps team that supported a set of engineers.  The candidate understands the importance of quality and responsiveness in meeting customer expectations.  Success in this position requires you to be a self-motivated team player and an open-minded contributor who can help the team reach it its larger goals.
Responsibilities
  • Ownership of custom DevOps tools internally built to drive a reduction in speed to market.
  • Through a hands on approach, conduct software engineering, code reviews and deliver innovative software tools, technologies, and application frameworks. Maintain deep levels of involvement in the implementation process.
  • Ensure adherence to existing DevOps enterprise direction and architectural strategies.
  • Function as a hands-on member of the DevOps teams - guiding & mentoring team to design, document, develop, test, deploy and maintain products and solutions.
  • Partner with software delivery teams & DevOps colleagues to build release pipelines and orchestrate dynamic environments
  • Design and implement CI/CD pipelines as applicable partnering with Enterprise DevOps.
  • Creating real-time monitoring, metrics and alerts across all applications.
  • Develop deployment and automation tools.
  • Build systems that dynamically scale.
  • Plan Deployments for zero down-time.
  • Collaborate with Enterprise and Program Release Management teams.
  • Provide support to project and program leads; ensuring environment planning and delivery
  • Configure, support and troubleshoot automation tools
  • Participate in production deployment and planning activities
  • Review Production deployment plan and provide feedback and suggestions as applicable
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test and production environments
  • Communicates clearly with all levels of stakeholders to ensure deliverables are completed
  • Always look for ways for improving current DevOps process
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
  • Ability to code and script
  • Comfortable with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment
  • Strong grasp of automation tools
  • Ask questions, take risks and champion new ideas.
Requirements
  • Worked on an Enterprise / Shared Service DevOps team previously.
  • 5+ years of experience in Software Development and Best Practices.
  • Expert with AWS technologies
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, and/or cloud deployment technologies
  • Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Cloudformation, etc.)
  • Significant experience with Cloudbees Core / Jenkins automated build pipelines.
  • Comfort following versioning and release strategies with GIT
  • Must have 3+ years’ experience with Python.  Bash, AWS API Libraries, AWS CLI, Java and/or Groovy helpful
  • Experience with infrastructure automation tools (such as Ansible or Terraform).
  • Experience with build tools (such as Maven, Gradle or Please).
  • CI/CD experience (GitHub Actions, Jenkins, etc.),
  • Configuration Management (Ansible, etc.),
You will succeed in this role if you:
  • Are a relentless problem-solver.
  • Have the ability to perform analysis of business problems and technical environments.
  • Possess a proven track record of success in challenging the status quo, implementing new ideas and designs with a practical orientation.
  • Can think strategically and implement iteratively and can estimate financial impact of design/architecture alternatives.
  • Possess strong teamwork and collaboration skills, including solid oral and written communication skills.
  • Have experience of deploying and managing large-scale, cloud-based solutions.
  • Track record and a passion for being a team player. You take the lead when needed and also coach and develop others when needed.
  • Have experience creating benchmark tests, designing for scalability and performance as well as designing/integrating large-scale systems.
  • Are passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
  • Are open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Are passionate about all things DevOps in design and innovation.   Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.

Benefits include Medical and Dental Insurance, 401(k), Employee Service Center, Referral Bonuses, Loyalty and Longevity Bonuses, and Plum Benefits.

To be considered for this position you should have excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills, and be the type of individual who can work independently and take initiative. If you feel you are a fit for this role, please reach out to us to discuss it in detail.

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Ashley Allen

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