• Location: USA, Illinois, Oakbrook Terrace
  • Salary: US$90 - US$130 per annum
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 27th Feb, 2020
  • Reference: ARM127_1582819268
The Senior DevOps Engineer will be a team member in an agile development process. They are responsible for the design and implementation of applications' build, release, deployment, and configuration activities, including activities to create and manage and support the underlying runtime environment and infrastructure. The Senior DevOps Engineer will be focused on the execution of DevOps strategy.



Responsibilities:

* Support DevOps strategy and on-going implementation
* Oversee the build and production process, track release activities, and report progress to all stakeholders
* Support and ensure stability of production environments
* Release Management (Managing, planning, scheduling and controlling software releases through different stages and environments)
* Apply the patterns and principles of continuous delivery, pipeline automation, Windows infrastructure, Container in the cloud
* Work with application teams to implement relevant technologies, tools, and processes to advance CD pipeline capabilities and Cloud capabilities
* Apply Agile principles to software delivery process
* Control code updates into the test and production environments.
* Oversee application monitoring and performance monitoring, driving continuous improvement
* Maintain and improve the production environment in Cloud
* Manage environments to ensure application availability goals are achieved
* Monitor and diagnose application performance issues
* Manage alerting for production environments
* Manage/Monitor application performance analytics tools
* Recommended process modifications or improvements
* Collaborate inter-departmentally to resolve issues in environments
* Prepare necessary documentation for configuration, troubleshooting and ongoing maintenance of the environment
* Handle developer access requests to prod resource to ensure separation of duties policies are adhered to
* Ensure compliance with security standards
* Special Projects

Qualifications:

* Advanced troubleshooting and multi-tasking skills
* Broad knowledge in multiple technology areas (servers, network storage, security, etc.) and multiple scripting languages (PowerShell or similar languages)
* Knowledge of IT Operations, such as operating systems components, utilities, production schedulers and system environment hardware components
* Knowledge of data structures, data management practices, system interaction patterns and interfaces
* Strong experience with Microsoft SQL
* Knowledge of corporate security rules, legal and regulatory obligations such as PCI, SOX or similar standards
* Strong ability to prioritize multiple tasks towards completion
* Strong analytical, multitasking, problem solving, and detail orientation skills
* Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
* Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
* Strong written and oral communication skills
* Knowledge computer coding / programming languages and software development concepts
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Telecommunications, Mathematics or related field required
* Experience with pipeline methodologies and CI/CD tool chain (GIT, TFS / Azure DevOps, Octopus or similar tools)
* Experience with and/or knowledge of Container orchestration using Kubernetes / Docker
* Strong experience working with operating system hardware and/or software components in an IT environment, with multiple categories of devices, infrastructures and operating systems
* Strong experience in a DevOps/Engineering environment
* Strong experience with configuration management, continuous integrations, and continuous deployments
* Experience mentoring peers

Benefits

* Team oriented culture
* Laid back/casual dress code
* Open door policy/communication/labs
* Growing rapidly, just acquired their biggest competitor

For more information, contact Ami Makwana at A.makwana@jeffersonfrank.com or 312.651.3022

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